Neil Simon is 89 years old today. His best quotes:

WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

Read the best quotes of the iconic playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon. 

If you can go through life without experiencing pain you probably haven’t been born yet.

Talent is the gift plus the passion – a desire to succeed so intense that no force on earth can stop it.

Once you start compromising your thoughts, you’re a candidate for mediocrity.

I much prefer writing an original movie with the screen in mind to transferring a play to the screen.

I love living. I have some problems with my life, but living is the best thing they’ve come up with so far.
I firmly believe that if you follow a path that interests you, not to the exclusion of love, sensitivity, and cooperation with others, but with the strength of conviction that you can move others by your own efforts, and do not make success or failure the criteria by which…

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