Tony Randall Quotes

  1. Museums, I love museums.
  2. Many of the Universities have very good Theatre Departments these days.
  3. I thought that I held the record of most appearances on the Bob Hope Show, but I think – It’s Brooke Shields.
  4. In fact, it used to be a joke if you studied at a University.
  5. Inherit the Wind is a wonderful play, and I was in the original with Paul Muni.
  6. The young actors coming out of the Universities are well trained.
  7. Marilyn Monroe was no fun to work with. She would report to work around 5:00 in the evening. You’ve been in make-up since 8:30 in the morning waiting for her.
  8. Well, I’m a tape-recording nut. I like to play my tapes.
  9. Awards sell tickets, and they’re a clever publicity stunt.
  10. You mustn’t take any award so seriously.
  11. I never achieved my first goal in the National Actors Theatre, which is to have a permanent Acting Company.
  12. The competition is pretty rough these days.
  13. I would have started the National Actors Theatre 30 years earlier.
  14. There’s only one thing worse than a man who doesn’t have strong likes and dislikes, and that’s a man who has strong likes and dislikes without the courage to voice them.
  15. We have too many actors for the jobs available.
  16. And it’s a crime because the great plays of history, going all the way back to the Greeks, are part of everybody’s heritage. It’s just like in music, Beethoven or Mozart, that’s everybody’s heritage.
  17. Everyone town of 100,000 in the United States should have a Classical Theater supported by the town, or the state of the county, or the Federal Government, as they have in every civilized country.
  18. So many people have won Emmys, so many people have won multiple Emmys that I think it’s a degraded award.
  19. I was on the Johnny Carson show, I believe 114 or 104 times. And aside from those times on the air, I never spoke to him. I never met him.
  20. We’re also the only country that has the Death Penalty. That’s something to boast about, isn’t it?
  21. I’ve always enjoyed Acting. Acting is acting.
  22. Awards are only a publicity gimmick.
  23. Sooner or later, we sell out for money.
  24. The real thing is, you should be seeing these plays in the Theatre. That’s what they were written for. That’s where the enjoyment is. Studying them is no enjoyment whatsoever.

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