Hollywood Quotes

If you are a star in Hollywood then you are always a star in your eyes, but not always in the eyes of new directors for whom your great performances are always fading into the past.

Lee Grant

Pearl is a disease of oysters. Levant is a disease of Hollywood.

Kenneth Tynan

The culture now in television is that the presenter calls the financial and, increasingly, the creative shots. It is comparable to what happened in Hollywood 15 or so years ago.

Terry Wogan

Half the people in Hollywood are dying to be discovered and the other half are afraid they will be.

Lionel Barrymore

Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of popular mythology since the Greeks.

Alistair Cooke

No one has a closest friend in Hollywood. These guys do not do friends in the orthodox sense!

Sheilah Graham

Hollywood is a place where a man can get stabbed in the back while climbing a ladder.

William Faulkner

Hollywood is a place where they place you under contract instead of under observation.

Walter Winchell

Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.

Marilyn Monroe

Behind the phony tinsel of Hollywood lies the real tinsel.

Oscar Levant

You can't find any true closeness in Hollywood, because everybody does the fake closeness so well.

Carrie Fisher

Hollywood never knew there was a Vietnam War until they made the movie.

Jerry Stiller

Hollywood... a city I was to come back to time and again, in sickness and in health, in success and in failure, with anticipation and with dread.

Dirk Benedict

I've spent several years in Hollywood, and I still think the movie heroes are in the audience.

Wilson Mizner

My life is fair game for anybody. I spent an unhappy penniless childhood in Brooklyn. I had to slug my way up in a town called Hollywood where people love to trample you to death. I don`t relax because I don`t know how. I don`t want to know how. Life is too short to relax.

Susan Hayward

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