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Stanley Kubrick
(1928-1999) born on
Jul 26
US film director, writer. His films have a cool, formal visual style, meticulous attention to detail, and often ironic pessimism -- "2001," "Dr Strangelove," and "Lolita."
A film is -- or should be -- more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings.

The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.
You sit at the board and suddenly your heart leaps. Your hand trembles to pick up the piece and move it. But what chess teaches you is that you must sit there calmly and think about whether it's really a good idea and whether there are other, better idea
If you can talk brilliantly about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered.
The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: In "Newsweek," 26 May 80
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: The Guardian," 5 June 1963

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