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Oscar Levant Quotes

(1906-1972), American Pianist, Actor

An epigram is only a wisecrack that's played at Carnegie Hall.

Category: Aphorisms And Epigrams

Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.

Category: Character

Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.

Category: Happiness

Strip away the phony tinsel of Hollywood and you will find the real tinsel underneath.

Category: Hollywood

Once he makes up his mind, he's full of indecision. [On Dwight D. Eisenhower]

Category: Indecision

Once I make up my mind, I'm full of indecision.

Category: Indecision

There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.

Category: Insanity

Every time I look at you I get a fierce desire to be lonesome.

Category: Loneliness

There are two sides to every question: my side and the wrong side.

Category: Pride

What the world needs is more geniuses with humility, there are so few of us left.

Category: Pride

Roses are red, violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.

Category: Psychiatry

It's not what your are, it's what you don't become that hurts.

Category: Regret

I've given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself.

Category: Selfishness