Like an opera singer, I am able to sing out my song in paint.
I joined the Navy hoping to be submariner and ended up in the sub service aboard a tender in the Pacific.
I don't know what organically grown chickens are; I've never seen one.
It is for the latter that I always wanted to be an actor: to play characters who are always on the move.
If you know how to live in Vegas you can have the best time.
I want the public to know that it will be an honor for me to meet them and spend a few special moments with all those who helped me through my filmed career.
Yes I'm still working, but my life's no longer filled with it.
I used to be good friends with my depression, saying oh I'm so depressed, or life is terrible.
For instance, I always have one hanging in Budapest in the mayors office.
But where there is no art show, I would still be painting.
I enjoy being recognized whatever environment I'm in.
We often don't think of them, we think of the great wars and the great battles, but what about losing a son or a daughter, or a girl losing her husband or vice versa? I think of the people who never got the chance to have the opportunities I had.
But my longevity is due to my good timing.
The service meant so much to me. You don't know privileged I feel and how lucky I am to have served.
I've been in the movies for 50 years, I've made 130 some-odd movies.
While you're doing it, you don't really know what you're doing.
I'm world famous, everywhere I go there are people who love me because of I've been able to bring them some joy from the movies I've made.
I can't sit around and wait for the telephone to ring.
The government gave me enough money to go to acting school.
Painting is much more than therapy to me its a way of life.
I enlisted when I was a boy. The Navy looked after me like my mother. It fed me, took care of me and gave me wonderful opportunities.
They gave me away as a prize once - a Win Tony Curtis For A Weekend competition. The woman who won was disappointed. She'd hoped for second prize - a new stove.
It's such a human condition, whether you're a great track star or a great knitting person or you paint watercolors - someone knows who you are.
I was born in and worked in a period that could be called enviable.
Its not age as much as the experiences I have had.