John Waters Quotes

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John Waters Quotes

Nora Ephrons great line that overtipping only costs a few dollars more.
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I always wanted to be a juvenile delinquent but my parents wouldn't let me.

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Sometimes you have to recycle celebrities to make them interesting, and they can be even better the second time around. Case in point: the fabulous and talented Miss Joey Heatherton, star of stage, screen, Vegas and mattress commercials. Close your eyes and imagine what it would be like to wake up one day and be Joey Heatherton. On July 8, 1985, it must not have felt so hot. Joey, goddess, was detained in the U.S. passport office at Rockefeller Center for allegedly becoming abusive at not receiving special treatment in the passport line. Supposedly, she threw a tantrum, grabbed passport-office clerk, Mary Polik, tore her hair out and smashed her head against the Formica counter. Oh, well, nobody's perfect.

— John Waters

Technique is nothing more than failed style.

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Hairspray is the only movie I made that's subversive, because they're doing it in every high school in America. A man's playing a woman, and two men sing a love song to each other.

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I think it's all independent films. There aren't any! If they were looking for me when I was making Polyester, then it'd be perfect, but they're not. I'm not looking for that. TV is much bigger and better now; far more people see it.

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There was a cultural war going on, the '60s was going on. All the film critics were square.

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I never thought I had more fun when I was young than kids are having today. I think they have just as much fun. It's a different way to have fun.

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To me, racist jokes are not funny. I am politically correct, in a weird way. I like to push the boundaries that are politically correct.

— John Waters

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