If you're going to tell people the truth, be funny or they'll kill you.
Quote by Billy Wilder
It was hell at the time, but after it was over, it was wonderful.
What critics call dirty in our pictures, they call lusty in foreign films.
He has Van Gogh's ear for music.
I'd worship the ground you walked on if only you walked in a better neighborhood.
Hindsight is always twenty-twenty.
An audience is never wrong. An individual member of it may be an imbecile, but...
We are on the track of something absolutely mediocre.
Hollywood didn't kill Marilyn Monroe, it's the Marilyn Monroes who are killing Hollywood.
Now, what is it which makes a scene interesting? If you see a man coming...
Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone...
France is the country where the money falls apart and you can't tear the toilet...
I've met a lot of hardboiled eggs in my time, but you're twenty minutes.
I have ten commandments. The first nine are, thou shalt not bore. The tenth is,...
Perhaps it's getting to be an act of courage to say the truth about her....
It used to be that we in films were the lowest form of art. Now...
If there's anything I hate more than being taken seriously, it's being taken too seriously.
France is a place where the money falls apart in your hands but you can't...
Happiness is working with Jack Lemmon.
Shoot a few scenes out of focus. I want to win the foreign film award.
A director must be a policeman, a midwife, a psychoanalyst, a sycophant and a bastard.