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Quotes by Harvey Weinstein on business, relationship, technology, art, business, movies, love, freedom, knowledge, and time.

25 Famous Quotes By Harvey Weinstein, The Fallen Tinsel Town Kingmaker

Famous As: Film Producer
Born On: March 19, 1952
Born In: Flushing, New York City

Harvey Weinstein is a former film producer and notorious convicted sex offender. He is lodged at the ‘Wende Correctional Facility,’ in the U.S.A, serving a twenty-three year sentence. Before being convicted and imprisoned, he, along with his brother co-founded ‘Miramax,’ an entertainment company. Some of the most successful films produced by the company were ‘Pulp Fiction,’ ‘Sex, Lies and Videotape,’ Shakespeare in Love,’ Heavenly Creatures,’ ‘The Crying Game,’ and ‘Flirting with Disaster.’ Here is a collection of quotes by Harvey Weinstein, which have been excerpted from his movies and interviews. Presenting a corpus of sayings by Harvey Weinstein on respect, country, benevolent, living, mistakes, tax, confidence, politics, humor, hope, people, world, black, and more.

I think we do have our true, original stories that work. I can tell you that 'The King's Speech,' which we did, became a worldwide smash because people loved the personal story.

Harvey Weinstein

I think audiences can deal with these mature themes.

Harvey Weinstein

I must admit, even though I'm the product of two Jewish parents, I think the Irish temper got in there somewhere, so I'm going to check Mom's genealogy.

Harvey Weinstein

I love it when these Internet dudes say to me, 'Hey man, we just want to be 'content neutral.'

Harvey Weinstein

I learned what I really love is making films, not the film business. I want to be on the set, meeting with writers, I want that freedom. I love it now.

Harvey Weinstein

I hope to continue my friendship with France and its filmmakers for many years to come.

Harvey Weinstein

I don't know, I'll probably make the first superhero movie that bombs.

Harvey Weinstein

I don't have to agree with everything a candidate does to support him.

Harvey Weinstein

I always loved the creative process, from 'Shakespeare in Love' to 'Finding Neverland' to 'Basquiat'; whether it's serious, or it's comedic, whether it's the 'inside look' at that, it seems to be a theme of what I do.

Harvey Weinstein

I always find that when I do something that I like, from my heart, then it works.

Harvey Weinstein

Everybody who's played Marilyn Monroe before has gone down in flames. It's impossible to capture Marilyn Monroe.

Harvey Weinstein

Every time I do a movie like 'Finding Neverland' or 'Chocolat' or 'Shakespeare' in Love,' we deal with the creative process, but there's humor and fun along the way. I always love that kind of movie.

Harvey Weinstein

Debt can be the most addictive thing in the universe, and it can kill you. You get used to living high off the hog. It was intoxicating.

Harvey Weinstein

Audiences want to see intelligent movies.

Harvey Weinstein

As a young man, I went to Paris and soaked up many hours of film knowledge from Robert Hakim in my efforts to become a producer.

Harvey Weinstein

All my movies got screwed up because of my personality.

Harvey Weinstein

All my life, I have loved and been inspired by French cinema, and as a studio head it has been my pride and joy to have the ability to bring movies to audiences around the world.

Harvey Weinstein

All that self-control stuff, I tried all that stuff from analysts. I went everywhere to these guys, every kind of anger-management, psychologist, psychiatrist. 'Get rid of my temper, get rid of my temper.' And there was only one guy who just said, 'I don't think this is related to, uh, issues. I think there has got to be something wrong.'

Harvey Weinstein

George Clooney's 'Ides of March' could be the most under-appreciated movie of the year. In 20 years they're gonna go back and say, 'Oh, that was American politics in that time period.' I follow politics, I love it, and that movie is so authentic.

Harvey Weinstein

I just finished my homework fast, I was bored to death. There wasn't 500 channels so there was a thing for a librarian to teach a kid like me about reading. I started reading early and I read all the time, because I love it.

Harvey Weinstein

I never make a movie for awards consideration. I will use the hope of getting an Academy Award a) to honor the people who work so hard and also b) it's the greatest Good Housekeeping seal in the world. It's the greatest brand. It's as good as Louis Vuitton and Dior in the world of moviemaking. It's the Super Bowl.

Harvey Weinstein

I saw 'Tintin' in Europe - it is 'Indiana Jones' on steroids. Unbelievable. What a fantastic movie. Steven Spielberg, you rock the house. And working with those young English guys like Edgar Wright, and also Peter Jackson; what a great combination.

Harvey Weinstein

I speak to kids 16, 17 years old, they haven't read a newspaper. They haven't physically handled a newspaper. They don't even look at the headlines on a subway. These kids are on the Internet and the level of news that they're getting is not the quality of 'The New York Times' or 'The Wall Street Journal.' It's way deficient, and they don't care.

Harvey Weinstein

I think for us - the Weinstein name, the Miramax name - they've both become synonymous with brands. We have a real winning formula when it comes to championing a different kind of movie, and I think the audience trusts us.

Harvey Weinstein

I want to deal with somebody who comes from another country to the United States and has a family that comes. I don't care if it's a black family from Jamaica or a Hispanic family from Mexico. These issues need to be dealt with, but they need to be dealt with in the entertaining way.

Harvey Weinstein