Published on July 2nd, 2009 | by Yellow Magpie1
George Burns Quotes: The Acting Funny-man
George Burns Quotes Photo By Allan Warren
Here is a choice pick of George Burns quotes.
‘I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.’
‘Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair.’
‘Happiness is having a loving, close knit family in another city.’
‘When I was young I was called a rugged individualist. When I was in my fifties I was considered eccentric. Here I am doing and saying the same things I did then and I’m labeled senile.’
‘I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.’
‘Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.’
‘At my age flowers scare me.’
‘Everything that goes up must come down. But there comes a time when not everything that’s down can come up.’
‘Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.’
‘Happiness? A good cigar, a good meal, a good cigar and a good woman – or a bad woman; it depends on how much happiness you can handle.’
‘I would go out with women my age, but there are no women my age.’
‘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.’
‘Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.’
‘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.’
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