John Hughes Quotes

Top 29 wise famous quotes and sayings by John Hughes

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John Hughes quotes: I didn't have this tortured childhood; I liked it. I didn't have this tortured childhood; I liked it.
John Hughes quotes: I don't think of kids as a lower form of the human species. I don't think of kids as a lower form of the human species.
John Hughes quotes: What a director should be doing is making it appear as though there was no script. What a director should be doing is making it appear as though there was no script.
John Hughes quotes: I find that screen kissing wears very thin very quickly. I find that screen kissing wears very thin very quickly.
John Hughes quotes: I used to judge the quality of music by whether I could make a 90-minute cassette and not repeat any artists. I used to judge the quality of music by whether I could make a 90-minute cassette and not repeat any artists.
John Hughes quotes: I was obsessed with romance. When I was in high school, I saw 'Doctor Zhivago' every day from the day it opened until the day it left the theater. I was obsessed with romance. When I was in high school, I saw 'Doctor Zhivago' every day from the day it opened until the day it left the theater.
John Hughes quotes: When I did 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off', I had the idea on Monday and the following Tuesday it was in budget at Paramount. I couldn't walk. When I did 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off', I had the idea on Monday and the following Tuesday it was in budget at Paramount. I couldn't walk.
John Hughes quotes: I stumbled into this business, I didn't train for it. I yelled 'Action!' on my first two movies before the camera was turned on. I stumbled into this business, I didn't train for it. I yelled 'Action!' on my first two movies before the camera was turned on.
John Hughes quotes: A geek is a guy who has everything going for him but he's just too young. He's got the software but he doesn't have the hardware yet. A geek is a guy who has everything going for him but he's just too young. He's got the software but he doesn't have the hardware yet.
John Hughes quotes: It's been about ten years since I've worked with actors who knew their lines! It's been about ten years since I've worked with actors who knew their lines!
John Hughes quotes: You don't spell it, son. You eat it. You don't spell it, son. You eat it.
John Hughes quotes: I'm from Chicago, I live in Chicago and I wanted very much for the music in Chicago to succeed. I'm from Chicago, I live in Chicago and I wanted very much for the music in Chicago to succeed.
John Hughes quotes: I usually listen to surf music, not much instrumental music, and when I was younger I listened to jazz. I usually listen to surf music, not much instrumental music, and when I was younger I listened to jazz.
John Hughes quotes: When I go to a concert, I can't believe that people pay lots of money to see a band that they obviously like and then they dance the whole time. When I go to a concert, I can't believe that people pay lots of money to see a band that they obviously like and then they dance the whole time.
John Hughes quotes: Why watch someone kissing when people really close their eyes when they kiss? Why watch someone kissing when people really close their eyes when they kiss?
John Hughes quotes: People forget that when you're 16, you're probably more serious than you'll ever be again. You think seriously about the big questions. People forget that when you're 16, you're probably more serious than you'll ever be again. You think seriously about the big questions.
John Hughes quotes: If I'm on a roll, and I finish a script at 3:00, I'll start another at 3:02. If I'm on a roll, and I finish a script at 3:00, I'll start another at 3:02.
John Hughes quotes: A man's tie should never be louder than his wife. A man's tie should never be louder than his wife.
John Hughes quotes: Those who say 'you only live once' have never read a book. Those who say 'you only live once' have never read a book.
John Hughes quotes: The only reason I got into movies was because I had no music talent. The only reason I got into movies was because I had no music talent.
John Hughes quotes: All I care about in this goddamn life are me, my drums, and you. All I care about in this goddamn life are me, my drums, and you.
John Hughes quotes: A nerd will be a nerd all his life. A nerd will be a nerd all his life.
John Hughes quotes: I don't think I'm making any great statements, and I certainly don't think I'm making art. I don't think I'm making any great statements, and I certainly don't think I'm making art.
John Hughes quotes: The hardest thing about being a writer is convincing your wife that lying on the sofa is work. The hardest thing about being a writer is convincing your wife that lying on the sofa is work.