A Quote on Thursday

babes01Laurel & Hardy in Babes in Toyland

Laurel & Hardy in Babes in Toyland:

Stan: “You better come up dead or alive!”

Ollie: “Now how can he come up dead if he’s alive?”

Stan: “Let’s drop a rock on him. Then we’ll make him dead when he’s alive.”

 

Rudolph Valentino FuneralRudolph Valentino Funeral

Rudolph Valentino (Last Words):

Don’t pull down the blinds. I feel fine. I want the sunlight to greet me!”

 

Erich von StroicheimErich von Stroicheim

Erich von Stroheim:

I was reared in an atmosphere where a great deal of attention was paid to women’s hairdressing.”

 

Monica BellucciMonica Bellucci

Monica Bellucci:

When you see a silent movie, you understand everything that’s going in from the images because the images are so strong.”

 

Bettie DavisBettie Davis

Bettie Davis:

I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn’t make an enemy should get out of the business.”

 

W. C. FieldsW. C. Fields

W. C. Fields:

Now don’t say you can’t swear off drinking; it’s easy. I’ve done it a thousand times.

 

Posted by Michael ‘Charlie’ McGee

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A Quote on Thursday

Bettie DavisBettie Davis

Bettie Davis:

There are new words now that excuse everybody. Give me the good old days of heroes and villains, the people you can bravo or hiss. There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch.

 

Abbott & CostelloAbbott & Costello

Bud Abbott & Lou Costello:

Abbott: Now, on the St. Louis team we have Who’s on first, What’s on second, I Don’t Know is on third.

Costello: That’s what I want to find out.

Gracie AllenGracie Allen

Gracie Allen:When I was born, I was so surprised I didn’t talk for a year and a half.

Fred AstaireFred Astaire

Fred Astaire:Old age is like everything, to make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.”

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley

Robert Benchley:Behind every argument is someone’s ignorance!

cecilBDeMillieCecil B. DeMillie

Cecil B. DeMillie:

The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.”

 

Posted by Michael ‘Charlie’ McGee