Gene Kelly Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 55 Quotes About Gene Kelly

#1. I wanted to do new things with dance, adapt it to the motion picture medium. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#2. If Fred Astaire is the Cary Grant of dance, I'm the Marlon Brando. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#3. Dignity, always Dignity! - Author: Gene Kelly
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#4. I wanted to invent some kind of American dance that was danced to the music that I grew up on: Cole Porter and Rodgers and Hart and Irving Berlin. So I evolved a style that certainly didn't catch on right away - but I had some good mentors in New York who encouraged me. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#5. Music was always part of my life - my mother says I came out singing. I wanted to be Gene Kelly - or Judy Garland. - Author: Imelda May
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#6. I arrived in Hollywood twenty pounds overweight and as strong as an ox. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#7. I still can't believe I danced with Gene Kelly. How lucky am I that I've been in movies where I've danced with two of the greatest dancers of all time - with Gene Kelly and John Travolta. - Author: Olivia Newton-John
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#8. I was like Gene Kelly, it was called singing in the rain. No seriously, I wasn't really born with a singing voice, but my friends Joe and John taught me how to sing. - Author: Chris Burke
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#9. As a dancer, obviously, we are all inspired by Michael Jackson, and I always looked up to Gene Kelly. He was a bigger version of Fred Astaire, and he was amazing as well. - Author: Maksim Chmerkovskiy
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#10. Any man who looks like a sissy while dancing is just a lousy dancer. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#11. Bob Kelly was so dumb, they shoulda written his name on the Stanley Cup in crayon. - Author: Gene Hart
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#12. I grew up with the movies of Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire and Judy Garland - these are the kinds of shows and the kinds of numbers in shows that I dreamed of being in and doing when I was a kid. - Author: Max Von Essen
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#13. I may be rancid butter, but I'm on your side of the bread. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#14. When I was a kid, I loved Nicholas brothers films. It was like skateboarding. Even Gene Kelly: I always preferred him to Fred Astaire, just because he was more athletic, like skateboarding. - Author: Harmony Korine
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#15. I took it as it came and it happened to be very nice. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#16. This is the reason why atheists protest the "God" gene and religious will hate and
protest religion as a virus. They were blindfolded at an early age, and their psychological issues were
the blindfold. The facts are often used as weapons rather than information to convey truth. - Author: Leviak B. Kelly
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#17. She's one of those third year girls who gripe my liver ... You know, American college kids. They come over here to take their third year and lap up a little culture ... They're officious and dull. They're always making profound observations they've overheard. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#18. I still find it almost impossible to relax for more than one day at a time. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#19. The finest all-around performer we ever had in America was Judy Garland. There was no limit to her talent. She was the quickest, brightest person I ever worked with. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#20. I didn't want to be a dancer. I just did it to work my way through college. But I was always an athlete and gymnast, so it came naturally. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#21. I love the old Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly movies; they're so beautiful to look at. It's such a shame we don't make them anymore. Although, I don't know how you could make tap dancing current and topical. - Author: Jamie Bell
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#22. He [Gene Kelly] once told me dancing was a man's game, as much of a sport as baseball itself. And he made us believe that. He changed our minds and suddenly, all of America wanted to dance just like Gene Kelly. - Author: Liza Minnelli
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#23. The way I look at a musical, you are commenting on the human condition no matter what you do. A musical may be light and frivolous, but by its very nature, it makes some kind of social comment. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#24. You dance love, and you dance joy, and you dance dreams. And I know if I can make you smile by jumping over a couple of couches or running through a rainstorm, then I'll be very glad to be a song and dance man. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#25. I think dancing is a man's game and if he does it well he does it better than a woman. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#26. I wanted to be Gene Kelly. Well really, I just wanted to dance with Cyd Charisse. - Author: Robin Cousins
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#27. Kids talk to me and say they want to do musicals again because they've studied the tapes of the old films. We didn't have that. We thought once we had made it, even on film, it was gone except for the archives. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#28. Chocolate is the greatest gift to women ever created, next to the likes of Paul Newman and Gene Kelly. It's something that should be had on a daily basis. - Author: Sandra Bullock
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#29. My mother had gotten a job as a receptionist at a dancing school and had the idea that we should open our own dancing school; we did, and it prospered. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#30. I got started dancing because I knew it was one way to meet girls. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#31. Things danced on the screen do not look the way they do on the stage. On the stage, dancing is three-dimensional, but a motion picture is two-dimensional. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#32. 'Singin' in the Rain' was the one for me. Yeah. I mean, Gene Kelly could just sway and never fall. He'd just sway and sway as he danced. - Author: Vanessa Paradis
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#33. The thing is that my idols have always been the types of guys who could do anything: Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Sinatra, Dean Martin; and when you look up to people like that, you don't accept that you need to be compartmentalised. - Author: Justin Timberlake
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#34. Fred Astaire represented the aristocracy, I represented the proletariat. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#35. I grew up with the Gene Kelly look at war. The cheerful kind of stories you tell about a horrendous war. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#36. I wish I was born in that era: dancing with Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly, going to work at the studio dressed in beautiful pants, head scarves, and sunglasses. - Author: Catherine Zeta-Jones
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#37. I'm still ambivalent about Hollywood. I think that's why I made 'Star 80.' To deal with the ambivalence. I really wanted to succeed Gene Kelly, and I thought it was a fair bet. - Author: Bob Fosse
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#38. I just want people to remember me like I remember Buster Keaton. When they talk about Buster Keaton or Gene Kelly, people say, 'Ah yes, they good.' Maybe one day, they remember Jackie Chan that way. - Author: Jackie Chan
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#39. I'm really influenced by Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly. - Author: Cris Judd
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#40. Come on with the rain / I've a smile on my face. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#41. At 14 I discovered girls. At that time dancing was the only way you could put your arm around the girl. Dancing was courtship. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#42. Patrick Swayze reminded me a lot of Gene Kelly. Patrick had that Everyman quality. Gene made dancing sort of an accessible idea for the regular guy out there. - Author: Kenny Ortega
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#43. I'll never starve. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#44. When Ginger Rogers danced with Astaire, it was the only time in the movies when you looked at the man, not the woman. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#45. I didn't smoke. I didn't smoke then, and I don't smoke now. We worked every day - that keeps you in pretty good shape. We could go for a long time in one take. You had to be in good shape with Gene Kelly. - Author: Donald O'Connor
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#46. I'd studied dance in Chicago every summer end taught it all winter, and I was well-rounded. I wasn't worried about getting a job on Broadway. In fact, I got one the first week. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#47. Fred Astaire told me things I will never forget. Gene Kelly also said he liked my dancing. It was a fantastic experience because I felt I had been inducted into an informal fraternity of dancers, and I felt so honored because these were the people I most admired in the world. - Author: Michael Jackson
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#48. I watched Gene Kelly for his smile, for his energy. Vittorio Gassman for his movement. Clark Gable for his mustache. And I watched Lassie who was happy as a dog. - Author: Jean Dujardin
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#49. 'Play It Again Sam's opening shot is the same as 'Purple Rose's final one: a close-up of a face, rapt in a movie house. I've certainly felt that in my life. I've been known to cry watching Gene Kelly. - Author: David Rakoff
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#50. I never wanted to be a dancer. It's true! I wanted to be a shortstop for the Pittsburgh Pirates. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#51. I spent an entire evening seated between Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly, being charmed from either side. It was pure Hollywood magic. - Author: Lorna Luft
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#52. I've always had an innate ability to dance, but I'm not as spiffy as those cinema legends like Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire. - Author: John Travolta
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#53. It was mostly an aura about him (Gene Kelly). For me he was Hollywood. The way I'd imagined it as a child. - Author: Catherine Deneuve
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#54. There is a strange sort of reasoning in Hollywood that musicals are less worthy of Academy consideration than dramas. It's a form of snobbism, the same sort that perpetuates the idea that drama is more deserving of Awards than comedy. - Author: Gene Kelly
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#55. I didn't want to move or act like a rich man. I wanted to dance in a pair of jeans. I wanted to dance like the man in the streets. - Author: Gene Kelly
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