George Burns

George Burns


Author Profession: US comic, actor
Born: January 20, 1896
Died: March 09, 1996
Birth Sign: Aquarius


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

At my age flowers scare me.

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

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

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

Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made.

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

I spent a year in that town, one Sunday.

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

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.

If you live to be one hundred, you've got it made. Very few people die past that age.

When I was a boy the Dead Sea was only sick.

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.

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

Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.

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.

The most important thing in acting is honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made.

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

I don't believe in dying. It's been done. I'm working on a new exit. Besides, I can't die now - I'm booked.

I'm at the age now where just putting my cigar in its holder is a thrill.

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