I Love Lucy was never just a title!
American people have the ability to laugh at themselves. It is one of the things that makes this country the great country that it is.
Failure is the most terrible thing in our business. When we fail, the whole world knows about it.
At times we were criticized for doing too much slapstick. I don't believe in mild comedy, and neither does Lucy.
The success of I Love Lucy is something that happens only once in a lifetime, if you are fortunate enough to have it happen at all.
I had started calling her Lucy shortly after we met; I didn't like the name Lucille. That's how our television show was called I Love Lucy, not Lucille.
Lucy and I would love furiously and fight furiously.
An actor who is good at comedy can also be very good at drama, but not necessarily vice versa.
One of my biggest problems with comedy was that I did not understand some of the jokes.
Nobody bats 500. We all make mistakes.
I learned a lot in those first years in Miami, while struggling just for survival, by observing my father's fortitude.
My Latin temper blows up pretty fast, but it goes down just as fast. Maybe that's why you seldom hear of ulcers in Latin America.
A single prop that does not look real to an audience can louse you up. The same is true of the smallest flaw in setting up the motivation in a story line.