Alan Jay Lerner
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"Alan Jay Lerner" was an United States/American lyricist and librettist. In collaboration with Frederick Loewe, and later Burton Lane, 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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Coughing in the theater is not a respiratory ailment. It is a criticism.

You're an egghead with two yolks.

Men die but an idea does not.

You write a hit the same way you write a flop.

A schedule so tight that it would only work if I didn't sleep on Monday nights.

Why can't a woman be more like a man? / Men are so honest, so thoroughly square; / Eternally noble, historically fair.

An Englishman's way of speaking absolutely classifies him.

Almost Like Being in Love.

I've grown accustomed to the trace / Of something in the air, / Accustomed to her face.