Joseph L. Mankiewicz Quotes

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Joseph L. Mankiewicz Quotes

I am a critic - as essential to the theatre as ants to a picnic.
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The difference between life and the movies is that a script has to make sense, and life doesn't.

— Joseph L. Mankiewicz

I'm a schoolteacher. That's even worse than being an intellectual. Schoolteachers are not only comic, they're often cold and hungry in this richest land on earth.

— Joseph L. Mankiewicz

All playwrights should be dead for three hundred years.

— Joseph L. Mankiewicz

There's nothing as real as money.

— Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Please don't look at me as if you had a source of income other than your salary.

— Joseph L. Mankiewicz

And Kate Hepburn-God, she's beautiful, God, she plays golf well, God, she can get anyone in the world on the phone, God, she knows what to do all the time, God, she wears clothes well.

— Joseph L. Mankiewicz

In my last two years in high school, my face was pocked with pimples, I stammered when I spoke; if I made a mistake, I blushed furiously, and when nervous, as I was in the company of girls, I perspired freely.

— Joseph L. Mankiewicz

I am a critic - as essential to the theatre as ants to a picnic.

— Joseph L. Mankiewicz

I'm not biting my fingernails.
I'm biting my knuckles.
I finished the fingernails months ago.

— Joseph L. Mankiewicz

I got a job at Metro and went in to see Louis Mayer, who told me he wanted me to be a producer. I said I wanted to write and direct. He said, No, you have to produce first, you have to crawl before you can walk. Which is as good a definition of producing as I ever heard.

— Joseph L. Mankiewicz

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