Budd Schulberg


Budd Schulberg Quotes

  • ''I don't like the country. The crickets make me nervous.''
    Budd Schulberg (b. 1914), U.S. screenwriter. Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando), On The Waterfront, after Edie tells him she goes to school in Terrytown (1954).
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  • ''You don't understand. I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody. Instead of a bum. Which is what I am, let's face it.''
    Budd Schulberg (b. 1914), U.S. screenwriter. Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando), On The Waterfront, to Charlie (Rod Steiger) in the cab (1954).
  • ''Conscience. That stuff, that stuff can drive you nuts.''
    Budd Schulberg (b. 1914), U.S. screenwriter. Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando), On The Waterfront, after Father Barry (Karl Malden) tells him to follow his conscience (1954).
  • ''Hey, you want to hear my philosophy of life? Do it to him before he does it to you.''
    Budd Schulberg (b. 1914), U.S. screenwriter. Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando), On The Waterfront, to Edie, at the bar (1954).

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