"I was so opposed to the war in Vietnam that I initially refused President Nixon's urgings for me to go there."
"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice."Sammy Davis, Jr. on Albert Einstein
"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam."Sammy Davis, Jr. on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one."Sammy Davis, Jr. on Albert Einstein
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."Sammy Davis, Jr. on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills we shall never surrender."Sammy Davis, Jr. on Winston Churchill
"Part of show business is magic. You don't know how it happens."
"My home has always been show business."
"You can be in this business 50 years and still not know anything about it."
"I had more clothes than I had closets, more cars than garage space, but no money."
"I wasn't anything special as a father. But I loved them and they knew it."