William Goldman Quotes

You can never trust what you read... view

By: William Goldman

Nobody knows anything... view

By: William Goldman

But this is life on earth, you can't have everything... view

By: William Goldman

We are men of action, lies do not become us... view

By: William Goldman

There is one crucial rule that must be followed in all creative meetings. Never speak first. At least at the start, your job is to shut up... view

By: William Goldman

The easiest thing to do on earth is not write... view

By: William Goldman

One way an author dies a little each day is when his books go out of print... view

By: William Goldman

Life is pain, highness. Anyone who tells you differently is selling something... view

By: William Goldman

Never argue with your wife about hostility when she's a certified Freudian... view

By: William Goldman

Life isn't fair. It's just fairer than death, that's all... view

By: William Goldman

Yes, I am a failed playwright. I had three shows on Broadway by the time I was 30. They all flopped, and I fled... view

By: William Goldman

Being a screenwriter is not enough for a full creative life... view

By: William Goldman

As far as the filmmaking process is concerned, stars are essentially worthless - and absolutely essential... view

By: William Goldman