"I am probably the most selfish man you will ever meet in your life. No one gets the satisfaction or the joy that I get out of seeing kids realize there is hope."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Jerry Lewis on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Jerry Lewis on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Jerry Lewis on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Jerry Lewis on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Jerry Lewis on Dalai Lama
"I never got a formal education. So my intellect is my common sense. I don't have anything else going for me. And my common sense opens the door to instinct."
"People hate me because I am a multifaceted, talented, wealthy, internationally famous genius."
"I have a loyalty that runs in my bloodstream, when I lock into someone or something, you can't get me away from it because I commit that thoroughly. That's in friendship, that's a deal, that's a commitment. Don't give me paper - I can get the same lawyer who drew it up to break it. But if you shake my hand, that's for life."
"Every man's dream is to be able to sink into the arms of a woman without also falling into her hands."
"I turned down 'Some Like It Hot.' See how smart I am? I felt I couldn't bring anything funny to it. The outfit was funny. I don't need to compete with the wardrobe."