Oliver Stone Quotes

Best 11 Quotes by Oliver Stone

“Either you're born crazy or you're born boring.”

“Every day that you get up, it's some kind of victory if you're making a good product, or working on a project that can only help mankind.”

“Films might get to you and your subconscious and make a little difference, but when the vigilante drum beats, the mob screams and the conformists go along with it. There have to be people who are non-conformists.”

“Hell is the impossibility of reason.”

“I think experience will teach you a combination of liberalism and conservatism. We have to be progressive and at the same time we have to retain values. We have to hold onto the past as we explore the future.”

“I think our life is a series of adventures.”

“Never underestimate the power of jealousy and the power of envy to destroy. Never underestimate that.”

“The Nation observed, If you steal $25, you’re a thief. If you steal $250,000, you’re an embezzler. If you steal $2,500,000, you’re a financier.”

“The secret to writing a screenplay is keeping you ass in the chair.


“To fail is not tragic. To be human, is.”

“When you look at a movie, you look at a director's thought process.”

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