Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's.
You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning.
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.
No good deed goes unpunished.
I have ten commandments. The first nine are, thou shalt not bore. The tenth is, thou shalt have right of final cut.
If you're going to tell people the truth, be funny or they'll kill you.
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.
Hindsight is always twenty-twenty.
I'd worship the ground you walked on if only you walked in a better neighborhood.
What critics call dirty in our pictures, thay call lustry in foreign films.