Alan Jay Lerner

Alan Jay Lerner (August 31, 1918 – June 14, 1986) was an American lyricist and librettist. In collaboration with Frederick Loewe, he created some of the world's most popular and enduring works of musical theatre for both the stage and on film. He won three Tony Awards and three Academy Awards, among other honors.

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    Jerry: That’s quite a dress you almost have on.
    Milo: Thanks.
    Jerry: What holds it up?
    Milo: Modesty.
    Alan Jay Lerner (1918–1986)

    You see what happens today. Women act like men and want to be treated like women.
    Alan Jay Lerner (1918–1986)

    The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain.
    Alan Jay Lerner (1918–1986)

    It’s not a pretty face, I grant you. But underneath its flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
    Alan Jay Lerner (1918–1986)

    Why can’t the English teach their children how to speak?
    Alan Jay Lerner (1918–1986)