I'll just take amusement at being a paradox.

— Burgess Meredith

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Like the seasons of the year, life changes frequently and drastically.

You enjoy it or endure it as it comes and goes, as it ebbs and flows.


I was born a character actor. I was never really a leading man type.


Wine, it's in my veins and I can't get it out.


I disappear from the public eye and get rediscovered quite often.


Franchot Tone is nuttier than a fruitcake, so don't let the genteel frosting fool you.


All my life, to this day, the memory of my childhood remains grim and incoherent. If I close my eyes and think back, I see little except violence and fear. In those early years, I somehow came to understand I would have to draw from within myself whatever emotional resources I needed to go wherever I was headed. As a result, for years, I became a boy who lived almost totally within himself.


Kids ... Can't live with 'em ... Can't shoot 'em!