Jerry Herman quotes

  • I have a lot of friends who get up most mornings and go to jobs they absolutely hate. I don't think that's what life is about and I'm so fortunate that I actually love what I do.
    -- Jerry Herman

    #Morning #Jobs #Hate

  • I don't want the kind of theater that I love and grew up seeing to die out.
    -- Jerry Herman

    #Want #Kind #Grew Up

  • I'm trying to bring a new generation into the musical theater and to create a new audience.
    -- Jerry Herman

    #Musical #Trying #Generations

  • I have a beautiful address book a friend gave me in 1966. I literally cannot open it again. Ever. It sits on the shelf with over a hundred names crossed out. What is there to say? There are no words. I'll never understand why it happened to us.
    -- Jerry Herman

    #Beautiful #Book #Names

  • When you wake up in the morning, Pooh," said Piglet at last, "what's the first thing you say to yourself?" "What's for breakfast?" said Pooh. "What do you say, Piglet?" "I say, I wonder what's going to happen exciting today?" said Piglet. Pooh nodded thoughtfully. "It's the same thing," he said.

  • This is not the first time in my life where you know going into a job that you're going to hear in stereo what was wrong with what you did.

  • Steve Jobs is the most epic entrepreneur of all time. He served as a guiding light for any emerging businessperson who wanted to learn how things should get done. He'll be looked at as one of the best business leaders of all time, and certainly one of the best tech entrepreneurs.

  • The best compliment was Ben Kingsley coming up to me, putting his hand on the back of my neck, and saying, "Good job, son.".

  • Rent' was my first professional job, ever.

  • The Middle East has the highest unemployment percentage of any region in the world we have the largest youth cohort of history coming into the market place that frustration does translate into the political sphere when people are hungry and without jobs.

  • Oh, wonderful. I killed his father. He hates me. He knows how to make bombs. Come on, Wedge, how does this story end?

  • Observe the world around you everything you do, and especially everything you hate to do.

  • I like auditioning! A lot of people hate it, but I like it.

  • I hate to complain...No one is without difficulties, whether in high or low life, and every person knows best where their own shoe pinches.