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Quotations by Oscar Levant

An epigram is only a wisecrack that’s played at Carnegie Hall.

Every time I look at you I get a fierce desire to be lonesome.

Happiness isn’t something you experience; it’s something you remember.

It’s not what your are, it’s what you don’t become that hurts.

I’m a study of a man in chaos in search of frenzy.

I’ve given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself.

Roses are red, violets are blue, I’m schizophrenic, and so am I.

Strip away the phony tinsel of Hollywood and you’ll find the real tinsel underneath.

The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too.

There are two sides to every question: my side and the wrong side.