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Sammy Davis, Jr. Quotes


An American entertainer.
(1925 - 1990)

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A man is not complete until he has seen the baby he has made.
 

Alcohol gives you infinite patience for stupidity.
 

All I really had was my talent. Without that I wouldn't be welcome at the White House.
 

Being a star has made it possible for me to get insulted in places where the average Negro could never hope to go and get insulted.
 

Being in public with May and the children was too heavy. I was irreversibly tuned in to everyone around us.
 

Bogart could have been color blind. He got to know a man before he decided if he liked him or not.
 

During three decades, along all the highways of my youth, Frank had always been there for me.
 

Everything Michael Jackson does on stage is exactly right.
 

Fame comes with its own standard. A guy who twitches his lips is just another guy with a lip twitch - unless he's Humphrey Bogart.
 

I believed in Bobby Kennedy. Campaigning for him was an attempt to give back something to this country that has given me so much.
[Attempt]
 

I bought a house in the Hollywood Hills and brought my grandmother from Harlem to live in it with me.
 

I didn't hate being 60 as much as I had 50.
 

I don't have many easy songs.
 

I go to temple a lot less than I would like because when I do, people still look at me as if they think it's a publicity stunt.
 

I had more clothes than I had closets, more cars than garage space, but no money.
 

I had traveled 10 states and played over 50 cities by the time I was 4.
 

I hadn't been in Vegas 20 minutes when I got word that the bookmakers were offering three to one that Frank wouldn't show for my wedding.
 

I have to be a star like another man has to breathe.
 

I saw that my image was changing or fading. One of the reasons for taking a break from clubs was to be missed-not forgotten.
 

I was so opposed to the war in Vietnam that I initially refused President Nixon's urgings for me to go there.
 


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