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Born: 1926-06-13
Profession: Comedian
Nation: American
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My following is straight. I'm so glad.

Tags: Following, Glad, Straight

My sisters said, Why do you make those faces? You make yourself so ugly.

Tags: Said, Why, Yourself

Someday I'm going to go onstage in a dress if I want to.

Tags: Dress, Someday

The doctor's name was Sylvia. I told her she'd have a problem with me because Sylvia was my mother's name.

Tags: Her, Mother, Problem

The whole romantic part of my life was a wipeout. I didn't even own a belt.

Tags: Life, Romantic, Whole

I don't always prepare such rich meals. Sometimes I'll just serve a simple quiche, salad and dessert for dinner. During the week I try to eat lightly.

Tags: Rich, Simple, Try

I may find something that looks interesting and then go on to alter the recipe by adding spices, things of my own. I also look for time-saving recipes, dishes that can be prepared ahead and stored.

Tags: Looks, May

I often go on a liquid fast a couple of days a week. I never take just water. Instead, I'll have maybe six glasses of vegetable and fruit juices a day.

Tags: Days, Often, Water

Learning lines is on my mind until I do know them. I'll read the paper or paint the house to keep from starting to memorize. I've never found an easy way.

Tags: Keep, Learning, Mind

My dad was a ham, too. He could sell those women anything. Of all his sons, I was the only one he could trust to sell as well as he could. I was proud of that.

Tags: Dad, Trust, Women

My kitchen is not a place to live in. I made it white so I can tell instantly if it's not clean-and I like it clean enough to be able to eat off the floors-or the tables, for that matter.

Tags: Enough, Place, Tell

My table seats eight, so that's my maximum. Having a small number of guests is the only way to generate good conversation. Besides, your whole house doesn't get wrecked that way.

Tags: Good, Small, Whole

Politicians... talk in generalities and lies, and I think they've caused all our grief. They're so awful, they're really funny. I hate thinking this because my dad loved politics.

Tags: Dad, Funny, Politics

The dining room in my old house was truly magnificent, but by far the worst room for conversation. I'd get up from the table, a very long table, and somebody would always say, Paul, I never got to talk to you.

Tags: Far, Old, Talk

Sandwiches are wonderful. You don't need a spoon or a plate!

Tags: Food, Plate, Wonderful

I wish I had the nerve not to tip.

Tags: Funny, Nerve, Wish

I sang in the choir for years, even though my family belonged to another church.

Tags: Another, Family, Funny

I feel now it's useless to keep hoping. The way things are today, we live in a world that needs laughter, and I've decided if I can make people laugh, I'm making a more important contribution.

Tags: Laugh, Laughter, Today

I'm Liberace without a piano.

Tags: Liberace, Piano

A closet full of wire hangers can be the most dangerous place in the world.

Tags: Dangerous, Full, Place

A room is like a stage. If you see it without lighting, it can be the coldest place in the world.

Tags: Place, Room, Stage

I laughed all the way through Love Story.

Tags: Laughed, Love, Story

When I said I didn't have a cent, I didn't. I used to get annoyed with people who said they were broke when they had five dollars.

Tags: Five, Said, Used

An actor shouldn't undergo psychoanalysis, because there are a lot of things you're better off not knowing.

Tags: Actor, Knowing, Off

Comedy is exaggerated realism. It can be stretched to the almost ludicrous, but it must always be believable.

Tags: Almost, Comedy, Realism

Food was a constant topic of conversation in our household.

Tags: Constant, Food, Household
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I can't even get three weeks off to have cosmetic surgery.

Tags: Off, Surgery, Three

I don't know who the hell Paul Lynde is, or why he's funny, and I prefer it to be a mystery to me.

Tags: Funny, Hell, Why

I don't understand why people don't remember my name.

Tags: Remember, Understand, Why

I have an ulcer. It has an IQ of 185.

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I have this beautiful antique silver wine decanter that I bought at an auction. I always pour wine from that.

Tags: Beautiful, Silver, Wine

I think basically an actor is a salesman.

Tags: Actor, Basically, Salesman

I was obsessed with being rich and famous.

Tags: Famous, Obsessed, Rich

If I ever completely lost my nervousness I would be frightened half to death.

Tags: Death, Half, Lost

If I hadn't become a celebrity, I'd probably be an alcoholic.

Tags: Alcoholic, Become, Celebrity

If I'm not working, I don't know what to do.

Tags: Working

It was the worst moment of my life. The producer came up and talked me back into going on stage.

Tags: Life, Moment, Worst

Mothers don't want to pinch me or put me in their purse.

Tags: Mothers, Purse, Put

My father was adamant in his disapproval of my interest in show business.

Tags: Business, Father, Show