Hollywood Quotes

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

Carrie Fisher

Hollywood is a place where people from Iowa mistake each other for stars.

Fred Allen

You can take all the sincerity in Hollywood, place it in the navel of a firefly and still have room enough for three caraway seeds and a producer's heart.

Fred Allen

Behind the phony tinsel of Hollywood lies the real tinsel.

Oscar Levant

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

Marilyn Monroe

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

Walter Winchell

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

William Faulkner

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

Sheilah Graham

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

Alistair Cooke

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

Lionel Barrymore

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

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

Kenneth Tynan

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

Hollywood is ten million dollars worth of intricate and high ingenious machinery functioning elaborately to put skin on baloney.

George Nathan

Strip away the phony tinsel of Hollywood and you'll find the real tinsel underneath.

Oscar Levant

It's a scientific fact. For every year a person lives in Hollywood, they lose two points of their IQ.

Truman Capote

Hollywood is where they shoot too many pictures and not enough actors.

Walter Winchell

In Hollywood, brides keep the bouquets and throw away the groom.

Groucho Marx

Hollywood is more forgiving than the church.

Richard Rossi

You can take all the sincerity in Hollywood, place it in the navel of a fruit fly and still have room enough for three caraway seeds and a producer's heart.

Fred Allen

In Hollywood, the women are all peaches. It makes one long for an apple occasionally.

W. Somerset Maugham

The ladder of success in Hollywood is usually a press agent, actor, director, producer, leading man; and you are a star if you sleep with each of them in that order. Crude, but true.

Hedy Lamarr

In Hollywood, all marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes the problems.

Shelly Winters

Working in Hollywood does give one a certain expertise in the field of prostitution.

Jane Fonda

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Updated On : March 14, 2011
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