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Every Friday I used to have about fifty,
by Al Lewis

Every Friday I used to have about fifty,
sixty kids who would wait for me on Sunset Boulevard
and I'd take them all to dinner.
All runaways.
- Al Lewis

What motivated me? My mother.
My mother was an immigrant woman, a peasant woman,
struggled all her life, worked in the garment center.
- Al Lewis

I've been in the struggle over seventy years -
it doesn't bother me I may not win.
- Al Lewis

I have an old brain but a terrific memory.
- Al Lewis

 

America gets the politicians they deserve.
That's it.
And you keep struggling.
- Al Lewis

I prefer that for my own satisfaction over radio,
there's no audience.
TV, there's no audience.
I need the response of the audience,
even if it's a silent response.
- Al Lewis

I'm more important to me than any body you can mention.
Do you know that?
- Al Lewis

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Oscar Wilde said the rich and the poor are equal -
they can both sleep under the bridge.
Right? Do they have a right? You're damn right they have a right!
- Al Lewis

I went to all the Love-Ins.
I took my kids.
I enjoyed myself.
- Al Lewis

There's more to anybody.
Just because you haven't noticed it,
that's your problem,
that's not mine.
- Al Lewis

I'm for everyone having the opportunity to accept a $150,000 bribe.
- Al Lewis

I was an organizer in the Food, Agricultural and Tobacco
Workers Union down in North Carolina.
- Al Lewis

I know who I am.
I don't have to brag.
I know what I contributed.
I know what I did.
You think you can do it better? Hey,
go right ahead.
The stage is yours.
- Al Lewis

But find something that you absolutely love doing.
And then get to love the way you do it.
That's the uniqueness of all of us.
That's it.
- Al Lewis

I think people need housing.
And there's empty buildings, I think people should live in there.
If you want to call them squatters, trespassers,
hey, I call Wall Street thieves!
- Al Lewis

I probably worked every single entertainment medium,
including some that don't exist.
I worked the circus, carnival, I had my own medicine show,
I worked 18 years of radio.
- Al Lewis

Understood what the struggle was about.
My mother.
Couldn't read or write, but she had more sense than
many a graduate from Harvard.
- Al Lewis

The struggle goes on.
The victory is in the struggle, for me.
And I accepted that a long time ago.
- Al Lewis

My secret for success? I don't know what the hell success means.
- Al Lewis

As long as you gave it your best shot,
even if in the opinion of others "you failed,"
you didn't fail.
- Al Lewis

The ruling class is smarter than you,
and they're more creative.
And if you forget that lesson, you go down the drain.
Because if they weren't, they wouldn't be around as
long as they have been and as strong as they have been.
- Al Lewis

The United States, per capita, at a certain period in its history,
had the most junkies of any country ever in the world -
right after the Civil War.
The most brutal war, the greatest amount of casualties that America's ever had.
- Al Lewis

Not for nothing is their motto TGIF -
'Thank God It's Friday.' They live for the weekends,
when they can go do what they really want to do.
- Richard Nelson Bolles

People are surprised at how down-to-earth I am.
I like to stay home on Friday nights and listen to
'The Art of Happiness' by the Dalai Lama.
- Carmen Electra

If you must have motivation, think of your paycheck on Friday.
- Noel Coward

If you see me on Friday, you'll see different material on Saturday night.
- Kathy Griffin

I didn't have any real art training,
but when I was about twelve nad thirteen,
another boy and I went to a sign painter's house every
Friday night and took lessons.
- Rube Goldberg

We left Dayton, September 23, and arrived at our camp
at Kill Devil Hill on Friday,
the 25th.
- Orville Wright

If it comes back, I think that Friday night is not a good night to be on.
- Amber Tamblyn

We have to make sure the Good Friday Agreement works.
- Gerry Adams

I'm working 2 days a week right now,
narration usually on Wed.,
and host on camera on Friday.
- Robert Stack

And if you ask again whether there is any justice in the world,
you'll have to be satisfied with the reply:
Not for the time being;
at any rate,
not up to this Friday.
- Alfred Doblin

On Friday I was in Washington for a meeting with Administration officials.
In the course of that meeting, they requested that
I 'step aside' as CEO of GM,
and so I have.
- Rick Wagoner

Wednesday a junior came to me, and told me I was to
be hazed as I left the Opera House Friday night.
- Richard H. Davis

Composers today get a TV script on Friday and have to record on Tuesday.
It's just dreadful to impose on gifted talent and expect
decent music under these conditions.
- Alex North

I'm not that girl from Freaky Friday any more!
I'm a real adult.
In fact, I hate children!
I hate them all!
- Lindsay Lohan

Andy Paley got us a show opening for his band at an
outdoor show at Simmon's College,
on a Friday.
- Jonathan Richman

Friday night is our date night.
We really carve out time for each other.
- Karen Kain

Some had the custom of receiving the Eucharist daily,
some twice a week, some on the Lord's day,
Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, some only on the Lord's Day.
- Martin Chemnitz

When it moved to Friday night it disappeared,
when they find another show that can do what The Simpsons does,
they will be delighted to do cancel The Simpsons.
- Harry Shearer

My aunt had a season ticket for the Friday afternoon concerts,
and I would go down for lessons.
My lessons were Saturday morning.
- Robert Ripley

Contrary to what the fans may think,
you don't just show up,
wear a striped shirt and a whistle on Friday night.
- Jim Mitchell

You know, I was a regular on the Friday afternoon drill squad.
Um, which...
The year after I left school, I went back and thanked
the sergeant major because I was so fit.
- John Newcombe

The Good Friday Agreement and the basic rights and
entitlements of citizens that are enshrined within
it must be defended and actively promoted by London and Dublin.
- Gerry Adams

I'm glad that my films have been consistently faring
well rather than one stray Friday!
- Akshay Kumar

Now a movie goes out to two, three thousand theaters
and by Friday night at 10 o'clock they know if you are in or out.
That desperate competition is, I think,
horrendous.
It's awful.
- Mark Rydell

My mobile rang around lunchtime one day,
and it was George Michael.
He wanted to come in on Friday.
We were like, 'okay, if that's what you want'.
And he was a very good guest.
That's a real exception to the rule.
- Graham Norton

Well, I get my subject on Wednesday night;
I think it out carefully on Thursday,
and make my rough sketch; on Friday morning I begin,
and stick to it all day, with my nose well down on the block.
- John Tenniel

Friday was Atlanta.
That was fifteen bucks.
Once a month, we made a six hundred mile trip from
Indianapolis down to Atlanta,
and at fifteen dollars, by the time you feed yourself and buy gasoline,
you're minus about ten bucks.
- Lou Thesz

The older I get the more of my mother I see in myself.
- Nancy Friday

That smell of freshly cut grass makes me think of Friday
night football in high school.
The smell of popcorn and cigar smoke reminds me of the stadium.
The cutting of the grass reminds me of the August practice.
- Garth Brooks

To say something nice about yourself,
this is the hardest thing in the world for people to do.
They'd rather take their clothes off.
- Nancy Friday

The last months, weeks and days have seen accelerating discussions,
involving the DUP for the first time,
about a comprehensive agreement which would see all
outstanding matters dealt with and the Good Friday
Agreement implemented in full.
- Gerry Adams

I think my real depressions started when I was about
16 and doing The Patty Duke Show.
I would go to bed at about 10 o'clock on a Friday night
and not get up again until 6:30 Monday morning.
- Patty Duke

I hadn't worked for a year when I had my Prison Break
audition and it was the easiest audition I've ever had.
I got the script on Friday, went to the audition on
Monday and got the part on Tuesday.
I was shooting the pilot a week later.
I didn't have time to be nervous - it happened so quickly.
- Wentworth Miller

When I stopped seeing my mother through the eyes of a child,
I saw the woman who helped me give birth to myself.
- Nancy Friday

I came home every Friday afternoon, riding the six
miles on the back of a big mule.
I spent Saturday and Sunday washing and ironing and
cooking for the children and went back to my country
school on Sunday afternoon.
- Ida B. Wells

Blaming mother is just a negative way of clinging to her still.
- Nancy Friday

The debt of gratitude we owe our mother and father goes forward,
not backward.
What we owe our parents is the bill presented to us by our children.
- Nancy Friday

Inside every adult male is a denied little boy.
- Nancy Friday

I don't worry anymore about where's the big hangout Tuesday night,
Friday.
Couldn't tell you and no one comes to me for advice
anymore in those areas anymore,
so real boring I would say.
- Brett Favre

Because society would rather we always wore a pretty face,
women have been trained to cut off anger.
- Nancy Friday

Under the Obama administration, TSA has been operating
without an administrator for a year and a half.
After the president's first two choices failed to meet expectations,
a new administrator, John Pistole, was finally approved on Friday.
Unfortunately, it will be the fifth administrator in eight years.
- John Mica

Happy Days, which we did for 11 years,
we did with three cameras in front of a live audience.
Very special.
We had a party every Friday night.
The boys, Ron, Henry, they grew up on that show.
- Marion Ross

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

Win as if you were used to it,
lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We cannot solve our problems with the same
thinking we used when we created them.
- Albert Einstein

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

I used to believe in forever, but forever's too good to be true.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try to understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca


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