Jerry Lewis Quotes

Jerry Lewis 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.
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Jerry Lewis Quote: Postwar America was a very buttoned-up nation. Radio shows were run by censors, Presidents wore hats, ladies wore girdles. We came straight out of the blue - nobody was expecting anything like Martin and Lewis. A sexy guy and a monkey is how some people saw us.
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Quotes about Jerry Lewis: Don't you understand how dramatic it is to be a comic? To be a fool, to get people to laugh at this show-off? Milton Berle could take Laurence Olivier and stick him under the table if he wanted to. And so could I.
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Quote about Jerry Lewis: I tell young comics, 'Do you want this badly enough? It's there. But you have to go get it. And if you think I'm going to give you the key to the lock of that door, there is no key, there is no lock, and there is no door.'
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Jerry Lewis Sayings: Don't give me paper - I can get the same lawyer who drew it up to break it. But if you shake my hand, that's for life.
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Jerry Lewis Saying: The young man who's had the Guggenheim fortune behind him all his life - he can hire all the authorities on the subject to teach him how to do a monologue, but he's never going to have the right stuff to pull it off. If he doesn't walk out onstage needing to walk out there, he doesn't have a dream of doing well.
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Sayings about Jerry Lewis: Comedy is a man in trouble. And without it, there's no humor.
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Saying about Jerry Lewis: The day you're born, you get the pink slip on YOU. Outright ownership. You must only share that life with those that you and only you choose.
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