The California cemeteries make dying sound so attractive it's a real effort to keep breathing.
The only non-believer I encountered was Oscar Levant who wouldn't visit Disneyland because he said he had his own hallucinations.
Looking back, my life seems like one long obstacle race, with me as the chief obstacle. Jack
Then there was the time in Hollywood when I sat down in a breakaway chair and it collapsed on me. I was nearly knocked out and might have been even more seriously hurt but my fall was broken by the smog.
Immigration is the sincerest form of flattery.
I'm complicated, sentimental, lovable, honest, loyal, decent, generous, likable, and lonely. My personality is not split; it's shredded.
As I was saying before I was interrupted ... I believe the last thing I said was 'There must be a better way to make a living than this.' Well, I've looked - and there isn't.
In an interview Errol Flynn said that his hobby was acting but he doesn't have time for it.
Son of Lady Chatterley's Lover had obvious commercial advantages (as a title for this book), but it impugned the marital status of my parents, something that enough critics were already doing.
She should get a divorce and settle down.
We were ensconced as guests of the exclusive Beverly Hilton Hotel, an edifice so swank that the fire ax in the hall outside our suite said: "In case of fire-break crystal."
Personally, I like those mystery shows. Ever since I was a kid I've been crazy about blood and detectives and murder. Maybe I was born with a silver knife in my back.
Looking back, my life seems like one long obstacle race, with me as the chief obstacle. Jack Paa
Immigration is the sincerest form of flattery. Jack
Doing the show was like painting the George Washington Bridge. As soon as you finished one end, you started right in on the other.
I'm not saying these flying discs don't really exist, but nobody living in Kansas City has seen them and that's a dry state.
Poor people have more fun than rich people, they say; and I notice it's the rich people who keep saying it.
It's almost impossible to dislike me, because I do nothing.
Looking back, my life seems like one long obstacle race, with me as the chief obstacle.
To restore a sense of reality, I think Walt Disney should have a Hardluckland.
Immigration is the sincerest form of flattery. Jack Paa
... Variety and the Hollywood Reporter, two publications read more faithfully in Hollywood than the Koran is in Mecca.
Disneyland is such a big thing to Californians, I discovered that when you cross the border you have to raise your right hand and take an oath that you believe in Walt Disney.
I have never seen a bad television program, because I refuse to. God gave me a mind, and a wrist that turns things off.
It was plain to see the Hollywood undertakers take care of everything. If you die you don't have to lift a finger.
As I look back on my life, I see it as one long obstacle course with myself as the main obstacle.
One gets the impression that this is how Ernest Hemingway would have written had he gone to Vassar.
Hollywood, we decided, was a nice place to die, but we wouldn't want to live there.
Statistics show that many people watch our show from the bedroom. and people you ask into your bedroom have to be more interesting than those you ask into your living room. I kid you not!