22 Dean Martin Quotes That Are A Kick in the Head

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You'll Be Saying, "That's Amore!" When Reading 22 Dean Martin Quotes

Close your eyes. Pretend you're sitting poolside in Palm Springs. Your dirty martini waits for you on the midcentury modern bar. There's a faint sound in the distance.

You're probably listening to Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin on repeat. If you love anything and everything about the rat pack then you're going to love some iconic Dean Martin quotes. He had some hilarious one-liners about marriage, divorce, babies, and well, drinking.

Maybe you're not anywhere near Palm Springs but you still can enjoy some of the best Dean Martin quotes in the comfort of your home. Swap out a martini for a glass of wine and mambo Italiano all night long. Enjoy some quotes from the talented and iconic, Dean Martin.

Dean Martin Quotes

  • "In a tuxedo, I'm a star. In regular clothes, I'm a nobody."

  • "If this is just the beginning, my life's gonna be beautiful."

  • "I don't mind being a legend."

  • "When your opponent's sittin' there holdin' all the aces, there's only one thing to do: kick over the table."

  • "I want to be remembered as a damn good entertainer, nothing spectacular. A good entertainer who made people enjoy themselves and made them laugh a little. I want them to think 'He was a nice guy. He did pretty good and we loved him."

  • "Somewhere there's a someone for me. Though I may be lonely now, I'll see it through somehow, to somebody's heart I know I hold the key."

Dean Martin Quotes About Drinking

  • "I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day."

  • "If you drink, don't drive. Don't even putt."

  • "You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on."

  • "When the world seems to shine like you've had too much wine, that's amore."

  • "If people want to think I get drunk and stay out all night, let 'em. That's how I got here, you know."

  • "The whole world is drunk and we're just the cocktail of the moment. Someday soon, the world will wake up, down two aspirin with a glass of tomato juice, and wonder what the hell all the fuss was about."

  • "I was so drunk last night I fell down and missed the floor."

  • "I don't drink anymore... I freeze it and eat it like a popsicle."

  • "The reason I drink is because when I'm sober I think I'm Eddie Fisher."

  • "I drink because my body craves, needs alcohol. I don't drink, my body's a drunk."

Famous Dean Martin Quotes

  • "Love is a flower that blooms so tender, each kiss a dew drop of sweet surrender. Love is a moment of life enchanting, let's take that moment that tonight is granting."

  • "I've got seven kids. The three words you hear most around my house are 'hello,' 'goodbye,' and 'I'm pregnant."

  • "To those who felt he joked his way through songs during concert and nightclub appearences: "You wanna hear it straight, buy the album."

  • "Upon filing for divorce from his second wife: "I know it's the gentlemanly thing to let the wife file. But, then, everybody knows I'm no gentleman."

  • "Motivation is a lotta crap."

  • "I can't stand an actor or actress who tells me acting is hard work. It's easy work. Anyone who says it isn't never had to stand on his feet all day dealing blackjack."

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