Samuel Fuller Quotes


We don't murder we kill.... You don't murder animals you kill them.

I hate violence. That has never prevented me from using it in my films.

Film is a battleground. Love hate violence action death...In a word emotion.

A film is like a battleground. It's love hate action violence death?In one word emotions.

When you're in the battlefield survival is all there is. Death is the only great emotion.

There's a difference between a Nazi and a German.

We'll build a democracy here even if it's with Nazi bricks.

Life is in color but black and white is more realistic.

When you're in the battlefield survival is all there is.

Film is a battleground.

The creepy thing about battle is you always feel alone.

Being a hooker does not mean being evil. The same with a pick-pocket or even a thief. You do what you do out of necessity.

Heroes? Don't believe in them.

A woman is just a script but a cigar is a motion picture.

We got a right to climb out of the sewer and live like other people. We could start from scratch. Make every minute count twice for the one we lost.

We have too many intellectuals who are afraid to use the pistol of common sense

If a story doesn't give you a hard-on in the first couple of scenes throw it in the goddamned garbage.

Extending the language of film sometimes starts with just trying to show one true thing.

When you're at the end of your rope all you have to do is make one foot move out in front of the other. Just take the next step. That's all there is to it.

Surviving is the only glory in war.

If your first scene doesn't give you a hard on throw it out!

You know how you smoke out a sniper? You send a guy out in the open and you see if he gets shot. They thought that one up at West Point