George Burns

United States comedian and film actor (1896-1996)

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Everyday happiness means getting up in the morning, and you can't wait to finish your breakfast. You can't wait to do your exercises. You can't wait to put on your clothes. You can't wait to get out -- and you can't wait to come home, because the soup is hot.Rate it:
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.Rate it:
First you forget names, then you forget faces. Next you forget to pull your zipper up and finally, you forget to pull it down.Rate it:
Age to me means nothing. I can't get old I'm working. I was old when I was twenty-one and out of work. As long as you're working, you stay young. When I'm in front of an audience, all that love and vitality sweeps over me and I forget my age.Rate it:
Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.Rate it:
How can I die? I'm booked.Rate it:
I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty.Rate it:
I get a standing ovation jaust standing.Rate it:
I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.Rate it:
I would go out with women my age, but there are no women my age.Rate it:
I'd rather be a failure at something I enjoy than a success at something I hate.Rate it:
I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.Rate it:
I'm going to stay in show business until I'm the last one left.Rate it:
If it's a good script I'll do it. And if it's a bad script, and they pay me enough, I'll do it.Rate it:
It's good to be here. At 98, it's good to be anywhere.Rate it:
It's hard for me to get used to these changing times. I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty.Rate it:
Life's but a day at most.Rate it:
Look to the future, because that is where you'll spend the rest of your life.Rate it:
Nice to be here At my age it's nice to be anywhere.Rate it:
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.Rate it:
Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.Rate it:
Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.Rate it:
The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning anf a good ending; and have the two as close together as possible.Rate it:
Too bad all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxi cabs and cutting hair.Rate it:
Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair.Rate it:
Too bad the only people who know how to run the country are busy driving cabs and cutting hair.Rate it:
You know you're getting old when you stoop to tie your shoelaces and wonder what else you could do while you're down there.Rate it:
You've got to be honest; if you can fake that, you've got it made.Rate it:

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