Desi Arnaz Quotes

I had started calling her Lucy shortly after we met; I didn't like the name Lucille. That's how our television show was called I Love Lucy, not Lucille.

Love Quotes, Vision Quotes

An actor who is good at comedy can also be very good at drama, but not necessarily vice versa.

Vice Quotes

The success of I Love Lucy is something that happens only once in a lifetime, if you are fortunate enough to have it happen at all.

Success Quotes, Love Quotes, Life Quotes


One of my biggest problems with comedy was that I did not understand some of the jokes.

Problems Quotes

Lucy is such a perfectionist.

Perfection Quotes

A single prop that does not look real to an audience can louse you up. The same is true of the smallest flaw in setting up the motivation in a story line.

Motivational Quotes

Nobody bats 500. We all make mistakes.

Mistakes Quotes

Lucy and I would love furiously and fight furiously.

Love Quotes

American people have the ability to laugh at themselves. It is one of the things that makes this country the great country that it is.

American Quotes, Great Quotes, Ability Quotes

Since I was very young I have always worked hard at whatever I have had to do.

Work Quotes

At times we were criticized for doing too much slapstick. I don't believe in mild comedy, and neither does Lucy.

Time Quotes

An audience is so important. I would never have had the guts to dub in that big a laugh.

Important Quotes

Al Jolson was one of the greatest entertainers who ever lived.

Great Quotes

Failure is the most terrible thing in our business. When we fail, the whole world knows about it.

Business Quotes, Failure Quotes