” Don’t try too hard to be young. Be who you are. “


” Everyone kept telling me, Just be yourself. Be yourself. I kept thinking, there’s got to be more to it than that! “


” Hold back the tide. Keep your kids innocent as long as possible. “


” I did Vibe, and I felt old and paternal. I’ve got ties older than people in that audience. I had a talk with myself. I said, You’ve got to deal with this better. “


” Sometimes it’s like watching a train wreck. You’re uncomfortable, but you just can’t help yourself. Some of those so-called bad interviews actually turned into compelling television. “


” The joke I wanted to put into one of the promos for this new season, was to have a guy come up to me and say, Hey! Tony! I love your show, I’ve watched you every night since you started! And then I’d say, Ah! You’re the one! “


” We are cutting things kids like-music, art, and gym classes, stuff that kept me in school. This country can’t survive without you kids. It’s all about you kids. “


” I wasn’t a bad kid. I was a good kid. But I had gotten in a lot of fights ’cause in the neighborhood I grew up in, that wasn’t equated with bad behavior almost. I mean, we’d fought like it was another game. ‘You wanna play stick ball today?’ ‘Nah, let’s go fight. “


” I think like a lot of people, you look back on your life and say, ‘Gee, why didn’t I apply myself?’ If I would have spent as much time studying as I did conniving, trying to do as little as possible, I probably would have got the A’s. “


” I was training in Gleason’s Gym on 30th and 8th Avenue, where it was the Mecca of boxing, and a guy walked in who couldn’t rub two quarters together and said, ‘Did you ever think of being on TV?’ And somehow I ended up in ‘Taxi,’ which is the craziest thing of all. “


” I always wanted to be a teacher. I went to school to be a teacher. And I’ve always, you know, had this sort of romantic idea about it. But I’m worried about – I’m worried about education. “


” I’m an American songbook guy, though I’ve got eclectic tastes. I really love the American songbook. I’ve taken up the ukulele, and so you can play ‘Five Foot Two’ and Hawaiian music, but you can also do some of the great tunes, like ‘You Go to My Head,’ ‘I Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out to Dry,’ ‘Taking a Chance on Love. “


” What happened is, when I was doing ‘Taxi,’ the last year, we did this thing where we had on top hats and tails, and we pretended to tap-dance. And I said to myself, ‘You know, I always wanted to know how to do this.’ So I got myself a teacher, and I started studying, and I got hooked. “


” There was a time when watching a cartoon was a nurturing experience. You would watch a Warner Bros. cartoon, and at the end of it you could probably win ‘Jeopardy.’ “


” I want to do a book called ‘Shopping and Cooking for One with Tony Danza,’ where I will show you how to shop. And, by the way, it should be a movement, because there are many single people in this world. You go to the supermarket, and you need celery, you gotta buy a whole head of celery. It’s very difficult for single people. “



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