Betty White quotes

Born
January 17, 1922, Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.

Occupation
Actress.

Betty White is an American actress and comedian, with the longest television career of any entertainer, female or male.

I go out to the kitchen to feed the dog, but that’s about as much cooking as I do.
– Betty White

When we started in television, there was that magic box in the corner of the room, and ‘Oh my gosh – look what it’s doing!’
– Betty White

I really don’t care with whom you sleep. I just care what kind of a decent human being you are.
– Betty White

I don’t know where I learned elephants like their tongues slapped. Whatever turns you on.
– Betty White

I don’t get political.
– Betty White

I stayed in show business to pay for my animal business.
– Betty White

I just make it my business to get along with people so I can have fun. It’s that simple.
– Betty White

I have a two-story house and a bad memory, so I’m up and down those stairs all the time. That’s my exercise.
– Betty White

I have my golden retriever now, Pontiac. He’s a career-change guide dog from Guide Dogs for the Blind.
– Betty White

I think older women still have a full life.
– Betty White

You can always tell about somebody by the way they put their hands on an animal.
– Betty White

I’m in the middle of my sixth book, which is about animals at the Los Angeles Zoo.
– Betty White

Hot dogs and Red Vines and potato chips and French fries are my favorite foods.
– Betty White

I’m not what you might call sexy, but I’m romantic. Let’s put it that way.
– Betty White

I’ve worked with Morris Animal Foundation for more than 40 years now, and I’m so proud of all they’ve done to advance veterinary medicine for animals worldwide.
– Betty White

The writers are the stars of every really successful sitcom.
– Betty White

Take personal responsibility. A lot of people go, ‘Well, I’ll get a dog because I have a kid and a kid needs a dog.’ And it doesn’t work out for that dog and the dog is on the street.
– Betty White

Animal lover that I am, a cougar I am not.
– Betty White

I have the backbone of an eel.
– Betty White

I like bawdy humor. I love bawdy humor, but not dirty humor.
– Betty White

Anger tears me up inside… My own… or anyone else’s.
– Betty White

I think a lot of people like hidden-camera shows where they think they’re spying on somebody who doesn’t know they’re looking at them. And nobody takes it seriously – you either enjoy it and get a laugh out of the reactions or not.
– Betty White

A lady likes to be complimented on her looks, her eyes, her figure. But the personality comments are much appreciated.
– Betty White

I think it’s your mental attitude. So many of us start dreading age in high school and that’s a waste of a lovely life. ‘Oh… I’m 30, oh, I’m 40, oh, 50.’ Make the most of it.
– Betty White

I love Cadillacs and name them after birds.
– Betty White

I was an only child and I had a mother and father who were just – there wasn’t a straight man in the house, and I mean that in a very nice way. They were fun, and we would laugh a lot.
– Betty White

It’s fun once in a while to do a serious part but I really enjoy doing comedy because I love to laugh.
– Betty White

Animals are near and dear to my heart, and I’ve devoted my life to trying to improve their lives.
– Betty White

‘Mary Tyler Moore’ was – it was my first big hit.
– Betty White

Animals don’t lie. Animals don’t criticize. If animals have moody days, they handle them better than humans do.
– Betty White

Retirement is not in my vocabulary. They aren’t going to get rid of me that way.
– Betty White

I’m the luckiest broad on two feet, I’ll tell you that. They say once a woman passes 40 she doesn’t get any good parts, so I’m blessed.
– Betty White

I like double entendre because then the people who get it enjoy it, and the people who don’t get it don’t know about it.
– Betty White

I’ve enjoyed the opposite sex a lot. Always have. Always will.
– Betty White