Quotes by Paddy Chayefsky

When you gonna get married, Marty? You should be ashamed of yourself. All your brothers and sisters, younger than you, they get ma rried and ...

Paddy Chayefsky marriage families siblings

Howard Beale is processed, instant God, and right now it looks like he might just go over bigger than Mary Tyler Moore. ...

Paddy Chayefsky news entertainment

I wouldn't interfere with the actual news itself, but TV is show biz, Max, and even the news has to have a little showmanship. ...

Paddy Chayefsky news entertainment

Your last words as you led the charge up the beach were, "Okay, men, let's show 'em whose beach this is!" ...

Paddy Chayefsky heroes heroines military the war

You don't send a man to his death because you want a hero. ...

Paddy Chayefsky heroes heroines military the war

In peacetime, they had all been normal decent, cowards, frightened of their wives, trembling before their bosses, terrified at the passing o ...

Paddy Chayefsky war heroes heroines human nature

This is not a psychotic episode. This is a cleansing moment of clarity. ...

Paddy Chayefsky madness

All I know is that first, you've got to get mad. You've got to say, 'I'm a human being, goddamn it, my life has value.' So I want you to get ...

Paddy Chayefsky anger Americans

Marty: I'm just a fat little man. A fat ugly man.Mrs. Pilletti: You're not ugly.Marty: I'm ugly! I'm ugly! I'm ugly! ...

Paddy Chayefsky self-evaluation ugliness parents and children

I'm a man without a corporation. ...

Paddy Chayefsky careers business

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