You can take of a man's money, but when it's all said and done, you've only taken his money. When you take of a man's time, you've taken a part of his life. I'd like to thank you for giving me a part of your life tonight.
Several months ago, he went through some real hard times, ... He was depressed, angry, he wouldn't get out of bed.
uses (Kyle) as an inspiration. He says when he thinks about Kyle, 'I haven't got any problems.' Kyle is an inspiration to people, but he may not know it.
In the 1970s, you couldn't do a television show from Las Vegas because you couldn't find a sponsor. In my view, Las Vegas has become the place to perform versus any other place in the world.
It's interesting, but in the last five or six years, the audiences are dressing better.
The time has come after an incredible six years to move on to new challenges
After 9/11 we couldn't have had enough airplanes for the people who were volunteering to go. Now with 9/11 being as far removed as it is, the war being up one day and down the next, it becomes increasingly difficult to get people to go.
And I say it's not. I tell them these men and women are over there because our country sent them, and we have the absolute necessity to try to bring them as much happiness as we can.
[Mere hours after Bush gave his inaugural address stressing themes of American unity, the parade's first float] Celebrating America's Spirit Together ... Old Glory.
I get his fan mail, and take it to work. I've gotten boxes of persimmons, all kinds of stuff, ... One day a woman showed up from New Jersey, asking me for the donation I promised. I told her that she's probably looking for the Wayne Newton who lives in Las Vegas.
I've always had great faith in people.
There's no room in my life for feeling sorry for myself.
When you take of a man's time, you've taken a part of his life.
You have to go through those mountains and valleys - because that's what life is: soul growth.
But one man never laughed. He was a giant among men. He was Bobby Darin and he was my friend.