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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.

Reality Bad Never

Reality is never as bad as a nightmare, as the mental tortures we inflict on ourselves.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Image Break Reasons

I saw that my image was changing or fading. One of the reasons for taking a break from clubs was to be missed-not forgotten.

- 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.

Romantic Belong Romances

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

- 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.

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.

Love Other Rat

The success of the Rat Pack or the Clan was due to the camaraderie, the three guys who work together and kid each other and love each other.

- 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.