Sex: the thing that takes up the least amount of time and causes the most amount of trouble.

— John Barrymore

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Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open.


A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.


I would like to find a stew that will give me heartburn immediately, instead of at three o clock in the morning.


Why is there so much month left at the end of the money?


Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock.


America is the country where you can buy a lifetime supply of aspirin For one dollar and use it up in two weeks.


The trouble with life is that there are so many beautiful women and so little time.


My wife was too beautiful for words, but not for arguments.


You never realize how short a month is until you pay alimony.


My only regret in the theater is that I could never sit out front and watch me.


I've read some of your modern free verse and wonder who set it free.


If it isn't the sheriff, it's the finance company;

I've got more attachments on me than a vacuum cleaner.


About John Barrymore

Quotes 26 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Birthday February 15, 1882

Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him.


My wife is the kind of girl who will not go anywhere without her mother, and her mother will go anywhere.


Method acting? There are quite a few methods.

Mine involves a lot of talent, a glass, and some cracked ice.


I am thinking of taking a fifth wife.

Why not? Solomon had a thousand wives and he is a synonym for wisdom.


In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone; but sometimes it is a great relief.


The good die young, because they see it's no use living if you have got to be good.


You never know how short a month is until you pay alimony.


Mr. [John] Barrymore's smile was the smile of an actor who hates actors, and who knows that he is going to kill two or three before the play is over. I am not an actor-killer, but I like my Hamlets to dislike actors, if you know what I mean, and I think you don't.


A man must pay the fiddler, in my case it so happened that a whole symphony orchestra often had to be subsidized.


Happiness sneaks through a door you didn't know that you left open.


Dying is the last thing I will ever do.


My head is buried in the sands of tomorrow, while my tail feathers are singed by the hot sun of today.


Busy yourselves with this, you damned walruses, while the rest of use proceed with the libretto.