Samuel Goldwyn

1882 - 1974

A Quote by Samuel Goldwyn

Don't pay any attention to the critics. Don't even ignore them.

Samuel Goldwyn (1882 - 1974)

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A Quote by Samuel Goldwyn on ability, chance, luck, and opportunity

I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it. Everyone has bad breaks, but everyone also has opportunities. The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on.

Samuel Goldwyn (1882 - 1974)

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A Quote by Samuel Goldwyn on jobs, men, and truth

I don't want any "yes-men" around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their jobs.

Samuel Goldwyn (1882 - 1974)

Source: quoting H. L. Mencken

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A Quote by Samuel Goldwyn on autobiography and death

I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead.

Samuel Goldwyn (1882 - 1974)

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A Quote by Samuel Goldwyn on worth

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A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.

Samuel Goldwyn (1882 - 1974)

Source: “Goldwynism"

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A Quote by Samuel Goldwyn on bitterness

You've got to take the bitter with the sour.

Samuel Goldwyn (1882 - 1974)

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A Quote by Samuel Goldwyn on ideas

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"I has a great idea this morning, but I didn't like it."

Samuel Goldwyn (1882 - 1974)

Source: "Goldwynism"

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A Quote by Samuel Goldwyn on ability, chance, luck, and opportunity

I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it. Every one has bad breaks, but every one also has opportunities. The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on.

Samuel Goldwyn (1882 - 1974)

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A Quote by Samuel Goldwyn on words

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In two words: im-possible.

Samuel Goldwyn (1882 - 1974)

Source: Quoted in Alva Johnson: The Great Goldwyn

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A Quote by Samuel Goldwyn on television and writing

Television has raised writing to a new low.

Samuel Goldwyn (1882 - 1974)

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