The best Quotes by Chris Columbus

The best Quotes by Chris Columbus

Chris Joseph Columbus is an American filmmaker who is well known for directing the film adaptions of the first two Harry Potter books.

Donald Trump said, "The only way you can use The Plaza on a soundstage is if I'm in the movie," so we agreed to put Donald Trump in the movie, and when we screened it for the first time the oddest thing happened: People cheered when he showed up on-screen. So I said to my editor, "Leave him in the movie. It's a moment for the audience." But he did bully his way into the movie.
about Donald Trump appearing in Home Alone 2
Recommending Pierce Brosnan to play James Bond to MGM was my little contribution to the James Bond saga.
Nobody does anything for free in Hollywood. They have to be paid for everything.
It was the most magical time of my life. It represented to me everything that was exciting about life.
about reading Marvel comics as a child
Steven Spielberg and George Lucas are two of my cinematic heroes.
I was a horrific actor.
Well to be honest, I've written on most of the movies I've done. With the exception of Potter.
I was always adamant that Hogwarts should feel like a world that shouldn't exist in reality.
I was up on 140th Street in Harlem, in 1992. It was 3 in the morning, and I was walking back to get a cup of coffee. These two young kids came up to me and said to me, "What movie is this?" I said, "Home Alone 2," and they said, "What do you do?" And I said, "I'm the director." They said, "Oh, you're John Hughes!"

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"People are islands," she said. "They don't really touch. However close they are, they're really quite separate. Even if they've been married for fifty years."
Ian Fleming in James Bond - Casino Royale
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You only live twice:
Once when you are born
And once when you look death in the face
Ian Fleming in James Bond - You Only Live Twice
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My name is Bond. James Bond.
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I am a poet in deeds--not often in words.
Ian Fleming in James Bond - Goldfinger
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Surround yourself with human beings, my dear James. They are easier to fight for than principles.
Ian Fleming in James Bond - Casino Royale
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James Bond: "I was wrong about you."
Christmas Jones: "Yeah, how so?"
James Bond: "I thought Christmas only comes once a year."
James Bond in James Bond - The World Is Not Enough
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Felicca: "You are very suspicious, Mr. Bond."
James Bond: "Oh, I find I live much longer that way."
James Bond in James Bond - Der Spion, der mich liebte
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I've known Jeff for fifteen years. Terrific guy. He's a lot of fun to be with. It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side. No doubt about it - Jeffrey enjoys his social life.
In order to make America great and glorious again, I am tonight announcing my candidacy for president of the United States.
Donald Trump - November 2022
I'm not going to say it right now. So, everybody, I promise you, in the very next - very, very, very short period of time, you're going to be so happy.
Donald Trump - November 2022, implies he's rerunning for President in 2024 elections
If you want to stop the destruction of our country and save the American dream, then this Tuesday you must vote Republican in a giant way.
Donald Trump - November 2022
You see the mob takes the Fifth. If you're innocent, why are you taking the Fifth Amendment?
Donald Trump - May 2017
As a Jew I am aware of how important the existence of Israel is for the survival of us all. And because I am proud of being Jewish, I am worried by the growing anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism in the world.
Without John Williams, bikes don't really fly, nor do brooms in Quidditch matches, nor do men in red capes. There is no Force, dinosaurs do not walk the Earth, we do not wonder, we do not weep, we do not believe.
Steven Spielberg - August 2016
The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.
I don´t dream at night, I dream at day, I dream all day; I´m dreaming for living
Steven Spielberg (Moviemaker)
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The Jedi are trained to let go. They're trained from birth. They're not supposed to form attachments. They can love people – in fact, they should love everybody. They should love their enemies; they should love the Sith. But they can't form attachments. So what all these movies are about is: greed. Greed is a source of pain and suffering for everybody.
The Star Wars films are my kids. I loved them, I created them, I'm very intimately involved in them and I sold them to the white slavers.
George Lucas - about selling the Star Wars franchise to Disney
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You can't sell newspapers by saying nice things about something, you can only sell newspapers by creating controversies. Critics aren't creators, they're destroyers.
Learning to make films is very easy. Learning what to make films about is very hard.
The legacy of these movies is that my children's generation will show them to their children. So, you could be watching them in 50 years' time, easy. I'll not be here sadly, but Hagrid will.
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Emma obviously looked very beautiful in her dress, and me and Rupert looked like Austin Powers' mates.
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I didn't think Voldemort was that human. He was the essence of evil.
One of the weird things about Hollywood is we're all imposters; we're all just glammed up.
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I find Hollywood really toxic.
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When I'm 80 years old and sitting in my rocking chair, I'll be reading Harry Potter. And my family will say to me, "After all this time?" And I will say: "Always."
Alan Rickman (Actor of Severus Snape)
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J.K. Rowling created seven Horcruxes. She put a part of her soul in every book and now her books will live forever.
Stephen King - about Harry Potter
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Well, it's fantastic when you consider the alternative.
Daniel Radcliffe - on how he feels about getting older
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Transgender women are women. Any statement to the contrary erases the identity and dignity of transgender people
Daniel Radcliffe - June 2020
It's not about the absence of fear. It's overcoming it.
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What gets scary is when your self-worth is tied up in what strangers think of you.
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My sister has children who have been around 10, 11, 12 and I said, "Marth, I don't know about this Voldemort."
"What? You're being asked to play Voldemort? You've got to do it!"
I can't understand the vitriol directed at J.K. Rowling. I can understand the heat of an argument, but I find this age of accusation and the need to condemn irrational. I find the level of hatred that people express about views that differ from theirs, and the violence of language towards others, disturbing.
Ralph Fiennes - March 2021
When I read the books, I imagined that the family of Ron Weasley was my family.
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I wouldn't be the person I am without so many people here. It's a very overwhelming thing because I've watched you grow up and I've seen kind of every stage of your life. It's a strong bond that we'll always have. We're family.
JK Rowling? No one has done more to bring joy to so many generations.
Tom Felton - October 2022
If your dad is a psychopath wielding a cobra cane about, you're probably not gonna be the friendliest geezer.
My kids love it. I thought I was the coolest dad in the world when I got to be in a Bond film, but "Harry Potter", too?
Robbie Coltrane (as actor of Rubeus Hagrid)
See, what you're meant to do when you have a mid-life crisis is buy a fast car, aren't you? Well, I've always had fast cars. It's not that. It's the fear that you're past your best. It's the fear that the stuff you've done in the past is your best work.

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