Ben Hecht Quotes & Sayings

18 most famous Ben Hecht quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was an American writer who passed away on 18 April, 1964.

Ben Hecht Quotes
“Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat.”
“I know that a man who shows me his wealth is like the beggar who shows me his poverty; they are both looking for alms from me, the rich man for the alms of my envy, the poor man for the alms of my guilt.”
Ben Hecht Quotes
“Time is a circus, always packing up and moving away.”
Ben Hecht Quotes
“Prejudice is a raft onto which the shipwrecked mind clambers and paddles to safety.”
Ben Hecht Quotes
“Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock.”
Ben Hecht Quotes
“In Hollywood, a starlet is the name for any woman under thirty who is not actively employed in a brothel.”
Ben Hecht Quotes
“Listen, little boy. In this business, there's only one law you gotta follow to keep outta trouble. Do it first, do it yourself, and keep on doin' it.”
Ben Hecht Quotes
“A man nearly always loves for other reasons than he thinks. A lover is apt to be as full of secrets from himself as is the object of his love from him.”
Ben Hecht Quotes
“I have written a raucous valentine to a poet's dream and agony.”
Ben Hecht Quotes
“People's sex habits are as well known in Hollywood as their political opinions, and much less criticized.”

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