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Billy Wilder Quotes

Please enjoy these encouraging quotes by Billy Wilder.

If you're going to tell people the truth,
be funny or they'll kill you.
- Billy Wilder

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Trust your own instinct.
Your mistakes might as well be your own,
instead of someone else's.
- Billy Wilder

Shoot a few scenes out of focus.
I want to win the foreign film award.
- Billy Wilder

He has Van Gogh's ear for music.
- Billy Wilder

 

I've met a lot of hardboiled eggs in my time,
but you're twenty minutes.
- Billy Wilder

Hindsight is always twenty-twenty.
- Billy Wilder

I would rather sleep in a bathroom than in another hotel.
- Billy Wilder

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Happiness is working with Jack Lemmon.
- Billy Wilder

You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning.
- Billy Wilder

One's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
- Billy Wilder

It was hell at the time, but after it was over,
it was wonderful.
- Billy Wilder

We are on the track of something absolutely mediocre.
- Billy Wilder

I'd worship the ground you walked on if only you walked
in a better neighborhood.
- Billy Wilder

What critics call dirty in our pictures,
they call lusty in foreign films.
- Billy Wilder

Hollywood didn't kill Marilyn Monroe,
it's the Marilyn Monroes who are killing Hollywood.
- Billy Wilder

France is a place where the money falls apart in your
hands but you can't tear the toilet paper.
- Billy Wilder

An audience is never wrong.
An individual member of it may be an imbecile,
but a thousand imbeciles together in the dark -
that is critical genius.
- Billy Wilder

If there's anything I hate more than being taken seriously,
it's being taken too seriously.
- Billy Wilder

Now, what is it which makes a scene interesting? If
you see a man coming through a doorway,
it means nothing.
If you see him coming through a window -
that is at once interesting.
- Billy Wilder

They've tried to manufacture other Marilyn Monroes
and they will undoubtedly keep trying.
But it won't work.
She was an original.
- Billy Wilder

I have ten commandments.
The first nine are, thou shalt not bore.
The tenth is, thou shalt have right of final cut.
- Billy Wilder

France is the country where the money falls apart and
you can't tear the toilet paper.
- Billy Wilder

An actor entering through the door, you've got nothing.
But if he enters through the window,
you've got a situation.
- Billy Wilder

Don't be too clever for an audience.
Make it obvious.
Make the subtleties obvious also.
- Billy Wilder

A director must be a policeman, a midwife,
a psychoanalyst, a sycophant and a bastard.
- Billy Wilder

My Aunt Minnie would always be punctual and never hold up production,
but who would pay to see my Aunt Minnie?
- Billy Wilder

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You change your life by changing your heart.
- Max Lucado

Listen to the compass of your heart.
All you need lies within you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Curiosity takes courage.
The most important promises are the ones you make to yourself.
Pay Attention.
Appreciate. Listen. Imagine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you want to be happy, be.
- Leo Tolstoy

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

Laugh Loud - Laugh Often
Laugh At What's Funny - Laugh At What's Sad
Laugh At Me - Laugh At You - Laugh At Life
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May You Always Dance Lightly With Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked,
in which you can walk with love and reverence.
- Henry David Thoreau

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
- Henry David Thoreau

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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