Quotes of the Day for 27 August 2001 – Samuel Goldwyn
Samuel Goldwyn was born Shmuel Gelbfisz in Warsaw, Poland on this day in 1882, although two other dates are also given in various sources. He became a successful glove salesman after coming to the US in 1899, and produced the first of seventy films in 1914. He had a flair for malapropisms rivaling Yogi Berra, some of them are gems.
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Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.
Give me a couple of years, and I'll make that actress an overnight success.
I don't think anyone should write his autobiography until after he's dead.
I'm willing to admit that I may not always be right, but I am never wrong.
Spare no expense to make everything as economical as possible.
- All today's quotes are from Samuel Goldwyn, 1882 - 1974
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