Judith Crist

1922 -

A Quote by Judith Crist on nations and television

In this era of affluence and of permissiveness, we have, in all but cultural areas, bred a nation of overprivileged youngsters, saturated with vitamins, television and plastic toys.

Judith Crist (1922 -)

Source: Forgotten Audience:American Children,1965; The Private Eye, Cowboy and Very Naked Girl, 1968.

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A Quote by Judith Crist on caring, complaints, heart, and love

Amid all the easily loved darlings of Charlie Brown's circle, obstreperous Lucy holds a special place in my heart. She fusses and fumes and she carps and complains. That's because Lucy cares. And it's the caring that counts.

Judith Crist (1922 -)

Source: The Last Word - A Treasury of Women's Quotes, by Carolyn Warner, 1992.

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A Quote by Judith Crist on babies and performance

On Carroll Baker's performance in Baby Doll, More bomb than bombshell.

Judith Crist (1922 -)

Source: If you don't have anything nice to say . . . come sit next to me, by Coral Amende, 1994.

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A Quote by Judith Crist on art and cinema

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Movies suddenly became "film" and "cinema" an "art form" and terribly chic. . . .

Judith Crist (1922 -)

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A Quote by Judith Crist on honesty, love, and relationships

The critics who love are the severe ones . . . we know our relationship must be based on honesty.

Judith Crist (1922 -)

Source: Introduction, The Private Eye, the Cowboy and the Very Naked Girl, 1968.

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A Quote by Judith Crist on criticism, indifference, love, and motherhood

When we as youngsters, would accuse our mother of picking on us her wise reply was, "All you'll get from strangers is surface pleasantry or indifference. Only someone who loves you will criticize you."

Judith Crist (1922 -)

Source: The Last Word—A Treasury of Women's Quotes, by Carolyn Warner, 1992.

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A Quote by Judith Crist on concern, entertainment, and literature

[Youngsters] are nurtured from infancy on a Dick-and-Jane literary and artistic level; and the cultural drought, as far as entertainment is concerned, sets in when they are between six and eight.

Judith Crist (1922 -)

Source: Forgotten Audience:American Children,1965; The Private Eye, Cowboy and Very Naked Girl, 1968.

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A Quote by Judith Crist on accuracy and entertainment

In this lovely land of corrugated cartons and plastic bags, we want our entertainment packaged neatly . . . an attractive label on the outside, a complete and accurate detailing of contents . . . no loose ends, no odd parts, nothing left out.

Judith Crist (1922 -)

Source: Hud: Unpackaged Reality, 1963; The Private Eye, the Cowboy and the Very Naked Girl, 1968

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A Quote by Judith Crist on criticism, society, and world

Film criticism became the means whereby a stream of young intellectuals could go straight from the campus film society into the professionals' screening room without managing to get a glimpse of the real world in between.

Judith Crist (1922 -)

Source: The Private Eye, the Cowboy and the Very Naked Girl, 1968.

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A Quote by Judith Crist on happiness, justice, and wishes

Happiness is too many things these days for anyone to wish it on anyone lightly. So let's just wish each other a bileless New Year and leave it at that.

Judith Crist (1922 -)

Source: 1966 at It's Worst–The Dishonor Roll; The Private Eye, the Cowboy and the Very Naked Girl, 1968

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