Samuel Goldwyn Quotations

Samuel Goldwyn

A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's printed on.

Can she sing? She's practically a Florence Nightingale.

For your information, I would like to ask a question.

Gentlemen, include me out.

Gentlemen, listen to me slowly.

Give me a smart idiot over a stupid genius any day.

I don't care if it doesn't make a nickel. I just want every man, woman, and child in America to see it.

I don't pay any attention to him. I don't even ignore him.

I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead.

I don't want any yes men around me. I want everyone to tell the truth -- even though it costs him his job.

If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive.

If I look confused it's because I'm thinking.

If I were in this business only for the business, I wouldn't be in this business.

I'm willing to admit that I may not always be right, but I am never wrong.

I never liked him and I probably always will.

In two words: im-possible!

I paid too much for it, but it's worth it.

I read part of it all the way through.

Never make forecasts, especially about the future.

Our comedies are not to be laughed at.

Spare no expense to save money on this one.

Television has raised writing to a new low.

Tell them to stand closer apart.

They stayed away in droves.

Why should people pay good money to go out and see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?