Top Quotes by Tiny Tim

I’m the type of person, I cannot waste time.

Tiny Tim

As long as my voice is here, and there is a Holiday Inn waiting for me, then everything’s just swell.

Tiny Tim

The only thing I pray for is the strength to go out without complaining.

Tiny Tim

As long as you’re recording and they pay the fee, it’s like a lottery ticket. You never stop trying.

Tiny Tim

In this business, you gotta hustle.

Tiny Tim

I read in one of the scandal sheets that there are UFO aliens living right now down deep in the Antarctic. I believe those things.

Tiny Tim

If the club was empty, I sang to the chairs.

Tiny Tim

I saw ‘Cynthia’ five times.

Tiny Tim

I remember in ’37 when trolley cars were so big in New York. It was five cents for a ride… There used to be open-air buses, and you could go up a spiral staircase and sit up on top. Those were great, great days.

Tiny Tim

At the start of the ’50s, I had short hair. And I was getting nowhere.

Tiny Tim

As long as those pretty girls notice me, I don’t care if they say, ‘Ghastly, horrible’… I live for the beautiful angels.

Tiny Tim

I hope I don’t give music a bad name.

Tiny Tim

I was trying to find an original style that didn’t sound like Tony Bennett or anyone else. So I prayed about it, woke up with this high voice, and by 1954, I was going to amateur nights and winning.

Tiny Tim

Death is never polite, even when we expect it.

Tiny Tim

Don’t bury me with anyone old.

Tiny Tim

Remember, it’s better to be a has-been than a never-was.

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I’m the first has-been star singer ever to sing with the circus. I mean, Presley sang with the circus, but that was before he became a star.

Tiny Tim

In order to have a TV series, you have to have a good idea for the story.

Tiny Tim

Believe it or not, I’d love to go to the moon.

Tiny Tim

We hear about the Gershwins, the Kerns, and the Berlins, but there were some great little writers like Theodore Morse, Charles K. Harris, and Ernest R. Ball, who wrote ‘Let the Rest of the World Go By.’

Tiny Tim

It was not easy to go into a subway in 1955 at eight o’clock in the morning smelling nice and hanging on the rails with white make-up. I could see people nudging each other saying, ‘What is that?’

Tiny Tim

My parents had to work hard, and I was always looking for a way to make it big – for their sakes as well as my own.

Tiny Tim

I don’t know why, but I felt as if I was always behind the eight ball, so to speak.

Tiny Tim

I had this old wind-up phonograph when I was a kid, and I’d listen to records. And the radio.

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They say I spend too much money, so they take it and put it away for me. What do I spend it on? Oh, old records and presents and things.

Tiny Tim

You sing fast and hope to get out.

Tiny Tim

I was in Australia in 1983 and did a stunt in a lion’s cage.

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I keep recording and recording, but they always stay on the rack and never get out there.

Tiny Tim

We’ve all got setbacks.

Tiny Tim

There are a lot of ups and downs. But there are always people who have it worse.

Tiny Tim

When a person attacks, it’s rough.

Tiny Tim

I’m like a pitcher. I’m either on or off.

Tiny Tim

There is nothing like youth.

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Some of the best things in life cost just $2.

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Better to marry unhappily 100 times than to live happily forever in sin.

Tiny Tim

The biggest blunder in the history of this country was when President Truman pulled General MacArthur out of China.

Tiny Tim

I think they should give me a spot on ‘Dallas’ or ‘Dynasty’ or one of those shows.

Tiny Tim

America lost its face with the debacle of the Vietnam War.

Tiny Tim

I knew that someday I would be discovered.

Tiny Tim

Whenever I sang, I said to myself, ‘Maybe tonight.’ I would never let down, no matter how few people were listening.

Tiny Tim

I always wanted to be a big star.

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The devil reigns in me more than in any man I can think of.

Tiny Tim

I don’t want people to think lm hypocritical.

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I want to get a hit record, and I know I can be good in horror movies.

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If the cap ain’t on my Crest, if it’s squeezed from the middle and not the bottom, there’s a problem.

Tiny Tim

If you go back to the minors, you have to start swinging and hitting the ball again. I’ve been in the minors since the ’70s semipros, let’s put it that way.

Tiny Tim

The only thing I think of is the next hit record.

Tiny Tim

I’m a very difficult person to live with.

Tiny Tim

I don’t believe in birth control.

Tiny Tim

I don’t believe in Women’s Liberation. No, no, no, no, no. Not at all.

Tiny Tim

I believe that President Nixon was right in what he did at Watergate. Lack of respect for authority and things like socialism are turning this into a weak, effeminate country.

Tiny Tim

I love the past. I read about the past all the time.

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