I've always believed that service to others is rent we pay for our time on this planet.
I look at everything in an artistic way.
If you don't know your gift, you've got no lift.
Like an opera singer, I am able to sing out my song in paint.
Jack Lemmon is my best friend and he's a very wonderful actor. A very talented, very funny man. A lovely man. We're like brothers! We are gifts to each other. He's such a fun personality. There will only ever be one Jack Lemmon.
We often don't think of them, we think of the great wars and the great battles, but what about losing a son or a daughter, or a girl losing her husband or vice versa? I think of the people who never got the chance to have the opportunities I had.
My whole world before I joined the Navy was my neighborhood in the Bronx.
If you know how to live in Vegas you can have the best time.
It is for the latter that I always wanted to be an actor: to play characters who are always on the move.
Its not age as much as the experiences I have had.
You wanna know the secret of life? The saliva of young girls.
They gave me away as a prize once - a Win Tony Curtis For A Weekend competition. The woman who won was disappointed. She'd hoped for second prize - a new stove.
Every movie I've been in has ended up on television.
At 17, I dreamed of seeing the world. At 19, I had been around the world and back.
But my longevity is due to my good timing.
But where there is no art show, I would still be painting.
It's such a human condition, whether you're a great track star or a great knitting person or you paint watercolors - someone knows who you are.
When I was in bed with Marilyn Monroe, I was never sure before, during or after, where her mind was.
Women are beginning to lose their identity. They have jumped with teeth clenched, fists braced and eyes aglow, into the competitive man's world. They're losing the vibrant quality of femininity, the aura of mystery.
I've made 122 movies, and I daresay there's a picture of mine showing somewhere in the world every day.
I was born in and worked in a period that could be called enviable.
While you're doing it, you don't really know what you're doing.
On kissing Marilyn Monroe: It's like kissing Hitler.
I want the public to know that it will be an honor for me to meet them and spend a few special moments with all those who helped me through my filmed career.
The service meant so much to me. You don't know privileged I feel and how lucky I am to have served.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends