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30 Best Dean Martin Quotes From 'The King Of Cool'

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Dean Martin quotes depict his flamboyance.

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Dean Martin was one of the most popular American entertainers of his time.

He was an accomplished singer, actor and comedian of the 20th century. He was great friends with Frank Sinatra and considered him as a brother.

His career took off because of the hit duo 'Martin and Lewis' which he formed along with fellow comedian Jerry Lewis. His show, known as 'The Dean Martin Show', was popular among audiences. Martin was diagnosed with lung cancer and died of acute respiratory failure on 25 December 1995. Here are some of the best quotes from the entertainer himself along with quotes about him.

If you like this article about Dean Martin quotes, you may also want to check our other quotes articles: Bob Hope quotes and Frank Sinatra quotes

Best Dean Martin Quotes

Dean Martin quotes have a hint of humor in them.

Here are some of Dean Martin famous quotes.

1. "I want to be remembered as a damn good entertainer, nothing spectacular."

- Dean Martin.

2. "Your love made it all worth waiting for some like you."

- Dean Martin.

3. "If this is just the beginning, my life is going to be beautiful."

- Dean Martin.

4. "I've got seven kids. The three words you hear most around my house are hello, goodbye and I'm pregnant."

- Dean Martin.

5. "The world is the same, you never change it, as sure as the stars shine above."

- Dean Martin.

6. “When your opponent is sitting there holding all the aces, there's only one thing to do: kick over the table.”

- Dean Martin.

7. “I can't stand an actor or actress who tells me acting is hard work. It's easy work. Anyone who says it isn't never had to stand on his feet all day dealing blackjack.”

- Dean Martin.

8. "There's a statue of Jimmy Stewart in the Hollywood Wax Museum, and the statue talks better than he does."

- Dean Martin.

9. "In a tuxedo, I'm a star. In regular clothes, I'm a nobody."

- Dean Martin.

10. "The satisfaction that I get out of working is that we have more laughs than the audience has."

- Dean Martin.

11. "I’m no singer. I can carry a tune and I have an easy style. But we crooners get by because we’re fairly painless."

- Dean Martin.

Dean Martin Quotes On Love and Life

Dean Martin quotes told us about his perspective towards life.

Here are some of the Dean Martin quotes on life.

12. "With his blessings from above, serve it generously with love. One man, one wife, one love, through life."

- Dean Martin.

13. "Somewhere there's a someone for me. Though I may be lonely now, I'll see it through somehow, to somebody's heart I know I hold the key."

- Dean Martin.

14. "Love is a flower that blooms so tender, each kiss a dew drop of sweet surrender."

- Dean Martin.

15. "Well, you're nobody til somebody loves you, so find yourself somebody to love."

- Dean Martin.

16. "Everybody loves somebody sometime."

- Dean Martin.

17. "Love is a moment of life enchanting, let's take that moment that tonight is granting."

- Dean Martin.

18. "I didn't know how to speak good English, so I used to keep my mouth shut."

- Dean Martin.

19. "Milton Berle is an inspiration to every young person that wants to get into show business. Hard work, perseverance, and discipline: all the things you need...when you have no talent."

- Dean Martin.

Dean Martin Drinking Quotes

Here are some of the quotes about drinking from the king of cool himself.

20. “I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day."

- Dean Martin.

21. "The reason I drink is because when I'm sober I think I'm Eddie Fisher."

- Dean Martin.

22. "If you drink don't drive. Don't even putt."

- Dean Martin.

23. "The whole world is drunk and we're just the cocktail of the moment."

- Dean Martin.

24. "When Jerry Lewis and I were big, we used to go to parties, and everybody thought I was big-headed and stuck up, and I wasn't."

- Dean Martin.

25. “You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on."

- Dean Martin.

Quotes About Dean Martin

Here are some quotes about Dean Martin from his beloved daughter, Deana Martin, that show how she viewed her father from a personal perspective.

26. “To know Dad was to love him... He was the sun and the moon to those fortunate enough to have been in his orbit."

- Deana Martin, 'Memories Are Made of This: Dean Martin Through His Daughter's Eyes'.

27. “I wasn't the only one who wished he was around more... The trade-off we had to be content with was that our dad was Dean Martin.”

- Deana Martin, 'Memories Are Made of This: Dean Martin Through His Daughter's Eyes'.

28. "Underneath that polished Hollywood veneer beat the heart of a man who came from an industrial engine of steel mills and sweat - from hard-working, wholesome people."

- Deana Martin, 'Memories Are Made of This: Dean Martin Through His Daughter's Eyes'.

29. "I don't believe for one minute that he truly understood what was going on.”

- Deana Martin, 'Memories Are Made of This: Dean Martin Through His Daughter's Eyes'.

30. “He's a man's man and I like that about him.”

- Deana Martin, 'Memories Are Made of This: Dean Martin Through His Daughter's Eyes'.

31. "Dad adored his wives and doted on his many children, who gladly reciprocated that affection.”

- Deana Martin, 'Memories Are Made of This: Dean Martin Through His Daughter's Eyes'.

Dean Martin Movie Quotes

Here are some of the cool Dean Martin quotes from his movies.

32. "Harry, I've had martinis all over the world... and I can safely say... yours are the worst."

-Dean Martin, 'How To Save A Marriage And Ruin Your Life'.

33. "I need another Italian song like a giraffe needs a strep throat."

- Dean Martin, 'Kiss Me, Stupid'.

34. "Miss Corman, good-bye. They say that a man forgets pain and remembers pleasure. My memory of you will be a complete blank."

-Dean Martin, 'How To Save A Marriage And Ruin Your Life'.

35. "Now look lady, you may have heard a lot of singers but you ain't heard nothin' sung till you've heard me sung it."

- Dean Martin, 'Kiss Me, Stupid'.

36. "Be careful or six of your best friends will be carrying you by the handles."

- Dean Martin, 'Robin And The 7 Hoods'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Dean Martin quotes then why not take a look at [Hollywood quotes], or [comedian quotes]?

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