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"I'm 60 percent virgin and 40 percent whore. I've not sold out that much, and I've made my own mistakes."  (Rod Steiger, 1925-2002)

"I've always said Thomas Edison invented the movie camera to show people killing and kissing."  (Quentin Tarantino)

"If a Nazi could open a picture, he'd probably still get work."  (Jon Stewart, on Hollywood)

"If stars were absolute and four stars were calibrated at the level of 'The Godfather' or 'Citizen Kane,' there might be years without a single four-star movie."  (Roger Ebert, on rating films using the 'four-star' system)

"If Wagner lived today he would probably work with film instead of music. He already knew back then that the 'Great Artform' would include a sort of fourth dimension; it was really film he was talking about."  (Harmony Korine, American artist)

"If you can't believe a little in what you see on the screen, it's not worth wasting your time on cinema."  (Serge Daney, French film theorist/critic)

"If you don't think education can ruin film, you don't know the power of education."  (Pauline Kael, American film critic , 1919-2001, in a speech she gave at Dartmouth)

"In what other business can a guy my age drink martinis, smoke cigars and sing? I think all people who retire ought to go into show business. I've been retired all my life."  (George Burns)

"Inasmuch as it's a culture, cinema is the only thing at our disposal with which we can recognize ourselves in today's images. As an instrument it's inevitably inadequate, but it's the only one."  (Serge Daney, French film theorist/critic)

"Is the cinema more important than life?"  (Francois Truffaut)

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