The best Quotes by Merv Griffin

The best Quotes by Merv Griffin

Mervyn Edward Griffin Jr. (July 6, 1925 – August 12, 2007) was an American television show host and media mogul. He began his career as a radio and big band singer, later appearing in film and on Broadway. From 1965 to 1986, Griffin hosted his own talk show, The Merv Griffin Show. Griffin also created the game shows Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune.

If you make the customer a promise... make sure you deliver it.
Las Vegas without Wayne Newton is like Disneyland without Mickey Mouse.
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That's L.A. They worship everything and they value nothing.
Sebastian Wilder in La La Land
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Welcome to a city where people trying to disappear aren't actually trying.
Joe Goldberg in You - Season 2 Episode 2
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I lived in L.A. for a few months. It seemed like no one there had parents. Or if they did have parents, they would deny it.
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Linda: "Why did you decide to come to Los Angeles?"
Lucifer: "The same reason as everyone else: the weather, p*rnstars, Mexican food."
Lucifer Morningstar in Lucifer - Season 1 Episode 3
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People here in Los Angeles are disgusted now about a sex scandal involving Arnold Schwarzenegger. Apparently for seven years, he carried on a sexual relationship with his own wife.
Los Angeles was the kind of place where everybody was from somewhere else and nobody really droppped anchor.
Michael Connelly in The Lincoln Lawyer - The Brass Verdict
The L.A. weather is a lot like Taiwan's, where you don't observe four seasons, so the years can pass and you don't feel a thing.
You're lucky we're not in Los Angeles, because Angelinos can smell BS a mile away.
Melinda Monroe in Virgin River - Season 1 Episode 1
I'm from the Compton slums, and that's how the West ride
I'm from the city where two of the best died
The Game - The City, Album: The R.E.D. Album
I moved to Los Angeles for two reasons. One is to run away from a boy. Two is to chase a boy.
If I lived in L.A., I'd be schizophrenic after a week.
I'm rich, I'm miserable - I'm pretty average for this town.
Michael De Santa in GTA - Grand Theft Auto - V
Riggs: "You want me to drive?"
Murtaugh: "No, you're supposed to be suicidal, remember? I'll drive."
Riggs: "Anybody who drives around in this town IS suicidal."
Martin Riggs in Lethal Weapon
Miss Carter, you have no idea how foreign Los Angeles will seem to a civilized person such as yourself. They eat avocados... with everything!
Edwin Jarvis in Agent Carter - Season 2 Episode 1
There's an old saying: 'Nobody comes from Los Angeles. Everybody comes to Los Angeles'. But if you do come from Los Angeles, then chances are you come from Pasadena.
California has officially announced that jaywalking is now no longer a crime. So congratulations to the Californians who like walking places. This is great news for the six of you.
Trevor Noah in The Daily Show - October 2022
New Mexico. It's another state. I mean, it's like California, just less traffic.
Lalo Salamanca in Better Call Saul - Season 6 Episode 5
We all have our little faults. Mine's in California.
All creative people should be required to leave California for three months every year.
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Helsinki may not be as cold as you make it out to be, but California is still a lot nicer. I don't remember the last time I couldn't walk around in shorts all day.
The apparent ease of California life is an illusion, and those who believe the illusion real live here in only the most temporary way.
Things are tough all over, cupcake. An' it rains on the just an' the unjust alike... except in California.
Silk Spectre in Watchmen -
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I read the Life magazine articles about free love and free dope in California. At age 20 I drove to Los Angeles.
That's the great thing about California, you can almost go to the mountains and almost go to the beach on the same day.
Leonard Hofstadter in The Big Bang Theory - Season 11 Episode 11
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You know what's remarkable? That England looks in no way like Southern California.
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It's the edge of the world
And all of Western civilization
The sun may rise in the east
At least it's settled in a final location
It's understood that Hollywood sells Californication
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I drank when I was pregnant with you, you turned out fine. There's everybody saying 'don't drink, don't smoke'. I swear - Texas is turning into California.
In California, they don't throw their garbage away - they make it into TV shows.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to California - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Elrond: "You're making that promise very difficult to keep."
Galadriel: "Were it easy, it would not require trust."
I am someone who tells the truth, I don't make promises I can't keep.
Implementation of promises is as important as making them.
It is easy to make promises - it is hard work to keep them.
We stole the Statue of Liberty! The small one, from Las Vegas. I won't even mention the Eiffel Tower - also Vegas.
Phil, you let this dude [Dennis Rodman] go to vacation, we not gonna see him. You let him go to Vegas, we definitely not gonna see him.
Las Vegas is the boiling pot of entertainment.
No. Well, yes - experience.
Michael Schumacher - September 2003, after being asked, whether he won in Las Vegas
Disneyland isn't designed just for children. When does a person stop being a child? Can you say that a child is ever entirely eliminated from an adult?
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Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.
Walt Disney - Opening Speech - Disneyland California
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Like Alice stepping through the Looking Glass, to step through the portals of Disneyland will be like entering another world.
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Captain Dickson: "New assignment. Since you two cowboys love to drink booze, smoke weed with kids, and f*ck anything with a big ass in jeans with low self-esteem, I'm gonna send you to a place where all that shit is allowed."
Jenko: "Oh, I love Disneyland!"
Captain Dickson: "You two sons of b*tches are going to college!"
Captain Dickson in 21 Jump Street
Mickey Mouse is, to me, a symbol of independence. He was a means to an end. He popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad twenty years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner. Born of necessity, the little fellow literally freed us of immediate worry.
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Girls bored me - they still do. I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I've ever known.
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Micky Mouse is the aspiration of every Argentine politician because he is a disgusting rodent whom everybody loves.
As long as he's around, newcomers to the Great Illuminary will always get a warm welcome.
Mickey Mouse in Disney Lorcana
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023

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