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Odd Couple Quotes


"It's Charley's Aunt and The Odd Couple rolled into one." - Allan Carr

"I got brown sandwiches and green sandwiches. Its either very new cheese or very old meat. - Oscar Madison, from The Odd Couple" - Neil Simon

"Nothing odd will do long. Tristram Shandy did not last." - Samuel Johnson

"My wife drives a couple of Cadillacs." - Mitt Romney

"Im a huge fan of The Odd Couple, yes, and any comparisons to Tony Randall and or Jack Lemmon are completely welcome. I kind of try to channel those guys, and then add my own neuroses, too." - David Alan Basche

"I'd mentioned this odd wardrobe choice to Adrian a couple of weeks ago: "Isn't Dimitri hot?" Adrian's response hadn't been entirely unexpected: "Well, yeah, according to most women, at least." - Richelle Mead

"I"d mentioned this odd wardrobe choice to Adrian a couple of weeks ago: "Is' Dimitri hot?" Adrian's response had' been entirely unexpected: "Well, yeah, according to most women, at least." - Richelle Mead

"I was involved in school plays, but when I left school I did a couple of odd jobs as a baker's apprentice and then as a fruit market porter in Manchester" - John Thaw

"I am like that guy on the 'Odd Couple,' and it is not the neat guy. I go into my room and find pieces of pizza under the laundry." - Rick Majerus

"I'm a huge fan of 'The Odd Couple,' yes, and any comparisons to Tony Randall and or Jack Lemmon are completely welcome. I kind of try to channel those guys, and then add my own neuroses, too." - David Alan Basche

"Every actor looks all his life for a part that will combine his talents with his personality... 'The Odd Couple' was mine. That was the plutonium I needed. It all started happening after that." - Walter Matthau

"I've had a couple of odd experiences - unexplainable anxiety that came my way through a belief in something... I mean, it sounds cryptic, but... anything for me that turns myself against myself, I stay away from." - Lin Shaye

"You know, when it was done originally, they always had to fight to keep it going at the end of each season. Now, The Odd Couple has become part of our language and culture." - Brett Somers

"I was involved in school plays, but when I left school I did a couple of odd jobs as a baker's apprentice and then as a fruit market porter in Manchester." - John Thaw

"I've had a couple of long relationships. And I've had a couple of shorter relationships." - Calista Flockhart

"When I say "work" I only mean writing. Everything else is just odd jobs." - Margaret Laurence

"Isn't it odd how the little things can change a man's entire life?" - David Eddings

"As man is, so is his God. And thus is God oft strangely odd." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Thoughts are odd misfires." - Patricia Cornwell

"At odd and unpredictable times, we cling in fright to the past." - Isaac Asimov

"We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English." - Winston Churchill

"It's an odd world." - Timothy Spall

"There's one fool at least in every married couple." - Henry Fielding

"So lets knock a couple back and make some noise" - Oscar Wilde

"Know thyself, especially thyself after a couple of drinks." - Robert Breault

"I did a couple of American Express commercials." - Jason Dohring

"I've been married a couple of times and survived!" - Pamela Anderson

"The separation of a childless couple is dramatic, but the separation of a couple with children is always tragic." - Louis Garrel

"If there is a substantial difference between a gay couple and a childless heterosexual couple, I'm unable to see it." - Daniel Keys Moran

"It's a little bit odd. The first time you do the play, you kind of throw yourself into it, trying to get the most out of all the individual moments. Then, a few hours later, you're still there, wondering what you could possibly do differently than what you just did a couple hours ago." - Michael Shannon

"Some guys smoke. Some guys drink. Some guys chase women. I'm a big barbecue-sauce guy. ... I'm like that guy on the Odd Couple, and it's not the neat guy. I go into my room and find pieces of pizza under the laundry." - Rick Majerus

"They are two very different people. It's almost a modern-day 'Odd Couple,' if I had to characterize it, with the two of them portraying pretty close to who they are, which is why it's a hybrid of a reality and a comedy show." - Dawn Ostroff

"When I was a kid my father would read Neil Simon plays with me when I was going to bed, as bedtime stories. All of these old plays like The Odd Couple and Lost in Yonkers - funny but corny plays about Jewish New Yorkers in the mid-20th century." - Zach Woods

"I really enjoyed Eddie Bracken. He told me a great story. He did The Odd Couple on Broadway, replacing Art Carney, and he said, "Art Carney did it for six months and I did it for three years, and I don't think anyone I've ever spoken to saw me. They all saw Art Carney."" - Brent Spiner

"There's definitely a luxury to the fluidity of not being a mega-star. I've done a ton of really, really odd, off-the-wall movies. There's this movie I did called 'Queens of Country' a couple of summers ago that is so bananas, and if I was at a certain level, I probably would not have done that movie." - Lizzy Caplan

"And folks are beginning to think it looks odd, To choke a poor scamp for the glory of God." - James Russell Lowell

"There's luck in odd numbers." - Samuel Lover

"Why is it that we entertain the belief that for every purpose odd numbers are the most effectual?" - Pliny The Elder

"In some situations I was difficult, in odd moments impossible, in rare moments loathsome, but at my best unapproachably great." - Oscar Levant

"I find American behaviour...odd" - Kate Beckinsale

"I love playing odd roles." - Aaron Paul

"To see a young couple loving each other is no wonder; but to see an old couple loving each other is the best sight of all." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"A couple drinks. A couple aspirin. Repeat." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Fred Silverman, the head of ABC, he offered me a lot of comedy series but I told him I'd already been the best comedy series around, "The Odd Couple," and so when he saw that I did Quincy he called my agent and said, Jack turns me down? All my good series and he ends up playing an undertaker." And this was the HEAD of ABC series." - Jack Klugman

"Dreams come a couple sizes too big so you can grow into them." - Joseph Simmons

"Everything in moderation. And that includes a couple of beers a day." - Stephen King

"Marriage is an institution and that's where a couple finishes up." - Les Dawson

"Opinions are like feet. Everybody's got a couple, and they usually stink." - Jim Slattery

"Every oak tree started out as a couple of nuts who stood their ground." - Henry David Thoreau

"Geography is just physics slowed down, with a couple of trees stuck in it." - Terry Pratchett

"I want whoever has the title in a couple of months." - Carlos Condit

"I tried self-sacrifice a couple of times in my youth." - Mason Cooley

"Ideally, both members of a couple in love free each other to new and different worlds." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"Selena Gomez. She's a sweetheart, I met her a couple of times." - Spencer Boldman

"Give me a dozen such heartbreaks, if that would help me lose a couple of pounds." - Colette

"Women love money. You give them a couple thousand bucks and they're happy." - Rob Ford

"Any band on their first couple records is just trying to keep up with their inspiration." - Joshua Homme

"For a couple of months there I was shrieking like a banshee," - Ayelet Waldman

"For a married couple to expect perfection for each other is unrealistic." - Billy Graham

"I could be a housewife... I guess I've vacuumed a couple of times." - Debbie Harry

"Eventually, after a couple of years, Stripe strated to become an overnight success." - Patrick Collison

"Every time I see a happy couple I want to give them a polygraph." - Dov Davidoff

"I probably wasted a couple of thousand dollars on some dumb-ass clothes." - Big Sean

"When ideology and theology couple, their offspring are not always bad but they are always blind." - Bill Moyers

"Sister to sister we will always be, A couple of nuts off the family tree." - Anonymous

"Madonna's got one big choice. Take a couple of years off and become a human being." - Sandra Bernhard

"Walt is dead. And, after a couple of hours at Epcot, you'll wish you were, too." - P. J. O'Rourke

"I can remember a couple of real fights when I ran. Because they were kinda dangerous." - Muhammad Ali

"I bought a Ferrari...and then sold it after a couple of months." - Andy Murray

"I get a couple cups of coffee into me and weird things just start to happen." - Gary Larson

"Professionally, I did a couple of operas when I was in school, when I was 18." - Lucy Griffiths

"Every couple of years, we could dispatch people from Earth to Mars." - Buzz Aldrin

"For there to be communication within a couple, it is enough for there to be only one person who communicates or who really wants to communicate. Even though a couple consists of two people, if one of the people in a couple puts all their effort into moving a couple along they will move along." - Pedro Almodovar

"If you start throwing hedgehogs under me, I shall throw a couple of porcupines under you." - Nikita Khrushchev

"I've been in jail a couple times. I've been caught shoplifting." - Diplo

"Having a couple really great basics makes it easy to dress well every day." - Cameron Russell

"Society needs a couple of vents that say what you're not supposed to say." - Sam Kinison

"And I discovered after a couple years that I really didn't miss making movies." - Rick Moranis

"Couple stares, couple texts, couple dates. Couple 'I think that we're ready's couple 'I think we should wait's" - Drake

"Odd how often blood is shed to obtain freedom from those in power. Oppressors must be the most insecure people in the world." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"Look, this is an odd question, but you're kind of cute and you're pretty nice to me. Are you drunk? It's OK if you are." - Drew Carey

"Of all the hokum with which this country [America] is riddled, the most odd is the common notion that it is free of class distinctions." - W Somerset Maugham

"How odd it is that we so often weep for each other's distresses, when we shed not a tear for our own!" - Anne Bronte

"It is astonishing what a lot of odd minutes one can catch during the day, if one really sets about it." - Dinah Craik

"Odd how it was so easy for a stranger to assume such familiarity. Especially when those who were supposed to know you best often didn't, not at all." - Sarah Dessen

"Since we're not young, weeks have to do time for years of missing each other.Yet only this odd warp in time tells me we're not young." - Adrienne Rich

"It's an odd thing about this universe that, though we all disagree with each other, we are all of us always in the right." - Logan Pearsall Smith

"Pliny hath an odd and remarkable Passage concerning the Death of Men and Animals upon the Recess or Ebb of the Sea." - Thomas Browne

"I'm fascinated by's so odd." - John Prine

"It is odd to consider the connection between despotism and barbarity, and how the making one person more than man makes the rest less." - Joseph Addison

"The full truth of this odd matter is what the world has long been looking for and the public curiosity is sure to welcome." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Odd that we think definitions are definitive." - Larry Wall

"Woo the muse of the odd." - Lafcadio Hearn

"Odd that we think definitions are definitive. :-)" - Larry Wall

"It's my job not always to put square pegs in square holes but sometimes to put the odd square peg in a round hole." - Phil Brown

"The truth will make you odd." - Judy Blume

"Good luck lies in odd numbers." - William Shakespeare

"I've had such an odd career." - Sally Field

"I think we're all pretty odd." - Michael Tippett

"Odd thing about death ... it reaffirms life." - Rita Mae Brown

"Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant filled with odd little waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don't always like." - Daniel Handler

"The handkerchief dabbed at my forehead. 'Ouch! You'll have a fine-looking bruise tomorrow.' 'Then you'll be able to distinguish me from Rose.' The handkerchief paused. 'I could tell you apart from the beginning. You're quite different to each other, you know.' Perhaps he could tell, in the obvious ways. The odd one was Rose; the other odd one was Briony." - Franny Billingsley

"I'm odd, I know,' he said. 'It's fear of myself that's made me odd." - Kurt Vonnegut

"I mean, there's little enough in this life, really, and you only find it worth living for the odd moments, and if you think you're going to have those odd moments again, then it makes life wonderful and have a meaning." - Anthony Burgess

"Love is an odd thing. As odd a thing as there is." - Robert Jordan

"Oft have I heard both youths and virgins say, Birds chuse their mates and couple too this day: But by their flight I never can devine When I shall couple with my valentine." - Robert Herrick

"A couple in love walking along the banks of the Seine are, in real fact, a couple in love walking along the banks of the Seine, not mere particles in motion." - Stuart Kauffman

"My material never comes out verbatim every time. I always tweak in a line, or tweak away a line, gain a couple tags or lose a couple tags. The timing is always off." - Gabriel Iglesias

"There were a couple of times I wondered whether I was going to get a pink slip" - Mitt Romney

"Most blues don't have a beginning, middle, or end. You just cut a couple slices of blues." - Dave Van Ronk

"I smoke pot when I work. I take a couple of tokes before I start. It just loosens you up." - Brice Marden

"Priorities Are Like Arms; If You Think You Have More Than A Couple, You're Either Lying Or Crazy." - Merlin Mann

"If I could put one word on my journey over the last couple of years it would definitely be "turbulent"." - Karise Eden

"We need excellence in public education and if the teachers can't do it, we'll send in a couple of policemen." - Frank Rizzo

"Moments. A couple of moments that people remember, that they can take with them, is what makes a good movie." - Rosalind Russell

"I have had a couple of marriages, but like every other woman I had a perfect right to them." - Marie Dressler

"I joined a health spa recently. They had a sign for "Free Weights." So I took a couple." - Scott Wood

"Kevin James is going to do a couple of specials. One's called It's Getting Muggy In Here." - Andy Kindler

"Remember, the serpent is still living in the Garden of Eden. Only the heterosexual couple was expelled." - Edward Carpenter

"I lost control of myself a couple times in the playoffs. I have to keep cooler in the future." - Dirk Nowitzki

"I do partake in a couple of drinks now and again, but I've never drank to feel alive." - Derek Waters

"When you're going to spend a couple of weeks with people, you want to be with people that are enjoyable." - Amy Hill

"I've had a couple opportunities where I've been on the other side of the audition process as a director." - Alden Ehrenreich

"If you think that the brass is not blowing loud enough, mute it by a couple of degrees." - Richard Strauss

"It is the secret that a man and a woman keep from each other that makes them a couple" - Max Frisch

"There we go, that's it. I just hold my hand in this position for the next couple of hours." - Bill Bailey

"I do have a couple of pets, but I am determined to keep them out of the media spotlight." - Jason Gann

"I got to play on a couple of records with the Rolling Stones, and that was really special to me." - Benmont Tench

"I would say, 'Go ask any couple that's been married for 30, 40, 50 years... It hasn't always been roses.'" - Jason Aldean

"Racing Stripes was so much fun to do. It's one of the funniest movies I've seen in a couple years." - Bruce Greenwood

"Sending a couple of guys to the Moon and bringing them back safely? That's a stunt! That's not historic." - Buzz Aldrin

"I've covered a couple wars and a lot of breaking news and a lot of cops-and-robbers situations." - John King

"But whether a couple is a man and a woman has everything to do with the meaning of marriage." - Jack Kingston

"The only people who benefit from lawsuits are lawyers. I think we made a couple of them rich." - Gavin Rossdale

"A married couple are well suited when both partners usually feel the need for a quarrel at the same time." - Jean Rostand

"After a couple years of occasional lessons with Pass I moved to Boston to attend the New England Conservatory." - Mark White

"I've been asked to say a couple of words about my husband, Fang. How about short and cheap?" - Phyllis Diller

"Every couple goes through things." - Heidi Klum

"No one really gets rich doing this. A couple people do, Black Sabbath does. We don't sell any records anymore." - Thurston Moore

"If you are reading this, and feel discouraged by an inability to communicate to others your own feelings about the importance of an active space development effort, comfort yourself with this thought. If you want to be on the leading edge of anything, you have by definition to be a couple of standard deviations away from most people. That makes you an odd-ball. The trick is to learn to accept it, then to like it-and keep on making lots of noise for what you believe in." - Charles Sheffield

"I could play a cop, I could play a crook, I could play a lawyer, I could play a dentist, I could play an art critic-I could play the guy next door. I am the guy next door. I could play Catholic, Jewish, Protestant. As a matter of fact, when I did The Odd Couple, I would do it a different way each night. On Monday I'd be Jewish, Tuesday Italian, Wednesday Irish-German-and I would mix them up. I did that to amuse myself, and it always worked." - Walter Matthau

"We have had a good working relationship. He has got a tough job. We had different ideas sometimes and we got on pretty well. I have challenged him and he has challenged me. His form has been up and down and that can be tough. I suppose we've been lucky. Sourav and I complement each other. We are two different personalities. He is softer than me. I probably spoke my mind in the change rooms in a rougher way than him. Sourav and I formed an odd couple but it seems to have worked." - John Wright

"I love dealing with drama. I'm drawn to the painful side of storytelling, more so. I feel like that's where you get the most honesty from. My laughter comes from irony. You laugh at my pain. I can't look for the laugh 'cause I'll fall flat on my face. I like the type of laughter that comes from irony like, "Of course, it's sunny today when I wore a mink coat!" I'm that guy. I was raised on Benny Hill and The Odd Couple and The Honeymooners." - Michael K Williams

"I think there's something odd about eating another living anything." - Shania Twain

"How odd, that light should prevent one from seeing." - Michelle Paver

"It would be one thing if I had been cursed so that everyone I loved would die," said Will. "I could keep myself from loving. To keep others from caring for me-it is an odd, exhausting procedure." - Cassandra Clare

"In early times, before the floods swept across the world, there was life, albeit odd, as one can see from the fossils of mammoth bones, and there was the regime of Prince Metternich." - Franz Grillparzer

"it's just that I see love as odd as wearing shoes- I never wanted to marry a girl who was like my mother And Ingrid Bergman was always impossible" - Gregory Corso

"It's an odd job, making decent people laugh." - Moliere

"The odd thing, my dear," said her father, "is that once one has ceased trying to protect self, one finds one's self in a very comfortable position." "Where?" asked Kale "In Wulder's care." - Donita K. Paul



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