My wife, as proud as she was of me, hated show business for good reasons. There was something about the spouse always being pushed out of the way, shoved aside. She wanted to get away from it.
Dick Van Dyke
I wrote a little autobiography about how luck has to do with everything. It's called 'My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business.' A publisher came to me and said, 'Write a book,' so I did. I wanted to call it 'Everybody Else Has Got a Book.'
I was always in show business but in many ways was not really of show business. I didn't move in show business circles, particularly, still don't do it.
I learned everything that I know about comedy and about show business and a lot about life from Carl.
People don't realize that we, we meaning people in show business, have the same problems as everyone else. Money doesn't change that. Fame doesn't change that. Sometimes that brings on more problems. You know, it's just a different kind of problems.
If I'd married someone in show business, there'd be too much competition.
I never called my work an 'art'. It's part of show business, the business of building entertainment.
I had tremendous success in show business - star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 'The Apprentice' was one of the most successful shows.
Politics is just like show business. You have a hell of an opening, coast for a while, and then have a hell of a close.
If there's anything in life you consider worthwhile achieving - go for it. I was told many times to forget show business - I had nothing going for me. But I pursued it, anyway. Voila!
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