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Best Bob Hope Quotes

Leslie Townes 'Bob' Hope (May 29, 1903 - July 27, 2003) was a British-born American comedian, centenarian, actor, entertainer and producer with a career that spanned nearly 80 years and achievements in vaudeville, network radio and television. He appeared in more than 70 short and feature films, starring in 54. He was also famous for his pithy quips. Here are a dozen of his best.

Bob Hope, Hollywood legend
Bob Hope.

People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy.

I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.

I grew up with six brothers. That's how I learned to dance - waiting for the bathroom.

You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.

When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things - not the great occasions - that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness.

A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.

Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.

She said she was approaching forty, and I couldn't help wondering from what direction.

The good news is that Jesus is coming back. The bad news is that he's really pissed off.

If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf.

Bigamy is the only crime where two rites make a wrong.

I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality.


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