Quotes by Irving Berlin

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Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. Berlin got his start as a lyricist for other composers, and although he never learned how to play a piano or read music beyond a rudimentary level, he wrote over 3,000 songs. About half of Berlin's works became popular on Broadway and in Hollywood, leaving an indelible mark on American music and culture with hits such as "God Bless America", "White Christmas" and "There's No Business Like Show Business". Berlin produced 17 film scores and 21 Broadway scores in addition to his individual songs. more

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Life is 10 percent what you make it and 90 percent how you take it.

Talent is only the starting point.
The toughest thing about being a success is that you've got to keep on being a success.
There is an element of truth in every idea that lasts long enough to be called corny.
There's no business like show business.
We're a couple of sports, The pride of the tennis courts, In June, July, and August, We look cute when we're dressed in shorts.

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