Danny Kaye quotes
“In some ways you're far superior to my Cocker Spaniel.”
“The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle, the chalice from the palace has the brew that is true!”
“Well, I'm more the 'I-don't-mind-pushing-my-best-friend-into-but-I'm-scared-stiff-when-I-get-anywhere-close-to-it-myselfing' kind.”
“A jester unemployed is nobody's fool.”
- Phil Davis: How much is "wow"?
- Bob Wallace: It's right in between, uh, between "ouch" and "boing".
“- Phil Davis: My dear partner, when what's left of you gets around to what's left to be gotten, what's left to be gotten won't be worth getting, whatever it is you've got left.
- Bob Wallace: When I figure out what that means, I’ll come up with a crushing reply.”
- La trovi in Actors in real life
“I am a wife-made man.”
- Griselda: I bring you a message from the princess.
- Hubert Hawkins: The royal princess?
- Griselda: Yes, she finds you most attractive and would like to meet you.
- Hubert Hawkins: Me?
- Griselda: She finds you passing fair, passing gracefully.
- Hubert Hawkins: Tell her "Thank you very much, but I'm just passing through”.
“- King Roderick I: You spent some time in the Italian court?
- Hubert Hawkins: Why, yes. What better place to court Italians?”
“Speak not of twigs when you look at an oak.”
“May all your Christmases be white. Merry Christmas!”
“- Phil Davis: We seem to be getting a little mixed up.
- Judy Haynes: Maybe it's the music.
- Phil Davis: Maybe it isn't only the music.”
“Now the crooner is becoming the comic!”
“- Phil Davis: All right, they didn't go to college. They didn't go to Smith.
- Bob Wallace: Go to Smith? She couldn't even spell it.”
“Caution is for popinjays and cockatoos!”
“- Phil Davis: How can you stop an angry dog from biting you on Monday?
- Betty Haynes: That joke is old. The answer is to kill the dog on Sunday!
- Phil Davis: That's not the way to stop a dog from biting you on Monday!
- Betty Haynes: How would you bring the thing about?
- Phil Davis: Have the doggy's teeth pulled out!”