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I'm 86 and my doctor used to tell me to slow down -
by Cesar Romero

I'm 86 and my doctor used to tell me to slow down -
at least he did until he dropped dead.
- Cesar Romero

Related topics: Medical

If you can believe it, Hollywood wanted to change my birthdate.
I was born after Valentine's Day, so they wanted to
change it to February 14.
A Latin lover should be born on Valentine's Day.
I said no.
- Cesar Romero

George Raft may or may not have gone both ways,
but he was very sensitive to what they said about him,
and it was one factor why he decided to play all those gangsters in the movies.
- Cesar Romero

Because of my age and because there's more work on the small screen.
What it's missing in quality it makes up for in quantity.
From an actor's selfish point of view.
- Cesar Romero

 

When someone's acting for a scene, they can fool the camera.
But in everyday life, unless you're watching and censoring yourself every minute,
or spending all your time in the company of ladies,
what you feel is bound to show in your eyes.
- Cesar Romero

They would glue the wig to the front of my forehead,
and after a while it would give me a headache.
- Cesar Romero

The Thin Man was a good break, because it was highly popular.
I played a gigolo in it.
- Cesar Romero

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I was born in the USA, which many people still find hard to believe.
- Cesar Romero

Valentino was apparently gay or bisexual.
And his two lesbian wives.
But without any question, he had sex with men.
From choice.
So he was one or the other.
- Cesar Romero

They say the camera never lies.
It lies every day.
- Cesar Romero

George Murphy tagged that name "Butch" on me years ago.
We were all at a party and he went around tagging names
on people that didn't fit them.
- Cesar Romero

All kinds of celebrities, political ones as well,
are increasingly being targeted.
In this country, with all the countless guns.
- Cesar Romero

I was wearing corn plasters above and below my toes
and taping my ankles twice.
- Cesar Romero

If my father's business hadn't gone broke,
I'd be exporting nuts, bolts and sugar machinery right now.
What an awful thought!
- Cesar Romero

But by the time I was 40, everything was winding down.
It started after the war.
On the plus side, there was more more products and technology.
But for me the nightlife was winding down,
the glamour, the fun.
- Cesar Romero

I had to keep from laughing when a male relative of
mine became concerned about how often I danced.
- Cesar Romero

Now I don't know half of the young people in the industry.
It's too spread out, too diffuse.
- Cesar Romero

We had plenty of clothes and no money.
- Cesar Romero

Sometimes, I wonder what I'm doing here.
- Cesar Romero

People would read all kinds of reaction into it,
but Tracy told me himself that half the time he was
just standing very still,
trying to look sober and composed.
That takes nothing away from him.
The fact he got away with it was a tribute to his talent.
- Cesar Romero

The make up took about an hour to put on,
but the wig was a thing that bothered me more than anything else.
- Cesar Romero

I should remember more, and I have a pretty good memory.
- Cesar Romero

I'm satisfied to go in at the bottom -
that's the best way to learn what things are all about.
- Cesar Romero

We Latins make splendid lovers and splendid older men.
- Cesar Romero

It's a new town.
The old elegance is gone.
It used to be one big family, this industry.
- Cesar Romero

Well, you know what they say in Hollywood -
the most important thing is being sincere,
even if you have to fake it.
- Cesar Romero

Due to a big bust in Cuba, my father's business suffered badly,
so I was free to choose my own career.
I became a professional dancer, and I went on the road
and started making real money.
- Cesar Romero

You knew everybody at all the studios and you saw them often.
- Cesar Romero

Bugsy Siegel.
The mobster with the beautiful blue eyes.
- Cesar Romero

Everybody in Hollywood was in Around the World in 80 Days.
If you weren't, you left town and made up an excuse.
- Cesar Romero

I can't date women my own age any more -
I hate going to cemeteries.
- Cesar Romero

I should only have been as lucky as Valentino,
in the movies - I didn't have to be a gigolo.
In real life.
- Cesar Romero

I was supposed to be a romancer, either wooing the
leading lady or competing with the leading man for her.
- Cesar Romero

That is perceptive of you, because in this country
men dancers have always been viewed with suspicion.
If you were an actor, a star, and a dancer,
you had to be, or have a name like someone "mainstream."
- Cesar Romero

I was out dancing with one actress or another.
And that got press.
Even when it didn't, the whole town knew I was a dancing fool,
and since I couldn't very well dance with a man,
they saw me dancing with a lady, and they assumed the rest.
- Cesar Romero

I know Raft did have some genuine affairs with actresses.
- Cesar Romero

A doctor can bury his mistakes
but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I regret to this day that I never went to college.
I feel I should have been a doctor.
- Ty Cobb

My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four.
Unless there are three other people.
- Orson Welles

Passion, you see, can be destroyed by a doctor.
It cannot be created.
- Peter Shaffer

Time is generally the best doctor.
- Ovid

Medical liability reform is not a Republican or Democrat
issue or even a doctor versus lawyer issue.
It is a patient issue.
- John Ensign

You may not be able to read a doctor's handwriting and prescription,
but you'll notice his bills are neatly typewritten.
- Earl Wilson

My doctor gave me six months to live,
but when I couldn't pay the bill he gave me six months more.
- Walter Matthau

One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview
with a doctor than from any human experience.
- Alice James

A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances
must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically
necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.
- Barbara Mikulski

We approach people the same way we approach our cars.
We take the poor kid to a doctor and ask,
What's wrong with him, how much will it cost,
and when can I pick him up?
- James Hillman

Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.
- Hippocrates

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
- Erma Bombeck

I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately.
Ring the nearest golf course.
- Groucho Marx

Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed;
to kindness,
to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
- Marcel Proust

When a man goes through six years training to be a
doctor he will never be the same.
He knows too much.
- Enid Bagnold

The doctor has been taught to be interested not in health but in disease.
What the public is taught is that health is the cure for disease.
- Ashley Montagu

Honestly, being a doctor could make you more close
minded than regular people.
- Alex Chiu

When I was 40, my doctor advised me that a man in his
40s shouldn't play tennis.
I heeded his advice carefully and could hardly wait
until I reached 50 to start again.
- Hugo Black

I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office
and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight
more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
- Nicolas Cage

Music's not like becoming a doctor, who can walk into
a community and find people who need him.
- Charlie Byrd

When I was born I was so ugly the doctor slapped my mother.
- Rodney Dangerfield

I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed
that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso.
- Rita Rudner

I've got to go.
That's one of the penalties of being a doctor.
I never seem to finish a conversation.
- Robert M. Fresco

I told my doctor I get very tired when I go on a diet,
so he gave me pep pills.
Know what happened? I ate faster.
- Joe E. Lewis

It is reasonable to expect the doctor to recognize
that science may not have all the answers to problems of health and healing.
- Norman Cousins

The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping
of females begins when the doctor says:
It's a girl.
- Shirley Chisholm

Three-quarters of the sicknesses of intelligent people
come from their intelligence.
They need at least a doctor who can understand this sickness.
- Marcel Proust

I went to the doctor and he said I had acute appendicitis,
and I said compared to who?
- Jay London

When I told my doctor I couldn't afford an operation,
he offered to touch-up my X-rays.
- Henny Youngman

I have a very low threshold of death.
My doctor says I can't have bullets enter my body at any time.
- the Woody Allen movie Casino Royale

I was obsessed with romance.
When I was in high school, I saw 'Doctor Zhivago' every
day from the day it opened until the day it left the theater.
- John Hughes

Oh no, I can't do anything to the death.
Doctor's orders. You see, I have this ulcer condition,
and death is the worst thing for it.
- the movie Love and Death

The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind;
the lawyer all the wickedness,
the theologian all the stupidity.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

The best doctor is the one you run to and can't find.
- Denis Diderot


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