"'Donny and Marie' was a great experience. I tried so hard to be a great talk show host but it's all about relaxing and enjoying it. Marie and I finally figured that out. I would have liked it to continue but I'm kind of glad it's over because of the phenomenal workload."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Donny Osmond on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Donny Osmond on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Donny Osmond on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Donny Osmond on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Donny Osmond on Mark Twain
"I got fitter when I did 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.' I wore a loincloth - that's a lot of motivation!"
"Of course this is Vegas and it is the melting pot for all over the world, but people from all over the world know Donny and Marie. It is amazing. I have been in the business a long time to realize careers can be fleeting. Five years is a long career nowadays for some people, and here we are still going strong after 40 years."
"My father instilled in me the attitude of prevailing. If there's a challenge, go for it. If there's a wall to break down, break it down."
"I could play it safe by recording songs that are familiar, but am I expanding myself as an artist by doing covers? It's a catch-22. It's called show business: The word 'business' is in it, and you've got to be a businessman. But then again, you have to be true to yourself as an artist."
"It's a lot of work to keep reinventing yourself and coming up with new stuff, but that's what it takes to be in show business."