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Walter Matthau Quotes

10 quotations by Walter Matthau

QuoteYou see, my father was a Catholic priest, Greek Orthodox, but I think he started out as a Jew, then he became a Catholic priest.Quote

QuoteYou can't do it with strangers. It takes about five years to get into the ebb and flow. If it's not working after five years, get rid of them.Quote

QuoteWe're writing a book together. She just finished one. Did you read it? Among the Porcupines?Quote

QuoteThe first girl you go to bed with is always pretty.Quote

QuoteMy own feeling is that he was a shyster and that he would become anything to get his way. Like, if he met you, he would be preaching papal supremacy.Quote

QuoteMy mother paid eight dollars a month for rent. When she had it. Mostly we were evicted, because she couldn't afford to pay the eight dollars a month.Quote

QuoteMy doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn't pay the bill he gave me six months more.Quote

QuoteIt's very easy to live here. You're anonymous here. Nobody knows who you are.Quote

QuoteI wanted to be a pharmacist. I liked the way our local pharmacist was always dressed in a nice white coat; he looked very calm, you'd give him money, and he'd give you something that you wanted to buy.Quote

QuoteEvery actor looks all his life for a part that will combine his talents with his personality... 'The Odd Couple' was mine. That was the plutonium I needed. It all started happening after that.Quote