Robert Osborne Quotes


I'm very enthusiastic about the Academy Awards because if there were no Oscars we wouldn't have as many good movies as we do have.

I think Kennedy being assassinated changed the world. That shot changed everything about America and made us cynical made people discontent and angry.

When I was growing up you'd read about actors and they'd never tell you their age and how much they made a year as part of their definition.

My age and my phone number are both unlisted.

America once had the clarity of the pioneer ax.

I was shaped by the heroes in the films I saw which you always want to emulate and be like. I wanted to be like Alan Ladd Gary Cooper Jimmy Stewart.

My folks were busy. My dad was a teacher and it was during the Second World War and my mother was working. So I got my stories from films and books. I read a lot and I love to read to this day.

I can't imagine any one more delightful to sit and talk with about movies on a regular basis.

The closest to Hepburn is Cate Blanchett.

There comes a time when even icons if they choose to do so should be allowed to enjoy life out of the spotlight.

I think 'Elf' is funny with Will Ferrell. That's a great Christmas movie.

If they didn't have an Oscar for people to shoot for all they'd do is be making 'Dumb And Dumber' again and again.

I did see 'Gravity ' but I don't have the enthusiasm to go see a movie as often as I used to go.

If I didn't have my little schedule book I wouldn't get out of bed in the morning.

I love to be able to meet people who are successful and I love them not because they're successful but usually people who are successful have qualities that make them interesting to be around.