The Best George Burns quotes

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George Burns was one of the most iconic and beloved entertainers in history. A master of vaudeville, film, and television, he entertained audiences fordecades with his unique brand of humor.

Discover the best Rest, Smoke, Love, Women, Life, Drink quotes from George Burns, and much more.

Summary

About George Burns

birth of the author

Born:
January 20, 1896

death of the author

Died:
March 9, 1996

occupation of the author

Occupation:
Actor, Television Host, Comedian, Writer, Singer And More.

date of the author

Years Active:
1902-1996

GEORGE BURNS QUOTES ABOUT LOVE

It’s better to be happy doing something you love, even if you don’t find success right away. β€” George Burns

Love is a lot like a backache. It doesn’t show up on x–rays, but you know it’s there. β€” George Burns

My best advice: Fall in love with what you do for a living. β€” George Burns

I honestly thInk It Is better to be a faIlure at somethIng you love than to be a success at somethIng you hate. β€” George Burns

love is a lot like a backache it doesn t show up on x rays but you know it s there George Burns quote

I don’t care what you do for a living. If you love it, you are a success. β€” George Burns

When I’m in front of an audience, all that love and vitality sweeps over me and I forget my age. β€” George Burns

If I paid ten dollars for a cigar, first I’d make love to it, then I’d smoke it. β€” George Burns

Julian and jake sitting in a tree k i s s i n g, first comes love then comes sex then comes baby smoking! β€” George Burns

There’s nothing wrong with making love with the light on. Just make sure the car door is closed. β€” George Burns

my best advice fall in love with what you do for a living George Burns quote

If ice can burn,’ said Jojen in his solemn voice, ‘then love and hate can mate. Mountain or marsh, it makes no matter. The land is one. β€” George R.R. Martin

Critics are eunuchs at a gang bang. β€” George Burns

Sex can be fun after eighty, after ninety, and after lunch! β€” George Burns

Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed. β€” George Burns

GEORGE BURNS QUOTES ON REST

I look to the future because that’s where I’m going to spend the rest of my life. β€” George Burns

i look to the future because that s where i m going to spend the rest of my life George Burns quote

In show business the key word is honesty. Once you’ve learned to fake that, the rest is easy. β€” George Burns

People are always asking me how much I’m worth. Well, all I can say is, I’ve got enough money to last me the rest of my life. As long as I die in the next 20 minutes. β€” George Burns

So, have a little fun. Soon enough you’ll be dead and burning in Hell with the rest of your family. β€” George Carlin

The heart is a temple wherein all truth resides. β€” George Burns

GEORGE BURNS QUOTES ON SMOKE

I smoke cigars because at my age if I don’t have something to hang on to I might fall down. β€” George Burns

i smoke cigars because at my age if i don t have something to hang on to i might fall down George Burns quote

The morning air was dark with the smoke of burning gods. β€” George R.R. Martin

I use the cigar for timing purposes. If I tell a joke, I smoke as long as they laugh and when they stop laughing I take the cigar out of my mouth and start my next joke. β€” George Burns

I smoke ten to fifteen cigars a day. At my age I have to hold on to something. β€” George Burns

GEORGE BURNS QUOTES ON WOMEN

Happiness is a dry martini and a good woman … or a bad woman. β€” George Burns

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I would go out wIth women my age, but there are no women my age. β€” George Burns

happiness is a dry martini and a good woman or a bad woman George Burns quote

I like women to be attracted to me. See, when you get 60 years old, and they know you’re 60, the only women you can get are 55–year–old women, and I like younger women. β€” George Burns

Happiness? A good cigar, a good meal, and a good woman–or a bad woman; it depends on how much happiness you can handle. β€” George Burns

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

When I was in Vegas women were throwing their hotel keys at me. But it was after they checked out. β€” George Burns

GEORGE BURNS QUOTES ON LIFE

Life is like a flame that is always burning itself out… β€” George Bernard Shaw

Much later in life, though, Gracie made a major contribution to the opera world. She stayed out of it. β€” George Burns

There’s an old saying, ‘Life begins at forty.’ That’s silly. Life begins every morning you wake up. β€” George Burns

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations. β€” George Bernard Shaw

I can’t understand why I flunked American history. When I was a kid there was so little of it. β€” George Burns

GEORGE BURNS QUOTES ON DRINK

It takes only one drink to get me drunk. The trouble is, I can’t remember if it’s the thirteenth or the fourteenth. β€” George Burns

i love to sing and i love to drink scotch most people would rather hear me drink scotch George Burns quote

Actually, it only takes one drink to get me loaded. Trouble is, I can’t remember if it’s the thirteenth or fourteenth. β€” George Burns

I love to sing, and I love to drink scotch. Most people would rather hear me drink scotch. β€” George Burns

I drink coffee with my right hand, and I smoke with my left. But I talk with both hands. β€” George Burns

In what other business can a guy my age drink martinis, smoke cigars and sing? I think all people who retire ought to go into show business. I’ve been retired all my life. β€” George Burns