Desi Arnaz Quotes

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Desi Arnaz Quotes

Failure is the most terrible thing in our business. When we fail, the whole world knows about it.
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Good things do not come easy. The road is lined with pitfalls.

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Nobody bats 500. We all make mistakes.

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I don't think anyone can tell you what it is that makes you a star.

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An audience is so important. I would never have had the guts to dub in that big a laugh.

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Lucy is such a perfectionist.

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Since I was very young I have always worked hard at whatever I have had to do.

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The thing I remember about New York was how little I felt. I arrived with one small bag and $15.

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A single prop that does not look real to an audience can louse you up. The same is true of the smallest flaw in setting up the motivation in a story line.

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Everyone seemed to be doing well except me and my career. And my accent was no helping me any.

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At times we were criticized for doing too much slapstick. I don't believe in mild comedy, and neither does Lucy.

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I learned a lot from Xavier Cugat.

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I went to high school with Al Capone.

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One of my biggest problems with comedy was that I did not understand some of the jokes.

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It was easy for viewers to identify with our show. The characters were believable.

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The Spanish and Cuban people have the same kind of wakes the Irish do. They go on for two or three days and drink a lot of booze and eat a lot of food.

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I received my Greetings from Uncle Sam in May 1943. I applied for the Air Force.

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