Joseph L. Mankiewicz

The difference between life and the movies is that a script has to make sense, and life doesn't.

And Kate Hepburn—God, she's beautiful, God, she plays golf well, God, she can get anyone in the world on the phone, God, she knows what to do all the time, God, she wears clothes well.

[Writers are] the highest paid secretaries in the world.

All playwrights should be dead for three hundred years.

I've been in on the beginning, the rise, peak, collapse and end of the talking picture.

Memorable Quotations: Screenwriters

Memorable Quotations: Screenwriters (Kindle Book)