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William Goldman Quotes

As far as the filmmaking process is concerned, stars are essentially worthless - and absolutely essential.

Being a screenwriter is not enough for a full creative life.

But this is life on earth, you can't have everything.

Life is pain, highness. Anyone who tells you differently is selling something.

Life isn't fair. It's just fairer than death, that's all.

Never argue with your wife about hostility when she's a certified Freudian.

Nobody knows anything.

One way an author dies a little each day is when his books go out of print.

The easiest thing to do on earth is not write.

There is one crucial rule that must be followed in all creative meetings. Never speak first. At least at the start, your job is to shut up.

We are men of action, lies do not become us.

Yes, I am a failed playwright. I had three shows on Broadway by the time I was 30. They all flopped, and I fled.

You can never trust what you read.