First of all, I never make a movie for awards consideration.
– Harvey Weinstein
The great actresses and actors receive awards for great roles in great films.
– Gloria Stuart
As a director on ‘The Office,’ there’s a tremendous weight that comes with directing features. I was being asked to direct a show that had already won an Emmy for Best Comedy. Steve Carell and the cast had already won the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards.
– Harold Ramis
There’s that unwritten schism that literary writers get all the awards and commericals writers get all the success.
– Jodi Picoult
I’m really into the irony of writing vaguely radical plays that instantly win huge establishment awards. It’s really amusing.
– Israel Horovitz
You don’t want to be flattered and become big-headed by getting awards. But, well, I am.
– Johnny Vegas
As independent filmmakers, we are actually deeply dependent on each other. The Spirit Awards are a public expression of those bonds, the intricate set of relationships and histories that we filmmakers depend on to make our most personal work.
– Ira Sachs
I’ve always felt, and I think I’m qualified to say so because I’ve won a few awards, that it’s a terrible shame to put something in competition with something else to be able to sell something.
– John Hurt
I didn’t come into the business to get awards or titles.
– Julie Walters
Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
– Jesse Owens
The Academy Awards were basically created by the industry to promote pictures. They weren’t really to acknowledge the performances. Then it became sort of this a great popularity contest and now, it’s an incredible show and it’s seen all over the world.
– James Cromwell
Up there with my awards, I have a great big statue of Groucho Marx, just to put everything in perspective.
– John Lithgow
I love awards, especially if I get them.
– Ben Gazzara
The Ned Kelly is definitely the coolest of all the crime fiction awards, and if you think about it, it’s the only one that’s given for an entire continent.
– Adrian McKinty
The academy awards in England; it’s a classy affair as well.
– Brenda Blethyn
I didn’t ever imagine, except in the most idle, obviously wish-fulfillment, ego-gratification fantasies, that anything I wrote would ever win awards, let alone so many.
– Ann Leckie
Hollywood and fashion are symbiotic partners, especially during awards season.
– Brad Goreski
Performing at the TMCF Awards Gala is so exciting.
– Andra Day
There’s something so quirky and fun and nerdy about the Tony Awards… We’re dorks being silly up there.
– Barrett Foa
I’m not really an awards person. I’ve got a couple of gongs over my time, but I tend to be snubbed anyway for some reason.
– Anthony Warlow
Oh yeah, I’m about to host the Genies, which are the Canadian Academy Awards.
– Andrea Martin
It’s not just about filming, you go to awards and interviews too. I enjoy all of it, even learning my lines!
– Christopher Parker
When it comes to the awards and everything, and the press, the publicity, this is all icing on the cake to me.
– Corey Hawkins
Most awards, you know, they don’t give you unless you go and get them – did you know that? Terribly discouraging.
– Barbra Streisand
You don’t want a movie to have a lot of awards and no audience.
– Andrew Lau
I produced and directed a movie a couple years ago that won some awards that Samuel Goldwyn released called ‘The Last Good Time’. I wrote, produced and directed it, but I wasn’t in it.
– Bob Balaban
I win my awards at the box office.
– Cecil B. DeMille
I didn’t get a lot of awards as a player. But they did have a Bob Uecker Day Off for me once in Philly.
– Bob Uecker
Hollywood is a roulette wheel. Each project dictates what’s going to happen for you next, and it doesn’t really matter that your project is critically acclaimed or won awards or has fans worldwide. It’s a matter of how many movie tickets and DVDs and on-demand movies that you sell.
– Adam Green
That whole concept of ‘I want to really go after people’ – I don’t understand that. Is it a roast, or is it an awards show?
– Billy Crystal