Lainie Kazan quotes

  • I have a rich, full, textured life.
    -- Lainie Kazan


  • The men may be the head of the house, but the women are the neck and they can turn the head any way they want.
    -- Lainie Kazan

    #Men #House #Necks

  • Frankie Randall is a consummate performer. He is an exquisite jazz pianist and wonderful singer. I had the great pleasure to work with him on the Dean Martin Show and I'm very proud to call him a friend!
    -- Lainie Kazan

    #Proud #Singers #Jazz

  • I'd seen all the great entertainers by the time I was 14 or 15. My mother was artistic. My father was a bookmaker, so he had access to all those nightclubs, and he was smitten by certain artists, and we would go see them. We'd see comics like Sid Caesar and Milton Berle - those kind of artists - many of whom I worked with later in my life.
    -- Lainie Kazan

    #Mother #Father #Artist

  • I am quite a spendthrift but just being careful because my family was not rich, was not a rich family.

  • You cannot help the poor man by destroying the rich.

  • Pride in the case of a rich man is bad, but pride in the case of a poor man is worse.

  • No one is so poor that they cannot give, and no one is so rich that they cannot receive.

  • Rich could play way better than Krupa.

  • Poor and free rather than rich and enslaved. Of course, men want to be both rich and free, and this is what leads them at times to be poor and enslaved.

  • Doom very evenly! Do not doom one doom to the rich; another to the poor! Nor doom one doom to your friend; another to your foe!

  • He who desires nothing but God is rich and happy.

  • How far, O rich, do you extend your senseless avarice? Do you intend to be the sole inhabitants of the earth? Why do you drive out the fellow sharers of nature, and claim it all for yourselves? The earth was made for all, rich and poor, in common. Why do you rich claim it as your exclusive right?

  • Acquaintance: "A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to. A degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor or obscure, and intimate when he is rich or famous.