Tuesday, July 27, 2004
Bob Hope: May 29, 1903 - July 27, 2003
Great collection of Bob Hope quotes:
ON TURNING 70 "You still chase women, but only downhill."
ON TURNING 80 "That's the time of your life when even your birthday suit
ON TURNING 90 "You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than
ON TURNING 100 "I don't feel old. In fact I don't feel anything until
noon. Then it's time for my nap."
ON GIVING UP HIS EARLY CAREER, BOXING "I ruined my hands in the ring ...
the referee kept stepping on them."
ON GOLF "Golf is my profession. Show business is just to pay the green
ON PRESIDENTS "I have performed for 12 presidents and entertained only
ON RECEIVING THE CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL "I feel very humble, but I think
I have the strength of character to fight it."
ON HIS FAMILY'S EARLY POVERTY "Four of us slept in the one bed. When it
got cold, mother threw on another brother."
ON HIS SIX BROTHERS "That's how I learned to dance. Waiting for the
ON HIS EARLY FAILURES "I would not have had anything to eat if it wasn't
for the stuff the audience threw at me."
-Bob Hope: May 29, 1903 - July 27, 2003
Source: Quotes of the Day,
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