"To appear on the stage drunk, to have them leave there and remember me making drunken mistakes, that was death."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Sammy Davis, Jr. on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Sammy Davis, Jr. on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Sammy Davis, Jr. on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Sammy Davis, Jr. on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Sammy Davis, Jr. on Helen Keller
"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."