1896-1996, American Comedy Actor
Be quick to learn and wise to know.
George Burns – [Learning]

By the time you're eighty years old you've learned everything. You only have to remember it.
George Burns – [Age and Aging]

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
George Burns – [Family]

How can I die? I'm booked.
George Burns – [Age and Aging]

I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.
George Burns – [Passion]

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 – [Hollywood]

It's good to be here. At 98, it's good to be anywhere.
George Burns – [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.
George Burns – [Change]

Life's but a day at most.
George Burns – [Life and Living]

Look to the future, because that is where you'll spend the rest of your life.
George Burns – [Life and Living]

Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.
George Burns – [Retirement]

Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair.
George Burns – [Government]

You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old.
George Burns – [Age and Aging]

You've got to be honest; if you can fake that, you've got it made.
George Burns – [Honesty]