Remember how small the world was before I came along? I brought it all to life: I moved the whole world onto a 20-foot screen.
Movies are written in sand: applauded today, forgotten tomorrow.
Actors should never be important. Only directors should have power and place.
It takes two years on the stage for an actor or an actress to learn how to speak correctly and to manage his voice properly, and it takes about ten years to master the subtle art of being able to hold one's audience.
I pick out young people and teach them in less time than it would take me to alter the methods of people from the boards, and I get actors who look the parts they have to fill.