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By Anonym 13 Sep

Desi Arnaz

Good things do not come easy. The road is lined with pitfalls.

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Desi Arnaz

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.

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Desi Arnaz

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Desi Arnaz

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Desi Arnaz

The way the Army does things is sometimes a little strange.

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Desi Arnaz

Drinking intensifies all your pressures and your needs.

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Desi Arnaz

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

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Desi Arnaz

I learned a lot in those first years in Miami, while struggling just for survival, by observing my father's fortitude.

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Desi Arnaz

Joe McCarthy and his Senate hearings were like witch-hunts.

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Desi Arnaz

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

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Desi Arnaz

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Desi Arnaz

The custom of my grandfather's day is still going strong in Latin America. American girls do not seem to understand it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Desi Arnaz

It's really amazing that two people from such different backgrounds and geographical origins ever got together. That was perhaps part of the attraction.

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Desi Arnaz

The thing I remember about New York was how little I felt. I arrived with one small bag and $15.

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Desi Arnaz

I received my Greetings from Uncle Sam in May 1943. I applied for the Air Force.

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Desi Arnaz

No one could ever argue with me about people in show business being kind of nice.

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Desi Arnaz

The Spanish and Cuban people have the same kind of wakes the Irish do. They go on for two or three days and drink a lot of booze and eat a lot of food.

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Desi Arnaz

Motion-picture studio floors used to be all wooden and not smooth at all. This was difficult when moving a camera around on a dolly.

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Desi Arnaz

The straw hat is the typical hat Cubans use. It's cool and keeps the sun away from your face.

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Desi Arnaz

Mother came to New York to keep house for me.

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Desi Arnaz

Making a television show is not like making Coca-Cola or Bacardi rum. The human element in our business prevents us from finding a successful formula every time.

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Desi Arnaz

I could have stayed home and been kept by my wife.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Desi Arnaz

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Desi Arnaz

I had never intended to be on the show more than three years, regardless of how successful it was. I had other things I wanted to do. And I was offered a role in 'Red Sky at Morning', [1970]. I got that part because [producer] Hal Wallis had seen the HERE'S LUCY show with Ann-Margaret. It was a thrill for me, getting to do the drama and comedy. It was such a good role. So I missed several episodes of the show to shoot the movie. And I never came back but one.

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Desi Arnaz

Everyone seemed to be doing well except me and my career. And my accent was no helping me any.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Desi Arnaz

When I get in the sun I get very tanned. You can't tell me from the native fishermen in Hawaii or Mexico.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Desi Arnaz

My Latin temper blows up pretty fast, but it goes down just as fast. Maybe that's why you seldom hear of ulcers in Latin America.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Desi Arnaz

It was easy for viewers to identify with our show. The characters were believable.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Desi Arnaz

I was an only child, but I did have a hell of a lot of cousins.