Billy Wilder was one of the most influential movie makers in the history of American cinema. His movies were more famous than him and he left behind an incredible celluloid legacy. ‘The Apartment’ was a remarkable movie and made him the first person to win the ‘Academy Award’ as a producer, director and screen writer for the same. The critics all over the world described his work as cynical. Many few knew that Billy was also a journalist. His movies have topped on the list of American Film Institute’s list of 100 funniest American movies. The list includes five of his movies and two other movies which he had co-written - ‘The Apartment’, ‘The Seven Year Itch’, ‘Ball of Fire’ and ‘Ninotchka’ are few of his movies on the list. William was also an outstanding director and managed to squeeze out an Oscar winning performance out of William Holden in ‘Stalag 17’. We made 60 films in his film career, but he is considered as one of the brilliant and versatile film makers. His life and films have been source of a lot of thoughts and quotes in the form of dialogues etc. We have gathered a few of quotes and saying of Billy Wilder on life, dreams, movie making and much more.