Zero Mostel Poster

Quotes (4)

  • [Commenting on Jim Henson's Muppets:] "He has the best possible actors. If you have a disagreement with them, you can always use them to wash your car."
  • If people know your name, you're famous. If they only know your face, it doesn't count. It's the name. One reason I became Zero was so if I accomplished only a middle level of fame, I still wouldn't be a zero. If you know my name, how can I be a zero? Smart, huh?
  • Jerome Robbins may be a talented choreographer, but he is no mensch. It's thanks to him and people like him that Jack Gilford and I and countless others were blacklisted during the McCarthy era. I never thought, during the 1950s, that someday I'd ever work with Jerome Robbins. I also never thought I'd work again, period.
  • [on the success of "Fiddler on the Roof"] "You don't give awards to the show, you give the awards to ME!"