Woody Allen Quotes & Wallpapers

Woody Allen
Total Quotes: 946


The government is unresponsive to the needs of the little man. Under 5' 7", it is impossible to get your congressman on the phone. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

When we lose twenty pounds... we may be losing the twenty best pounds we have! We may be losing the pounds that contain our genius, our humanity, our love and honesty. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Standard mathematics has recently been rendered obsolete by the discovery that for years we have been writing the numeral five backward. This has led to reevaluation of counting as a method of getting from one to ten. Students are taught advanced concepts of Boolean algebra, and formerly unsolvable equations are dealt with by threats of reprisals. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I never have an alter ego in the movies. That's a fiction that the press has made up over the years, and it's fun to write that. It gives them something to write. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

My parents were very Old World. They come from Brooklyn, which is the heart of the Old World. Their values in life are God and carpeting. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I heard that Commentary and Dissent had merged and formed Dysenery. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

If God exists, I hope he has a good excuse. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

All i have in my life is my imagination Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Is it better to be the lover or the loved one? Neither, if your cholesterol is over six hundred. By love, of course, I refer to romantic love - the love between man and woman, rather than between mother and child, or a boy and his dog, or two headwaiters. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I've always been interested in being in other people's movies. I never get any offers. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Change is almost always negative. Things degenerate. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

People always tease me. They say, look at you, you went for so much psychoanalysis and you're so neurotic, you wind up marrying a girl so much younger than you. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

As I've gotten older, the parts have diminished. I liked it when I was younger, I could always play the lead in the movie and I could do all the romantic scenes with the women, and it was fun and I liked to play that. Now, I'm older and I'm reduced to playing the backstage doorman or the uncle or something. I don't really love that so occasionally, when a part comes up, I'll play it. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I like broad comedy. If I had an idea tomorrow for a film that was all slapstick and broad comedy, and it was an idea that interested me, I would not hesitate to do it because I enjoy watching these kinds of film. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Sometimes some of the best moments are contributed by the actors being creative, with their own improvisations. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I do feel it's important to have some kind of faith in something, but [it is] impossible for many of us. I personally don't have any faith in anything, but it's great if you can. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I never considered myself an artist. I aspire to be an artist, but I never thought I had the depth or substance or gift to be an artist. I do think I have some talent, but it doesn't go as far as being an artist. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Men would make love with any number of women ... even total strangers, while females were selective. They were catering to the demands of one small egg. While males had millions of frantic sperms screaming: "Let us out, let us out!". Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I call that mind free which jealously guards its intellectual rights and powers, which calls no man master, which does not content itself with a passive or hereditary faith, [and] receives new truth as an angel from Heaven. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I've become the person I've always hated, but I'm happier. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Pale, nervous girls with black-rimmed glasses and blunt-cut hair lolled around on sofas, riffling Penguin Classics provocatively... But it wasn't just intellectual experiences. They were peddling emotional ones, too. For fifty bucks, I learned, you could 'relate without getting close.' For a hundred, a girl would lend you her Bartok records, have dinner, and then let you watch while she had an anxiety attack. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Subjectivity is objective. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

There is something about big cities that turns me on, and for whatever mysterious reason, places like New York and Paris inspire me. I think it's because cities represent civilization, and as crime-ridden and broken down as some of them are, it's still better than skipping through a meadow. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Fantasy is seductive and much more wonderful than reality, but you can't take it to the bank. It's always an escape. And if used as an escape, as in attending a movie or a show for a circumscribed period of time, it's fine. When it starts to become undifferentiated from reality, it leads to big trouble. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Maugham then offers the greatest advice anyone could give to a young author: "At the end of an interrogation sentence, place a question mark. You'd be surprised how effective it can be. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

In real life I'm not the character I play in my films. I'm reasonably competent, I work very hard, I'm disciplined, I lead a very middle class life. I work in the mornings, I have lunch, I practise my clarinet, I go to the movies, I eat out in restaurants or watch ball games on television or at the ball games. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

To be a film director is not a democracy, it's really a tyranny. You're the head of the project, for better rather than worse. I write the film and I direct the film, I decide who's going to be in it, I decide on the editing, I put in the music from my own record collection. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

If I had my choice in life I would have had the gifts of Tennessee Williams or Eugene O'Neill. Unfortunately my gifts lie in comedy and so comedy comes fairly easy to me and I occasionally have an idea for a very serious piece and I do it, but the ideas don't come that readily to me. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

As the author you know how you want it to appear on screen and it's always the content dictating the form. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I have a limitless amount of great music at my disposal and it's very, very pleasurable because when the music goes on the film it's amazing how much it livens up the film and gives it an emotional kick in the pants, sort of. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Comedians have a tendency to have a limited range, they tend to do one thing and do it very well, but it's limited. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I can understand that an audience, buying a ticket to see a picture of mine, wants to see something funny because they feel confident that at least I have a fighting chance to make a funny film when I make a film, whereas if I make a dramatic film there's one chance in a thousand that it's really going to come out great, so I understand how they feel about that and they're completely right. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

When one chooses to be a writer, psychologically there's a reason for that because you like the isolation and you like to be by yourself and you are by nature timid. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I took a puff of the wrong cigarette at a fraternity dance once, and the cops had to get me, y'know. I broke two teeth trying to give a hickie to the Statue of Liberty. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I hate reality but it's still the best place to get a good steak. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Marriage? That's for life! It's like cement! Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Everything in life turns out to be a distraction from the real thing you want to do. There are a million distractions and when I was a kid I was very disciplined. I knew that the other kids weren't. I was the one able to do the thing, not because I had more talent, maybe less, but because they simply weren't applying themselves. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I've never had a block. I'm talking within the limits of my abilities. But in my own small way, I've had an embarrassment of riches. I'll have five ideas and I'm dying to do them all. It takes weeks or months where I agonize and obsess over which to do next. I wish sometimes someone would choose for me. If someone said, Do idea number three next, that would be fine. But I have never had any sense of running dry. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

You rely too much on brain. The brain is the most overrated organ. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Abysmal vermin that I am, I couldn't of course tell her that it was her incredible mother that I wanted to see again... I knew only as I drove through the cold, night autumn air that somewhere Freud, Sophocles and Eugene O'Neill were laughing. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I sold my memoirs of my love life to Parker Brothers and they are going to make a game out of it. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Dear Mom and Dad, Leave $50,000 in a bag under the bridge on Decatur Street. If there is no bridge on Decatur Street, please build one. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I'm really a timid person - I was beaten up by Quakers Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

If you don't fail now and again, it's a sign you're playing it safe. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I didn't believe in reincarnation in my past life, and I still don't. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

There's nothing sexier than a lapsed Catholic. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

When the Academy called, I panicked. I thought they might want their Oscars back and the pawn shop has been out of business for a while. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

If God is everywhere, I had concluded, then He is in food. Therefore, the more I ate the godlier I would become. Impelled by this new religious fervor, I glutted myself like a fanatic. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Then Job fell to his knees and cried to the Lord, "Thine is the kingdom and the power and glory. Thou hast a good job. Don't blow it." Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

If I had my life to live over, I wish I could be a great pianist or something. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

If there is reincarnation, I'd like to come back as Warren Beatty's fingertips. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

You mellow too much you ripen and rot. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Sex is like having dinner: sometimes you joke about the dishes, sometimes you take the meal seriously. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Please forgive me. My pedicurist had a stroke. She fell forward onto the orange stick and plunged it into my toe. It required bandaging. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying. I don't want to live on in the hearts of my countrymen; I want to live on in my apartment. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I took a test in Existentialism. I left all the answers blank and got 100. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

My grandfather was a very insignificant man, actually. At his funeral his hearse followed the other cars. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Once munching has begun, Schopenhauer held, the human will cannot resist further munching, and the result is a universe with crumbs over everything. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

How am I immature? Intellectually, emotionally, and sexually. Yeah, but in what other ways? Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

A stockbroker is someone who invests other people's money until it is all gone. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

I've gained no wisdom, no insight, no mellowing. I would make all the same mistakes again, today. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Better not think too much. Relying more on the body: it is more trustworthy. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

All my life is passing in front of my eyes. The worst part of it is I'm driving a used car. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

My films are a form of psychoanalysis, except that it is I who am paid, which changes everything. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Life is like a concentration camp... you can't leave without dying. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

To me nature is... spiders and bugs, and big fish eating little fish, and plants eating plans, and animals eating... It's like an enormous restaurant, that's the way I see it. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Can you believe that? She says I'm not leader enough for her. Who was she looking for... Hitler? Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

When I asked my mother where babies came from, she thought I said rabies. She said you get them from being bitten by a dog. The next week, a woman on my block gave birth to triplets... I thought she'd been bitten by a Great Dane. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

Love may be the answer, but even though you're watching for the solution, intercourse raises some rather interesting thoughts. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:

If the world is a progressively realized community of interpretation, then either quadruplictity will drink procrastination or, provided that the nothing negates, boredom will ensue seldom more often than frequently. Woody Allen
Download Wallpaper:



<< PREVIOUS PAGE Page 9 of 14 | NEXT PAGE >
1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14  


RELATED TOPICS

Woody Allen Quotes, Death Woody Allen Quotes, Woody Allen Film Quotes, Woody Allen Movie Quotes, Woody Allen Quote Immortality, Annie Hall Woody Allen Quotes, Allen Ginsberg Quotes, Allen Quotes, Allen West Quotes, Edgar Allen Quotes, Toy Story Woody Quotes,