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Sammy Davis, Jr.

American,  Entertainer
Total Quotes : 26
Baby Made Until

A man is not complete until he has seen the baby he has made.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Stupidity Alcohol Infinite

Alcohol gives you infinite patience for stupidity.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Children May Public

Being in public with May and the children was too heavy. I was irreversibly tuned in to everyone around us.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Strong Big Learned

I'd learned a lot in the Army. I knew that above all things in the world I had to become so big, so strong that people and their hatred could never touch me.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Think Still Like

I go to temple a lot less than I would like because when I do, people still look at me as if they think it's a publicity stunt.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Star Average Made

Being a star has made it possible for me to get insulted in places where the average Negro could never hope to go and get insulted.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Car Money Closets

I had more clothes than I had closets, more cars than garage space, but no money.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Anybody Rights Movement

The civil rights movement wasn't easy for anybody.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Business Magic How

Part of show business is magic. You don't know how it happens.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Own Standard Twitch

Fame comes with its own standard. A guy who twitches his lips is just another guy with a lip twitch - unless he's Humphrey Bogart.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Singer Over Hire

If you want to get known as a singer you hire five sexy chicks and let them fight over you onstage and for the cameras. That's publicity, man.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Hollywood Brought Bought

I bought a house in the Hollywood Hills and brought my grandmother from Harlem to live in it with me.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

King Would Answer

We can't answer King's assassination with violence. That would be the worst tribute we could pay him.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Star Like Another Man

I have to be a star like another man has to breathe.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Love Cost Some

The manic pursuit of success cost me everything I could love: my wife, my three children, some friends I would have liked to grow old with.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Wisdom Commitment Always

You always have two choices: your commitment versus your fear.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Mystery Own Ultimate

The ultimate mystery is one's own self.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Romantic Belong Romances

There are certain romances that belong in certain cities, in a certain atmosphere, in a certain time.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Human Being Success Is

Real success is not on the stage, but off the stage as a human being, and how you get along with your fellow man.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Beautiful She Caught

May was young and beautiful, we were legally married, but she was caught in the prison of my skin.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.