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George Burns Quotes

(1896-1996), American Comedy Actor

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

Category: Age And Aging

How can I die? I'm booked.

Category: Age And Aging

It's good to be here. At 98, it's good to be anywhere.

Category: Age And Aging

You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old.

Category: Age And Aging

It's hard for me to get used to these changing times. I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty.

Category: Change

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

Category: Family

Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair.

Category: Government

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.

Category: Hollywood

You've got to be honest; if you can fake that, you've got it made.

Category: Honesty

Be quick to learn and wise to know.

Category: Learning

Look to the future, because that is where you'll spend the rest of your life.

Category: Life And Living

Life's but a day at most.

Category: Life And Living

I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.

Category: Passion

Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.

Category: Retirement