Samuel Fuller


Samuel Fuller Quotes

  • ''The drama critic on your paper said my chablis-tinted hair was like a soft halo over wide set, inviting eyes, and my mouth, my mouth was a lush tunnel through which golden notes came.''
    Samuel Fuller (b. 1911), U.S. screenwriter. Cathy (Constance Towers), Shock Corridor, John Barrett, a newspaperman staying in a mental hospital, hallucinating about his fiancee's seductiveness (1963). Cathy appears in a hallucination saying this.
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  • ''Mark Twain didn't psychoanalyze Huck Finn or Tom Sawyer. Dickens didn't put Oliver Twist on the couch because he was hungry! Good copy comes out of people, Johnny, not out of a lot of explanatory medical terms.''
    Samuel Fuller (b. 1911), U.S. screenwriter. Cathy (Constance Towers), Shock Corridor, to John Barrett, her reporter fiancé, who plans to enter a mental hospital as a patient to investigate a murder (1963).
  • ''Hamlet was made for Freud! Not you!''
    Samuel Fuller (b. 1911), U.S. screenwriter. Cathy (Constance Towers), Shock Corridor, to John Barrett, her reporter fiancé, who plans to enter a mental hospital as a patient to investigate a murder (1963).
  • ''We got a right to climb out of the sewer and live like other people. We could start from scratch. Make every minute count twice for the one we lost.''
    Samuel Fuller (b. 1911), U.S. screenwriter. Cuddles (Dolores Dorn), Underworld U.S.A., to Tolly Devlin, the ex-con she loves (1961).
  • ''Some women, when they kiss, blush, some call the cops, some swear, some bite, some laugh, some cry. Me? I die. Die. I die inside when you kiss me.''
    Samuel Fuller (b. 1911), U.S. screenwriter. Cuddles (Dolores Dorn), Underworld U.S.A. (1961).
  • ''What sort of men are these? How do they do it? How can they do it?''
    Samuel Fuller, U.S. screenwriter, and Milton Sperling. Samuel Fuller. Doc (Andrew Duggan), Merrill's Marauders, amazed that the ailing soldiers will still fight (1962).
  • ''We have too many intellectuals who are afraid to use the, the pistol of common sense.''
    Samuel Fuller (b. 1911), U.S. screenwriter. Dr. Boden (Gene Evans), Shock Corridor (1963).
  • ''I'll never strike at your past, not even with a flower.''
    Samuel Fuller (b. 1911), U.S. screenwriter. Grant (Michael Dante), The Naked Kiss, to Kelly (Constance Towery), after she has confessed her former life of prostitution to him (1964). Narrated in Kelly's memory of the moment.
  • ''There's a difference between a Nazi and a German.''
    Samuel Fuller, U.S. screenwriter. Samuel Fuller. Helga (Susan Cummings), Verboten! German woman to U.S. soldier who questions whether she isn't a Nazi (1959).
  • ''Did I kill that guy that killed me?''
    Samuel Fuller, U.S. screenwriter. Kaiser (Perry Lang), The Big Red One, dying words of young soldier who just shot the sniper who shot him (1980).

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