Oscar Levant

Oscar Levant (December 27, 1906 - August 14, 1972) was an American pianist, composer, author, comedian, and actor. He was more famous for his mordant character and witticisms, on the radio and in movies and television, than for his music

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An epigram is only a wisecrack that's played at Carnegie Hall.Rate it:
Behind the phony tinsel of Hollywood lies the real tinsel.Rate it:
Every time I look at you I get a fierce desire to be lonesome.Rate it:
Happiness isn't something you experience it's something you remember.Rate it:
I am no more humble than my talents require.Rate it:
I envy people who drink - at least they know what to blame everything on.Rate it:
I envy people who drink. At least they have something to blame everything on.Rate it:
I have given up reading books; I find it takes my mind off myself.Rate it:
I have no trouble with my enemies. But my goddam friends,...they are the ones that keep me walking the floor nights.Rate it:
I knew her before she was a virgin.Rate it:
I once said cynically of a politician, 'He'll doublecross that bridge when he comes to it.'Rate it:
I once said cynically of a politician, Hell double-cross that bridge when he comes to it.Rate it:
I was once thrown out of a mental hospital for depressing the other patients.Rate it:
I'm going to memorize your name and throw my head away.Rate it:
Marriage is a triumph of habit over hate.Rate it:
Once he makes up his mind, he's full of indecision. -- On Dwight D. EisenhowerRate it:
Once I make up my mind, I'm full of indecision.Rate it:
Roses are red, violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.Rate it:
So little time and so little to do.Rate it:
So little time, so little to do.Rate it:
Strip away the phony tinsel of Hollywood and you find the real tinsel underneath.Rate it:
Strip away the phony tinsel of Hollywood and you will find the real tinsel underneath.Rate it:
The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue.Rate it:
The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too.Rate it:
There are two sides to every question: my side and the wrong side.Rate it:
There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.Rate it:
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.Rate it:
What the world needs is more geniuses with humility, there are so few of us left.Rate it:
When you give up drinking, you have to deal with that wonderful personality that started you drinking in the first place.Rate it:

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