Yes, I Did Say That!

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A look at who's saying what in entertainment.

I had such a good experience. Brad thinks I'm going to be impatient with directors. … I get impatient with people working on a film who have their head in their hands like it's the most complicated thing in the world."
-- Angelina Jolie
Discussing her feature directorial debut, In the Land of Blood and Honey.

"If I make a mistake, it's not going to cost 100,000 people their lives. I'm very happy telling stories. Films don't hurt people. They just get badly reviewed sometimes."
-- George Clooney
The actor-director, responding to the question of whether he would ever seek political office.

 "It was a wonderful full circle. … Diner was my very first movie and Barry's first movie, and this is Sam's first movie."
-- Ellen Barkin
The actress, 57, on starring in 26-year-old boyfriend Sam Levinson's directorial debut, Another Happy Day, 29 years after starring in the debut of his father, Barry Levinson.

"I'm pitching CBS the idea of doing a celebrity version of Dancing With the Stars!"
-- Josh Malina
The actor, tweeting after hearing the cast of the ABC reality competition includes Rob Kardashian, talk show host Nancy Grace and Chaz Bono, the show's first transgender participant.

"I always love a happy, upbeat morbid love story."
-- Gus Van Sant
The director, on his film Restless, about a terminally ill girl who falls in love with a funeral crasher.

"I think history shows that we are all Nazis somewhere … and the way we do not investigate it is to make it a taboo to talk about it."
-- Lars von Trier
The director, continuing to explain his controversial "I'm a Nazi" comment uttered at the Cannes Film Festival in May.

"I need a graceful re-entry so I just don't look like a desperate hypocrite douchebag who like was gone for a week and then came back."
-- Kurt Sutter
The Sons of Anarchy creator and Twitter favorite, discussing his eventual return to the social media site.

"Last year, I sat there between Natalie Portman and the president of Italy, and I think I peed in my pants. But they say the place has been redone, so I guess any humidity you feel there is your own."
-- Darren Aronofsky
Venice Film Festival jury president, to The Ides of March helmer George Clooney, seated in the chair reserved for the director whose film opens the festival.

"Our being in this position is the result of some very bad decisions by you."
-- Susan Lucci
To ABC Daytime president Brian Frons when he told her he was canceling All My Children, effective Sept. 23.

"Apple makes an iPad, but does it make a movie? … It's not who makes the tablet first … but who makes it better."
-- Howard Stringer
The Sony Corp. chairman, touting his company's tablet computer versus the ubiquitous Apple product.

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