Quotations by Alan Jay Lerner
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Born: Saturday, August 31, 1918
Died: Saturday, June 14, 1986 (67 years old)
A schedule so tight that it would only work if I didn't sleep on Monday nights.
(Keywords: Work, Sleep)
An Englishman's way of speaking absolutely classifies him.
Back home everyone said I didn't have any talent. They might be saying the same thing here but it sounds better in French.
(Keywords: Home, Talent, Saying)
Coughing in the theater is not a respiratory ailment. It is a criticism.
(Keywords: Criticism, Theater)
It's not a pretty face, I grant you. But underneath its flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
(Keywords: Character, Pretty)
Men die but an idea does not.
(Keywords: Men, Idea)
Why can't a woman be more like a man?
(Keywords: Man, Woman)
With a little bit of luck, you'll never work!
You write a hit the same way you write a flop.