"It was like in Samoa when they'd put up a movie screen on the beach and show movies and the locals would run behind the sheet to see where the people went. It was pretty grim."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Dick Wolf on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Dick Wolf on Johnny Depp
"You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."Dick Wolf on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Dick Wolf on Clint Eastwood
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."Dick Wolf on Walt Disney
"I was raised not to be rude, but I also try to get the best work out of people."
"I do love television. But the business is accelerating and people are not getting the chance to fail."
"It's show business. No show, no business."
"I try to just communicate what I want done as clearly and simply as possible."
"People recognize certain things, like 'D' means 'this dialogue stinks.' We're dealing with shows that are written here, shot in New York and posted back here. Accurate communication is a necessity."