David Fincher Quotes

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Best 11 Quotes by David Fincher

“Entertainment has to come hand in hand with a little bit of medicine. Some people go to the movies to be reminded that everything's okay. I don't make those kinds of movies. That, to me, is a lie. Everything's not okay.”

“Hire the right people and get the hell out of the way.”

“How do you shoot a 150-day movie? You shoot it one day at a time.”

“Human beings are amazing at finding ways to waste their own time.”

“I don't know how much movies should entertain. To me I'm always interested in movies that scar. The thing I love about 'Jaws' is that I've never gone swimming in the ocean again.”

“I think intelligence is totally subjective; it's like sexiness.”

“I think people are p*rverts. That's the foundation of my career.”

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“In film, we sculpt time, we sculpt behavior and we sculpt light.”

“My idea of professionalism is probably a lot of people's idea of obsessive.”

“People will say, 'There are a million ways to shoot a scene,' but I don't think so. I think there are two, maybe. And the other one is wrong.”

“We're designed to be hunters and we're in a society of shopping. There's nothing to kill anymore, there's nothing to fight, nothing to overcome, nothing to explore. In that societal emasculation this everyman is created.”

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