Jerry Lewis Quotes


20 Jerry Lewis quotes:



"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."
"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."
"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."
"I've had great success being a total idiot."
"People hate me because I am a multifaceted, talented, wealthy, internationally famous genius."
"Pity? You don't want to be pitied because you're a cripple in a wheelchair? Stay in your house!"
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: American Comedian Quotes Pity Quotes
"I get paid for what most kids get punished for."
"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."
"When I was onstage doing the work, adrenaline killed the pain because I never hurt in front of an audience."
"Every man's dream is to be able to sink into the arms of a woman without also falling into her hands."
"While the needs of 'my kids' are with us all year round, Hurricane Katrina is a national disaster on a scale that's difficult to comprehend,"
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Disaster Quotes
"It will be the greatest appropriations outlay for a disaster in the history of doing this,"
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Disaster Quotes
"I spent a half-million dollars just traveling, doing, trying [and] bringing doctors to me,"
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Doctors Quotes
"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."
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Comedy Quotes
"If I've learned anything in the more than 50 years that I've led MDA, it's that the generosity of the American people knows no bounds. I'm sure that with their fellow citizens in such dire need, they'll dig deep and do everything they can to help. I'm hopeful that many people will be willing to make two phone calls and donate to both causes."
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Generosity Quotes
"The information we have is that the suspect was firing randomly at anybody going by, any student going by,"
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Information Quotes
"Every mans dream is to be able to sink into the arms of a woman without also falling into her hands."
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Marriage Quotes
"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."
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Support Quotes
"We want to make sure the security of our ports is in America's hands."
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Security Quotes
"If a chick turned me down years ago, I said, `There's another few outside, don't worry about it.' I can't take no when I know children and victims are standing around waiting for someone to help them."
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Worry Quotes



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