When things go wrong don't go with them.
I like to sing ballads the way Eddie Fisher does and the way Perry Como does. But the way I'm singing now is what makes the money.
I never expected to be anybody important.
Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.
Every time I think that I'm getting old, and gradually going to the grave, something else happens.
The army teaches boys to think like men.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
I have no use for bodyguards, but I have very specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants.
I learned very early in life that: "Without a song, the day would never end; without a friend, a man ain't got a friend; without a song, the road would never bend- without a song" So I keep singing a song.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time.
I don't want to read about some of these actresses who are around today. They sound like my niece in Scarsdale. I love my niece in Scarsdale, but I won't buy tickets to see her act.
People ask me where I got my singing style. I didn't copy my style from anybody . . . . Country music was always an influence on my kind of music.
You got change, man?
We're all just waiting to see what changes, if any, will be made.
Just a minute.
Illusions of The King.
I was so stupid for not sleeping with him, but .
Sing Our Own Song.
I learned a lot from 'Elvis' because it wasn't just the impersonator I had to watch.
and I got the collection my Mother had, and I can't sell any of it.
My mother and dad both loved to sing.
If I could find a white man who had the Negro sound and the Negro feel, I could make a billion dollars.
I hope I didn't bore you too much with my life story.
I knew by heart all the dialogue of James Dean's films; I could watch Rebel Without a Cause a hundred times over.
I learned how important it is to entertain people and give them a reason to come and watch you play.