Quotes by Billy Wilder

"He has Van Gogh’s ear for music."
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"Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's."
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"Jerry: Oh, you don't understand, Osgood! Ehhhh... I'm a man.
Osgood: Well, nobody's perfect.
"
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"You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning."
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"If you don't like what you're doing, it's unlikely anyone else will either, so be sure you are happy with your own work first."
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Books by Billy Wilder

  • Eu, Fellini
  • 498 ratings
  • 1995 by Record

    (first published 1994)

  • Sunset Boulevard
  • 310 ratings
  • June 24th 1999 by University of California Press

    (first published January 1st 1990)

  • Stalag 17
  • 52 ratings
  • June 24th 1999 by University of California Press

    (first published May 25th 1999)

Billy Wilder
  • Billy Wilder

  • Date of birth: June 22, 1906
  • Died: March 27, 2002
  • Born: in Sucha Beskidzka, Poland.

  • Description: Billy Wilder (born Samuel Wilder) was a Polish-born, Jewish-American journalist, screenwriter, Academy Award-winning film director and producer, whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. He is regarded as one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of Hollywood's golden age. Many of Wilder's films achieved both critical and public acclaim.

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