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Steven Spielberg has won three Academy Awards. He is also a producer, studio entrepreneur, and screenwriter who amazed us with his wide range of genres for over four decades.

Steven Spielberg is famous for some of his best movies like 'E.T.', 'The Color Purple', 'Saving Private Ryan', 'Jurassic Park', 'Schindler's List', 'Jaws' and many more.

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Steven Spielberg Famous Quotes

According to Forbes, Steven Spielberg's net worth is $3.7 billion, and is one of the world's wealthiest filmmakers. He accumulated his wealth by making films and selling DreamWorks studio founded by Spielberg, David Geffen, and Jeffrey Katzenberg. Below are famous Steven Spielberg quotes.

1."I don’t dream at night, I dream at day, I dream all day; I’m dreaming for a living."

– Steven Spielberg.

2."Only a generation of readers will spawn a generation of writers."

― Steven Spielberg.

3."People have forgotten how to tell a story. Stories don’t have a middle or an end any more. They usually have a beginning that never stops beginning."

Steven Spielberg.

4."All good ideas start out as bad ideas, that’s why it takes so long."

- Steven Spielberg.

5."My problem is that my imagination won't turn off. I wake up so excited I can't eat breakfast. I've never run out of energy."

-  Steven Spielberg.

6. "Whether in success or in failure, I’m proud of every single movie I’ve directed. ”

-Steven Spielberg.

7."I’m not really interested in making money. That’s always come as the result of success, but it’s not been my goal, and I’ve had a tough time proving that to people."

– Steven Spielberg.

8."Why pay a dollar for a bookmark? Why not use the dollar for a bookmark?"

― Steven Spielberg.

9."Even though I get older, what I do never gets old, and that’s what I think keeps me hungry."

– Steven Spielberg.

10."When I grow up, I still want to be a director."

– Steven Spielberg.

Steven Spielberg Inspirational Quotes

Steven Spielberg is the best inspirational director of all time.

Steven Spielberg is an inspiration to many upcoming filmmakers, here is a collection of some motivational quotes from Steven Spielberg.

11."All of us every single year, we're a different person. I don't think we're the same person all our lives."

-Steven Spielberg.

12."Sometimes a dream almost whispers… it never shouts. Very hard to hear. So you have to, every day of your lives, be ready to hear what whispers in your ear."

– Steven Spielberg.

13."I just think that the qualities of leadership are unknown even to the leader until he's tested and given a challenge."

- Steven Spielberg.

14."You have many years ahead of you to create the dreams that we can't even imagine dreaming. You have done more for the collective unconscious of this planet than you will ever know."

- Steven Spielberg.

15."The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves."

– Steven Spielberg.

16."I want to say that I’ve always been full of hope. I’ve never lost that. I have a lot of hope for this country and for the entire world."

– Steven Spielberg.

17."Our one goal is to give the world a taste of peace, friendship, and understanding through the visual arts, the art of celebration of life."

– Steven Spielberg.

18."This is a time when we need to smile more and Hollywood movies are supposed to do that for people in difficult times."

- Steven Spielberg.

Quotes About Film Making

'Jurassic Park' is one of the most famous movies by Steven Spielberg.

Steven Spielberg's movies are unique and very close to the audience as he considers himself one amongst the audience. His love for movies brings out life in every frame. He keeps in mind the minute details of imagination in his work, emotions, and fantasies of all age groups.

He always encouraged new talent and worked with many top stars. He has worked with Tom Hanks five times, with Richard Dreyfuss three times, and many more leading actors in Hollywood. Here are some quotes by Steven Spielberg.

19."Every time I go to a movie, it's magic, no matter what the movie's about."

-Steven Spielberg.

20."I always like to think of the audience when I am directing. Because I am the audience."

-Steven Spielberg.

21."I just had a crazy, wild imagination all my life, and science fiction is the greatest outlet for me."

- Steven Spielberg.

22."I like the smell of film. I just like knowing there’s film going through the camera."

Steven Spielberg.

23."All through my career I’ve done what I can to discover new talent and give them a start."

– Steven Spielberg.

24."Casting sometimes is fate and destiny more than skill and talent, from a director's point of view."

- Steven Spielberg.

25."The public has an appetite for anything about imagination - anything that is as far away from reality as is creatively possible."

- Steven Spielberg.

26."The thing that I’m just scared to death of is that someday I’m going to wake up and bore somebody with a film."

Steven Spielberg.

27."A lot of the films I've made probably could have worked just as well 50 years ago, and that's just because I have a lot of old-fashion values."

Steven Spielberg.

28."You know, I don't really do that much looking inside me when I'm working on a project. Whatever I am becomes what that film is. But I change; you change."

Steven Spielberg.

29."There is a fine line between censorship and good taste and moral responsibility."

-Steven Spielberg.

30."Social media has taken over in America to such an extreme that to get my own kids to look back a week in their history is a miracle, let alone 100 years."

- Steven Spielberg.

31."You shouldn’t dream your film, you should make it!"

– Steven Spielberg.

32."The best time of my life has been the three instances where I have been there for the birth of my children. That is it, nothing has ever come close."

― Steven Spielberg.

33."I think in terms of chapters. Every time I finish a movie, it's a chapter. When one of my kids graduates from school, that's a chapter."

- Steven Spielberg.

34."It all starts with the script: it’s not worth taking myself away from my family if I don’t have something I’m really passionate about."

- Steven Spielberg.

35."My first reaction, every time I delve into an episode of history that I don’t know very much about, is anger that my teachers never taught me about it."

- Steven Spielberg.

36."Failure is inevitable. Success is elusive."

-Steven Spielberg.

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