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Jimmy Durante Quotes and Sayings

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Be a awful nice to 'em goin' up, because you're gonna
meet 'em all comin' down.
- Jimmy Durante

Why can't everybody leave everybody else the hell alone.
- Jimmy Durante

Be nice to people on your way up because you meet them on your way down.
- Jimmy Durante

Politics is developing more comedians than radio ever did.
- Jimmy Durante

 

My wife has a slight impediment in her speech.
Every now and then she stops to breathe.
- Jimmy Durante

Man is the only animal that can be skinned more than once.
- Jimmy Durante

Be kind to people on the way up - you'll meet them again on your way down.
- Jimmy Durante

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I hate music, especially when it's played.
- Jimmy Durante

To fall in love is awfully simple,
but to fall out of love is simply awful.
- Bess Myerson

We all have dreams.
But in order to make dreams come into reality,
it takes an awful lot of determination,
dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
- Jesse Owens

Cartoonist was the weirdest name I finally let myself have.
I would never say it.
When I heard it I silently thought, what an awful word.
- Lynda Barry

I had some money, I made the best paintings ever.
I was completely reclusive, worked a lot,
took a lot of drugs.
I was awful to people.
- Jean-Michel Basquiat

Sometimes I had to room with Tony Kaye and that was awful.
- Bill Bruford

I don't read magazines much, and I have an awful time with books.
- Payne Stewart

Some movie I was in, I forget which one,
some awful little movie, a reviewer said,
What is Jessica Walter doing in this movie? And I said,
Hello? Trying to make a living?
- Jessica Walter

Any man who has ever tried to use political power for
the common good has felt an awful sense of powerlessness.
- Robert Casey

When I came up, it was all about originality and collective research.
There is an awful lot of imitation going on now.
- Steve Lacy

Wagner has lovely moments but awful quarters of an hour.
- Gioachino Rossini

I remember hitting Sarah Michelle Gellar with a right
hook during my first week on the job.
It was awful.
They usually pair actors with stunt doubles to avoid things like that.
- Eliza Dushku

An awful lot of people think it's easy to lift recipes out.
- Elizabeth David

Is it possible that my people live in such awful conditions? I tell you,
Mr Wheatley, that if I had to live in conditions like
that I would be a revolutionary myself.
- King George V

If you want to know about a man you can find out an
awful lot by looking at who he married.
- Kirk Douglas

I've worked with an awful lot of people.
Katy Hepburn, Spencer Tracy.
- Vincente Minnelli

Not to this extent but from day one I had an awful
lot of confidence when I got started.
- George Thorogood

There's an awful temptation to just keep on researching.
There comes a point where you just have to stop,
and start writing.
- David McCullough

I cling to the fantasy that I could have done something more creative.
Like actually writing a script, or writing a book.
But the awful truth is that I...
probably can't!
- Hugh Grant

Bill Hanna and I owe an awful lot to television,
but we both got our start and built the first phase
of our partnership in the movies.
- Joseph Barbera

I was playing this horrible part.
I didn't didn't want to play it because the character was an awful racist.
But I'm glad I did it because I met Sidney Poitier.
- Richard Widmark

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,
nothing is going to get better.
It's not.
- Dr. Seuss

There are very few solid family films.
A lot of the writing is awful.
- Chevy Chase

Politicians...
talk in generalities and lies, and I think they've caused all our grief.
They're so awful, they're really funny.
I hate thinking this because my dad loved politics.
- Paul Lynde

Altamont...
I remember all of that.
That was an awful day.
- Mick Taylor

I get an awful lot of fan mail, and I read all that I can.
- John Denver

It's like that scene from The Player when they talk
about merging Star Wars and Kramer vs.
Kramer, or whatever.
You could do that with music and it would just be awful.
- Jonny Greenwood

At age 12, I was put on tranquilizers when I should have gotten help.
There was nothing major and awful, I just didn't feel
my family was supportive and emotionally generous.
- Paula Danziger

We used to drink an awful lot of alcohol.
- Bill Bruford

In the end we are all sacked and it's always awful.
It is as inevitable as death following life.
If you are elevated there comes a day when you are demoted.
Even Prime Ministers.
- Alan Clark

They came and bound me up and I had awful stretch marks.
I hated my breasts after that.
- Christine Keeler

I was in an awful lot of trouble in Hollywood.
- Eddie Bracken

I'm terrible with money, absolutely awful.
I'm always losing it.
- Ron Wood

I've got many close friends, but there's an awful lot
about friendship that is not demonstrative in my case.
- Warren Christopher

Anything awful makes me laugh.
I misbehaved once at a funeral.
- Charles Lamb

I read our emails every day and I know there are people
out there who think I'm awful.
- Dan Abrams

I like exposing myself.
There's not an awful lot that embarrasses me.
I'm the kind of actress who absolutely believes in exposing herself.
- Kate Winslet

I think poetry has lost an awful lot of its muscle
because nobody knows any.
Nobody has to memorize poetry.
- Peter Davison

Practically every movie that shows the pope or even a bishop as a character,
and in much of western literature of the last 300 or 400 years,
these are portrayed as awful figures.
- Michael Novak

The difference between tragedy and comedy:
Tragedy is something awful happening to somebody else,
while comedy is something awful happening to somebody else.
- Aaron Allston

We may repeat the awful revolutionary history of the
20th century because of the vulnerability of social
movements to demagoguery.
- Todd Gitlin

We should so provide for old age that it may have no
urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next.
It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave.
- Pearl S. Buck

Some people with awful cards can be successful because
of how they deal with the tragedies they're handed,
and that seems courageous to me.
- Judith Guest

When the audience is awful you can still have a great
night and people will walk out thinking they had a
great time even though there was loads of loudmouths
and the sound was terrible.
- Leo Kottke

You can get awful famous in this country in seven days.
- Gary Hart

If my father's business hadn't gone broke,
I'd be exporting nuts, bolts and sugar machinery right now.
What an awful thought!
- Cesar Romero

Life has been good to me.
It's not like I missed an awful lot.
I had a pretty good lick here.
Every moment gets a little more important.
- Michael Landon

I think it's an awful drink, to be honest with you.
- Charlie Watts

When I'd finished, everybody said they wanted me for this movie.
At first I thought they meant a nudie flick since an
awful lot of nudies are made in Houston.
- Shelley Duvall

When a woman is very, very bad, she is awful,
but when a man is correspondingly good,
he is weird.
- Minna Antrim

People can really have an impact on a campaign and learn an awful lot.
It can be an enjoyable experience.
- Steve Chabot

I had friends but I was spending a great deal of my
time alone and for me that was vital because there's
an awful lot you learn about yourself when you're alone.
- Kate Bush

Then there is the worst part of Christianity,
which is awful: power, corruption, manipulation...
But then again, these feature are ever present in any organization.
- Bruce Kent

People have an awful lot of problems that society has
put on them and a lot to work through because of it.
- Dana Plato

The awful thing about a conductor becoming geriatric
is that you seem to become more desirable,
not less.
- Neville Marriner

I'm a better editorial cartoonist by default because
so many editorial cartoonists out there are so awful.
- Ted Rall

I had an awful lot to say in what I wore as Romana.
- Lalla Ward

Of all the movies I've done in my life,
the one where I play a crazy awful psycho woman finds me my husband.
- Bridgette Wilson

Therefore, until the day I die, I am going to do what I can,
regardless of the cost to me, to try to stop this awful
corruption that is destroying our beloved democracy.
- John Jay Hooker

I've done an awful lot of stuff that's a monument to public patience.
- Tyrone Power

Death is an awful thing.
I don't believe in it myself.
- Eugene Ormandy

What characterizes a member of a minority group is
that he is forced to see himself as both exceptional and insignificant,
marvelous and awful, good and evil.
- Norman Mailer

I do an awful lot of scuba diving.
I love to be on the ocean, under the ocean.
I live next to the ocean.
- James Cameron

You just listen to the ball and bat come together.
They make an awful noise.
- Darrell Johnson


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