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    I put the copy of 'A Christmas Carol' that my grandfather had first read to me 60 years ago on my desk, and I began to write. The result, for better or for worse, is the 'Christmas Spirits.' I plan to read it to my grandson.
    — Whitley Strieber
    tags: christmas  write  read  spirit  year 
     
    I'm not buddy-buddy with the players. If they need a buddy, let them buy a dog.
    — Whitey Herzog
    tags: dog 
     
    So something I've felt I've learned with The Cosmopolitans shoot is using some agility and changing things quickly. That's something I found really useful on this shoot too. The gestation of The Cosmopolitans and this are slightly different from my other films. The script would be done and I'd be cutting it, but I wasn't always writing new material.
    — Whit Stillman
    tags: film  writing 
     
    I would say on the other side of the equation that there were really some massive sales and massive enthusiasm for some films that were given big releases. And I'm not really sure that happens in quite the same way, small films getting big releases. Maybe it still does, I don't know.
    — Whit Stillman
    tags: film 
     
    I'm definitely a victim of some weird twisted form of not really relating to female musicians.
    — Weyes Blood
    tags: victim 
     
    You can put a cat in an oven, but that don't make it a biscuit.
    — Wesley Snipes
    tags: cat 
     
    I used to do puppet theatre and also mime and musical theatre in Florida for competitions and festivals, which was great. I was very much involved in theatre when I was in college.
    — Wesley Snipes
    I'm trying to write every day if I can. I think the idea is to try and chip away at it as opposed to just sit down one day and then turn it on like a flick of a switch and expect everything to happen.
    — Wesley Schultz
    tags: write  ideas 
     
    Paris is a place where, for me, just walking down a street that I've never been down before is like going to a movie.
    — Wes Anderson
    tags: movie 
     
    With each movie I have a different set of inspirations.
    — Wes Anderson
    tags: movie 
     
    If we continue at this leisurly pace, we will have to pass Russian customs when we land on the moon.
    — Wernher von Braun
    tags: moon 
     
    Someone like Jean-Luc Godard is for me intellectual counterfeit money when compared to a good kung fu film.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: film  money 
     
    Read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read...if you don't read, you will never be a filmmaker.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: read 
     
    Money doesn't make films. You just do it and take the initiative.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: film  money 
     
    I shouldn't make movies anymore. I should go to a lunatic asylum.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: movie 
     
    If you don't read, you will never be a filmmaker.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: read 
     
    You will learn more by walking from Canada to Guatemala than you will ever learn in film school.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: film  school  learn 
     
    There is never an excuse not to finish a film.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: film 
     
    Everyone who makes films has to be an athlete to a certain degree because cinema does not come from abstract academic thinking; it comes from your knees and thighs.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: film 
     
    If you want to do a film, steal a camera, steal raw stock, sneak into a lab and do it!
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: film  stock 
     
    Netflix knew I was going to North Korea and Ethiopia and Iceland. They saw the film and liked it and that was that.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: film 
     
    I have nothing against 3D films but I do not need to see them.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: film 
     
    When you look at any of my films you will immediately be able to tell this is a [Werner] Herzog film. Even if you didn't have any credits, in two minutes flat you would know.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: film 
     
    My contacts with the film industry can be described in very simple terms: The industry does not really need me, and I do not really need the industry.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: film 
     
    I'm quite convinced that cooking is the only alternative to film making. Maybe there's also another alternative, that's walking on foot.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: film 
     
    It doesn't matter whether you shoot on celluloid or on digital, you better make a good film.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: film 
     
    By the way, today with digital cameras and editing on your laptop, and things like that, you can make a feature film, a narrative feature film easily for $10,000.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: film 
     
    I know what I'm talking about and I've never been over budget, in 70 films.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: film 
     
    I think I would be a good villain in a James Bond movie.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: movie 
     
    I think I'm a prudent filmmaker.
    — Werner Herzog
    This role is more visible, and I grew up without a lot of that sort of modeling so I'm relieved and proud to have done this film.
    — Wentworth Miller
    tags: film 
     
    I have been exposed to most musical genres and have learned how to tackle them effectively.
    — Wendy Starland
    My mom was a ventriloquist and she always was throwing her voice. For ten years I thought the dog was telling me to kill my father.
    — Wendy Liebman
    tags: thoughts  dog  father  year 
     
    I found out why cats drink out of the toilet. My mother told me it's because the water is cold in there. And I'm like: How did my mother know that?
    — Wendy Liebman
    tags: cat  water  mother  toilet 
     
    The only way to really have safe sex is to abstain. From drinking.
    — Wendy Liebman
    tags: sex  drinking 
     
    I've been on so many blind dates, I should get a free dog.
    — Wendy Liebman
    tags: dog 
     
    My guess is that most Australians today would vote for Babe. A piglet who dreams of being a statesmanlike sheepdog. Who merely by asking politely, can lead the electorate two by two through the gate where the grass is always greener.
    — Wendy Harmer
    tags: dreams 
     
    Every man meets his Waterloo at last.
    — Wendell Phillips
    tags: men 
     
    War and Niagara thunder to a music of their own.
    — Wendell Phillips
    tags: music  war 
     
    If you can read and have more imagination than a doorknob, what need do you have for a 'movie version' of a novel?
    — Wendell Berry
    tags: movie  read  imagination 
     
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