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Jimmy Carter as President is like Truman Capote marrying Dolly Parton.
by Rich Little

Jimmy Carter as President is like Truman Capote marrying Dolly Parton.
The job is just too big for him.
- Rich Little

If I have a rough day, and I'm angry,
I'll just go into Kirk Douglas and throw over a table.
And when I need to lift my spirits, Kermit can always do the trick.
- Rich Little

If you become president, you're guaranteed to develop some nervous habit.
- Rich Little

I'm not really a political satirist.
I don't kid myself.
I'm more interested in doing the mannerisms and the personality.
- Rich Little

 

Ross Perot.
I could have had a ball with him.
- Rich Little

Frank Sinatra taught me how to do him.
It took me seven years to master him.
He would tell me, tap your foot, Rich,
and don't forget to grasp your sleeve.
- Rich Little

Not too many people are - were as good as Bob Hope.
George Burns was great at thinking, you know,
on the spot.
Steve Allen was marvelous, and so was George Burns.
But Bob may be the king of them all,
you know.
- Rich Little

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The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
- Jimmy Johnson

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

You can do what you have to do,
and sometimes you can do it
even better than you think you can.
- Jimmy Carter

Unless both sides win,
no agreement can be permanent.
- Jimmy Carter

Wherever life takes us, there are always moments of wonder.
- Jimmy Carter

It's not necessary to fear the prospect of failure
but to be determined not to fail.
- Jimmy Carter

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

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

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs,
different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
- Jimmy Carter

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

We must adjust to changing times
and still hold to unchanging principles.
- Jimmy Carter

You just have to have a simple faith.
- Jimmy Carter

We will not learn how to live together in peace
by killing each other's children.
- Jimmy Carter

If you fear making anyone mad,
then you ultimately probe for
the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
- Jimmy Carter

I think what's going on in Guantanamo Bay
and other places is a disgrace to the U.S.A.
I wouldn't say it's the cause of terrorism,
but it has given impetus and excuses to potential terrorists
to lash out at our country and justify their despicable acts.
- Jimmy Carter

Testing oneself is best when done alone.
- Jimmy Carter

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language
that can transcend political or social boundaries.
- Jimmy Carter

I hate to see complacency prevail in our lives
when it's so directly contrary to the teaching of Christ.
- Jimmy Carter

We should live our lives as though
Christ were coming this afternoon.
- Jimmy Carter

In 1940 I came across a record by Jimmy Yancey.
I can't say how important that record is.
From then on, all I wanted to do was play the blues.
- Alexis Korner

I toured in Europe first, before I did any touring in the U.S.
It was with Jimmy Nail and others.
- Deana Carter

I got Jimmy Hall from Wet Willie and he also plays
now with Hank Williams Jr.
- Gregg Allman

Without Jimmy Carter we might not have gotten Ronald Reagan,
without Ronald Reagan there would probably still be a Soviet Union.
- Newt Gingrich

Reagan won because he ran against Jimmy Carter.
If he ran unopposed he would have lost.
- Mort Sahl

Teddy Roosevelt...
once said, 'Speak softly and carry a big stick.'
Jimmy Carter wants to speak loudly and carry a fly swatter.
- Gerald R. Ford

We could walk 3 minutes and be on the beach.
I think the music kind of suffered because of it.
It kind of smelled like Jimmy Buffett,
which is a bad thing.
- John Mellencamp

Jimmy Garner is a very gracious guy,
as he was then and he is still today.
- Tom Atkins

If I'm going to do blues, it's going to be a typical Jimmy Rushing record.
- Jimmy Rushing

I played with Sam Lay, Jimmy Reed, Big Walter Horton,
Big Moose Walker, and all those guys.
- Jimmy Smith

I got to see all these incredible blues players,
like Jimmy Reed.
- Johnny Rivers

I would say seeing the original Yardbirds with Jeff
Beck and Jimmy Page at the old Fillmore was a pretty
powerful influence on me.
- Ronnie Montrose

A worker in the rural reconstruction must have:
The body of an athlete
The attitude of a teacher
The mind of a scientist
The heart of a missionary
The spirit of a crusader.
- Jimmy Yen

Anyone who wants to run has to be a Jimmy Swaggart,
minus the default.
- Chevy Chase

Jimmy Stewart was a very sincere, honest and straightforward man.
- Robert Wagner

Four years of Jimmy Carter gave us two titanic Reagan landslides,
peace and prosperity for eight blessed years -
and even a third term for his feckless vice president,
George H.W.
Bush.
- Ann Coulter

Just as Jimmy Stewart and Tyrone Power get 50 percent of the profits,
so do I. - Alan Ladd

Fortunately, as we all know, it's impossible for anybody
but Jimmy Smith to really sound like Jimmy Smith.
- Benmont Tench

My favorite comedians were Jimmy Durante,
George Burns, senior citizens.
- Joseph Bologna

Young Jimmy Dean fell off the world as suddenly as he had come.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I always felt Jimmy was trapped in Hollywood.
He felt it himself.
He loved aviation so much and he wanted to be able to do more of that.
He somehow just got stuck here.
- Kim Novak

There's a statue of Jimmy Stewart in the Hollywood Wax Museum,
and the statue talks better than he does.
- Dean Martin

I think in 1991, when Jimmy got to the semifinals,
it was just incredible all of the people coming out.
- Stefan Edberg

Designed by architects with honorable intentions but hands of palsy.
- Jimmy Breslin

My mom would have liked it that I patterned myself more after Jimmy Reed.
- Jimmy Smith

Anyway, I tried liking Jimmy Corrigan but I couldn't.
- Ted Rall

I knew Jimmy Dean.
He tested for 'Battle Cry'.
Paul Newman tested for 'Battle Cry'.
I did nine tests to finally get that role.
- Tab Hunter

Is it ignorance or apathy?
Hey, I don't know and I don't care.
- Jimmy Buffett

When I came back to California in the early '60s I
was hanging out with Jimmy Bowen,
Phil Spector, and I wanted to be a record producer
and work with other artists.
- Johnny Rivers

Prince decided to move from Minneapolis to Toronto.
Jimmy Jam told me that they were living there now.
- Rick Dees

I remember seeing war hero Jimmy Doolittle fly a Gee Bee racer there.
He was my childhood hero.
Many years later, I was lucky enough to go hunting with him.
- Wally Schirra

Jimmy says he'll never tell a lie.
Well, I lie all the time.
1 have to - to balance the family ticket.
- Lillian Gordy Carter

I was lucky enough to get to see guys like Bugs Henderson,
Jimmy Wallace, all those great Texas blues players.
- Dimebag Darrell

President Jimmy Carter was a citizen soldier.
Ironically, he was considered weak because he didn't
kill anybody and he didn't get anyone killed.
- Andrew Young

New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there.
Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up.
- Jimmy Carter

To deal with individual human needs
at the everyday level can be noble sometimes.
- Jimmy Carter

Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.
- Jimmy Dean

Technical know-how of the experts must be transformed
into practical do-how of the people.
- Jimmy Yen

The awareness that health is dependent
upon habits that we control
makes us the first generation in history
that to a large extent determines its own destiny.
- Jimmy Carter

Lots of people think it was Jimmy Page who had the first fuzzbox.
It wasn't, No!
it wasn't me either.
- Jim Sullivan

My webmaster lives in Munich and is a very dear friend of mine.
He is doing a great job on the site and it is constantly
being updated and always will.
- Jimmy Carl Black

My original concept was to provide a free encyclopedia
for every single person in the world.
- Jimmy Wales

People like the idea of the trio and so I did mostly trio.
- Jimmy Smith

I think each one of us has committed to improving.
- Jimmy Haynes


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