The best Quotes by Ennio Morricone

The best Quotes by Ennio Morricone

Ennio Morricone (10 November 1928 - 6 July 2020) was an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor, trumpeter, and pianist who wrote music in a wide range of styles.

Music needs room to breathe.
I have to see a definitive cut of the film before I even start thinking about the music, I tell the director what my feelings are and what I would like to do. He accepts what I say or discusses it or destroys it. Eventually, we have to find a compromise.
There was a theft! But, of course, if it was up to me, every two years I would win an Oscar.
I was born in 1928, so in 1943, 1944, we had the war in Rome. There were a lot of hardships, a lack of food, many shortages. So when I worked with the Americans, the English, and the Canadians soon after the war, when I played with them, they paid me with food. That will give you an idea how widespread poverty was at that time.
They're all my children... every score I've done.

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Harvey Dent: "When their enemies were at the gates, the Romans would suspend democracy and appoint one man to protect the city. It wasn't considered an honor, it was considered a public service."
Rachel Dawes: "Harvey, the last man who they appointed the Republic was named Caesar and he never gave up his power."
Harvey Dent: "Okay, fine. you either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain..."
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All right, but apart from the sanitation, medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh water system and public health. What have the Romans ever done for us?
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Rome is the mob. Conjure magic for them, and they'll be distracted. Take away their freedom, and still they'll roar.
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When most first think of the word "empire", we think of the big one: Star Wars! Or Rome. And this is history, so it's Rome.
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Teutoburg Forest, 9 AD. Three Roman legions are advancing towards Germania. The largest army in the world is met with many quarreling tribes. The Romans called them "barbarians". Their encounter changed the course of history.
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Italy has changed. But Rome is Rome.
They say money can't buy happiness. But it can book your flight to Rome - which is kinda the same.
Songs are as sad as the listener.
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One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
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Music is a total constant. That's why we have such a strong visceral connection to it, you know? Because a song can take you back instantly to a moment, or a place, or even a person. No matter what else has changed in your or the world, that one song says the same, just like that moment.
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Music is reflection of self
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"Ah, music"' he said, wiping his eyes. "A magic beyond all we do here!"
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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
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Without music, life would be a mistake.
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Well, the way things are going, aside from wheat and auto parts, America's biggest export is now the Oscar.
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I can't believe I am hosting the Oscars. It's an honor everyone else said no.
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I want to let you know that there is a definitive blueprint that you can follow to achieve success, prosperity, longevity and peace of mind. I've followed it my whole career. It's very simple, just do these three things: pay your taxes, mind your business and keep Will Smith's wife's name out of your f*cking mouth!
Eddie Murphy - January 2023
White boys always get the Oscar. It's a known fact. Did I ever get a nomination? No! You know why? Cause I hadn't played any of them slave roles, and get my ass whipped. That's how you get the nomination as a black dude.
Love will make you do crazy things.
Will Smith - März 2022, Oscar accepting speech
Is there a movie I think I should have won the Oscar for? Yeah. All of them.
This great imperialistic world called the United States has made us believe that an Oscar is the most important thing in the world for an actor. But if you think about it for five minutes you realise it can't be.
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.
I felt like a child amongst all the established players. First of all I had to prove myself in training and earn respect and over several months show what I was capable of.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021

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