Donald O'Connor Quotes

I'd like to thank the Academy for my lifetime achievement award that I will eventually get.

You see as far as the man's personality goes there's no one who can touch Fred Astaire. He's unique.

Short people have long faces and long people have short faces. Big people have little humor and little people have no humor at all.

I'm not a good choreographer: I can't remember what I put down.

I can picture things like a painter would though Im not good at painting either.

They put me in a harness like a horse to learn the back somersault. It was weird up there when I put on that harness for the first time. The courage came with practice.

It's so wonderful... if your whole day is rotten once they start the music it seems to melt away.