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In Beverly Hills they don't throw their garbage away. They make it into television shows.
Woody Allen

Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for
your soul.
Marilyn Monroe

In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk.
Rita Rudner

Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow, melts in your hand, and there you are.
Dorothy Parker

It's great to be black in Hollywood. When a black actor does something, it seems new and
different just by virtue of the fact that he's black.
Will Smith

I'm now making a Jewish porno film. 10% Sex, 90% guilt.
Henry Youngman

Hollywood must be the only place on earth where you can get fired by someone wearing a
Hawaiian shirt and a baseball cap.
Steve Martin

Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
Groucho Marx

The advertising industry and Hollywood have done a wonderful job conditioning us to believe
that wealth and hyperconsumption go hand in hand.
Thomas J. Stanley

There was more good acting at Hollywood parties than ever appeared on the screen.
Bette Davis

In Hollywood if you don't have a shrink, people think you're crazy.
Johnny Carson

I found out that Hollywood is more crooked, dumber, crueler, stupider than all the books I've
read about it. They didn't go deeply enough into how it lacks art, and soul, and heart - how
it's really a piece of crap. There are too many hands directing, there're too many fingers in
the pot, and they're all kind of ignorant about what they're doing. They're greedy, and
they're vicious. So you don't get much of a movie.
Charles Bukowski

Politics is Hollywood for ugly people.
Jay Leno

Ronald Reagan just signed the new tax law. But I think he was in Hollywood too long. He
signed it, "Best wishes, Ronald Reagan."
Johnny Carson

The only ism Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.
Dorothy Parker

In Hollywood, children don't wear masks on Halloween. Instead, they usually dress up as
agents, valet parkers, or second-unit directors.
Ellen DeGeneres

If it's a good script I'll do it. And if it's a bad script, and they pay me enough, I'll do it.
George Burns

What a fool I was to come to Hollywood where they only understand platinum blondes and
where legs are more important than talent.
Bette Davis

Hollywood is Hollywood. There's nothing you can say about it that isn't true, good or bad. And
if you get into it, you have no right to be bitter - you're the one who sat down, and joined the
game.
Orson Welles

Why do Hollywood divorces cost so much? Because they're worth it.
Johnny Carson

The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an
Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend.
Katharine Hepburn

When you're a failure in Hollywood, that's like starving to death outside a banquet hall, with
smells of filet mignon driving you crazy.
Marilyn Monroe

Hollywood is the gold cap on a tooth that should have been pulled out years ago.
W. C. Fields

If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember this whole thing was started by a mouse.
Walt Disney

I was shy for several years in my early days in Hollywood until I figured out that no one really
gave a damn if I was shy or not, and I got over my shyness.
Lucille Ball

Any actress who appears in public without being well-groomed is digging her own grave.
Joan Crawford

Hollywood is the only industry, even taking in soup companies, which does not have
laboratories for the purpose of experimentation.
Orson Welles

Don't forget Mother's Day. Or as they call it in Beverly Hills: Dad's Third Wife Day.
Jay Leno

Today, the only thing Hollywood swears by is space adventures because that's what goes
over well. For my part, I trust my instinct and I make the films I believe in. If the public
follows me, that's wonderful. If it doesn't follow, "c'est la vie."
Clint Eastwood

Hollywood is like life. You face it with the sum total of your equipment.
Joan Crawford

Hollywood called me, asking me, "How much to do a movie with Farrah Fawcett?" "$50,000"
They called back, "How about $20,000?" I said, "I'll pay it!"
Henry Youngman

Los Angeles is a large city-like area surrounding the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Fran Lebowitz

I love Los Angeles. I love Hollywood. They're beautiful. Everybody's plastic, but I love plastic.
I want to be plastic.
Andy Warhol

Most of the successful people in Hollywood are failures as human beings.
Marlon Brando

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