Ben Hecht Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches

Ben Hecht Quotes and Sayings

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    A man nearly always loves for other reasons than he thinks. A lover is apt to be as full of secrets from himself as is the object of his love from him. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF
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    Chicago is a sort of journalistic Yellowstone Park, offering haven to a last herd of fantastic bravos. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF
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    Hollywood held this double lure for me, tremendous sums of money for work that required no more effort than a game of pinochle. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF
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    I discovered early in my movie work that a movie is never any better than the stupidest man connected with it. There are times when this distinction may be given to the writer or director. Most often it belongs to the producer. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF
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    I have written a raucous valentine to a poet's dream and agony. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF
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    I know that a man who shows me his wealth is like the beggar who shows me his poverty; they are both looking for alms from me, the rich man for the alms of my envy, the poor man for the alms of my guilt. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF
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    I'm a Hollywood writer, so I put on my sports jacket and take off my brain. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF
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    In Hollywood, a starlet is the name for any woman under thirty who is not actively employed in a brothel. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF
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    In moderating, not satisfying desires, lies peace. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF
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    Listen, little boy. In this business, there's only one law you gotta follow to keep outta trouble. Do it first, do it yourself, and keep on doin' it. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF
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    Love is a hole in the heart. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF
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    Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF
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    People's sex habits are as well known in Hollywood as their political opinions, and much less criticized. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF
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    Prejudice is a raft onto which the shipwrecked mind clambers and paddles to safety. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF
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    The rule in the art world is: you cater to the masses or you kowtow to the elite; you can't have both. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF
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    There's only one law you gotta follow to keep outta trouble. Do it first, do it yourself, and keep on doin' it. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF
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    Time is a circus, always packing up and moving away. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF
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    Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF
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    We are going to make sure that there is high-speed broadband available to everyone, and affordable to people historically kept out of it. It means they have not just access, but can also understand how to buy low-cost, affordable computers. Ben Hecht | Refcard PDF






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