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— Jack Paar

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I have never seen a bad television program, because I refuse to.

God gave me a mind, and a wrist that turns things off.


I'm complicated, sentimental, lovable, honest, loyal, decent, generous, likable, and lonely. My personality is not split; it's shredded.


Disneyland is such a big thing to Californians, I discovered that when you cross the border you have to raise your right hand and take an oath that you believe in Walt Disney.


It's almost impossible to dislike me, because I do nothing.


Randy and I were goggle-eyed as we gazed over the wonders of what Walt Disney had wrought. It was a magnificent demonstration of what God could do if He had more imagination.


She should get a divorce and settle down.


Hollywood, we decided, was a nice place to die, but we wouldn't want to live there.


The California cemeteries make dying sound so attractive it's a real effort to keep breathing.


Statistics show that many people watch our show from the bedroom.

and people you ask into your bedroom have to be more interesting than those you ask into your living room. I kid you not!


It was plain to see the Hollywood undertakers take care of everything.

If you die you don't have to lift a finger.


... Variety and the Hollywood Reporter, two publications read more faithfully in Hollywood than the Koran is in Mecca.


We were ensconced as guests of the exclusive Beverly Hilton Hotel, an edifice so swank that the fire ax in the hall outside our suite said: "In case of fire-break crystal."


About Jack Paar

Quotes 25 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Entertainer
Birthday October 16

Then there was the time in Hollywood when I sat down in a breakaway chair and it collapsed on me. I was nearly knocked out and might have been even more seriously hurt but my fall was broken by the smog.


To restore a sense of reality, I think Walt Disney should have a Hardluckland.


As I was saying before I was interrupted .

.. I believe the last thing I said was 'There must be a better way to make a living than this.' Well, I've looked - and there isn't.


I'm not saying these flying discs don't really exist, but nobody living in Kansas City has seen them and that's a dry state.


Doing the show was like painting the George Washington Bridge.

As soon as you finished one end, you started right in on the other.


Personally, I like those mystery shows.

Ever since I was a kid I've been crazy about blood and detectives and murder. Maybe I was born with a silver knife in my back.


The only non-believer I encountered was Oscar Levant who wouldn't visit Disneyland because he said he had his own hallucinations.


One gets the impression that this is how Ernest Hemingway would have written had he gone to Vassar.


As I look back on my life, I see it as one long obstacle course with myself as the main obstacle.


Son of Lady Chatterley's Lover had obvious commercial advantages (as a title for this book), but it impugned the marital status of my parents, something that enough critics were already doing.


In an interview Errol Flynn said that his hobby was acting but he doesn't have time for it.


Poor people have more fun than rich people, they say;

and I notice it's the rich people who keep saying it.

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