Albert Brooks Quotes

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  • A lot of alliteration from anxious anchors placed in powerful posts!

    "Broadcast News", 1987.
  • You make friends with older people and you always feel young no matter what.

    "‘This is 40’: Judd Apatow & Cast Talk Growing Up, LOST, & Cursing Kids". Interview with Tiffany Rose, December 14, 2012.
  • Twitter, to me, works if you're funny. Twitter doesn't work as a promotional tool unless you do it very, very, very occasionally.

    "Albert Brooks, ‘This Is 40’ Star, On Oscar Snubs, Working In LA & The Danger Of Twitter". Interview with Christopher Rosen, December 19, 2012.
  • I guess 'The Player' was a pretty good L.A. movie. And 'Chinatown.' Was there ever a better L.A. movie about a certain period in L.A.? That was terrific.

  • You can equate acting to a tennis game: When you're playing one of the best, you get better.

    "Albert Brooks: What I've Learned" by Cal Fussman, January 2011.
  • Art and resistance are great together. That's what art's made for. Look at Vincent van Gogh: He didn't cut off his ear because he was selling well.

    "Albert Brooks: What I've Learned". Esquire, "The Meaning of Life" issue, January 2011.
  • If I'm going to act in someone's movie, I want the movie to be interesting and be able to get a couple of solid doubles.

    "Albert Brooks, ‘This Is 40’ Star, On Oscar Snubs, Working In LA & The Danger Of Twitter" by Christopher Rosen, December 19, 2012.
  • What do you think the Devil is going to look like if he's around? Nobody is going to be taken in if he has a long, red, pointy tail. No. I'm semi-serious here. He will look attractive and he will be nice and helpful and he will get a job where he influences a great God-fearing nation and he will never do an evil thing... he will just bit by little bit lower standards where they are important. Just coax along flash over substance... Just a tiny bit. And he will talk about all of us really being salesmen. And he'll get all the great women.

  • Wouldn't this be a great world if insecurity and desperation made us more attractive?

  • You never do a movie and not want it to work. You accept whatever it is. You have to, but nobody in their right mind would not want the movie to be getting talked about at the end of the year.

  • I don't experience basic human emotions. It's not my thing.

  • I don't want to be the one to break it to you, but the future ain't that funny.

  • I've done performances in movies that I was immensely proud of and the movies didn't take off like a rocket at Cape Canaveral, it didn't take off.

  • It's interesting when you're part of a group - the Jews, to be exact - that the world has had such problems with.

  • I like movies about failing.

  • Be generous and you can be the best person who ever lived.

  • I'm a member of the Academy, but I don't know who all the other Academy members are. It's not like a politician who knows who is in the Iowa caucus.

  • Nothing surprises me. After Donald Trump, nothing matters, does it?

  • Twitter is the Devil's playground.

  • All improv turns into anger. All comedy improv basically turns into anger, because that's all people know how to do when they're improvising. If you notice shows that are improvising are generally people yelling at each other.

    "Albert Brooks Talks DRIVE, TAXI DRIVER, Improvising, Future Projects, Where’s the DEFENDING YOUR LIFE Blu-ray & Turning Down Roles". Interview with Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub, October 31, 2011.
  • I've been to many funerals of funny people, and they're some of the funniest days you'll ever have, because the emotions run high.

  • What naturally stops you making the film is there is no more money in the budget. That's really what it is. If you had an unlimited budget, if you were a billionaire and you financed your own movies, then you can either date, because you can sit in an editing room for six years, like Howard Hughes, and never finish anything.

    "Q&A: Albert Brooks talks ‘Drive,’ awards love, the problem with twitter and Judd Apatow". Interview with Gregory Ellwood, December 21, 2011.
  • 'Drive' came to me because the casting director knew my manager and called and said, 'You've always talked to me about Albert wanting to play the heavy. I think he should read this.' My ears just perked up.

    "Albert Brooks Talks DRIVE, TAXI DRIVER, Improvising, Future Projects, Where’s the DEFENDING YOUR LIFE Blu-ray & Turning Down Roles". Interview with Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub, October 31, 2011.
  • I've always felt like I work in a small little area that doesn't represent anything like the rest of society.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes".
  • When I went to acting school, the kids that got the best grades were the kids that could cry on cue. But it didn't really translate into careers for any of them, because the external is the easy part.

  • Being a screenwriter in Hollywood is like being a eunuch at an orgy. Worse, actually, at least the eunuch is allowed to watch.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes".
  • I take anything other than 'you big pig!' as a compliment.

  • What's interesting about books that take place in the future, even twenty years in the future, is that many of them are black or white: It's either a utopia or it's misery. The real truth is that there's going to be both things in any future, just like there is now.

  • Most entertainment is trying to get you. It's tested, like toothpaste.

  • When I was younger, I wasn't concentrating on good days. I was managing a career and trying to have a good year. It would always 'lead' to something, which never leads to anything except death, where everything leads to. And then as I got older, and then I had my kids and everything, I began to appreciate a great Wednesday.

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