"First of all, I've been having a wonderful run of luck with cover albums, songs I didn't write. I had five pop cover albums and two Christmas albums, and they were all very successful."
"Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas."Barry Manilow on Calvin Coolidge
"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."Barry Manilow on Roy L. Smith
"The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live."Barry Manilow on George Carlin
"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store."Barry Manilow on Dr. Seuss
"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."Barry Manilow on Benjamin Franklin
"These days, with 'American Idol' and all the other reality shows, young people become famous overnight, and that can be very difficult to handle, the way photographers follow you around and study your every move."
"You say something stupid and the next morning you're in the headlines."
"For a Jewish guy, I've recorded a lot of Christmas albums."