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Best 59 Quotes by Harvey Weinstein – Page 1 of 2

“All my life, I have loved and been inspired by French cinema, and as a studio head it has been my pride and joy to have the ability to bring movies to audiences around the world.”

“All my movies got screwed up because of my personality.”

“Audiences want to see intelligent movies.”

“Debt can be the most addictive thing in the universe, and it can kill you. You get used to living high off the hog. It was intoxicating.”

“Every time I do a movie like 'Finding Neverland' or 'Chocolat' or 'Shakespeare in Love', we deal with the creative process, but there's humor and fun along the way. I always love that kind of movie.”

“Everybody who's played Marilyn Monroe before has gone down in flames. It's impossible to capture Marilyn Monroe.”

“First of all, I never make a movie for awards consideration.”

“George Clooney's 'Ides of March' could be the most under-appreciated movie of the year. In 20 years they're gonna go back and say, 'Oh, that was American politics in that time period.' I follow politics, I love it, and that movie is so authentic.”

“I always find that when I do something that I like, from my heart, then it works.”

“I always loved the creative process, from 'Shakespeare in Love' to 'Finding Neverland' to 'Basquiat'; whether it's serious, or it's comedic, whether it's the 'inside look' at that, it seems to be a theme of what I do.”

“I don't have to agree with everything a candidate does to support him.”

“I don't know, I'll probably make the first superhero movie that bombs.”

“I hope to continue my friendship with France and its filmmakers for many years to come.”

“I just finished my homework fast, I was bored to death. There wasn't 500 channels so there was a thing for a librarian to teach a kid like me about reading. I started reading early and I read all the time, because I love it.”

“I learned what I really love is making films, not the film business. I want to be on the set, meeting with writers, I want that freedom. I love it now.”

“I love it when these Internet dudes say to me: Hey man, we just want to be 'content neutral'.”

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“Banking types should take their cue from Gordon Gekko. Or pick the best-looking banker in their firm and copy him.”


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“I must admit, even though I'm the product of two Jewish parents, I think the Irish temper got in there somewhere, so I'm going to check Mom's genealogy.”

“I never make a movie for awards consideration. I will use the hope of getting an Academy Award a) to honor the people who work so hard and also b) it's the greatest Good Housekeeping seal in the world. It's the greatest brand. It's as good as Louis Vuitton and Dior in the world of moviemaking. It's the Super Bowl.”

“I saw 'Tintin' in Europe – it is 'Indiana Jones' on steroids. Unbelievable. What a fantastic movie. Steven Spielberg, you rock the house. And working with those young English guys like Edgar Wright, and also Peter Jackson; what a great combination.”

“I speak to kids 16, 17 years old, they haven't read a newspaper. They haven't physically handled a newspaper. They don't even look at the headlines on a subway. These kids are on the Internet and the level of news that they're getting is not the quality of 'The New York Times' or 'The Wall Street Journal.' It's way deficient, and they don't care.”

“I think audiences can deal with these mature themes.”

“I think for us – the Weinstein name, the Miramax name – they've both become synonymous with brands. We have a real winning formula when it comes to championing a different kind of movie, and I think the audience trusts us.”

“I think we do have our true, original stories that work. I can tell you that 'The King's Speech', which we did, became a worldwide smash because people loved the personal story.”

“I want to deal with somebody who comes from another country to the United States and has a family that comes. I don't care if it's a black family from Jamaica or a Hispanic family from Mexico. These issues need to be dealt with, but they need to be dealt with in the entertaining way.”

“I wanted to do something inspirational for my children.”

“I was a camp counselor for kids whose moms were on welfare, unfortunately, and right across the camp was the best, most pristine and preppy camp in the universe.”

“I'm a benevolent dictator.”

“I'm probably the only person who goes to work and says 'Wow, it's really nice here and sweet', even in the competitive movie business.”

“I'm sure the next time Piers Morgan asks me to host his show again I will ask President Obama to be my guest.”

“I've been involved with violent movies, and then I've also said at a certain point, 'I can't take it anymore. Please cut it.' You know, you've got to respect the filmmaker, and it's a really tough issue.”

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“Stem cells are being used for anti-aging, and the University of Miami is doing a study about that to prove that it is true.

They are looking at me, and my markers have shown exactly that I have been actually reversing my aging and getting younger. I am taking perhaps more stem-cell treatment than anybody else in the world.”


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