"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."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Jerry Lewis on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Jerry Lewis on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Jerry Lewis on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Jerry Lewis on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Jerry Lewis on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"If you're an old pro, you know how well you're doing when you're doing it, and your inner government spanks you if you're not doing well."