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Max Adams

  • ... taste is like a sense of humor. I never met a person who didn't think they had one.

  • ... in Hollywood, everyone wants what someone else wants. It's like a law.

  • We are 'writers,' we are not supposed to be interested in filthy lucre, we are supposed to be starry eyed artistes. ... In Reality Land, we all want to maybe put dinner on the table once in a while, but in Fantasy Land, we are not supposed to be even interested in money because we are so caught up in the emotion of it all. That's an illusion, but people like it and it makes us feel holy or something so we all play along.

  • ... the only real rule I know in writing is, Don't be boring. Sleeping people don't read a word you write or hear a thing you say. How can they? They are asleep. So don't put anyone to sleep, and you will probably do okay.

Max Adams, U.S. screenwriter, actor

Full name: Max D. Adams.