Jimmy Carter as President is like Truman Capote marrying Dolly Parton. The job is just too big for him.
Not too many people are - were as good as Bob Hope. George Burns was great at thinking, you know, on the spot. Steve Allen was marvelous, and so was George Burns. But Bob may be the king of them all, you know.
If I have a rough day, and I'm angry, I'll just go into Kirk Douglas and throw over a table. And when I need to lift my spirits, Kermit can always do the trick.
Frank Sinatra taught me how to do him. It took me seven years to master him. He would tell me, tap your foot, Rich, and don't forget to grasp your sleeve.
Ross Perot. I could have had a ball with him.
In Hollywood, it's hard to be funny, because all the big jokes are in Washington.
I'm not really a political satirist. I don't kid myself. I'm more interested in doing the mannerisms and the personality.
If you become president, you're guaranteed to develop some nervous habit.