Stanley Kubrick Quotes

Stanley Kubrick Quotes: Have you ever had a single moment's thought about my responsibilities?
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Stanley Kubrick Quote: The director's job is to know what emotional statement he wants a character to convey in his scene or his line, and to exercise taste and judgment in helping the actor give his best possible performance.
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Quotes about Stanley Kubrick: Chess teaches you to control the initial excitement you feel when you see something that looks good and it trains you to think objectively when you're in trouble
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Quote about Stanley Kubrick: A film needs more than you can give it in a lifetime.
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Stanley Kubrick Sayings: In any case, once you're dealing on a nonverbal level, ambiguity is unavoidable. But it's the ambiguity of all art, of a fine piece of music or a painting - you don't need written instructions by the composer or painter accompanying such works to 'explain' them.
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Stanley Kubrick Saying: Know what it is the emotional statement to convey, and use taste and judgement to help the actors give their best possible performance.
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Sayings about Stanley Kubrick: My period as a young teenager when you really listen to music so you can get understand a little bit more about what the music is was, say, 1965 to 1968. I was just lucky to be in those times.
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Saying about Stanley Kubrick: Everybody has their black moments.
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Stanley Kubrick Quotes: I think the big mistake in schools is trying to teach children anything, and by using fear as the basic motivation. Fear of getting failing grades, fear of not staying with your class, etc. Interest can produce learning on a scale compared to fear as a nuclear explosion to a firecracker.
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Stanley Kubrick Quote: I used and abused drugs and alcohol. When I stopped doing that it became a lot clearer that life goes from inside to giving as opposed to taking and destroying.
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Quotes about Stanley Kubrick: The whole idea of god is absurd. If anything, '2001' shows that what some people call 'god' is simply an acceptable term for their ignorance. What they don't understand, they call 'god' -Stanley Kubrick, interview, 1963
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Quote about Stanley Kubrick: I've got a peculiar weakness for criminals and artists. Neither takes life as it is. Any tragic story has to be in conflict with things as they are.
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Stanley Kubrick Sayings: It's a passion when you're doing it for other people and you're doing it for the people around you making the film and the people who are going to see the film, and the giving. When you start thinking about you doing it for some sort of self-gain, then I think it becomes an obsession. It becomes a negative experience.
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Stanley Kubrick Saying: Gee, I wish we had one of them doomsday machines things.
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Sayings about Stanley Kubrick: I'm a slave to my imagination in terms of making narrative films.
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Saying about Stanley Kubrick: Be suspicious of people who have, or crave, power. Never, ever go near power. Don't become friends with anyone who has real power. It's dangerous.
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Stanley Kubrick Quotes: The reality of the final moment, just before shooting [the scene], is so powerful that all previous analysis must yield before the impressions you receive under these circumstances, and unless you use this feedback to your positive advantage, unless you adjust to it, adapt to it and accept the sometimes terrifying weaknesses it can expose, you can never realize the most out of your film.
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Stanley Kubrick Quote: I have always enjoyed dealing with a slightly surrealistic situation and presenting it in a realistic manner. I've always liked fairy tales and myths, magical stories. I think they are somehow closer to the sense of reality one feels today than the equally stylized 'realistic' story in which a great deal of selectivity and omission has to occur in order to preserve its 'realist' style.
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