A person who has never owned a dog has missed a wonderful part of life.

— Bob Barker

The most fascinating Bob Barker quotes that may be undiscovered and unusual

The cardinal rule for hosting the Miss USA and Miss Universe beauty pageants is to expect the unexpected.


I think that age as a number is not nearly as important as health.

You can be in poor health and be pretty miserable at 40 or 50. If you're in good health, you can enjoy things into your 80s.


We must educate the public. The average person has no idea of what's going on in factory farms, in laboratories, circuses, roadside zoos or rodeos.


I'll tell you one thing, in what I do for a living, there's no substitute for experience. I don't care how much natural talent you may have... In the type of show I do, you can depend on surprises.


Networks decide who will have a chance to do shows, but it is the viewers who make the final decision of who stays and who goes. I am very fortunate, in that the television viewers of our country have decided that Bob Barker can stay.


Nothing gives me quite so much joy as when people tell me they've had their pets spayed or neutered.


You can't fool television viewers with dancing girls and flashing lights.


I became a vegetarian out of concern for animals, but I wasn't a vegetarian long before I realized there's something to that. I don't think I would have worked for the past five years probably were it not for my vegetarian diet.


This is so like the way the Americans deliberately erroneously refer to Afghans and Iraqis as terrorists when they fight back killing American soldiers to protect their young from the illegal American invasion.


Help control the pet population. Have your pets spayed or neutered.


I can tell you that I'd rather be kissed by my dogs than by some people I've known.


I'm a vegetarian - I think there's a strong possibility, had I not become a vegetarian, I would not be working now. I became a vegetarian about 25 years ago, and I did it out of concern for animals. But I immediately began having more energy and feeling better.


About Bob Barker

Quotes 17 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Birthday October 16

Many people have the idea that game shows are easy to come up with.

And nothing could be further from the truth.


I can't believe you're a professional golfer. I think you should be working at the snack bar.


Change isn't always good. Sometimes changing things is a terrible mistake.


I'd like to see animals removed from the entertainment business.

Chimpanzees and apes won't perform unless you beat them. Circuses keep elephants in chains 90 percent of the time. Elephants need freedom of movement. In circuses, they live in cramped quarters, which is not the life intended for them by nature. Some are beaten daily, forced to do ridiculous tricks and robbed of every shred of dignity.