"He has Van Gogh's ear for music."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Billy Wilder on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Billy Wilder on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Billy Wilder on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Billy Wilder on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Billy Wilder on Ray Charles
"The best director is the one you don't see."
"You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning."
"If you're going to tell people the truth, be funny or they'll kill you."
"Happiness is working with Jack Lemmon."
"France is a place where the money falls apart in your hands but you can't tear the toilet paper."