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The comedies are not a million laughs on the set. Its business and the dramas are business as well, really. When I'm writing it I struggle more with drama because I started out in comedy. Woody Allen
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I always felt that the problems of the world would never ever be solved until people came to terms with the deeper issues [spiritual] - that there would be an aimless reshuffling of world leaders and governments and programs. Woody Allen
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When it comes to sex there are certain things that should always be left unknown, and with my luck, they probably will be. Woody Allen
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What' s the matter with me? Why can't I be cool? Woody Allen
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Life is a tragedy filled with suffering and despair and yet some people do manage to avoid jury duty. Woody Allen
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I, interestingly, had dated a woman in the Eisenhower Administration briefly, and it was ironic to me 'cause I was trying to do toher what Eisenhower has been doing to the country for the last eight years. Woody Allen
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He adored New York City. He idolized it all out of proportion... no, make that: he - he romanticized it all out of proportion. Yes. To him, no matter what the season was, this was still a town that existed in black and white and pulsated to the great tunes of George Gershwin. Woody Allen
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Doing abominations is against the law, particularly if the abominations are done while wearing a lobster bib. Woody Allen
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I would not like to live in the past because you don't get anesthetic when you go to the dentist. You don't get antibiotics. You don't get the things that you are used to now, cell phones and televisions and things that are very convenient. You don't want that. But, it would be fun if you could, every now and then, just meet a friend for lunch at Maxim's in Paris in 1900, or go back to 1870 just for a couple of hours, take a walk in the park, and then come right back to Broadway. Woody Allen
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Real life is generally much duller and inevitably sadder, most of the time. In film, you control everything that's going on, so you can indulge the most fantastic, romantic, escapist feelings and fantasies. You can do anything you want. That's why it's very seductive and pleasurable to earn your living making movies because you're not living in the real world. Woody Allen
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I myself don't like to speak to the actors at all. I like to hire great people and let them do their thing. I don't like to speak to them. I don't like to have lunch with them. I don't like to socialize with them. I don't like to hear their ideas. Woody Allen
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The less I speak to the actors, the better. And I always hire great people, and I don't want to impose my pre-conceived notions on them. They know how to play it. Woody Allen
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The only thing standing between me and greatness is me. Woody Allen
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We Are The Sum Total Of Our Choices... Woody Allen
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The prison psychiatrist asked me if I thought sex was dirty. I told him only when it's done right. Woody Allen
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The artist's job is not to succumb to despair but to find an antidote for the emptiness of existence. Woody Allen
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I don't know what I'm doing, but my incompetence has never stopped my enthusiasm. Woody Allen
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I don't know what I want, but I know what I don't want Woody Allen
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It is clear the future holds great opportunities. It also holds pitfalls. The trick will be to avoid the pitfalls, seize the opportunities, and get back home by six o'clock. Woody Allen
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Another good thing about being poor is that when you are seventy your children will not have you declared legally insane in order to gain control of your estate. Woody Allen
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I sued American Apparel because they calculatingly took my name, my likeness and image and used them publicly to promote their business. Woody Allen
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Life is hard for insects. And don't think mice are having any fun either. Woody Allen
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What is so fascinating about sitting around watching a bunch of pituitary cases stuff a ball through a hoop? Woody Allen
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I don't respond well to mellow, you know what I mean, I have a tendency to... if I get too mellow, I ripen and then rot. Woody Allen
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I spend a lot of time idly. I go to sporting events, play my clarinet. I practise. But if you work every day, a certain amount on a steady basis, the work accumulates. Woody Allen
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If you're not failing, you're not trying anything. Woody Allen
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Showing up is 80 percent of life. Woody Allen
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I would never wanna belong to any club that would have someone like me for a member. Woody Allen
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Geez, I should stop ruining my life searching for answers I'm never gonna get, and just enjoy it while it lasts. Woody Allen
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That's one of the nice things about writing, or any art; if the thing's real, it just lives. All the attendant hoopla about it, the success over it or the critical rejection-none of that really matters. In the end, the thing will survive or not on its own merits. Not that immortality via art is any big deal. Truffaut died, and we all felt awful about it, and there were the appropriate eulogies, and his wonderful films live on. But it's not much help to Truffaut. Woody Allen
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As an artist, you are always striving toward an ultimate achievement but never seem to reach it. You shoot a film, and the result could have always been better. You try again, and fail once more. In some ways I find it enjoyable. You never lose sight of your goal. I don't do my job to make money or to break box office records, I simply try things out. What would happen if I were to achieve perfection at some point? What would I do then? Woody Allen
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Yes, but the difference is that when you're dead and somebody yells, 'Everybody up, it's morning,' it's very hard to find your slippers. Woody Allen
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Basically I am a low-culture person. I prefer watching baseball with a beer and some meatballs. Woody Allen
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If man were immortal, do you realize what his meat bills would be?... Woody Allen
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I learned a few things on my own since, and modified some of the things he taught me, but everything, unequivocally, that I learned about comedy writing I learned from Danny Simon, Woody Allen
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Early in life, I was visited by the bluebird of anxiety Woody Allen
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Skeptic that I was as an adolescent, I had recently come to believe in a Supreme Being after thumbing through a Victoria's Secret catalogue. Woody Allen
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Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love. Woody Allen
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No matter what the shrinks, or the pundits, or the self-help books tell you, when it comes to love, it's luck. Woody Allen
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The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don't have. Woody Allen
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I failed to make the chess team because of my height. Woody Allen
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I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying. Woody Allen
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Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons. Woody Allen
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In Beverly Hills... they don't throw their garbage away. They make it into television shows. Woody Allen
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Who bothers to cook TV dinners? I suck them frozen. Woody Allen
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I ran into Isosceles. He had a great idea for a new triangle! Woody Allen
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This year I'm a star, but what will I be next year? A black hole? Woody Allen
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The best an idea gets is when its in your head. Woody Allen
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I'm generally not a social dramatist or comedy writer. My interests have always been more in psychological stories or personal relations and comic ideas. Woody Allen
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There's a tacit agreement between myself and the audience that I will entertain them when they buy their ticket, and I've been the one that has screwed that up. Once in while I indulge myself and try something else, and I keep my fingers crossed that it will come out good and there'll be enough people who will enjoy it, but that doesn't often happen. Woody Allen
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I'm going to kill myself. I should go to Paris and jump off the Eiffel Tower. I'll be dead. you know, in fact, if I get the Concorde, I could be dead three hours earlier, which would be perfect. Or wait a minute. It - with the time change, I could be alive for six hours in New York but dead three hours in Paris. I could get things done, and I could also be dead. Woody Allen
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Those who can't do, teach. And those who can't teach, teach gym. Woody Allen
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People always ask me, Do you ever think you'll wake up one morning and not be funny? That thought would never occur to me-it's an odd thought and not realistic. Because funny and me are not separate. We're one. Woody Allen
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I know what I think but I don't know how to put it into words. Maybe I could get a little bit drunk and dance it for you. Woody Allen
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God, you Jews are truly exotic." Exotic? She should only know the Greenblatts. Or Mr. and Mrs. Milton Sharpstein, my father's friends. Or for that matter, my cousin Tovah. Exotic? I mean, they're nice, but hardly exotic with their endless bickering over the best way to combat indigestion or how far back to sit from the television set. Woody Allen
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I never wanted to or expected to make a film outside of New York. New York became very, very expensive. The same $18 million spent in Barcelona or Rome goes much further there. Woody Allen
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I've always liked, someday the lamb will lay by the lion.... but it won't get much sleep. Woody Allen
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Until you've been kissed on a rainy Parisian afternoon - you've never been kissed. Woody Allen
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I am told the settlement of $5 million I am being paid is the largest amount ever paid under the New York right to privacy law Woody Allen
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I have a great admiration for English actors and actresses and have used them at every opportunity over the years, but now I won't have to import them to New York Woody Allen
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We stand at a crossroads. One path leads to despair, the other to destruction. Let's hope we make the right choice. Woody Allen
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I carry a bullet in my breast pocket. Once, a crazy evangelist threw a bible at me, which would have gone through my heart if it wasn't for the bullet. Woody Allen
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Therefore, to be unhappy one must love, or love to suffer, or suffer from too much happiness. I hope you're getting this down. Woody Allen
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That (sex) was the most fun I ever had without laughing. Woody Allen
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I had a mad impulse to throw you down on the lunar surface and commit interstellar perversion with you. Woody Allen
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. . . they confuse everything I do with my life. Woody Allen
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Photons have mass? I did' even know they were Catholic. Woody Allen
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A Bay Area Bisexual told me I didn't quite coincide with either of her desires. Woody Allen
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You know what my philosophy of life is? That it's important to have some laughs, but you got to suffer a little too, because otherwise you miss the whole point to life. Woody Allen
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Do I believe in God? I did until Mother's accident. She fell on some meat loaf and it penetrated her spleen. Woody Allen
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