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After I realized my father didn't take care of the family, he sank somewhat in my eyes.
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Anybody who thinks money will make you happy, hasn't got money.
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At the end of the day, no one's powerful.
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Broke is a Hollywood term!
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Clive Davis is wrong, and he's jealous.
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Dad was an intellectual. He wasn't successful or ambitious. He spoke lots of languages.
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Disney paid more than it wanted, and Jeffrey Katzenberg got less than he wanted.
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Go for the gut, go for the emotions.
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Happy is harder than money. Anybody who thinks money will make you happy hasn't got money.
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HIV infection and AIDS is growing - but so too is public apathy. We have already lost too many friends and colleagues.
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I already had a loser with Personal Best, and I am not going to take any chance of failure.
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I am truly my mother's son.
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I believe we're all in denial about the people we love.
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I can't imagine that anything in the future will be better than this.
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I don't like any of my clients. This is not fun any more.
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I hate to kick a man when he's down.
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I hope my gifts will encourage more people to come forward and give generously. In the face of so much death, we must do all we can to support life.
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I intend to be me. Whatever that is.
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I just needed a job. Before being hired as an usher at the CBS Theatre, I didn't even know there was a show business!
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I knew all those people, intimately and well.
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I know that I will succeed, because I am committing all the energy, intelligence, passion, and belief that I can muster up to make me do so.
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I made more enemies today than in my whole life.
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I never went to business school. I was just bumbling through a lot of my life. I was like the guy behind the curtain in The Wizard of Oz.
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I thought I'd be a success even back in the mailroom at William Morris.
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I told them that we wouldn't take one penny in salary or bonuses or anything until they got a return. And we didn't.
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I want to go home, watch a movie, and go to bed.
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I want to keep Asylum Records very small.
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I want to read this book and not worry whether or not Steve McQueen is going to be available to play the lead.
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I was standing up for Jeffrey. I'm a stand-up guy. I can be counted on by my friends. And I'm proud of that and I feel good about that.
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I would like to own the Los Angeles Times.
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I would say that Bob Dylan is as interested in money as any person I've known in my life. That's just the truth.
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I'll never have more artists than I can fit into this sauna.
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I'm Billy the Kid, the fastest draw. It's not arrogance. It's the truth.
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I'm delivering the mail to people's offices and I hear them on the phone, and I think, I can do that. Talk on the phone. This I can do.
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I'm going to Acapulco for a vacation. What the hell do I have to be in Washington for?
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I'm good at deciding what people like. I'm gifted at knowing what will be a success before it is a success.
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I'm just here as a member of the audience.
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I'm not in this because I need or want to make another billion; that would have no value. It's all in the doing, all in the journey.
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I'm not lending that painting. It's too fragile. Don't bother me about it any more.
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I'm not looking to be a personal manager.
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I'm not Sammy Glick. I've never killed anyone. I don't have to. I'm too talented.
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I'm willing to trust people until I'm taught not to trust them. I come from a place of trust and openness.
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I've been working on myself, and my demons and my nonsense for a long, long time.
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In Hollywood people lie to each other and cheat each other and then go and play tennis. But I don't want to be a tennis player.
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In order to get a job at the William Morris Agency, I said I graduated from UCLA.
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In the '70s, I wasn't a businessman. I was simply a fan. In the '80s I was a businessman.
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It makes me incredibly sad thinking that in two weeks Geffen Records will be there but I won't be there.
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It was an amazing display of herd thinking. I don't know anything about the lawsuit.
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It's easy in music to tell what's good. It's hard to tell what's bad.
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It's hard for me to explain to you what I've done, even in the past, let alone today.
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It's the perfect definition of a settlement. Both parties didn't get what they wanted.
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It's very easy for me to thank everyone for the incredible contribution they've made to my life.
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It's very sad for me. It's a painful thing.
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Most of the artists were trying to make a living, trying to get laid, trying to figure out who they were. They weren't trying to change the world.
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Move to California. Malibu is paradise.
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My life can't be a failure, right? My life is a success; I'm a happy guy.
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My mother taught me to love my work. I learned everything about business from her.
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Normally I'm a nervous wreck getting up in front of people.
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People in the record business come up with names like Asylum, Capricorn, Island.
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Pimps are big, rough, threatening guys. There are no pimps like this scrawny guy.
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Steven Spielberg and I have tremendous amounts of money.
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The money certainly doesn't make it worthwhile.
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The one thing I despise is making decisions based on how other people will view or judge me.
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The opportunity for an entrepreneur to start a company from scratch today is abysmal.
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The record business is a disaster, Broadway is a disaster. Things are bad but I'm doing well.
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This is a marathon, not a sprint. Watch where we are at the end of the race.
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This isn't about the hero winning. My picture is about capitalism and what it teaches you and how hard it can be for some people.
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To be able to live and work in the United States is a privilege.
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We know what we're doing, no matter what anyone else writes.
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We were all just hanging out, and-oh, my God-I just heard this guy Tom Waits, and isn't he terrific, and I'm going to make a record with him.
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We would all rather die than fail.
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We're going to continue to run the company as we always have.
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Werner Erhard told us at the beginning that he was going to tell us everything we needed to know about sex. I was so disappointed!
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What am I going to say to these people? It's awful. Awful. I have absolutely no desire to go to these things. I lead a very quiet life.
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What, are they going to bury you with your money someday?
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When friends of yours get divorced, I'm sure you're not on the phone calling them up and telling them to get back together.
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You have an idea of the way you think it is, and it's not that way at all, it's something else.
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