I remember in '37 when trolley cars were so big in New York. It was five cents for a ride... There used to be open-air buses, and you could go up a spiral staircase and sit up on top. Those were great, great days.
As long as my voice is here, and there is a Holiday Inn waiting for me, then everything's just swell.
I was trying to find an original style that didn't sound like Tony Bennett or anyone else. So I prayed about it, woke up with this high voice, and by 1954, I was going to amateur nights and winning.
Death is never polite, even when we expect it.
Believe it or not, I'd love to go to the moon.
I'm the first has-been star singer ever to sing with the circus. I mean, Presley sang with the circus, but that was before he became a star.
Remember, it's better to be a has-been than a never-was.
Don't bury me with anyone old.
I hope I don't give music a bad name.
I saw 'Cynthia' five times.
In order to have a TV series, you have to have a good idea for the story.