• If I had concentrated on just mass appeal, I would not have remained in the industry for more than 40 years.
    ~ Soumitra Chatterjee, veteran thespian, on his acting career
  • An artist never really finishes his work; he merely abandons it.
    ~ Paul Valery
  • Art is the only thing that can go on mattering once it has stopped hurting.
    ~ Elizabeth Bowen
  • All art is a kind of confession, more or less oblique.
    ~ James Arthur Baldwin
  • The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.
    The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.
    ~ Tom Clancy
  • Writing is thinking on paper.
    Writing is thinking on paper.
    ~ William Zinsser
  • Critics? I love every bone in their heads.
    Critics? I love every bone in their heads.
    ~ Eugene O`Neill
  • I don't want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.
    I don't want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.
    ~ Carrie Fisher
  • In Hollywood they say there's no business like show business. In the hood they say there's no business like ho' business.
    ~ 50 Cent
  • It's a cliche to say it's an honor just to be nominated. But it's more than that. It's a lie.
    ~ Stephen Colbert