SAMUEL GOLDWYN

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Samuel Goldwyn (famous movie mogul) was well known for his illogical and oxymoron statements…some of his comments could easily come out of “Alice in Wonderland”…can it be this brilliant man could see both sides (yin / yang) of apparent contradiction at the same time?…was he able to move from the literal and logical process to see the creative possibilties of contradiction and paradox ?

A Hospital is no place to be sick.

A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.

A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad.

surprised_baby_2-200x300Any man who goes to a psychiatrist ought to have his head examined.

Color television! Bah, I won’t believe it until I see it in black and white.

Don’t pay any attention to the critics – don’t even ignore them.

For your information, I would like to ask a question.

Give me a couple of years, and I’ll make that actress an overnight success.

Go see it and see for yourself why you shouldn’t go see it.

I can give you a definite perhaps.

I don’t think anyone should write their autobiography until after they’re dead.

I don’t want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their job.

I had a monumental idea this morning, but I didn’t like it. RF4467216

I hate a man who always says “yes” to me. When I say “no” I like a man who also says “no.”

I never liked you, and I always will.

I never put on a pair of shoes until I’ve worn them at least five years.

I read part of it all the way.

I’m willing to admit that I may not always be right, but I am never wrong.

If I could drop dead right now, I’d be the happiest man alive.

If I look confused it is because I am thinking.

329578_bportrait-of-a-surprised-baby-postersIf people don’t want to go to the picture, nobody can stop them.

Ill give you a definite maybe.

Include me out.

It’s absolutely impossible, but it has possibilities.

It’s more than magnificent – it’s mediocre.

Let’s have some new cliches.