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 Don Knotts - “Well, they put me in a booth and then did some nice things to the speaker to make it come out sounding ok.”
 Don Knotts - “No, I wasn't payed a whole lot of money for it, but I didn't feel cheated in any way it was my first top billing in a feature length movie.”
 Don Knotts - “I don't think just funny is enough on Broadway.”
 Don Knotts - “Mainly, I thought of Barney as a kid. You can always look into the faces of kids and see what they're thinking, if they're happy or sad. That's what I tried to do with Barney.”
 Don Knotts - “We began to do little things, have little scenes where we just talked about things that had nothing to do with the plot. In fact, in the beginning, they didn't want us to do that. But as time went on, you see that in so many shows. I think we were the first to do that.”
 Don Knotts - “I felt like a loser. I was unhappy as a child most of the time. We were terribly poor and I hated my size.”
 Don Knotts - “My idol was Jack Benny and he was the master of subtlety and timing.”
 Cody Knotts - “When the idea and the real plan behind it is, 'We're going to screw the media,' that's a problem, because their goal is to shut people up. They want to be able to give themselves 16 percent pay raises and not have a complaint from the media about it. They don't want to have anybody in the public speak up.”
 Don Knotts - “I just saw Norman Fell a little while ag. I loved doing Three's Company. The first season was tough since they didn't write so well for me.”
 Don Knotts - “Those years when I used Barney were the best experience I had in the business. It was great doing him in films and on Andy Griffith.”
 Cody Knotts - “So, I called Tim and said, 'You know, I think this is a mistake.' He called back with that response about what it was really about. So, I don't know. The newspaper might be a business you want to get the hell out of right now, because there seems to be quite a vendetta from what I'm hearing on the senior staff and everything else.”
 Cody Knotts - “We don't have a big profit margin. We're sitting at around 3 or 4 percent, maybe, and it's going to cut that down to where we're losing money and then how can we stay in business.”
 Cody Knotts - “That got my blood boiling because the Legislature thinks they're invulnerable.”
 Cody Knotts - “So I called Tim (about the advertising tax) and said ... 'You know, I think this is a mistake.' He called back with that response about what it was really about. The idea and the real plan behind it is, 'We're going to screw the media.' That's a problem because their goal is to shut people up. They want to be able to give themselves 16 percent pay raises and not have a complaint from the media about it. They don't want to have anybody in the public speak up.”
 Don Knotts - “I don't think actors get good training today. I put my training to use in everything I do.”