I went to high school with Al Capone.
When we got married, nobody gave it more than two weeks. There were bets all over the country, with astronomical odds against us.
Nobody bats 500. We all make mistakes.
An audience is so important. I would never have had the guts to dub in that big a laugh.
Al Jolson was one of the greatest entertainers who ever lived.
A single prop that does not look real to an audience can louse you up. The same is true of the smallest flaw in setting up the motivation in a story line.
Motion-picture studio floors used to be all wooden and not smooth at all. This was difficult when moving a camera around on a dolly.
I learned a lot in those first years in Miami, while struggling just for survival, by observing my father's fortitude.
American people have the ability to laugh at themselves. It is one of the things that makes this country the great country that it is.
Good things do not come easy. The road is lined with pitfalls.
I had started calling her Lucy shortly after we met; I didn't like the name Lucille. That's how our television show was called I Love Lucy, not Lucille.
At times we were criticized for doing too much slapstick. I don't believe in mild comedy, and neither does Lucy.
Lucy and I would love furiously and fight furiously.
Lucy is such a perfectionist.
The success of I Love Lucy is something that happens only once in a lifetime, if you are fortunate enough to have it happen at all.
Joe McCarthy and his Senate hearings were like witch-hunts.
My Latin temper blows up pretty fast, but it goes down just as fast. Maybe that's why you seldom hear of ulcers in Latin America.