Top Ten Best Oscar Levant QuotesOscar Levant was an American pianist, composer, author, comedian, & actor.
The Top Ten
1 There is a thin line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
2 I have no trouble with my enemies. But my god damn friends... they are the ones that keep me walking the floors at night.
Well said. Actually perfect. - Metal_Treasure
3 What the world needs is more geniuses with humility; there are so few of us left.
4 There are two sides to every question: my side and the wrong side.
5 A symphonic conductor should reconcile himself to the realization that, regardless of his approach or temperament, the eventual result is the same — the orchestra will hate him.
Might be true, LOL. - Metal_Treasure
6 I am no more humble than my talents require.
7 I once said cynically of a politician, "He'll double-cross that bridge when he comes to it."
8 I would like to have been present, if I could have my choice of all moments in music history, when Stokowski suddenly became conscious of his beautiful hands. That must have been a moment.
9 Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.
very wise. - Metal_Treasure
10 I have given up reading books; I find it takes my mind off myself.
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