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Quotes by george burns - (28 quotes)

George Burns - From the Aging category:

Retire? I'm going to stay in show business until I'm the only one left. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Aging category:

By the time you're eighty years old you've learned everything. You only have to remember it. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Aging category:

At my age flowers scare me. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Audience category:

When I'm in front of an audience, all that love and vitality sweeps over me and I forget my age. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Authority category:

- Life, Dec. 1979...
Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Communication category:

The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending and to have the two as close together as possible. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Drunkenness category:

It takes only one drink to get me drunk. The trouble is, I can't remember if it's the thirteenth or the fourteenth. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Eccentricity category:

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. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Efficiency category:

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. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Failure category:

I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Future category:

I look to the future because that's where I'm going to spend the rest of my life. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Gender category:

There will always be a battle between the sexes because men and women want different things. Men want women and women want men. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Happiness category:

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Humour category:

Someone who makes you laugh is a comedian. Someone who makes you think and then laugh is a humorist. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Keys category:

If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Love category:

I love to sing, and I love to drink Scotch. Most people would rather hear me drink Scotch. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Memory category:

First you forget names, then you forget faces. Next you forget to pull your zipper up and finally, you forget to pull it down. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Money category:

Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Nature category:

How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Performance category:

-Playboy, 1984
The main thing about acting is honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Responsibility category:

No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Time category:

Everything that goes up must come down. But there comes a time when not everything that's down can come up. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Travel category:

There are two kinds of cruises - pleasure and with children. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Wisdom category:

Be quick to learn and wise to know. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Words category:

Young. Old. Just Words. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Work category:

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Work category:

As long as you're working, you stay young. (George Burns)

George Burns - From the Writing category:

This is the sixth book I've written, which isn't bad for a guy who's only read two. (George Burns)