An audience is so important. I would never have had the guts to dub in that big a laugh.
At times we were criticized for doing too much slapstick. I don’t believe in mild comedy, and neither does Lucy.
Joe McCarthy and his Senate hearings were like witch-hunts.
The way the Army does things is sometimes a little strange.
Al Jolson was one of the greatest entertainers who ever lived.
I don’t think anyone can tell you what it is that makes you a star.
Lucy is such a perfectionist.
The success of I Love Lucy is something that happens only once in a lifetime, if you are fortunate enough to have it happen at all.
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.
I had started calling her Lucy shortly after we met; I didn’t like the name Lucille. That’s how our television show was called I Love Lucy, not Lucille.
An actor who is good at comedy can also be very good at drama, but not necessarily vice versa.
Everyone seemed to be doing well except me and my career. And my accent was no helping me any.
I learned a lot from Xavier Cugat.
I went to high school with Al Capone.
One of my biggest problems with comedy was that I did not understand some of the jokes.