Who the hell is Woody Allen?

One of the most productive movie directors of all time was born as Allan Stewart Konigsberg in New York City. Making a name for himself as a writer and a stand-up comedian went better under his stage name Woody Allen. He is known as a short, nervous Jewish guy, an older bespectacled version of Jesse Eisenberg you could say. He's wearing the same black pair of glasses since his thirties. He made several classic movies with his ex girlfriends Diane Keaton and Mia Farrow. His best known films include Manhattan, Annie Hall, Hannah and her Sisters, Match Point and Midnight in Paris.

Books by Woody Allen

Quotes by Woody Allen

“Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night.”

Woody Allen

“Eighty percent of success is showing up.”

Woody Allen

“I am not afraid of death, I just don't want to be there when it happens.”

Woody Allen

“I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.”

Woody Allen

“I think being funny is not anyone's first choice.”

Woody Allen

“I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam: I looked into the soul of another boy.”

Woody Allen

“If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.”

Woody Allen

“It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more.”

Woody Allen

“Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.”

Woody Allen

“Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.”

Woody Allen

“My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.”

Woody Allen

“The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don't have. ”

Woody Allen

“Those who can't do, teach. And those who can't teach, teach gym.”

Woody Allen Annie Hall

“What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet.”

Woody Allen

“When I was kidnapped, my parents snapped into action. They rented out my room.”

Woody Allen

“You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.”

Woody Allen