A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.

— Bob Hope

The most provocative Bob Hope quotes that will transform you to a better person

I always like to go to Washington D.C. It gives me a chance to visit my money.

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No one party can fool all of the people all of the time; that's why we have two parties

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My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?

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I have always been in the right place and time. Of course, I steered myself there.

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I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.

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When she started to play, Steinway came down personally and rubbed his name off the piano.

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The good news is that Jesus is coming back. The bad news is that he's really pissed off.

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The trees in Siberia are miles apart, that is why the dogs are so fast.

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I don't do a lot of political jokes. Too many are getting elected.

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If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.

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The place was so British, I wouldn't have been surprised if the mice wore monocles.

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I like a President who tells jokes instead of appointing them.

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About Bob Hope

Quotes 239 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Comedian
Birthday October 16

When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things -- not the great occasions -- that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness.

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He hits the ball 130 yards and his jewelry goes 150.

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I don't feel old. I don't feel anything till noon. That's when it's time for my nap.

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I grew up with six brothers. That's how I learned to dance - waiting for the bathroom.

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The older you get, the tougher it is to lose weight, because by then your body and your fat are really good friends.

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You know you've reached middle age when your weightlifting consists merely of standing up.

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Golf is a game that needlessly prolongs the lives of some of our most useless citizens.

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I was there. I saw your sons and your husbands, your brothers and your sweethearts. I saw how they worked, played, fought, and lived. I saw some of them die. I saw more courage, more good humor in the face of discomfort, more love in an era of hate and more devotion to duty than could exist under tyranny.

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You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.

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Where else but in America could the women's liberation movement take off their bras, then go on TV to complain about their lack of support?

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I love flying. I've been to almost as many places as my luggage.

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Rock and roll is catching on all over .

. . France . . . England . . . They even have it in Japan, only over there they call it judo.

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Everyone's nervous these days. Ronald McDonald has hired six bodyguards, and that's just to protect his buns.

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People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy.

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Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.

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Eighty is when you order a steak and the headwaiter puts it through the blender.

Or when you wake up as many times during the night as Burt Reynolds, but not for the same reason.

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I have a wonderful make-up crew. They're the same people restoring the Statue of Liberty.

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My secret for staying young is good food, plenty of rest, and a makeup man with a spray gun.

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My next door neighbor just had a pacemaker installed.

They're still working the bugs out, though. Every time he makes love, my garage door opens.

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I was called Rembrandt Hope in my boxing days, because I spent so much time on the canvas.

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Welcome to the Academy Awards, or, as it's known at my house, Passover.

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I do benefits for all religions -- I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality.

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I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality.

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I don't know if the presidential candidates are running for the White House or Animal House.

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She said she was approaching forty, and I couldn't help wondering from what direction.

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If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf.

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The Concorde is great. It gives you three extra hours to find your luggage.

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The only thing chicken about Israel is their soup.

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We flew over to England by the same route Churchill took.

It was easy. All we had to do was follow the cigar ashes.

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Foursomes have left the first tee there and have never been seen again.

They just find their shoelaces and bags.

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Whenever I play with him , I usually try to make it a foursome - the President, myself, a paramedic and a faith healer.

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A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother.

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I went to play golf and tried to shoot my age, but I shot my weight instead.

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Pebble Beach is Alcatraz with grass.

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When they asked Jack Benny to do something for the Actor's Orphanage - he shot both his parents and moved in.

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Our first stop was red square, the heart of Moscow - if Moscow has one.

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Culture is the ability to describe Jane Russell without moving your hands

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