Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone Quotes

  • ''Lunch is for wimps.''
    Oliver Stone (b. 1946), U.S. filmmaker. Written by Oliver Stone and Stanley Weiser, directed by Stone. Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas), in Wall Street (1987). The character of Gekko was loosely based on convicted securities dealer Ivan Boesky (see also Boesky's comment under "greed").
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  • ''One of the joys of going to the movies was that it was trashy, and we should never lose that.''
    Oliver Stone (b. 1946), U.S. filmmaker. International Herald Tribune (Paris, Feb. 15, 1988).
  • ''Anybody who's been through a divorce will tell you that at one point ... they've thought murder. The line between thinking murder and doing murder isn't that major.''
    Oliver Stone (b. 1946), U.S. film director. Rolling Stone, p. 61 (December 29, 1994). On going through a divorce and commenting on O.J. Simpson's alleged murder of his wife, Nicole.

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