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Oscar Wilde said the rich and the poor are equal -
by Al Lewis

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

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 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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

I have an old brain but a terrific memory.
- 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

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

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

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

The smallest act of kindness
is worth more than the grandest intention.
- Oscar Wilde

A mask tells us more than a face.
- Oscar Wilde

Everything popular is wrong.
- Oscar Wilde

An idea that is not dangerous is
unworthy of being called an idea at all.
- Oscar Wilde

Who, being loved, is poor?
- Oscar Wilde

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
- Oscar Wilde

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

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship,
and it is far the best ending for one.
- Oscar Wilde

Hatred is blind, as well as love.
- Oscar Wilde

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

Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend,
but it requires a very fine nature
to sympathize with a friend's success.
- Oscar Wilde

I always like to know everything about my new friends,
and nothing about my old ones.
- Oscar Wilde

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live,
it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
- Oscar Wilde

I am not young enough to know everything.
- Oscar Wilde

In all matters of opinion,
our adversaries are insane.
- Oscar Wilde

I choose my friends for their good looks,
my acquaintances for their good characters,
and my enemies for their intellects.
A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
- Oscar Wilde

There's a fine line between genius and insanity.
I have erased this line.
- Oscar Levant

After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled,
my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school,
my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
- Shirley Jones

A man can't be too careful in the choice of enemies.
- Oscar Wilde

Do you love me because I am beautiful,
or am I beautiful because you love me?
- Oscar Hammerstein II (Cinderella)

Roses are red, violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic,
and so am I. - Oscar Levant

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
- Oscar Wilde

I am so clever that sometimes I don't
understand a single word of what I am saying.
- Oscar Wilde

A true friend stabs you in the front.
- Oscar Wilde

For exercise, I now run with my chocolate Lab puppy,
Oscar.
- Daniela Pestova

Life is far too important a thing
ever to talk seriously about.
- Oscar Wilde

I am no longer young enough to know everything.
- Oscar Wilde

If a friend of mine gave a feast, and did not invite me to it,
I should not mind a bit.
but if a friend of mine had a sorrow
and refused to allow me to share it,
I should feel it most bitterly.
If he shut the doors of the house of mourning against me,
I would move back again and again and beg to be admitted
so that I might share in what I was entitled to share.
If he thought me unworthy, unfit to weep with him,
I should feel it as the most poignant humiliation.
- Oscar Wilde

A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything
and the value of nothing.
- Oscar Wilde

I don't care who you are.
When you sit down to write the first page of your screenplay,
in your head, you're also writing your Oscar acceptance speech.
- Nora Ephron

These are a few of my favorite things.
- Oscar Hammerstein II

An excellent man;
he has no enemies;
and none of his friends like him.
- Oscar Wilde

Lost in a crowd of greats, not a single Oscar.
That's showbiz.
- Maureen O'Hara

Every time an Oscar is given out, an agent gets his wings.
- Kathy Bates

It meant as much to me as winning the Oscar.
- Judy Holliday

Well, the way things are going, aside from wheat and auto parts,
America's biggest export is now the Oscar.
- Billy Crystal

Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
- Oscar Wilde

Gardening is how I relax.
It's another form of creating and playing with colors.
- Oscar de la Renta

There was a theft!
But, of course, if it was up to me, every two years I would win an Oscar.
- Ennio Morricone

He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.
- Oscar Wilde

My favorite Oscar story was a year my brother had been nominated,
my whole family went.
- Beau Bridges

I want to get married before I'm 30.
And I'd like to win an Oscar before then.
- Lindsay Lohan

One should always be in love.
That is the reason one should never marry.
- Oscar Wilde

I'm more proud of quitting smoking than of anything
else I've done in my life,
including winning an Oscar.
- Christine Lahti

To get an Oscar would be an incredible moment in my career,
there is no doubt about that.
But the 'Lord of the Rings' films are not made for Oscars,
they are made for the audience.
- Peter Jackson


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