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    That's the conditions that prevail!
    — Jimmy Durante
    I hate music, especially when it's played.
    tags: hate music
    — Jimmy Durante
    Everybody wants to get into the act!
    — Jimmy Durante
    To his orchestra Stop da music, stop da music! You're supposed to follow da music, not chase it all over da place.
    tags: music
    — Jimmy Durante
    Man is the only animal that can be skinned more than once.
    tags: animals men
    — Jimmy Durante
    Nobody realizes that I work 18 hours-a-day for a solid month to make that TV hour look like it's never been rehearsed!
    tags: work
    — Jimmy Durante
    Now you know that you can't go wrong... If you start each day with a song.
    tags: wrong song
    — Jimmy Durante
    Don't put no constrictions on da people! Leave 'em the hell alone!
    tags: hell
    — Jimmy Durante
    I was hurt so deep that I made up my mind never to hurt anybody else, no matter what. I never made jokes about anybody's big ears, their stut- terin', or about them bein' off their nut.
    tags: hurt mind
    — Jimmy Durante
    Start off each day with a song
    tags: song
    — Jimmy Durante
    Home cooking. Where many a man thinks his wife is.
    tags: men wife
    — Jimmy Durante
    Me and my big mouth! I'd get rid of it, only it's such a handy place to keep my teeth.
    — Jimmy Durante
    What's a depression? The dictionary says a depression is a dent. And what's a dent? Everybody knows a dent is a hole. And what's a hole? You tell me what's a hole! And I'll tell you that a hole is nothin'!
    tags: depression
    — Jimmy Durante
    It dawned on me then that as long as I could laugh, I was safe from the world; and I have learned since that laughter keeps me safe from myself, too.
    tags: laughter
    — Jimmy Durante
    What did Napolean do for relaxation? He read a book. What did Lincoln do for relaxation? He read a book. What does Congress do for relaxation? They book a red.
    tags: book read congress
    — Jimmy Durante
    Politics is developing more comedians than radio ever did.
    tags: politics
    — Jimmy Durante
    At four o'clock in the morning most people have been asleep for hours, but at four o'clock in the morning the night-club children of a few years ago were just getting hot. The band jazzed at full blast. The air was so thick you could pick it up in handfulls and through it around like snowballs. The dance-floors were crowded with couples who couldn't do anything but wiggle hips and feet.
    tags: children people child year
    — Jimmy Durante
    Why can't everybody leave everybody else the hell alone.
    tags: hell alone
    — Jimmy Durante
    My nose isn't big. I just happen to have a very small head.
    — Jimmy Durante
    Everybody wants ta get inta da act!
    — Jimmy Durante
    Make someone happy, Make just one someone happy, And you will be happy, too.
    — Jimmy Durante
    All of us have schnozzles... if not in our faces, then in our character, minds or habits. When we admit our schnozzles, instead of defending them, we begin to laugh, and the world laughs with us.
    tags: character world mind
    — Jimmy Durante
    My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe.
    tags: speech wife
    — Jimmy Durante
    Be awfully nice to them going up, because you're gonna meet them all coming down.
    — Jimmy Durante
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    jimmy durante
    Birth    : February 10, 1893
    Death  : January 29, 1980
    Occupation  : Singer