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Bob Hope quotes – Quotes from the famous comedian Bob Hope on aging, life, and … golf!

Bob Hope on turning 70
“I still chase women, but only downhill.”

Bob Hope on turning 80
“That’s the time of your life when even your birthday suit needs pressing.”

Bob Hope on turning 90
“You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.”

Bob Hope on turning 100
“I don’t feel old. In fact, I don’t feel anything until noon. Then it’s time for my nap.”

Bob Hope on why he gave up his early career of boxing
“I ruined my hands in the ring.The referee kept stepping on them.”

Bob Hope on never having won an Oscar
Welcome to the Academy Awards or, as it’s called at my home, “Passover'”.

Bob Hope on golf
Golf is my profession. Show business is just to pay the green fees.

Bob Hope on American Presidents
I have performed for 12 presidents and entertained only six.

Bob Hope on why he chose show business for his career
When I was born, the doctor said to my mother, Congratulations, you have an eight-pound ham.

Bob Hope on receiving the Congressional Gold medal
I feel very humble, but I think I have the strength of character to fight it.

Bob Hope on his family’s early poverty
Four of us slept in the one bed. When it got cold, mother threw on another brother.

Bob Hope on his six brothers
That’s how I learned to dance. Waiting for the bathroom.

Bob Hope 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 on going to Heaven
I’ve done benefits for ALL religions. I’d hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality.

 

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