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I wouldn't be caught dead marrying a woman old enough to be my wife. ...
by Tony Curtis

I wouldn't be caught dead marrying a woman old enough to be my wife.
- Tony Curtis

I want the public to know that it will be an honor
for me to meet them and spend a few special moments
with all those who helped me through my filmed career.
- Tony Curtis

For instance, I always have one hanging in Budapest in the mayors office.
- Tony Curtis

Its not age as much as the experiences I have had.
- Tony Curtis

 

I like Vegas for its spontaneity.
- Tony Curtis

But my longevity is due to my good timing.
- Tony Curtis

I've just opened a show in Florida, although I also
have many pieces on display around the world.
- Tony Curtis

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The service meant so much to me.
You don't know privileged I feel and how lucky I am to have served.
- Tony Curtis

Like an opera singer, I am able to sing out my song in paint.
- Tony Curtis

I enjoy being recognized whatever environment I'm in.
- Tony Curtis

I look at everything in an artistic way.
- Tony Curtis

I was born in and worked in a period that could be called enviable.
- Tony Curtis

I'm world famous, everywhere I go there are people
who love me because of I've been able to bring them
some joy from the movies I've made.
- Tony Curtis

Everywhere I go in the world, people know me and recognise
me and really show affection for me.
- Tony Curtis

Yes I'm still working, but my life's no longer filled with it.
- Tony Curtis

It is for the latter that I always wanted to be an actor:
to play characters who are always on the move.
- Tony Curtis

I've made 122 movies, and I daresay there's a picture
of mine showing somewhere in the world every day.
- Tony Curtis

Now I'm a painter.
That was another opportunity I was able to pursue,
I've been painting all my life, now it's become a second
career because of my success in the movies.
- Tony Curtis

At 17, I dreamed of seeing the world.
At 19, I had been around the world and back.
- Tony Curtis

I can't sit around and wait for the telephone to ring.
- Tony Curtis

It's such a human condition, whether you're a great
track star or a great knitting person or you paint watercolors -
someone knows who you are.
- Tony Curtis

The government gave me enough money to go to acting school.
- Tony Curtis

Painting is much more than therapy to me its a way of life.
- Tony Curtis

I will always remember this summer day in Paris,
when I was to perform a great acrobatic move.
I can still see myself stepping on the ring of a packed
circus along real performers.
- Tony Curtis

While you're doing it, you don't really know what you're doing.
- Tony Curtis

I joined the Navy hoping to be submariner and ended
up in the sub service aboard a tender in the Pacific.
- Tony Curtis

If you know how to live in Vegas you can have the best time.
- Tony Curtis

But where there is no art show, I would still be painting.
- Tony Curtis

My whole world before I joined the Navy was my neighborhood in the Bronx.
- Tony Curtis

I've been in the movies for 50 years,
I've made 130 some-odd movies.
- Tony Curtis

I used to be good friends with my depression,
saying oh I'm so depressed, or life is terrible.
- Tony Curtis

The movie business is very twisted, out of site,
out of mind, you know.
- Tony Curtis

They gave me away as a prize once - a Win Tony Curtis
For A Weekend competition.
The woman who won was disappointed.
She'd hoped for second prize - a new stove.
- Tony Curtis

I don't know what organically grown chickens are;
I've never seen one.
- Tony Curtis

Every movie I've been in has ended up on television.
- Tony Curtis

I enlisted when I was a boy.
The Navy looked after me like my mother.
It fed me, took care of me and gave me wonderful opportunities.
- Tony Curtis

We often don't think of them, we think of the great
wars and the great battles,
but what about losing a son or a daughter,
or a girl losing her husband or vice versa? I think
of the people who never got the chance to have the opportunities I had.
- Tony Curtis

Even on a personal note, my dressing table downstairs is crowded with things,
like a mini landscape.
It's a city with buildings and towers and roads.
There's a pool and a little park.
When I move something around it becomes a different tableau.
- Tony Curtis

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You can't let praise or criticism get to you.
It's a weakness to get caught up in either one.
- John Wooden

The truth is a snare:
you cannot have it, without being caught.
You cannot have the truth
in such a way that you catch it,
but only in such a way that it catches you.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Avoiding danger is no safer
in the long run than outright exposure.
he fearful are caught as often as the bold.
- Helen Keller

Commitment cannot be taught;
it can only be caught.
I refer to the crusading spirit.
Without the crusading spirit,
you may have the starting power
but not the staying power.
- Jimmy Yen

The Sweetest Strawberry:
A man traveling across a field encountered a tiger.
He fled, the tiger after him.
Coming to a precipice,
he caught hold of the root of a wild vine
and swung himself over the edge.
The tiger sniffed at him from above.
Trembling, the man looked down to where,
far below, another tiger was waiting to eat him.
Only the vine sustained him.
Two mice, one white and one black,
little by little started to gnaw away the vine.
The man then saw a luscious strawberry near him.
Grasping the vine with one hand,
he plucked the strawberry with the other.
How sweet it tasted.
- Zen Koan

To be able to be caught up into the world of thought -
that is being educated.
- Edith Hamilton

Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass
and the little ones get caught.
- Honore de Balzac

The details are the very source of expression in architecture.
But we are caught in a vice between art and the bottom line.
- Arthur Erickson

My father invented a cure for which there was no disease
and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it.
- Victor Borge

My father is black and my mother is white.
Therefore, I could answer to either,
which kind of makes me a racial Lone Ranger,
caught between two communities.
- Wentworth Miller

Every once in a while someone without a single bad habit gets caught.
- Kin Hubbard

We must send the message that if you use illegal drugs,
you will pay the ultimate price by not playing an entire season.
And if you get caught again, you will be banished for life.
- Jim Bunning

You keep pitching.
Most of the pitches run wild.
A few are caught.
- Joseph Barbera

The difference between a moral man and a man of honor
is that the latter regrets a discreditable act,
even when it has worked and he has not been caught.
- H. L. Mencken

May was young and beautiful, we were legally married,
but she was caught in the prison of my skin.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

It took a deadly illness to put me eye to eye with that truth,
but it is a truth that the country, caught up in its
ruthless ambitions and moral decay,
can learn on my dime.
- Lee Atwater

I would rather lose a good earring than be caught without make-up.
- Lana Turner

One day I caught four Dolphins, how much I have gazed
at these beautiful creatures...
as they changed their hue in twenty varieties of richest arrangement of tints.
- John James Audubon

I could not lose unless I was caught in bed with a dead girl or a live boy.
- Edwin W. Edwards

See, the SAG awards caught me totally by surprise.
- Patricia Clarkson

Golf, like measles, should be caught young.
- P. G. Wodehouse

I look for something that is highly unusual,
involving ordinary people caught in extraordinary situations.
- Walter Lord

The town caught fire in several places,
shells crashed and burst, and solid shot rained like hail.
- James Longstreet

Epitaph for a dead waiter - God finally caught his eye.
- George S. Kaufman

Jews are not part of a European ruling class imposed on helpless natives,
but are caught up in a tragedy in which two peoples
are struggling for the same piece of land.
- Jack Schwartz

Judy Garland's father was gay.
That seems to be the consensus.
They left Minnesota and went to California because
he got caught with some boy backstage.
- Judy Davis

We were kind of caught up in the genre trap.
We didn't really have a lot of artistic freedom.
They wanted us to go into a certain direction,
so they could promote us easier.
- Mark McGrath

Stevie Ray Vaughan was very intense.
Maybe that's what caught everybody's attention.
As a player, he didn't do anything amazing.
- Ritchie Blackmore

It is normal for me to wake and find myself writing in the dark...
or to be out of my tomb, caught in an unearthly world,
alive with the images that haunt me.
- Kim Elizabeth

The true measure of a man is what he would do if he
knew he would never be caught.
- Lord Kelvin

Don't get small units caught in between the forces of history.
- John W. Vessey, Jr.

Once you accept the existence of God -
however you define him,
however you explain your relationship to him -
then you are caught forever with his presence in the center of all things.
- Morris West


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