n. A region populated by professional liars of an order that celebrates dysfunctional behavior.
It's hard to tell where Hollywood ends and the DTs begin.
— W.C. Fields
After two years in Washington, I often long for the realism and sincerity of Hollywood.
— Fred Thompson
You can take all the sincerity in Hollywood, place it in the navel of a firefly and still have room enough for three caraway seeds and a producer's heart.
— Fred Allen
Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.
— Marilyn Monroe
Behind the phony tinsel of Hollywood lies the real tinsel.
— Oscar Levant
You can't find any true closeness in Hollywood, because everybody does the fake closeness so well.
— Carrie Fisher
In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk.
— Rita Rudner
Hollywood is a place where they place you under contract instead of under observation.
— Walter Winchell
Small towns in the United States are the repositories of American nostalgia. The big cities are laboratories of American pathology. For pathological nostalgia, we have Hollywood.
— William Ferraiolo