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Dick Van Dyke Quotes

A lot of violence, a lot of gore in it, and I just didn't want to do that kind of thing.

Bob Hope, like Mark Twain, had a sense of humor that was uniquely American, and like Twain, we'll likely not see another like him.

But I wish they would make a musical of some kind. I miss musicals so much. You don't see them anymore.

But once we got on the air, everybody except Morey Amsterdam pretty much stuck to the script.

I cannot tell you what it means when children recognize. This is about the third generation for me. And when kids that small recognize me, it really pleases me, very gratifying.

I don't have any children, I have four middle-aged people.

I don't think we've got much of a chance to tell you the truth. But our main problem is our audience skews a little older than most shows, and I don't think our people can stay up that late. I certainly can't.

I grew up in Danville, Illinois, right in the middle of the state.

I have four children and I have seven grandkids.

I learned everything that I know about comedy and about show business and a lot about life from Carl.

I loved to fall down.

I never made a good movie.

I think it's being thrown at the wolves, we call it in our business.

I think most people will tell you that. They can go along and, while they're denying that they are addicted, say it's stress this, it's this, it's that. But I - it's - I think - I really believe there is a gene. Some people become addicted and others don't.

I think the saddest moment in my life just happened two months ago. My old nightclub partner passed away, Phil Erickson down in Atlanta. He - I owe him everything. He put me in the business and taught me about everything I know.

I turned down some movies that were quite good. mainly on the basis of taste.

I wanted to be a radio announcer.

I was always in show business but in many ways was not really of show business. I didn't move in show business circles, particularly, still don't do it.

I've retired so many times now it's getting to be a habit.

My kids are so much better parent than I was.