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Show Business Quotes

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"It's show business. No show, no business." - Dick Wolf

"I hate show business." - Joni Mitchell

"There's no business like show business." - Irving Berlin

"Its called show business, not show art." - Jean Seberg

"Government is not show business." - Warren Beatty

"Show business is my life." - Lewis Grizzard

"It's also show business. It's not "show fun friends"." - Lauren Graham

"But this is called show business, not show family." - Alice Barrett

"Teaching is a form of show business." - Steve Martin

"That's what show business is - sincere insincerity." - Benny Hill

"Boxing is just show business with blood." - Frank Bruno

"Boxing is show-business with blood." - David Belasco

"Politics is show business for ugly people." - Paul Begala

"Show business got really tainted for me." - Anna Chlumsky

"My home has always been show business." - Sammy Davis Jr

"I have this mistress: show business." - Ray Romano

"That's what show business is, sincere insincerity." - Benny Hill

"There's no job in show business that's harder than any other job outside show business." - Penn Jillette

"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." - Dick Van Dyke

"Show business is what I do, not what I am." - Sophia Loren

"Outside of show business, I live a normal life." - Tracy Morgan

"In show business, never underestimate the power of saying "no"." - Doc Brown

"Show business is and has always been a depraved carnival." - David Mamet

"Ask Mother for advice on breaking into show business." - Jack Davenport

"In show business, you get chewed up and spit out." - John Aniston

"I'm celebrating my 40th year in show business this year." - Roy Ayers

"Imitation is the sincerest form of show business." - Roseanne Barr

"Spontaneity is such an entertaining facet of show business." - Chuck Barris

"Show business offers more solid promises than Catholicism." - John Guare

"I came from a real working-class show business family." - Sally Field

"People who go into show business are screwed up." - Craig Kilborn

"Show business is the best possible therapy for remorse." - Anita Loos

"Show business is, essentially, a fear-based industry." - Michael Keaton

"I believe I made it in show business." - Sidney Sheinberg

"Sitcoms are what got me excited about show business." - Jen Kirkman

"Politics is just show business for ugly people." - Jay Leno

"We're not show-business people. We have a life." - Patti Lupone

"In my opinion, life is more important than show business." - Penny Marshall

"If I lose show business - I'll really be an orphan!" - Red Buttons

"In show business, more showgirls are kept than promises." - Fred Allen

"I'll be like Irving Berlin: "There's no business like show business."" - Debbie Reynolds

"On the whole, show business is a hard business in which to be married" - Scott Bakula

"I'm not in show business; I'm in the communications business. That's what it's about for me." - Richie Havens

"There is indeed a business like show business. It's the news." - Paul Krassner

"When you're in show business no matter what you're doing it's an insecure business." - Lorna Luft

"On the whole, show business is a hard business in which to be married." - Scott Bakula

"You've got to know business before you go to show business." - Patti Labelle

"There's show and there's business. Business is a whole other beat." - Omar Epps

"There's no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting." - David Letterman

"I stayed in show business to pay for my animal business." - Betty White

"We need a president who realizes that there's no government business in show business." - Penn Jillette

"There's no damn business like show business - you have to smile to keep from throwing up." - Billie Holiday

"I personally, only work with people in my business who show excellence. I have a business, the business of enlightenment." - Frederick Lenz

"If you are going to survive in business, show business or any business, then you have to be bold." - Rebecca Ferguson

"In Hollywood they say there's no business like show business. In the hood they say there's no business like ho' business." - Curtis Jackson

"There is no business like show business, Irving Berlin once proclaimed, and thirty years ago he may have been right, but not anymore. Nowadays almost every business is like show business, including politics, which has become more like show business than show business is." - Russell Baker

"There is no question that everybody who works in show business is lucky because of the number of people who wish they where working in show business." - Brent Spiner

"I love every aspect of show business and that includes both the show part of it and the business part of it." - Kristy Swanson

"If you're in the WWE, it's like show business boot camp. You learn a little bit about everything as far as show business is involved." - Chris Jericho

"I never called my work an 'art' It's part of show business, the business of building entertainment." - Walt Disney

"There's a beauty of show business. It's the only business you can have a career in when you're dead." - Tom Waits

"I never called my work an 'art'. It's part of show business, the business of building entertainment." - Walt Disney

"I think it's the business part of the word show business that causes me the most concern." - Brent Spiner

"My parents weren't involved in show business but my parents would show me. We'd watch old films in the house." - Alden Ehrenreich

"I tried to look presentable for a show, but not for sexual attraction. It was strictly for show business." - Little Richard

"There is no business like show business. There is also no business like certified public accounting, but that doesn't rhyme as well." - Craig Shaw Gardner

"I am in show business. I don't, for a minute, ever forget that this is a business that I'm involved in, and it plays by business' rules." - Harrison Ford

"Hosting a show, even a talk show or a game show, there's so much business you have to conduct. There's so much guiding you have to do." - Michael Ian Black

"I thought success in show business was everything. It isn't. I don't know what is." - Martha Raye

"Show business is a great place to fail upward... and I guess that's what I've done." - Kurt Fuller

"I finally discovered that my life is more important than show business." - Tom Waits

"Shamanism is just show business and philosophy is just a branch of that vaudevillian impulse." - Terence Mckenna

"I'm in show business. I'm not like a poor factory worker who'd been laid off." - Woody Allen

"I'll just stay in [show business] till they stuff me like Trigger, when I drop dead." - Debbie Reynolds

"I've always been pretty levelheaded. In show business you need to have a certain internal stability." - Annette Bening

"To be successful in show business, all you need are 50 good breaks." - Walter Matthau

"Really, Mr. Lincoln, I have had enough of this show business." - Ulysses S Grant

"I knew early in life that I wanted a show business career." - Irene Cara

"I think being individual in the show business is what gives you life and longevity." - Boy George

"Retire? I'm going to stay in show business until I'm the only one left" - George Burns

"I'd rather clean my toilet than go to a show-business party." - Shania Twain

"Forget about 40 years in show business. Just surviving 27 years of Nicole Richie is enough." - Lionel Richie

"Show business is like Champagne. You'll appreciate it more if you don't drink it everyday" - Jay Leno

"Golf is my profession Show business is just to pay the green fees." - Bob Hope

"Whom God wishes to destroy, He first makes successful in show business." - Francis Ford Coppola

"When I'm asked how to succeed in show business, I always say I haven't the foggiest" - Ethel Merman

"The great thing about show business is that there's no mandatory retirement age" - Scott Bakula

"Show business pays you a lot of money because eventually you're gonna get screwed." - Jay Leno

"I love show business. I wake up every morning and kiss it." - Richard Pryor

"No one could ever argue with me about people in show business being kind of nice." - Desi Arnaz

"Show business pays you a lot of money because eventually you're gonna get screwed." - Jay Leno

"The habeas corpus business, that's to show that he [Bill Clinton] is not tough on crime." - Nat Hentoff

"We are in the same tent as the clowns and the freaks - that's show business." - Edward R Murrow

"I'm going to stay in show business until I'm the last one left." - George Burns

"For the most part, comedy is the only fair part of show business." - Chris Rock

"You can't be a kid in show business. You will not survive." - Vanessa Hudgens

"Retire? I'm going to stay in show business until I'm the only one left." - George Burns

"We are in the same tent as the clowns and the freaks-that's show business." - Edward R Murrow

"The great thing about show business is that there's no mandatory retirement age." - Scott Bakula

"I love the challenge of show business. It keeps me on my toes." - Henry Darrow

"Buzz and the right publicist are not only important but crucial in show business." - Halston

"I can't remember a time when I didn't want to be in show business!" - Maria Canals Barrera

"Nobody in show business can possibly get away with making fun of their boss." - Jon Cryer

"I want to be more successful as a mother than I am in show business." - Celine Dion

"In my heart and soul, I always knew that I wanted to be in show business." - Portia Doubleday

"I work in show business - there's nothing that shocks me anymore!" - Thomas Gibson

"There are two reasons why I'm in show business, and I'm standing on both of them." - Betty Grable

"I never wanted to be in the show business. I wanted to do special effects." - Emraan Hashmi

"I've always been pretty levelheaded. In show business, you need to have a certain internal stability." - Annette Bening

"I'm not all that enthralled by show business, and I'm not that much of a highbrow." - Dick Cavett

"The only thing harder than leaving show business is coming back." - Dave Chappelle

"I'm a showgirl. After 20 years in show business, I've learned to roll with the punches." - Madonna Ciccone

"Part of show business is magic. You don't know how it happens." - Sammy Davis Jr

"I never intended to be in show business; I intended to be an extremely grounded person." - Vicki Lawrence

"I'd love to do situation comedy - it's the best job in show business." - Patti Lupone

"My father was adamant in his disapproval of my interest in show business." - Paul Lynde

"That's what I loved about show business, no two days were alike. It's an exciting life." - Barbara Mandrell

"Is it hard to make a living in show business? Yeah." - Marc Maron

"My business is not to show anybody anything; my job is just to do it." - Eddie Marsan

"I'll try anything. What are they gonna do, kick me out of show business?" - Penny Marshall

"I have that working-class show-business blood coursing through my veins." - Jenny Lewis

"Part of show business is magic. You don't know how it happens." - Sammy Davis, Jr.

"I like to act. Every other aspect of show business I find uninteresting." - J.K. Simmons

"I consider myself one of the luckiest people in the history of show business." - Dick Wolf

"I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business." - Sydney Pollack

"Show business is my life. When I was a kid I sold insurance, but nobody laughed." - Don Rickles

"As far as show business, it's the gratification of doing something that pleases the fans." - Bobby Sherman

"In show business, if you make a mistake, you can do it over again." - Bobby Sherman

"I like to act. Every other aspect of show business I find uninteresting." - J K Simmons

"When I'm asked how to succeed in show business, I always say I haven't the foggiest." - Ethel Merman

"If I'd married someone in show business, there'd be too much competition." - Dolly Parton

"I'm in show business... I want to hang out with Janet Jackson, not Jesse Jackson." - Chris Rock

"I have a funny family, but none of them are remotely in show business." - Wanda Sykes

"I didn't get here for my acting... but I love show business." - Ted Turner

"There is a great supply of amateur undertakers in show business." - Ethel Waters

"I'm in the entertainment business, where you're only as good as your last show." - Matthew Weiner

"I wanted to be in show business, and I was funny." - Tom Smothers

"Success in show business depends on your ability to make and keep friends." - Sophie Tucker

"I think the hardest thing to do in the world, show-business-wise, is write comedy." - Carol Burnett

"Unlike a lot of actors, my father encouraged all his kids to go into show business." - Jeff Bridges

"Show business is just like high school, except you get paid." - Martin Mull

"Show business is made up of disappointments, and it's through life's disappointments that you grow." - Minnie Pearl

"I always smoked cigars. I've smoked cigars with everybody in show business." - Al Hirt

"Playing music is the best thing in the world. It makes show business almost bearable." - David Johansen

"If your in business your in show business. The moment you get to work your on stage. Give your performance of your life." - Robin S. Sharma

"Most people that work in [show] business, if they're not gypsies by nature, become gypsies, just because of the reality of this business." - Charlie Hunnam

"I don't like show business. I don't like the business. I love acting. I love this. I love talking to people." - Jeffrey Tambor

"What's so wonderful about football and business and show business is that every time I start thinking I'm special, I get knocked on my ass." - Fran Tarkenton

"The nature of show business is people within the business feel that if someone else fails, they move up a notch." - Tom Arnold

"I really sing songs that move me. I'm not in show business. I'm in the communications business. That's what it's for me." - Richie Havens



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