Top Ten Cinema Quotes – From Your Favourite Actors, Actresses & Global Directors…

Naturally, when the world thinks of Actors, Actresses and Directors, we think of glamorous parties, hot tubs and champagne. But the truth is, most of the time, these things are only the rewards of the great sacrifice and dedication that these ambitious human beings display.

So here are my top ten cinema quotes, from ten Hollywood faces you should know. What’s important to remember whilst your reading this, is not only the success they’ve achieved today, but the person they once were when starting out; at rock bottom, doing anything they could when the opportunity arose.

Aimee’s Top Ten Cinema Quotes

1) “Money & success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there” - Will Smith, leading actor in “Hitch” and “I Am Legend”

2) “Ideas come from everything“- Alfred Hitchcock, Director of ‘The Birds’ and ‘Psycho’

3) “Pick the day. Enjoy it – to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come… The past I think, has helped me appreciate the present – and I don’t want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future” - Audrey Hepburn, leading Actress in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and “How to Steal a Million”

4) “If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative” - Woody Allen, Director of “Annie Hall” and “Manhattan”

5) “The talent is in the choices” - Robert Di Nero Leading Actor in “Goodfellas” and “The Godfather”

6) “If there’s specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can’t change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies”Kathryn Bigelow, Director of “The Hurt Locker” and “Zero Dark Thirty”

7) “I’m in control of my life, not anyone in Hollywood”Heath Ledger, award winning actor in “Batman the Dark Knight” and “Broke back Mountain”

8) “The good ideas will survive”Quentin Tarantino, Director of “Pulp Fiction” and “Kill Bill”

9) “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it‘s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring“  - Marilyn Monroe leading actress in “Some like it hot” and “Bus Stop”

10) “Whether in success or in failure, I’m proud of every single movie I’ve ever directed” - Steven Spielberg, Director of “Saving Private Ryan” and “Jurassic Park”

Sometimes, all it takes is a few words from an ambitious mouth to  make us fall in love with our dream again and whether you have an interest in the movies, is unimportant. Sacrifice and dedication got the above ten figures to where they are now and these are both things anyone aiming for success should desire.

Wrote by Aimee Hall