• May 2016

What Makes Hollywood Great? A Dozen of Our Favorite Stars Offer Their Opinions

When it comes to Hollywood celebrities, we put Jim Henson near the top of the list.

After all, he introduced the world to Kermit the Frog in 1955, and long after Henson’s death (tragically in 1990, at the age of 53), the affable, kind, Muppet amphibian continued to emulate Henson’s spirit as he led a gaggle of googly-eyed talking puppets and helped make the world a happier place.

Here’s our favorite: “Life is like a movie. Write your own ending.”

Scroll down for other quotes featuring the thoughts of celebrities on: Hollywood.

“Hollywood is a place where they’ll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.” ― Marilyn Monroe

“In Hollywood if you don’t have a shrink, people think you’re crazy.” ― Johnny Carson

“Any actress who appears in public without being well-groomed is digging her own grave.” ― Joan Crawford

“I’m an actor, not a star. Stars are people who live in Hollywood and have heart-shaped swimming pools.” — Al Pacino

“Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that’s printed about him.” ― Orson Welles

“Most of the successful people in Hollywood are failures as human beings.” ― Marlon Brando

“Hollywood is like Picasso’s bathroom.” ― Candice Bergen

“If you think Hollywood is depressing and corrupt, politics is really depressing and corrupt ― and fueled even more than Hollywood by money ― if that’s possible.” ― Ben Affleck

“If all the people in Hollywood who have had plastic surgery, if they went on vacation, there wouldn’t be a person left in town.” — Michael Jackson

“I don’t have to be an imitation of a white woman that Hollywood sort of hoped I’d become. I’m me, and I’m like nobody else.” — Lena Horne

“My folks came to U.S. as immigrants, aliens, and became citizens. I was born in Boston, a citizen, went to Hollywood and became an alien.” — Leonard Nimoy

“Hollywood has always been a cage — a cage to catch our dreams.” — John Huston

Sources: goodreads.combrainyquote.comfamous-quotes.comoldhollywoodquotesWikipedia: Marilyn Monroe

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