A green-light meeting is when the decision is made finally whether or not to make a given picture.
The green-light meeting, when I first started at Paramount, would consist of maybe three or four of us in a room. Perhaps two or three of us would have read the script under discussion.
I don't focus much on video. I watch here and there, perhaps two or three of my opponent's fights. That gives me a good idea of his style.
I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed.
The green-light decision process today consists of maybe of 30 or 40 people.
I love being a producer, and I think I essentially still operate as a producer even though I now have control of marketing and the ability to green-light shows - something every producer wants but that they don't get!
The only advice I would give Christians entering the world of arts: give yourself a period of time, maybe three or four years. If you haven't made it in your chosen art form, dump it.
Getting up to Zaire - getting ready to fight Muhammad Ali - I thought this will be a matter of just a little exercise. I'll probably knock him out in three rounds. Two, three - maybe three and a half rounds. That was the most confidence I had in my whole life.
Polly Berrien Berends
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
In the ultimate analysis, all of us would have served Pakistan better if history and our future generations judge us positively.
Ashfaq Parvez Kayani
Fortunately, problems are an everyday part of our life. Consider this: If there were no problems, most of us would be unemployed.
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I cannot permit you to disrupt the Paramount schedule.
David O. Selznick
Readers are paramount. I live to write books for them.
Paris is paramount for fashion, always was - always will be.
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Robert J. Sawyer
When I first started in film, I was terrified of the camera.
When I very first started out, I had that arrogance of youth.
When I first started to sing, I just swung at it with an axe.
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Lars von Trier
One good analogy is worth three hours discussion.
Dudley Field Malone
A full and fair discussion is essential to democracy.
The networks initiated the discussion of live coverage.
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Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Khil Raj Regmi
Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.
It's always tricky, meeting an author you've admired.
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Father of four. I like the sound of that.
Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark
I wrote all four of my books at Starbucks.
I like the Four Seasons. It's a nice hotel.
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Al Green is something else.
Being green means preventing waste.
No water, no life. No blue, no green.
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I was performing from the age of three.
I would like to have three or four kids.
I got nasty habits; I take tea at three.
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I would never do a sexist script.
I love TV, and I love a good script.
I always write the script by myself.
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The street is a room by agreement.
The world has no room for cowards.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Room service? Send up a larger room.
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I don't read the critics.
Read my lips: no new taxes.
George H. W. Bush
Don't classify me, read me.
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Many of us are quite stupid.
Clients want to work with us.
None of us don't have a vice.
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