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Dick York Quotes and Sayings

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Radio allowed people to act with their hearts and minds.
- Dick York

Every time I listened to Lux Radio Theatre,
I wanted to vomit.
- Dick York

Fortunately, I was supposed to look confused and disoriented because,
God, I felt that way.
- Dick York

I'd managed to bite a very large hole in the side of
my tongue before they could pry my teeth apart.
By all evidence, and there's no denying it,
that thing I had on the set was a fit.
- Dick York

 

I went to a Gestalt therapist and said that I want
to be able to at least tell my muscles that aren't
involved that they don't have to go into spasms too.
- Dick York

I had done my first picture and I didn't have anything to do for awhile.
I was asked to come back to New York and do Bus Stop
in the role of the cowboy opposite Kim Stanley.
- Dick York

When I did Inherit the Wind, I learned about teaching school.
I also found out what a fundamentalist was.
- Dick York

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I kept having chills.
This was in the middle of the summer and I was wearing
a sheepskin jacket and I was chilling.
I was shaking all over.
- Dick York

I'm trying to go over my lines.
I woke up on the floor, somebody had me in their arms.
I didn't quite know who, people looked so unfamiliar.
That's about all I remember.
- Dick York

I took pain pills to get to sleep because I didn't
want to go to work the next day exhausted.
- Dick York

After all, didn't I blow a magnificent career?
- Dick York

I've been blessed.
I have no complaints.
I've been surrounded by people in radio,
on stage and in motion pictures and television who love me.
The things that have gone wrong have been simply physical things.
- Dick York

We bought an apartment building and were going to live off the rent money.
We rented to people who were on welfare and a lot of
times they couldn't pay the rent.
We wouldn't throw them out so we lost the building.
- Dick York

I was seeing everything through pain.
I would roll out of bed and do my exercises.
I had to do that to work out the remainder of the pain pills.
I would drink coffee and go to the set and plunge myself so far into my work.
- Dick York

Anyone who would let Gary Cooper and the entire cast
go charging on horseback without first finding out
what kind of footing the horses had is nuts and cannot
possibly direct a motion picture.
- Dick York

You'd go in, read the script once for timing and then
you would sit around and play games.
The sound effects people would come in and we would
do a dress rehearsal so they could get the effects
and the music cues in place.
Then you would wait until you went on the air.
- Dick York

My spine healed incorrectly.
There were long periods when I'd be perfectly all right,
and then there were many other times when I wasn't,
when my back would give out and throw me down to the
floor amid waves of nauseating pain.
- Dick York

There was a three hour differential in performances
because the sponsor insisted it be done live for California.
You would go on at 8 pm in New York but you would also have to go on at 8 p.m.
in California.
That meant coming back in to do the show at 11 p.m.
- Dick York

I lay in my dressing room after being in make-up waiting to go on.
They knew I was feeling pretty rotten and they tried to give me time to rest.
But I couldn't sleep.
I couldn't do anything.
- Dick York

Piper insisted she had to be out of breath when we played this one scene,
so she ran around the block.
Thank God she wasn't doing a crucifixtion scene;
we would have had to nail her to the wall.
- Dick York

I never danced a step in my life so naturally.
My first motion picture was a musical,
and Bob Fosse was the choreographer.
I didn't exactly dance for Fosse, I just did the best
that I could to do what he taught us to do.
- Dick York

I knew I was an unwanted baby when I saw that my bath
toys were a toaster and a radio.
- Joan Rivers

It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth
are rotting when I listen to the radio.
- Bono

I would listen to something on the radio and try to tap out the melody,
then the harmonies.
- Michel Legrand

I think you have to have a jazz pedigree to be on jazz radio.
- Rita Coolidge

The thing that interests me least about the radio business is the radio business.
But I've had to learn a little bit about it.
It's not rocket science: You get ratings,
that's good.
- Al Franken

The new national campfire - radio.
- Linda Ellerbee

Country radio certainly widens the boundaries of what I can do.
Other artists may do something more edgy that gets
on radio and that opens the door for me to be more edgy,
I think.
- Clint Black

Where radio is different than fiction is that even
mediocre fiction needs purpose,
a driving question.
- Ira Glass

Radio is immediate.
- Wink Martindale

Watching television in those days was not the same
experience as it is today.
After years of listening to radio, we found the black-and-white images mesmerizing.
- Annette Funicello

I listen to National Public Radio, which,
to me at least, presents the most rounded view of things.
- Ed Harris

Whatever had been on the radio in the '60s;
I mean we were always listening to the radio.
- Tom Araya

I've got about 27 gigs right now.
I've got radio, I've got television,
I've got The Washington Post.
- Tony Kornheiser

When I was a teenager in the late 30's and early 40's,
electronics wasn't a word.
You were interested in radio if you were interested in electronics.
- Ken Olsen

The college stations have a big voice,
and I would like to become more involved with them.
I would like to have symposiums with the members of
various college radio stations.
- Angie Stone

I grew up years ago doing something that unfortunately
doesn't hardly exist any more,
a medium called Radio.
- Robert Stack

I think we're going to have to forget about the radio
and just go back to word of mouth.
- Joe Strummer

If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of
television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners.
- Johnny Carson

I started in 1946 in radio.
I was ten years old.
I was discovered singing in a school play.
Someone was in the audience and it's six degrees of separation.
- Hector Elizondo

There were influences in my life that were more important than journalism,
such as comic strips and radio.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Radio is so fragmented, it's unbelievable.
- Bob Seger

The radio was my big influence.
Comedy came from the instinctual feel I had for language.
- Dominic Chianese

There was never a golden era of American radio as far as I can tell.
- Michael Stipe

When you drive by Radio City and you see your name
up there and it's only 'your' name.
I just went 'ooh'.
I thought this is really like looking at another person.
- Diana Krall

I made a dollar a day sweeping a laundry out.
Then we made a record that was number two in Los Angeles.
We got so excited hearing it on the radio that Carl threw up.
- Dennis Wilson

We're more into expressing ourselves than making radio hits.
- Adam Jones

I had a great time on News Radio, I got to make tons
of money in relative obscurity and learn a lot about
the TV biz and work on my standup act constantly.
It was a dream gig.
- Joe Rogan

Radio is not a partner in the industry.
I think that the music industry has continued to depend upon radio,
but has ended up pandering to a medium that doesn't care.
- Don Rose

Giving people what they want isn't just good radio;
it's also the right way to run a country.
- Adrian Cronauer

But why is it that in music, anything more than 5 years old -
apart from a few hits -
is never played on radio to the young public?
- Bill Wyman

When you turn on your radio, you don't always want
to hear about someone shootin' some person.
Even if that's the lifestyle they live,
people don't always want to hear it.
- Missy Elliot

I knew that God put me on this earth to be on the radio.
- Ed Bradley

Jazz radio is not very friendly to pop singers who
decide to make a jazz record.
But a lot of people have been.
A lot of the people I've talked to like the record.
- Rita Coolidge

But when researchers at Bell Labs discovered that static
tends to come from particular places in the sky,
the whole field of radio astronomy opened up.
- Murray Gell-Mann

I fell in love with jazz when I was 12 years old from
listening to Duke Ellington and hearing a lot of jazz
in New York on the radio.
- Steve Lacy

I'm not a big radio guy, I don't listen to whatever is the hip new thing.
- Dustin Diamond

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

Cable would not translate into the public radio universe.
- Juan Williams

The whole world has changed much since the '80's.
In the united States, rap music and country music dominate
radio and that certainly wasn't the case in the early '80's.
- Sheena Easton

I don't think there's one thing I've ever said on the
radio that would have been found indecent or obscene.
- Howard Stern

This is the kind of problem you want to have!
Country radio has been great to me my whole career.
I can't thank those folks enough.
- George Strait

The radio makes hideous sounds.
- Bob Dylan

Talk radio doesn't need to be political.
- Jim Sullivan

In 1918, when I was 6 or 7 years old,
radio was just coming into use in the Great War.
- Chuck Jones

You know, a left-winger, the barrier to success if
you're on the left in commercial radio is a mile and
a half higher than it is if you're on the right.
- Robert McChesney

So I went and did an audition and became the biggest radio actor in Sydney,
and that's how it all started.
- Rod Taylor

I was an avid radio fan when I was a boy,
as well as a great lover of comic strips.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Well, yeah, I sang to some songs on the radio or in the shower.
- Stephen Malkmus

Recently I've been participating in radio and television
talk programs doing broadcasts and conferences,
and shooting my mouth off and really going to town.
- Peter Maxwell Davies

But these days, I get a lot more attention and airplay
from the Adult Contemporary and country radio stations,
and I feel comfortable saying I'm a part of that.
- Juice Newton


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