“I suspect that a greater and more insidious influence may lie in what they tell us about being in love.”

― David Thomson

“The only real danger is flinching, seeming to notice your own nakedness.”

― David Thomson

“Novak is the epitome of every small-town waitress or beauty contest winner who thought of being in the movies.”

― David Thomson

“What greater contrast of chiaroscuro is there than that between burning screen and darkened audience.”

― David Thomson

“Fiction is the great virus waiting to do away with fact—that is one of the most ominous meanings of the film.”

― David Thomson

“Why is it dark in cinemas? So that the compulsive force of our involvement may be hidden.”

― David Thomson

“We have more (potential) sites than the ability to fill them.”

― David Thomson

“Dynamic duos are the stuff of corporate legend: Sears and Roebuck, Roy and Walt Disney, Hewlett and Packard, and the like.”

― David Thomson

“Film has offered adventure, hope, fantasy, and escape for those of us encased in poverty, limitation, and quiet desperation.”

― David Thomson

“How many times do we all have to do this? Get up, go to school, again? Before everyone admits it's a crap idea.”

― David Thomson

Famous People Quotes That Will Encourage You to Read