Betty White quotes

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

Died
December 31, 2021.

Occupation
Actress.

Betty White was an American actress and comedian, with a career spanning over nine decades.

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