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Richard Donner Quotes

I hope you find these Richard Donner Quotes inspiring and motivational.

It was just the thrill of a lifetime.
Brando and Hackman were two of my heroes.
- Richard Donner

It's only been a couple of times in my life that I've
really locked horns with actors.
It did not hurt the films, it just hurt the moment of the filmmaking.
- Richard Donner

I realized what you could do in motion pictures by
surrounding yourself with geniuses.
- Richard Donner

It's developing a relationship with actors that makes it work.
- Richard Donner


 

In motion pictures, the actor rules.
The camera served the actor.
- Richard Donner

I was painting sets, working in editorial as an assistant,
driving their trucks, lying that I knew how to drive a truck,
and doing commercials and documentaries.
- Richard Donner

When I was doing half-hour shows, I loved it and was
preparing myself for the hour shows.
Then when I did the hour shows, I was preparing myself
for the specials and features.
- Richard Donner


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With The Omen, I really felt I wasn't in control.
It was panic.
- Richard Donner

I'm open to comments.
I'm open to objective points of view,
because I've been very narrow and very subjective.
- Richard Donner

When you make a film, you like to run it with an audience.
They tell you you're narrow-minded or subjective,
or that seems too long, or that doesn't work.
- Richard Donner

I've always wanted to do a Crichton book.
I really love his writing.
- Richard Donner

I had life threats, because people accused me of approaching
Brando as God and his son was Jesus.
I literally had people saying my blood would run in
the streets for doing that.
- Richard Donner

I think what some people are doing with effects is starting to get silly.
It's overused.
- Richard Donner

Some actors just won't bend, and then it's a bitch.
You either fight or find ways of putting your words
in their mouth and letting them say it back at you.
- Richard Donner

When when my first feature opportunity came along,
I wasn't prepared, but we did it in about 17 days.
- Richard Donner

How was I going to make a man fly? How was I going
to convince the public that an actor could fly?
- Richard Donner

I was tweaked by the idea of Superman immediately.
- Richard Donner

Working with Christopher, he convinced me he could fly,
and he's convinced me he's going to walk again.
- Richard Donner

Superman was never previewed because the producers
didn't trust Warners with the film.
- Richard Donner

I was really disappointed that Warner Bros.
didn't think highly enough of my film or my filmmaking
to ask me to make the new Superman.
- Richard Donner

I was very lucky.
I started my own commercial company.
- Richard Donner

I was an actor...
or, at least, I was trying to be an actor.
- Richard Donner

People say, You paid your dues, but I never paid any dues.
It's always been a great trip.
- Richard Donner

Soon it's all going to be digital anyway.
It's all going to be saved on a little coin somewhere.
- Richard Donner

That's how you get a performance - they put trust in you.
- Richard Donner

First cuts are a bitch for a director,
because it's been so many months and you put your trust
in your editor and you're going to see your film assembled for the first time.
You look at it and go, This is terrible.
I hate it.
- Richard Donner

It was 1978 when Superman came out, and I kept thinking,
Why don't they do something about it? They've done
all these crappy attempts at comic book film adaptations.
What can we do different? Why don't we just re-release this thing?
- Richard Donner

If you had the opportunity and some talent,
there was no way you couldn't progress,
because it was an open market.
There was the advertising world, and there was the documentary world.
- Richard Donner

It was the beginning of film for television.
So we had all of these great opportunities.
Northwestern was probably the only major film school
of its kind at the time that was graduating anybody important.
- Richard Donner

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

I love you just the way you are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Just when the caterpillar thought
the world was over, it became a butterfly.
- Anonymous

What you don't do daily, you probably won't do weekly either.
What you make a habit of putting-off
just keeps getting pushed away again and again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not quit!
Hundreds of times I have watched people throw in the
towel at the one-yard line while someone else comes
along and makes a fortune by just going that extra yard.
- E. Joseph Cossman

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed
is always to try just one more time.
- Thomas A. Edison

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

I have not failed.
I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
- Thomas Edison

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have just three things to teach:
simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
- Lao Tzu

As for accomplishments,
I just did what I had to do as things came along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

What if we just pretended that life was easy?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance.
- Dave Barry

When you get into a tight place
and everything goes against you,
till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer,
never give up then, for that is just
the place and time the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

Just smiling goes a long way toward
making you feel better about life.
And when you feel better about life, your life is better.
- Art Linkletter

What if we just acted like everything was easy?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Just start dancing and the band will find you.
- Tama Kieves

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

Just Do it!
- Nike ad

Never give up, for that
is just the place and time
that the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Without zest, what is life?
Just waiting for death?
- Osho

It is darkest just before the dawn.
- Proverb

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

I wrap the potential for bitterness,
resentment, martyrdom in the blanket of forgiveness
and just set it down.
Then it just melts in the warmth. And goes away.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I am not afraid of death, I just don't want to be there when it happens.
- Woody Allen

As I get older, I just prefer to knit.
- Tracey Ullman

Oh, Shrek. Don't worry.
Things just seem bad because it's dark and rainy
and Fiona's father hired a sleazy hitman to whack you.
- the movie Shrek 2

A friend is someone who understands my past,
believes in my future,
and accepts me just the way I am.
- Anonymous

A closed mind is like a closed book;
just a block of wood.
- Chinese proverb

To have done anything just for money
is to have been truly idle.
- Henry David Thoreau


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