Quotes by Amy Heckerling (Director/American).

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I attended Art & Design High School, and at one point, you had to write about what you wanted to be when you grew up. I wrote that I wanted to be a writer for 'Mad' magazine.
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Babies don't need fathers, but mothers do. Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of.
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There was one vampire movie that Gerard Butler was in, 'Dracula 2000,' and they touched on something interesting, but it only worked in the context of that particular movie, which was that the original vampire was Judas.
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Teens are the target demographic for everything in pop culture.
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I still find it interesting that there could be a point between a young guy and a girl when they decide to hold hands as they walk down the block. At some point, they decide to make the leap from pushing and insulting each other to doing something tender and possessive and showing the world that.
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Sometimes people say, 'Oh you did one of my favorite movies,' and I will ask them what the other one is, and it's always something that I totally hate.
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The building in the Bronx where I grew up was filled with mostly Holocaust survivors. My two best friends' parents both survived the camps. Everyone in my grandparents' building had tattoos. I'd go shopping with my grandparents, and the butcher, the baker, everybody in the whole neighborhood had tattoos.
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I spent my entire youth in front of a TV watching old movies, and as soon as I was able to get a subway pass, when I was 14, I joined the Museum of Modern Art and was there all weekend watching old movies.
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I don't know what goes on behind my back... I always feel like, if you don't have anything good to say, then don't say anything.
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In Hollywood, whenever you do anything, it seems like there's going to be 30 of them. When I did 'Look Who's Talking,' people went: 'Oh but there's going to be this baby movie and that baby movie.' I can't worry about that. I can only do what I want to do.
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I really live in my own kind of universe.
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Bitterness is so ugly. I don't want to go there.
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I've always hated the way Hollywood has portrayed accountants. They're always little nerd balls, wimpy, afraid of everything. Growing up with accountants, I don't see them that way.
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There's something you do when you're completely confident that just can't be replicated when you know you're doing something wrong.
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For my money, the movies of the '70s were just amazing.
• Amy Heckerling
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When I first got my driver's license, I was hit by a drunk driver. He was coming off of a freeway, and I was hurt pretty badly from somebody driving really fast.
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In junior high, I really wanted to be popular. Suddenly there were parties with boys, and I wanted to be part of that. There was a group of girls, and I wanted to be friends with them.
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The way things have changed. The pictures in the womb they have now. They're just amazing. They're just like a snapshot of a person.
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Blood probably tastes like salty water, right?
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There are a lot of people in Beverly Hills who come from the Middle East, who are very much a part of the Beverly Hills fabric, and their kids grew up with the privileges of Beverly Hills. And yet they still have to deal with a lot of the prejudice against them for being foreign-born.
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I'd rather see what young people are going through than see things explode.
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Body image - what we're supposed to look like - is made so unattainable that all girls are put in this position of feeling inferior. That's a horrible thing.
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I was in a special class, where you skip a grade - you go from seventh to ninth. But I got kicked out. You had to maintain an 85 average, and I didn't. I was too focused on trying to be popular.
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After Gmail, if you have AOL, people are like, 'Are you still with this?' What does it matter what e-mail you have?
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When you have somebody writing or acting for you, you have to be free to have them hate you so you can get your ideas across without worrying.
• Amy Heckerling

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