Kanin and wife Ruth Gordon in 1946.
November 24, 1912|
Rochester, New York, U.S.
|Died||March 13, 1999
Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
(1942-1985; her death)
(1990-1999; his death)
A man ninety years old was asked to what he attributed his longevity. I reckon, he said, with a twinkle in his eye, it because most nights I went to bed and slept when I should have sat up and worried.
Books are men of higher stature; the only men that speak aloud for future times to hear.
The best part of one's life is the working part, the creative part. Believe me, I love to succeed… However, the real spiritual and emotional excitement is in the doing.