Oscar Levant Quotes

I’m a concert pianist. That’s a pretentious way of saying I’m unemployed at the moment. Oscar Levant

Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character. Oscar Levant

I have given up reading books; I find it takes my mind off myself. Oscar Levant

Happiness isn’t something you experience, it’s something you remember.

The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too. Oscar Levant

There is a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line. Oscar Levant

I once said cynically of a politician, ‘He’ll double-cross that bridge when he comes to it’. Oscar Levant

Roses are red, violets are blue, I’m schizophrenic, and so am I. Oscar Levant

Strip away the phoney tinsel of Hollywood and you’ll find the real tinsel underneath. Oscar Levant

Schizophrenia beats dining alone. Oscar Levant

I don’t drink liquor. I don’t like it. It makes me feel good. Oscar Levant