Alan Jay Lerner


Alan Jay Lerner Quotes

  • ''You see what happens today. Women act like men and want to be treated like women.''
    Alan Jay Lerner (1918-1986), U.S. songwriter, screenwriter. Adam (Oscar Levant), An American In Paris, to Jerry (Gene Kelly), who's having romantic problems (1951).
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  • ''It's not a pretty face, I grant you. But underneath its flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.''
    Alan Jay Lerner (1918-1986), U.S. composer, lyricist. Adam (Oscar Levant), An American In Paris, describing his looks (1951).
  • ''With a binding like you've got, people are gonna want to know what's in the book.''
    Alan Jay Lerner (1918-1986), U.S. songwriter, screenwriter. Jerry (Gene Kelly), An American In Paris, to Lise (Leslie Caron) (1951).
  • ''Back home everyone said I didn't have any talent. They might be saying the same thing here but it sounds better in French.''
    Alan Jay Lerner (1918-1986), U.S. composer, lyricist. Jerry (Gene Kelly), An American In Paris (1951).

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