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Agent Quotes

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If the machine of government is of such a nature
that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another,
then, I say, break the law.
- Henry David Thoreau

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Every time an Oscar is given out, an agent gets his wings.
- Kathy Bates

But then one day the Lord put us together through our
agent and it's been a wonderful match.
- Tim LaHaye

I've been very lucky.
I wanted to be an actress, but I didn't really have
the drive to sell myself.
Fortunately I had a terrific agent in New York who
kept me going from job to job.
- Blythe Danner

 

I mean, I've always had scattered interests,
but I never went on stage to get an agent or anything like that.
- Todd Barry

Blanche is written with a terrible authority,
the authority that comes from artistic necessity when
the writer is compelled to write by his demon,
rather than by his agent or promoter.
- Paul Bailey

Your relationship with an agent has got to be mutually beneficial.
If you can't help their careers, then they're not going to be interested.
- David Steinberg

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I wanted to be a secret agent and an astronaut,
preferably at the same time.
- David Byrne

A typical agent in New York gets 400 query letters a month.
Of those, they might ask to read 3-4 manuscripts,
and of those, they might ask to represent 1.
- Nicholas Sparks

I tell my agent that I want to read everything.
- Jena Malone

No agent wants to see a book until he or she has decided
whether to pursue the relationship.
- Sara Paretsky

Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining
power in an intellectual agent.
It implies thought and choice and power.
- John Adams

My agent said that I was one of the top three busiest people in the country.
- Casey Kasem

Every child was taught from his cradle that money was Mammon,
the chief agent of the flesh and the devil.
- Rebecca H. Davis

The key factor is whether the agent is a member of
the Association of Authors' Representatives,
which screens its members and requires them to uphold a Canon of Ethics.
- Richard Curtis

I didn't have an agent, I didn't have a headshot.
I didn't even know if anyone would know where to find me.
I just went back to highschool and started playing with my band.
- Jason Schwartzman

The booking agent had the audacity to take 10 percent,
so we wound up with about $100 a week apiece.
- Gregg Allman

I like to act.
I work for scale.
I don't have an acting agent.
I'm in the book.
- John Sayles

I've been in the industry from the age of 9,
so I have an agent.
That's how you get auditions.
- Christopher Parker

Being a star is an agent's dream, not an actor's.
- Robert Duvall

I wish to be cremated.
One tenth of my ashes shall be given to my agent,
as written in our contract.
- Groucho Marx

Oh, well, in Los Angeles everybody is an actor,
or a producer, or a writer, or a director,
or an agent, or...
So everybody understands the hours.
- Julie Benz

When my mother signed at MGM, that was the only kind
of contract you could sign.
There was no such thing as an independent agent.
- Lorna Luft

When I was starting out, young actresses had the studio system to protect them.
Now you have a host of sharks, from your agent to your
publicist to your lawyer.
- Francesca Annis

The ladder of success in Hollywood is usually a press agent,
actor, director, producer, leading man;
and you are a star if you sleep with each of them in that order.
Crude, but true.
- Hedy Lamarr

When I first met my agent, I said, If something comes
up and it fits my age range and personality,
I would like you to send me up for it,
even if it specifies blonde or brunette.
- Tia Carrere

My money goes to my agent, then to my accountant and from him to the tax man.
- Glenda Jackson

I got an agent and went up for the part of my first film,
Five Gates to Hell.
- Shirley Knight

An agent is a person who is sore because an actor gets 90% of what they make.
- Elton John

What we wanted from an agent depended on what he brought in.
- Markus Wolf

When I got the script for Memento, I read it and I
got killed off on page one and I fired my agent.
- Joe Pantoliano

The usual way - through a long series of rejections,
revising my manuscripts, and kept trying again and again.
Finally I was fortunate enough to find a good agent.
- Danielle Steel

I had a head start in acting.
Because of my parents, I had a SAG card,
an agent and a recognizable name.
But I knew if I screwed up, people would never forget.
I'd be dead.
- Mary Crosby

I went to find myself and save myself by being an agent.
- Victoria Principal

I see man more as an instrument or an agent more than anything else.
- Ben Nicholson

The writer's language is to some degree the product of his own action;
he is both the historian and the agent of his own language.
- Paul de Man

When I left 20th Century-Fox to freelance,
my agent believed that getting big money was the way
to establish real importance in our industry.
- Loretta Young

I'll admit that it's not easy to get an agent,
but becoming successful in anything requires perseverance.
- Nicholas Sparks

I go on expeditions for the same reason an estate agent sells houses -
to pay the bills.
- Ranulph Fiennes

Dick Moss, my agent.
Dick became my agent in 1979 when I signed my contract with the Houston Astros.
- Nolan Ryan

Because hypocrisy stinks in the nostrils one is likely
to rate it as a more powerful agent for destruction than it is.
- Rebecca West

The press is the hired agent of a monied system,
and set up for no other purpose than to tell lies where
their interests are involved.
One can trust nobody and nothing.
- Henry B. Adams

It's kind of interesting to be a director who is all
of a sudden being an actor playing an agent.
This is my whole world!
- Mark Rydell

An experienced reader uses the poem as an agent of inquiry.
This makes poetry very exciting, unstable,
and interactive.
- John Barton

After I've sent my revised draft to my agent and editor,
they suggest more improvement sand again,
this revision phase can take anywhere from a few hours to a few months.
- Margaret Haddix

If I wasn't an actor, I'd be a secret agent.
- Thornton Wilder

It's a dream part, running around with guns,
being an agent.
- Lexa Doig

Every time I try to retire, or even think of retiring from acting,
my agent comes up with a script.
- Anthony Hopkins

I went to ballet school for nine years,
and there was an agent for the whole school who happened
to be there visiting one of the performances.
She suggested an audition.
- Sarah Sutton

There are so many people I would love to work with,
like Al Pacino, Paul Newman, Gary Oldman -
maybe Tom Cruise.
I wanna play his brother in something -
so call my agent!
- Scott Wolf

My agent tells me I am drawing the largest salary ever
paid in the halls of England.
Wonderful, isn't it? for a quiet, rural gardener like myself.
- Lillie Langtry

My agent set up a meeting with George Lucas.
They were casting in England.
- David Prowse

If did go back to school, I would want to learn another
aspect of the entertainment industry like to become a producer or an agent,
you need a law degree.
- Ethan Embry

I didn't have any agent; I've never had an agent.
- Barbara Steele

Being an agent gave me a great sense of satisfaction.
- Victoria Principal

An ambassador is not simply an agent;
he is also a spectacle.
- Walter Bagehot

As an actress, you're already disregarded for a lot
of the parts by the people who are setting up those shows.
You don't need your agent to be doing the same.
- Tia Carrere

No, I don't have an agent.
I'm hoping to get one soon.
- Jason Mewes

Love is the affinity which links and draws together
the elements of the world...
Love, in fact, is the agent of universal synthesis.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

I was advised by an American agent when I was about 19 to change my surname.
- Rachel Weisz

I wanted to do everything.
I wanted to be a pilot.
I wanted to be a secret agent.
I wanted to be a fireman and a doctor,
all that.
So I related that through movies and stuff.
- Josh Holloway

An agent said he didn't know what to do with me,
I wouldn't be able to play any parts but lesbians and aliens.
- Allison Janney

Sam Wood, the director, made most of his money as a real estate agent;
there was nothing of the temperamental artist about him.
- Gloria Swanson

An FBI agent ought to be able to surf the net and look
for sites that instruct people how to make bombs.
- John Ashcroft

The cool part about working for Disney is that they've
allowed me to be a change agent.
- Christy Romano

I wasn't really interested in doing television.
I don't have that much ambition.
My agent, Eileen Feldman, has all the ambition for me.
- Meg Tilly

I dropped the script in the fireplace,
called my agent and said, they can jail me,
sue me, but I'm never acting again, unless I can do something worthwhile.
- Piper Laurie

You know, we don't look much alike, but Denzel Washington
would make a great sports agent.
- Leigh Steinberg

Your best protection is to have an established agent make the contact.
- Penelope Spheeris

Even a secret agent can't lie to a Jewish mother.
- Peter Malkin

Caution is the confidential agent of selfishness.
- Woodrow Wilson


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