Stanley Kubrick Quotes

Top 68 wise famous quotes and sayings by Stanley Kubrick

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Stanley Kubrick quotes: I've never laid a cane on the back of a lord before, but if you force me to I shall speedily become used to the practice. I've never laid a cane on the back of a lord before, but if you force me to I shall speedily become used to the practice.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: Sanitised violence in movies has been accepted for years. What seems to upset everybody now is the showing of the consequences of violence. Sanitised violence in movies has been accepted for years. What seems to upset everybody now is the showing of the consequences of violence.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: It's impossible to tell you what I'm going to do except to say that I expect to make the best movie ever made. It's impossible to tell you what I'm going to do except to say that I expect to make the best movie ever made.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: Be suspicious of people who have, or crave, power. Never, ever go near power. Don't become friends with anyone who has real power. It's dangerous. Be suspicious of people who have, or crave, power. Never, ever go near power. Don't become friends with anyone who has real power. It's dangerous.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: Shooting a movie is the worst milieu for creative work ever devised by man. Shooting a movie is the worst milieu for creative work ever devised by man.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: One does not have to make Frank Capra movies to like people. One does not have to make Frank Capra movies to like people.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: You either connect or you don't connect. It's not the end of the world. It's a movie. You either connect or you don't connect. It's not the end of the world. It's a movie.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: If you can talk brilliantly about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered. If you can talk brilliantly about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: Know what it is the emotional statement to convey, and use taste and judgement to help the actors give their best possible performance. Know what it is the emotional statement to convey, and use taste and judgement to help the actors give their best possible performance.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: I'm not saying we wouldn't get our hair mussed, Mr. President, but I do say not more than ten to twenty million dead depending upon the breaks. I'm not saying we wouldn't get our hair mussed, Mr. President, but I do say not more than ten to twenty million dead depending upon the breaks.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: You know, Michael, it's not absolutely true in every case that nobody likes a smart ass. You know, Michael, it's not absolutely true in every case that nobody likes a smart ass.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: I do not always know what I want, but I do know what I don't want. I do not always know what I want, but I do know what I don't want.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: Nothing is as dangerous as a sure thing. Nothing is as dangerous as a sure thing.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: The feel of the experience is the important thing, not the ability to verbalize or analyze it. The feel of the experience is the important thing, not the ability to verbalize or analyze it.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: The destruction of this planet would have no significance on a cosmic scale. The destruction of this planet would have no significance on a cosmic scale.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: There are few things more fundamentally encouraging and stimulating than seeing someone else die. There are few things more fundamentally encouraging and stimulating than seeing someone else die.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: I haven't had one sexual thought since the court martial. I haven't had one sexual thought since the court martial.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: I'm a slave to my imagination in terms of making narrative films. I'm a slave to my imagination in terms of making narrative films.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: Bad films gave me the courage to try making a movie Bad films gave me the courage to try making a movie
Stanley Kubrick quotes: Critical opinion on my films has always been salvaged by what I would call subsequent critical opinion. Critical opinion on my films has always been salvaged by what I would call subsequent critical opinion.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: Here's to five miserable months on the wagon and the irreparable harm that it's caused me. Here's to five miserable months on the wagon and the irreparable harm that it's caused me.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: How does anybody ever think of anything? How does anybody ever think of anything?
Stanley Kubrick quotes: I've got a peculiar weakness for criminals and artists. Neither takes life as it is. Any tragic story has to be in conflict with things as they are. I've got a peculiar weakness for criminals and artists. Neither takes life as it is. Any tragic story has to be in conflict with things as they are.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: The very meaninglessness of life forces man to create his own meaning. The very meaninglessness of life forces man to create his own meaning.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: I'm not afraid of dying tomorrow, only of being killed. I'm not afraid of dying tomorrow, only of being killed.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: You either care or you don't. You either care or you don't.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: Don't get obsessed with not liking a movie. Don't get obsessed with not liking a movie.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: It's a mistake to confuse pity with love. It's a mistake to confuse pity with love.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: One man writes a novel. One man writes a symphony. It is essential that one man make a film. One man writes a novel. One man writes a symphony. It is essential that one man make a film.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: [Making movies] you're not trying to capture reality, you're trying to capture a photograph of reality. [Making movies] you're not trying to capture reality, you're trying to capture a photograph of reality.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes. The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes.
Stanley Kubrick quotes: Never say no to an idea - you never know how that idea will ignite another idea. Never say no to an idea - you never know how that idea will ignite another idea.