Jerry Lewis Quotes (43 Quotes)


    I'm sitting there hearing him pick up my rhythm. And my beats, which are all mine, and a lot of people would love to have them, but it's tough, you either have them or you don't,

    The American businessman is somebody who talks about golf all morning long in the office, then for the rest of the day discusses business on the golf course.

    Every man's dream is to be able to sink into the arms of a woman without also falling into her hands.

    The Doc told me I had a dual personality. Then he lays an 82 dollar bill on me, so I give him 41 bucks and say, 'Get the other 41 bucks from the other guy.'

    A woman doing comedy doesn't offend me, but sets me back a bit. I, as a viewer, have trouble with it. I think of her as a producing machine that brings babies in the world.


    He said, 'Listen, can you wait an hour before you blow your head off' I said, 'Yes.'


    We're leaving the House to people who either were born with a silver spoon in their mouth ... or couldn't get better jobs in the first place.

    For reasons unknown to us, he started firing indiscriminately -- first at two individuals who happened to be in the bathroom and then at all students and staff who passed by the outside of that bathroom door.

    It will take nothing less than a domestic Marshall Plan to rebuild our roads and utilities and homes and businesses.

    When I was onstage doing the work, adrenaline killed the pain because I never hurt in front of an audience.

    There's an awful lot of people who are wondering why there weren't military police at every corner in New Orleans,

    We intend to support our troops as long as they have to serve in this region and are faced with this challenge, (it) is very, very important and Milosevic is watching the members today.

    My door is always open to any member who wishes to build consensus on reducing unnecessary spending. My preference is to consider any proposal in a thoughtful, deliberate manner rather than reading about it in the newspaper.

    I've had great success being a total idiot.

    I mean I was in pain for 37 years... everyday of my life

    For the work I've done, I've been accused of being so selfless, but I have to correct that I'm probably the most selfish man you'll ever meet in life, because no one gets the satisfaction or joy that I get in seeing kids realize there is hope.

    The information we have is that the suspect was firing randomly at anybody going by, any student going by,

    I am probably the most selfish man you will ever meet in your life. No one gets the satisfaction or the joy that I get out of seeing kids realize there is hope.

    When I sit back and think a little more rationally, I realize my life is half, so I must learn to do things halfway. I just have to learn to try to be good at being a half a person ... and get on with my life.

    Wouldn't that be nice if they did Although, when you have a charity that's dealing with life and death today ... something that's really imminent, it's tough to tell other people what to do.

    He's a fine, great man, a wonderful family man. His supporters treated me incredibly well and I appreciate him. He helped me change my life for the better and become a better judge.

    We want to make sure the security of our ports is in America's hands.

    He lived his way, and it didn't in any way encumber anyone around him, ... I never envied it, because I looked at it. It was studied carelessness, and he did a hell of a job of getting those in the mix to either stay away or embrace him when he needed it.

    I couldn't fathom little babies without water or food all that time. I find it impossible for my mind to accept men crying and fighting for their lives in front of everyone. Please search your hearts and know that what you do now is for human beings to stay alive.


    The danger for children today, honey, is the news. Keep them away from news on television and you're going to have very, very fine, natural children.

    I get paid for what most kids get punished for.

    That's a relationship we need to formalize, ... We would be absolutely foolish not to examine carefully the lessons learned, and there's an awful lot that we'll learn.

    Our public is very concerned about a foreign country, in this case specifically a foreign country from the Middle East, having a major role in our ports.


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