John Hughes Quotes

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John Hughes Quotes

I find that screen kissing wears very thin very quickly.
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We're all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that's all.

— John Hughes

Those who say 'you only live once' have never read a book.

— John Hughes

At the time I came along, Hollywood's idea of teen movies meant there had to be a lot of nudity, usually involving boys in pursuit of sex, and pretty gross overall. Either that or a horror movie. And the last thing Hollywood wanted in their teen movies was teenagers!

— John Hughes

I used to judge the quality of music by whether I could make a 90-minute cassette and not repeat any artists.

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I happen to go for the simplest, most ordinary things. The extraordinary doesn't interest me. I'm not interested in psychotics. I'm interested in the person you don't expect to have a story. I like Everyman.

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What a director should be doing is making it appear as though there was no script.

— John Hughes

It's like being at the kids' table at Thanksgiving - you can put your elbows on it, you don't have to talk politics ... no matter how old I get, there's always a part of me that's sitting there.

— John Hughes

I don't want to be too cool. You get so caught up with whether you're doing it right.

— John Hughes

I don't think of kids as a lower form of the human species.

— John Hughes

My heroes were Dylan, John Lennon and Picasso, because they each moved their particular medium forward, and when they got to the point where they were comfortable, they always moved on.

— John Hughes

I'm from Chicago, I live in Chicago and I wanted very much for the music in Chicago to succeed.

— John Hughes

If I'm on a roll, and I finish a script at 3:00, I'll start another at 3:02.

— John Hughes

Fantastic! Right in the middle of that long stretch between Christmas and Spring Break, your coats are getting dirty, everything's dark, dingy - what a great time for a movie!

— John Hughes

It's been about ten years since I've worked with actors who knew their lines!

— John Hughes

Maitre D' : I appreciate your understanding. Ferris: Don't think twice. It's understanding that makes it possible for people like us to tolerate a person like yourself.

— John Hughes

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