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George Burns Quotes

Born On
1896-01-20
Died On
1996-03-09
Birth Place
New York City
Death Place
Beverly Hills
Birth Sign
capricorn
Father
Louis Birnbaum
Mother
Dorah
Spouse
Gracie Allen, Hannah Siegal - Hannah Siegal
Nationality
American

Be quick to learn and wise to know.

George Burns

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

George Burns

It isn't premarital sex if you have no intention of getting married.

George Burns

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.

George Burns

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

Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.

George Burns

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

George Burns

I would go out with women my age, but there are no women my age.

George Burns

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

George Burns

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.

George Burns

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

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

George Burns

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

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

George Burns

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

George Burns

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

George Burns