It's not what your are, it's what you don't become that hurts.

Oscar Levant on regret
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There are two sides to every question: my side and the wrong side.

Oscar Levant on pride
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There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.

Oscar Levant on insanity
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Every time I look at you I get a fierce desire to be lonesome.

Oscar Levant on loneliness
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I envy people who drink - at least they know what to blame everything on.

Oscar Levant on blame
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Roses are red, violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.

Oscar Levant on psychiatry
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There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.

Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.

Oscar Levant on happiness
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I've given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself.

Oscar Levant on selfishness
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I once said cynically of a politician, Hell double-cross that bridge when he comes to it.

Oscar Levant on cynically
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Once I make up my mind, I'm full of indecision.

Oscar Levant on decisions
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I am no more humble than my talents require.

Oscar Levant on humble
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What the world needs is more geniuses with humility, there are so few of us left.

Oscar Levant on pride
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About Oscar Levant

Name Oscar Levant
Quotes 26 quotes
Nationality American
Profession Composer
Birthday October 16
About Oscar Levant (December 27, 1906 – August 14, 1972) was an American pianist, composer, author, comedian, and actor. He was more famous for his mordant character and witticisms, on the radio and in movies and television, than for his music.
Top topics mind, indecision, dwight, politician, drink

Once he makes up his mind, he's full of indecision. On Dwight D. Eisenhower

Oscar Levant on decisions
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I have given up reading books; I find it takes my mind off myself.

Oscar Levant on books
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Strip away the phony tinsel of Hollywood and you will find the real tinsel underneath.

Oscar Levant on hollywood
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Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.

Oscar Levant on character
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I'm a study of a man in chaos in search of frenzy.

Oscar Levant on chaos
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I knew Doris Day before she was a virgin.

Oscar Levant on doris
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So little time and so little to do.

Oscar Levant on time
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What the world needs is more geniuses with humility; there are so few of us left.

Oscar Levant on geniuses
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Once Dwight Eisenhower makes up his mind, he's full of indecision.

Oscar Levant on dwight
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The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too.

Oscar Levant on politics
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I don't drink. I don't like it. It makes me feel good.

Oscar Levant on drink
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An epigram is only a wisecrack that's played at Carnegie Hall.

Oscar Levant on profanity
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I have no trouble with y enemies. But my god damn friends... they are the ones that keep me walking the floors at night.

Oscar Levant on floors
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I once said cynically of a politician, 'He'll doublecross that bridge when he comes to it.'

Oscar Levant on cynically
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