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Allan Sherman - Quotes

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They sit there in committees day after day, And they each put in a color and it comes out gray. And we all have heard the saying, which is true as well as witty, That a camel is a horse that was designed by a committee.

They sit there in committees day after day, And they each put in a color and it comes out gray. And we all have heard the saying, which is true as well as witty, That a camel is a horse that was designed by a committee.

You want to fall in love with a shoe, go ahead. A shoe can't love you back, but, on the other hand, a shoe can't hurt you too deeply either. And there are so many nice-looking shoes. ---->>>

Somewhere, over the rainbow, Way up tall, There's a land where they've never heard of cholesterol. ---->>>

Adultery - which is the only grounds for divorce in New York - is not grounds for divorce in California. As a matter of fact, adultery in Southern California is grounds for marriage. ---->>>

It's a play where something went wrong, 'Cause it's five hours, twelve minutes long. If you sit there, my friend, From beginning 'til end, Then your bladder better be strong! ---->>>

Grandma cheated whenever she could. She cheated because it was a much more scientific and surer way of winning than trusting to luck. ---->>>

Success is like winning the sweepstakes or getting killed in an automobile crash. It always happens to somebody else. ---->>>

Our act started at the bottom and went downhill. ---->>>

Even if Scrabble had been invented then, I wouldn't have wanted to play Scrabble, because the highest triple word score in the world would not have expressed how much I liked the game Natalie and I played every afternoon. ---->>>

I didn't decide I was crazy until 1952. That's when I began making a steady salary and could afford to be crazy. ---->>>

I was having trouble making ends meet, and my beginnings weren't meeting either. ---->>>

In Hollywood if you are not working, you are a leper. True, you are probably living in the most expensive leper colony in the world. ---->>>

I had moved out of the Edison Hotel because I couldn't pay the bill and was living at the Lincoln Hotel, where I couldn't pay the bill either, but it was cheaper. ---->>>

I have always lived beyond my means. I am still trying to live beyond my means, but it is getting harder all the time. I am very rich. ---->>>

Well, you might as well imitate your own program because if you don't, someone else will. ---->>>

When the great history of trouble is written, my family will stand extremely high in the table of contents. ---->>>

The difference between reality and unreality is that reality has so little to recommend it. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 11-30, 1924
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Die: 11-20, 1973
Occupation: Musician
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Allan Sherman (born Allan Copelon; November 30, 1924 – November 20, 1973) was an American comedy writer and television producer who became famous as a song parodist in the early 1960s. His first album, My Son, the Folk Singer (1962), became the fastest-selling record album up to that time. His biggest hit single was "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh", a comic novelty in which a boy describes his summer camp experiences to the tune of Ponchielli's Dance of the Hours (wikipedia)