Cole Porter Quotes

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  • My sole inspiration is a telephone call from a director.

    1955 Interview, 8 Feb.
  • In olden days a glimpse of stocking was looked on as something shocking. Now, Heaven knows, anything goes. The world has gone mad today, and good's bad today, and black's white today, and day's night today.

  • Now: heaven knows, anything goes.

    'Anything Goes' (1934 song)
  • Brush up your Shakespeare, Start quoting him now, Brush up your Shakespeare And the women you will wow.

    "Brush Up Your Shakespeare" (song) (1948)
  • Live and let live, be and let be, Hear and let hear, see and let see. . . . Live and let live and remember this line: 'Your bus'ness is your bus'ness and my bus'ness is mine.'

  • If you want to buy my wares Follow me and climb the stairs... Love for sale.

    Song: Love For Sale
  • Something that simply mystifies me.

    Song: You Do Something To Me
  • Sad times May follow your tracks, Bad times May bar you from Saks, Add times When Satan in slacks Breaks down your self control.

  • All the world loves a clown.

    "Be a Clown" (song) (1948)
  • I ask the Lord in Heaven above / What is this thing called Love?

    Song: What Is This Thing Called Love
  • Who wants to be a millionaire? And go to ev'ry swell affair?

    1956 'WhoWants to Be aMillionaire', fromthe show High Society.
  • Don't hit the person across from you with bits of toast, And don't, when dinner is nearly through, say 'Who's the host' It isn't done.

  • The chimpanzees in the zoos do it, Some courageous kangaroos do it Let's do it, let's fall in love. I'm sure giraffes on the sly do it, Even eagles as they fly do it, Let's do it, let's fall in love.

  • If you ever feel so happy you land in jail, I'm your bail.

    Cute   Land   Jail  
    Cole Porter (1954). “103 lyrics”
  • You all have learned reliance On the sacred teachings of Science, So I hope, through life, you will never decline In spite of philistine Defiance To do what all good scientists do. Experiment. Make it your motto day and night. Experiment. And it will lead you to the light.

    Cole Porter (1954). “103 lyrics”
  • I don't know anyone who sits down to write a song hit except Irving Berlin. He can't help writing hits.

  • Every time I look down on this timeless town Whether blue or gray be her skies. Whether loud be her cheers or soft be her tears, More and more do I realize: I love Paris in the springtime. I love Paris in the fall. I love Paris in the winter when it drizzles, I love Paris in the summer when it sizzles. I love Paris every moment, Every moment of the year. I love Paris, why, oh why do I love Paris? Because my love is near.

  • a college education I would never propose - a bachelor's degree won't even keep you in clothes

  • It was great fun, But it was just one of those things.

    'Just One of Those Things' (1935 song)
  • Most gentlemen don't like love, they just like to kick it around.

  • Good authors, too, who once knew better words now only use four-letter words writing prose... anything goes.

    "Anything Goes" (song) (1934)
  • I've got you deep in the heart of me.

    "I've Got You Under My Skin" (song) (1936)
  • The world admits bears in pits do it, Even Pekingeses at the Ritz do it, Let's do it, let's fall in love.

    Song: Let's Do It
  • Oh, give me land, lots of land under starry skies above. Don't fence me in. Let me ride through the wide open country that I love Don't fence me in Let me be by myself in the evenin' breeze And listen to the murmur of the cottonwood trees Send me off forever but I ask you please Don't fence me in

    Song: Don't Fence Me In
  • He may have hair upon his chest but, sister, so has Lassie.

    Cole Porter (1954). “103 lyrics”
  • My sole inspiration is a telephone call from a director. ... (when asked who wrote 'Some Enchanted Evening') Rodgers and Hammerstein, if you can imagine it taking two men to write one song. ... Good authors, too, who once knew better words now use only four-letter words writing prose. ... Brush up your Shakespeare and they'll all kowtow.

  • Be a clown , be a clown, All the world loves a clown. Act the fool , play the calf, And you'll always have the last laugh .

  • Night and day you are the one, Only you beneath the moon and under the sun.

    "Night and Day" (song) (1932)
  • I want to ride to the ridge where the west commences And gaze at the moon till I lose my senses I can't look at hobbles and I can't stand fences Don't fence me in

    "Don't Fence Me In" (song) (1944)
  • This rule I propose, Always have an ace in the hole. Always try to arrive at Having an ace some place private . Always have an ace in the hole.

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