Donald O'Connor Famous Quotes & Sayings

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15 Donald O'Connor Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Donald O'Connor Sayings: That is the godawful thing about television today. Performers don't have any place to hit That is the godawful thing about television today. Performers don't have any place to hit and miss. You're either in or you're out; you don't have a chance to become good at your craft. If you make three pictures in a row and they don't go over, you're out of the business.
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Donald O'Connor Sayings: I didn't smoke. I didn't smoke then, and I don't smoke now. We worked every I didn't smoke. I didn't smoke then, and I don't smoke now. We worked every day - that keeps you in pretty good shape. We could go for a long time in one take. You had to be in good shape with Gene Kelly.
Donald O'Connor Sayings: Doing those costume pictures was wonderful. Doing those costume pictures was wonderful.
Donald O'Connor Sayings: I think you should make more movies, more musicals. I think the public deserves that. I think you should make more movies, more musicals. I think the public deserves that. I think this country deserves to be able to get out and foster that talent. Give them an opportunity to become stars. I think the whole idea is wonderful.
Donald O'Connor Sayings: Short people have long faces, and long people have short faces. Big people have little Short people have long faces, and long people have short faces. Big people have little humor, and little people have no humor at all.
Donald O'Connor Sayings: Remember, if you do the same act for 20, 30 years it gets a little Remember, if you do the same act for 20, 30 years it gets a little boring unless you've got something else going for you ... And the orchestra really kept you going. They'd laugh at all your jokes, even if they'd been hearing them for the last 30 years.
Donald O'Connor Sayings: Going up the walls doing somersaults, that trick took a couple of days. Going up the walls doing somersaults, that trick took a couple of days.
Donald O'Connor Sayings: They put me in a harness, like a horse, to learn the back somersault. It They put me in a harness, like a horse, to learn the back somersault. It was weird up there when I put on that harness for the first time. The courage came with practice.
Donald O'Connor Sayings: It's so wonderful ... if your whole day is rotten, once they start the music, It's so wonderful ... if your whole day is rotten, once they start the music, it seems to melt away.
Donald O'Connor Sayings: I'd like to thank the Academy for my lifetime achievement award that I will eventually I'd like to thank the Academy for my lifetime achievement award that I will eventually get.
Donald O'Connor Sayings: I'm not a good choreographer: I can't remember what I put down. I'm not a good choreographer: I can't remember what I put down.
Donald O'Connor Sayings: I was born and raised to entertain other people. I've heard laughter and applause and I was born and raised to entertain other people. I've heard laughter and applause and known a lot of sorrow. Everything about me is based on show business - I think it will bring me happiness. I hope so.
Donald O'Connor Sayings: You see, as far as the man's personality goes, there's no one who can touch You see, as far as the man's personality goes, there's no one who can touch Fred Astaire. He's unique.
Donald O'Connor Sayings: I can picture things, like a painter would, though Im not good at painting, either. I can picture things, like a painter would, though Im not good at painting, either.
Donald O'Connor Sayings: Dancing is so wonderful. Once they start the music, your whole day, if it's been Dancing is so wonderful. Once they start the music, your whole day, if it's been rotten, seems to melt away. You get carried away in the tune that you're moving to. It's a marvelous catharsis, to be able to get on top and tap dance.