He may have hair upon his chest but, sister, so has Lassie.— Cole Porter
Revealing Lassie quotations
I've always been an animal lover. I've grown up with dogs my whole life. I think that is what helped me get the role on 'Lassie', I was comfortable around the dog, where many of the kids were afraid or intimidated by Lassie.
I watched Gene Kelly for his smile, for his energy. Vittorio Gassman for his movement. Clark Gable for his mustache. And I watched Lassie who was happy as a dog.
Someone always needs rescuing, yet there's only one person who ever seems to understand you. It's a lot like being Lassie.
Guess we're going north," Dev said slowly. "Everyone, follow Lassie.Timmy's in the well.
I've always been an animal lover. I've grown up with dogs my whole life.
And then there's the personal question so many of Lassie's fans want to ask: Is he allowed on the furniture? Of course he is-but, then, he's the one who paid for it.
TALLAHASSEE LASSIE was a record I wrote with my mom.
A number of other famous groups have also recorded it such as Led Zeppelin (I understand they are currently touring) and several other English bands and also some various "Punk Bands".
Ever since 'Lassie' and 'Old Yeller', I won't watch animal movies. Animals in movies always die.
Ever since they found out that Lassie was a boy, the public has believed the worst about Hollywood
There was this little shaggy dog on it, and Frank Weatherwax was working the dog. One day we were all sitting around, and Frank said, listen, my brother Rudd just got the rights back from MGM for Lassie, and said have your agent check into it. I did, and I went for a screen test.
Every Thursday or something, my mother would shoot it at NBC Studios at Rockefeller Center. And sometimes she would have me there when Morris The Cat was on, and Lassie was on.
The dog becomes the repository of those model human properties that we have cynically ceased to find among humans. Where today can we find the full panoply of William Bennett's Book of Virtues-from Courage and Responsibility to Loyalty and Family Values-but in Lassie and Beethoven and Millie and Checkers and Spot?
I have yet to see one completely unspoiled star, except for the animals - like Lassie.
The way was long and weary, But gallantly they strode, A country lad and lassie, Along the heavy road.
I did Lassie for six years and I never had anybody come up to me and say, 'It made me want to be a farmer.'
Directing her was like directing Lassie. You need 14 takes to get each one of them right.
I grew up speaking English and Punjabi.
Just living and working in Punjab and smelling the early morning air and sitting down and having paranthas and lassi and all that was marvellous.
She's my Tallahassee lassie down in FLA.
The difference between "trained OK" and "trained perfectly" doesn't really matter all that much to me. I once did a film with Lassie. When that dog got excited he jumped all over Rudd Weatherwax [Lassie's trainer]. Now that's the smartest dog in the world. If the world's best-trained dog can jump around to show he's happy then my dogs should be allowed to do the same.
We each had to spend a week out at Lassie's ranch, and whoever got along best with the dog got the part.
Sasha snorted. "I have never in my extremely long life seen anyone take so long to answer a question. It's like you went into your brain and got lost. you need a bread crumb, buddy?" He made a noise like he was calling his pet. "Here Lassie, here. Come back girl.