When things get really bad, just raise your glass and stamp your feet and do a little jig. That’s about all you can do.
There was nothing on earth so good that it had not something nasty about its first origin.[На земле нет ничего хорошего, что в своём первоисточнике не имело бы гадости.]
It’s possible for me to make a bad movie out of a good script, but I can’t make a good movie from a bad script.
I enjoy the bad things that are said about me. It enhances sales and makes me feel evil. I don’t like to feel good ’cause I am good. But evil? Yes. It gives me another dimension.[book]
I can’t think of any one film that improved on a good novel, but I can think of many good films that came from very bad novels.