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George Burns (1896 - 1996)
US actor & comedian [more author details]
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Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
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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.
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Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.
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Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
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I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty.
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I look to the future because that's where I'm going to spend the rest of my life.
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I was always taught to respect my elders and I've now reached the age when I don't have anybody to respect.
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I'd go out with women my age, but there are no women my age.
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I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.
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I'm going to stay in show business until I'm the last one left.
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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.
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If you live to be one hundred, you've got it made. Very few people die past that age.
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It takes only one drink to get me drunk. The trouble is, I can't remember if it's the thirteenth or the fourteenth.
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Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.
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The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending, then having the two as close together as possible.
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This is the sixth book I've written, which isn't bad for a guy who's only read two.
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Too bad the only people who know how to run the country are busy driving cabs and cutting hair.
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You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old.
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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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Showing quotations 1 to 19 of 19 total
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