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Jack Lemmon Quotes

Failure seldom stops you. What stops you is the fear of failure.

I won't quit until I get run over by a truck, a producer or a critic.

If you really do want to be an actor who can satisfy himself and his audience, you need to be vulnerable. You must reach the emotional and intellectual level of ability where you can go out stark naked, emotionally, in front of an audience.

If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.

It's hard enough to write a good drama, it's much harder to write a good comedy, and it's hardest of all to write a drama with comedy. Which is what life is.

Nobody deserves this much money - certainly not an actor.

Stay humble. Always answer your phone - no matter who else is in the car.