Producer Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old producer quotes, producer sayings, and producer proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Producers are so much better-educated in issues related to terrorism.      

Mike Johanns

Producers are not gamblers. They want a good return on their investment.     

Max Von Sydow

Humans are producers of their life circumstance not just products of them.     

Albert Bandura

The producers like to keep people guessing and keep them on the edge of their seats.     

Daniela Ruah

A producer is a saboteur who tries to infiltrate the passivity of viewers and to create impressions that are lasting.     

BILL MOYERS

As a producer, you can't break up w/your own project. It's like sleeping with someone that you don't like... Forever.     

Nina Jacobson

What's nice about being a producer is you get to roll the dice more often, and you get to be involved with lots of different kinds of music.     

Jerry Harrison

When producers want to know what the public wants, they graph it as curves. When they want to tell the public what to get, they say it in curves.     

Marshall McLuhan

A good producer brings out the best in the artist he's working with. You shouldn't be able to listen to something and say, 'So-and-so produced this album.     

Eddie Van Halen

Producers are now employees, not creators.     

Marshall Herskovitz

As a producer, you've got to be involved in helping out with solving problems.     

Russell Brand

As a producer, you have an opportunity to see the whole and bring people together.     

Jake Gyllenhaal

The beauty of having a producer is that you have someone who says, You're finished.     

Sheryl Crow

As a producer you can be more objective about the songs because you didn't write them.     

Eric Bachmann

As a producer, youre pretty much creating a body of work that an artist has to stand behind.     

DJ Jazzy Jeff

As a producer, you really have - you're able to hand-pick all the talent that you want to be surrounded with.     

Hilary Swank

We are the producers of our own thinking. Thought is not something that happens to us, but something that we do to ourselves.     

John Spence

If you’re a producer, you always spend too much money because you want that shot – and you’re willing to spend a bundle to get it.     

Bill Kurtis

It's interesting most people don't really know what a producer does and really the producer is the very first person on-site and the very last one to leave.     

Carl Mazzocone