Tony Curtis Quotes

We often don't think of them, we think of the great wars and the great battles, but what about losing a son or a daughter, or a girl losing her husband or vice versa? I think of the people who never got the chance to have the opportunities I had... view

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They gave me away as a prize once - a Win Tony Curtis For A Weekend competition. The woman who won was disappointed. She'd hoped for second prize - a new stove... view

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Yes I'm still working, but my life's no longer filled with it... view

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The movie business is very twisted, out of site, out of mind, you know... view

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The service meant so much to me. You don't know privileged I feel and how lucky I am to have served... view

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While you're doing it, you don't really know what you're doing... view

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Painting is much more than therapy to me its a way of life... view

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But my longevity is due to my good timing... view

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But where there is no art show, I would still be painting... view

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Even on a personal note, my dressing table downstairs is crowded with things, like a mini landscape. It's a city with buildings and towers and roads. There's a pool and a little park. When I move something around it becomes a different tableau... view

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The government gave me enough money to go to acting school... view

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I can't sit around and wait for the telephone to ring... view

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I enjoy being recognized whatever environment I'm in... view

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At 17, I dreamed of seeing the world. At 19, I had been around the world and back... view

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I don't know what organically grown chickens are.. view

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Now I'm a painter. That was another opportunity I was able to pursue, I've been painting all my life, now it's become a second career because of my success in the movies... view

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For instance, I always have one hanging in Budapest in the mayors office... view

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Everywhere I go in the world, people know me and recognise me and really show affection for me... view

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Every movie I've been in has ended up on television... view

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I enlisted when I was a boy. The Navy looked after me like my mother. It fed me, took care of me and gave me wonderful opportunities... view

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I joined the Navy hoping to be submariner and ended up in the sub service aboard a tender in the Pacific... view

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I like Vegas for its spontaneity... view

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I look at everything in an artistic way... view

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I used to be good friends with my depression, saying oh I'm so depressed, or life is terrible... view

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I want the public to know that it will be an honor for me to meet them and spend a few special moments with all those who helped me through my filmed career... view

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It is for the latter that I always wanted to be an actor: to play characters who are always on the move... view

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I was born in and worked in a period that could be called enviable... view

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My whole world before I joined the Navy was my neighborhood in the Bronx... view

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Like an opera singer, I am able to sing out my song in paint... view

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It's such a human condition, whether you're a great track star or a great knitting person or you paint watercolors - someone knows who you are... view

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If you know how to live in Vegas you can have the best time... view

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I've made 122 movies, and I daresay there's a picture of mine showing somewhere in the world every day... view

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I've just opened a show in Florida, although I also have many pieces on display around the world... view

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I've been in the movies for 50 years, I've made 130 some-odd movies... view

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I'm world famous, everywhere I go there are people who love me because of I've been able to bring them some joy from the movies I've made... view

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I wouldn't be caught dead marrying a woman old enough to be my wife... view

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I will always remember this summer day in Paris, when I was to perform a great acrobatic move. I can still see myself stepping on the ring of a packed circus along real performers... view

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Its not age as much as the experiences I have had... view

By: Tony Curtis