[on Frank Sinatra] He’s the kind of guy that when he dies, he’s going up to heaven and give God a bad time for making him bald.
[on Malcolm X] He was a dynamic person, a very special human being who might have caused a revolution. He had to be done away with. The American government couldn’t let him live. If 23 million blacks found a charismatic leader like he was, they would have followed him. The powers that be couldn’t accept that.
[on Charlie Chaplin] A remarkable talent but a monster of a man.