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#1. When Fred Astaire danced, everything in this world was perfect. - Author: Stanley Donen
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#2. What we think about Paris is a part of how we feel about it. Our idea of Paris is our idea and we don't know that that's not necessarily the way it really is. It feels so real. - Author: Stanley Donen
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#3. What we all like in life, I think, is the challenge of making something ... that is not easy to do. - Author: Stanley Donen
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#4. People always say to me, 'You have such a clearly defined sense of style,' and when I hear it, I get crazed, because what I hear - and I know they mean it as a compliment - is that I have such a narrow vision that I can't get out of it. - Author: Stanley Donen
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#5. It was very hard to make 'Funny Face' in Paris because making movies is difficult and making a movie in a city that was glorious, that was unique and surprising, to get it, to put it on film you have to make choices and reject a lot of things so you're always wondering: 'Am I doing it right?' - Author: Stanley Donen
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#6. Jean-Luc Godard said that cinema is the truth 24 frames a second. I think cinema is lies 24 frames a second. - Author: Stanley Donen
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#7. I got the boot once from Stanley Donen. The film was called The Little Prince. - Author: Julie Harris
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#8. You know, sound was still a fairly new thing when I came into movies. And the reason musicals happened is because of sound. They could put music in the picture! That's how it all began. - Author: Stanley Donen
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#9. I can still dance a little, yes, but I like singing better. It's more fun. - Author: Stanley Donen
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#10. I think of myself as a meat-and-potatoes kind of director. - Author: Stanley Donen
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#11. You see, it took me so long, it was such a struggle, to move myself out of musicals - because I had had a success, nobody wanted to allow me to direct a non-musical picture. It was so hard. And the only way I could get it going was to become a producer myself. - Author: Stanley Donen
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#12. I sometimes think that Thomas Cook should be numbered among the secular saints. He took travel from the privileged and gave it to the people. - Author: Robert Runcie
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#13. I don't have too many friends. I have only a few people who I really love. - Author: Stanley Donen
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#14. We run everything to ground. If you see something, say something. Report your concerns to law enforcement. They will be looked at, they will be reviewed. - Author: Barack Obama
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#15. There's no more film. Film is gone. We photograph digitally and electronically. We don't really use film the same way anymore - it's disappearing little by little. Things change. We have to change with them. There's no point in liking or not liking it. It is what it is. - Author: Stanley Donen
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#16. There was never any point in my life when I wasn't called Mr. Donen. I'm told my first words were, 'Call me Mr. Donen.' But I suspect that's apocryphal. My mother, Mrs. Donen, tended to exaggerate. - Author: Stanley Donen
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#17. I think we ought to impress on both our girls and boys that successful marriages require just as much work, just as much intelligence and just as much unselfish devotion, as they give to any position they undertake to fill on a paid basis. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#18. The funniest thing is not who influenced me positively, but who influenced me negatively. I had such an aversion to what Busby Berkeley did; in my early formative years, I thought it was terrible. Now, I think it's wonderful. But then, I wanted to do anything but what Busby Berkeley did. - Author: Stanley Donen
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#19. I found that when you start thinking and saying what you really want then your mind automatically shifts and pulls you in that direction. And sometimes it can be that simple, just a little twist in vocabulary that illustrates your attitude and philosophy. - Author: Jim Rohn
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#20. The problem of an atomic war must not be confused by minor problems such as Communism versus capitalism. An atomic war would kill everyone, left, right, or center. - Author: Linus Pauling
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#21. My childhood wasn't very happy. It's a long, grim story about being a Jew in a small southern town. - Author: Stanley Donen
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#22. You can't get a guarantee from everyone who appears in personal photographs that they will forever remain warm presences in one's life or sweet memories. - Author: Emily Yoffe
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#23. Certainly, I've loved musicals for a while, so I did some short films in college that had musical numbers and things like that, so I've kind of been obsessed with Fred and Ginger and Vincente Minnelli and Stanley Donen and Jaques Demy forever. - Author: Damien Chazelle
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#24. Be comfortable in the narrow streets because they will take you to the wider streets! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#25. I started dancing when I saw Fred Astaire in 'Flying Down to Rio,' at approximately nine years old. Fred Astaire influenced me, more than anything, to be in 'show business.' - Author: Stanley Donen
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#26. What I got, unconsciously, from admiring Fred Astaire was that he didn't want what he was doing to look difficult. What was difficult, in my opinion, was making it look so genuine, so effortless. I equally have tried to remain unseen on the screen. - Author: Stanley Donen
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