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It's a funny thing about me.
by Alan Ladd

It's a funny thing about me.
I don't have any interest in food most of the time now,
although when I was a kid I was always hungry.
- Alan Ladd

Time scoots along pretty fast when you grow up.
- Alan Ladd

I'm working myself to death.
- Alan Ladd

If I had my way, I'd do all my entertaining on the front steps.
- Alan Ladd

 

Not every father gets a chance to start his son off in his own footsteps.
- Alan Ladd

I think any movie star who refuses autographs has a hell of a nerve.
- Alan Ladd

I'm shy and can't for the life of me barge around and slap people on the back.
I sit in a corner by myself and am tickled to death
when someone comes over to talk to me.
- Alan Ladd

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I just want to make pictures that are entertaining.
I'll leave the scenery chewing to someone else.
- Alan Ladd

Nobody's strong enough to stand up under a flood of weak material.
- Alan Ladd

As long as my pictures go into theaters and we ask
people to pay to see what I do on the screen,
I should not object if customers want to know what kind of man I am.
- Alan Ladd

Maybe I thought too much about picking up the money
and not enough about the really good parts.
- Alan Ladd

I don't care how small the parts are,
as long as they're good.
- Alan Ladd

I hear about stars being torn to pieces by fans.
It never happened to me and I never saw it happen to anyone else.
- Alan Ladd

I'm the most insecure guy in Hollywood.
If you had it good all your life, you figure it can't ever get bad,
but when you had it bad, you wonder how long a thing like this will last.
- Alan Ladd

My parents were so poor when I was a kid,
I never went anywhere.
I take our youngsters with us because I don't know
anything that teaches them so much.
- Alan Ladd

A producer has to know all about everything from set-building to costumes to acting.
- Alan Ladd

I've always had a great respect for the picture business.
It's been good to me.
- Alan Ladd

I never fail to feel let down when I see myself on the screen.
- Alan Ladd

It seems only reasonable that the people have a right
to know virtually everything about the personality
they are buying each time they put their money through the box office.
- Alan Ladd

Maybe I can't act, but I know the gimmicks.
I studied acting all my life and know what's good for me.
- Alan Ladd

When I was on the air a lot my throat and vocal chords got tired.
If you don't vary your tones you can't get pretty tired of your own voice.
- Alan Ladd

I wish I were the type who could walk into a place
and have everybody love me.
But I'm not, and there's no use wishing.
- Alan Ladd

I'm no good with words but I'll find ways from time
to time to show you how grateful I am.
- Alan Ladd

Our children were trained to look after each other.
- Alan Ladd

I was a dummy in school.
- Alan Ladd

Being a good host offsets the deprivation and loneliness of my youth.
- Alan Ladd

I'd rather be David Ladd's father than Alan Ladd any day.
- Alan Ladd

I'm going to make it.
Nothing is going to stop me.
Nothing.
I want it too much.
- Alan Ladd

Strangers still leave me self-conscious.
- Alan Ladd

I know what's good for me.
I can't play black or gray.
I can't be a villain or anything close to one.
I have to play white.
- Alan Ladd

I was never trained for anything.
- Alan Ladd

What good will a tax break do me if I'm crippled for life?
- Alan Ladd

I learned more about acting from George Stevens in
a few months than I had in my entire life up until then.
- Alan Ladd

It's natural to want your kids to have all the things you didn't have.
- Alan Ladd

I had only that one picture, Hitler,
the Beast of Berlin,
in which I had a part big enough to impress anyone.
I tried for better roles over and over again.
- Alan Ladd

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw

Laugh Loud - Laugh Often
Laugh At What's Funny - Laugh At What's Sad
Laugh At Me - Laugh At You - Laugh At Life
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you reach the end of your rope,
tie a knot and hang on.
- Anonymous Saying
(Sometimes attributed to Franklin D. Roosevelt,
Eleanor Roosevelt, or Thomas Jefferson)

Why not go out on a limb?
Isn't that where the fruit is?
- Mark Twain

The first sigh of love is the last breath of wisdom.
- Anonymous

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

My life has been filled with terrible misfortune;
most of which never happened.
- Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

You got to be careful if you
don't know where you're going,
because you might not get there.
- Yogi Berra

Life is like a ten speed bicycle.
Most of us have gears we never use.
- Charles M. Schulz

When we remember we are all mad,
the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
- Mark Twain

Always listen to the experts.
They'll tell you what can't be done and why.
Then do it.
- Robert Heinlein

The only fool bigger than the person who knows it all
is the person who argues with him.
- Stanislaw Jerszy Lec

A person with a new idea is
a crank until the idea succeeds.
- Mark Twain

When you think you're out of time,
smile, and turn back the clock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
- Milton Berle

I'm at an age when my back goes out more than I do.
- Phyllis Diller

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
- W. C. Fields

Nine-tenths of the people were created
so you would want to be with the other tenth.
- Horace Walpole

The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity,
but in being uninteresting.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

As to marriage or celibacy, let a man
take which course he will,
he will be sure to repent.
- Socrates

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living;
the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
- Mark Twain

Love conquers all things except poverty and a toothache.
- Mae West

Okay, here's your first lesson: how to take a FALL!
- the movie Karate Kid

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde

An old friend will help you move.
A good friend will help you move a dead body.
- Jim Hayes

Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt
towards people whom we personally dislike.
- Oscar Wilde

Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
- Mark Twain

One day Alice came to a fork in the road
and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree.
"Which road do I take?" she asked.
His responses was a question: "Where do you want to go?"
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
- Lewis Carroll

Life ... full of loneliness, and misery,
and suffering, and unhappiness,
and it's all over much too quickly.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall


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