33 Total Quotes

Allan Sherman Quotes

You want to fall in love with a shoe, go ahead. A shoe can't love you back, but, on the other hand, a shoe can't hurt you too deeply either. And there are so many nice-looking shoes.
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#American Musician #Love #Quote of the Day

When the great history of trouble is written, my family will stand extremely high in the table of contents.
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#American Musician #Family

Adultery - which is the only grounds for divorce in New York - is not grounds for divorce in California. As a matter of fact, adultery in Southern California is grounds for marriage.
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#American Musician #Adultery

Even if Scrabble had been invented then, I wouldn't have wanted to play Scrabble, because the highest triple word score in the world would not have expressed how much I liked the game Natalie and I played every afternoon.
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#American Musician

Grandma cheated whenever she could. She cheated because it was a much more scientific and surer way of winning than trusting to luck.
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#American Musician

I had moved out of the Edison Hotel because I couldn't pay the bill and was living at the Lincoln Hotel, where I couldn't pay the bill either, but it was cheaper.
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#American Musician #Living

I have always lived beyond my means. I am still trying to live beyond my means, but it is getting harder all the time. I am very rich.
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#American Musician #Trying

I was having trouble making ends meet, and my beginnings weren't meeting either.
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#American Musician #Trouble

In Hollywood if you are not working, you are a leper. True, you are probably living in the most expensive leper colony in the world.
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#American Musician #Hollywood

It's a play where something went wrong, 'Cause it's five hours, twelve minutes long. If you sit there, my friend, From beginning 'til end, Then your bladder better be strong!
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#American Musician

My new Sex Image was an immediate hit. Richard Burton hasn't spoken to me since. Or before either, for that matter.
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#Sex

Our act started at the bottom and went downhill.
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#American Musician

The difference between reality and unreality is that reality has so little to recommend it.
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#American Musician #Reality

They sit there in committees day after day, And they each put in a color and it comes out gray. And we all have heard the saying, which is true as well as witty, That a camel is a horse that was designed by a committee.
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#American Musician

Well, you might as well imitate your own program because if you don't, someone else will.
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#American Musician

When the great history of horticulture is written I will be listed among the absent.
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#History

After the Lincoln Hotel people showed their colors by demanding payment, we turned our back on them. We moved out.
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#Colors

When they told Missus Cohen that she'd lost her man, She said 'Must you interrupt me when I'm playing 'Pan'?' Then she said to her partner, Missus R. J. Rosen, 'Cohen was a lovely husband, but he's no good frozen.
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#Man

I didn't decide I was crazy until 1952. That's when I began making a steady salary and could afford to be crazy.
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#American Musician

In Hollywood, we have some of the richest unemployed people in the world. They have sun tans. Some of them have chauffeurs in Rolls-Royces waiting outside. They have their golf clubs ready in the car. There is no law that says you cannot play golf while being unemployed.
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#Hollywood

Success is like winning the sweepstakes or getting killed in an automobile crash. It always happens to somebody else.
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#Success