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Howard Dietz Quotes


An American publicist, lyricist, and librettist.
(1896 - 1983)

A day away from Tallulah is like a month in the country.
[Absence]
 

Art for art's sake. [Lat., Ars gratia artis.]
[Art]
 

Before I go to meet my Maker, I want to use the salt left in my shaker. I want to find out if it's true The Blue Danube is really blue, Before I kiss the world goodbye.
[Death]
 

Composers shouldn't think too much - it interferes with their plagiarism.
[Music]
 

I'll go my way by myself, love is only a dance.
[Bachelor]
 

The world is a stage, the stage is a world of entertainment.
[Entertainment]
 

Time hurries by, we're here and gone.
[Time]