Top 10 Quotes by Randy Newman

Randy Newman

I think in most cases, unless you're writing about a character who is garrulous, you say what you've got to say and then get out. Those little conjunctions, those little turnaround words help you do it. That's the way I like to write: I get rid of things rather than add them.

Randy Newman
Sometimes what I'm writing is more important to me than the rest of my life. It's more important to me that I'm writing well than anything else.
Randy Newman

We've raised the most money we've ever raised in Taylor County.

Randy Newman
Thank God for the potholes on memory lane.
Randy Newman

Stay away from drugs. They're not worth it. I've tried, but there's none of them that's worth it. Randy Ne

Randy Newman
I've always had a lot of respect from the people I respected.
Randy Newman

Most of my songs are about insensitivity of some kind. Randy Newma

Randy Newman
You know, they say you can reduce genius to someone who spent 10,000 hours trying to get good at something. I'm not claiming either one of those. I haven't done anything for 10,000 hours but sleep. But you do stuff enough, you get better at it. Usually it's a simple thing like that. Essentially, a brainless endeavor.
Randy Newman

I'm pretty proud of my film music in general. Randy Newma

Randy Newman
I have owned and played a Steinway all my life. It's the best Beethoven piano. The best Chopin piano. And the best Ray Charles piano. I like it, too.