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Tony Curtis Quotes


Tony Curtis, born Bernard Schwartz, is an American film actor.
(1925 - )

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At 17, I dreamed of seeing the world. At 19, I had been around the world and back.
 

But my longevity is due to my good timing.
 

But where there is no art show, I would still be painting.
 

Even on a personal note, my dressing table downstairs is crowded with things, like a mini landscape. It's a city with buildings and towers and roads. There's a pool and a little park. When I move something around it becomes a different tableau.
 

Every movie I've been in has ended up on television.
 

Everywhere I go in the world, people know me and recognise me and really show affection for me.
 

For instance, I always have one hanging in Budapest in the mayors office.
 

I can't sit around and wait for the telephone to ring.
 

I don't know what organically grown chickens are; I've never seen one.
 

I enjoy being recognized whatever environment I'm in.
 

I enlisted when I was a boy. The Navy looked after me like my mother. It fed me, took care of me and gave me wonderful opportunities.
 

I joined the Navy hoping to be submariner and ended up in the sub service aboard a tender in the Pacific.
 

I like Vegas for its spontaneity.
 

I look at everything in an artistic way.
 

I used to be good friends with my depression, saying oh I'm so depressed, or life is terrible.
 

I want the public to know that it will be an honor for me to meet them and spend a few special moments with all those who helped me through my filmed career.
 

I was born in and worked in a period that could be called enviable.
 

I will always remember this summer day in Paris, when I was to perform a great acrobatic move. I can still see myself stepping on the ring of a packed circus along real performers.
 

I wouldn't be caught dead marrying a woman old enough to be my wife.
 

I'm world famous, everywhere I go there are people who love me because of I've been able to bring them some joy from the movies I've made.
 


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