If I hadn't become a celebrity, I'd probably be an alcoholic.
If I ever completely lost my nervousness I would be frightened half to death.
I'm used to living alone, and I like it that way. You become so selfish living alone...I'd make a terrible husband anyway.
I'm Liberace without a piano.
I wish I had the nerve not to tip.
I was obsessed with being rich and famous.
I think basically an actor is a salesman.
I sang in the choir for years, even though my family belonged to another church.
I may find something that looks interesting and then go on to alter the recipe by adding spices, things of my own. I also look for time-saving recipes, dishes that can be prepared ahead and stored.
I laughed all the way through Love Story.
I have this beautiful antique silver wine decanter that I bought at an auction. I always pour wine from that.
I have an ulcer. It has an IQ of 185.
I feel now it's useless to keep hoping. The way things are today, we live in a world that needs laughter, and I've decided if I can make people laugh, I'm making a more important contribution.
I don't understand why people don't remember my name.
I don't know who the hell Paul Lynde is, or why he's funny, and I prefer it to be a mystery to me.
I don't always prepare such rich meals. Sometimes I'll just serve a simple quiche, salad and dessert for dinner. During the week I try to eat lightly.
I cant stand those food cult people who bring their own food into the house. All those little thermoses and paper bags-it makes the other guests uncomfortable.
I can't even get three weeks off to have cosmetic surgery.
Food was a constant topic of conversation in our household.
Comedy is exaggerated realism. It can be stretched to the almost ludicrous, but it must always be believable.
As far as cookbooks go, I think Joy of Cooking is a classic. I've used it over and over again. Julia Child frustrates me. By the time you get all her herbs together, you're exhausted
An actor shouldn't undergo psychoanalysis, because there are a lot of things you're better off not knowing.
A room is like a stage. If you see it without lighting, it can be the coldest place in the world.
A closet full of wire hangers can be the most dangerous place in the world.