54 Burnett Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Burnett Quotes (Best in 2024)

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When I retire I'm going to spend my evenings by the fireplace going through those boxes. There are things in there that ought to be burned. — Richard M. Nixon

If you play with fire, you're gonna get burned. — Bam Bam Bigelow

If you want to shine like the sun, first burn like the sun. — Abdul Kalam

Asians are nice people, but they burn a lot of shirts. — Don Rickles

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Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings. — Heinrich Heine

What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books. — Sigmund Freud

To get a roaster clean, send something like baked apples in it to a neighbor. Neighbors always return pans spotless, and you won't have to use a blow torch on it like you usually do. — Phyllis Diller

Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life. — Terry Pratchett

Playing with fire is bad for those who burn themselves. For the rest of us, it is a very great pleasure. — Jerry Smith

You will burn and you will burn out; you will be healed and come back again. — Fyodor Dostoevsky

Short Burnett Quotes

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  • Lady Gaga is proof that David Bowie raped Carol Burnett. — Christopher Titus
  • Carol Burnett was particularly funny. She swore for the first time on television on Larry Sanders. — Garry Shandling
  • I loved the late Gilda Radner. I love Carol Burnett and Lily Tomlin. — Tracey Ullman
  • As a kid, I always wanted to be Carol Burnett or Johnny Carson. I love to chat and entertain. — Caroline Rhea
  • T-Bone Burnett once said that much of rock music is simply someone going wahhh daddy. — Bruce Springsteen
  • I think ABC sort of hoped I would be really like Carol Burnett. I mean literally, I think. — Dana Carvey
  • I started as a stand-up comedian. I wanted to be Carol Burnett when I was growing up. — Stephanie Miller
  • Carol Burnett, who played Miss Hannigan in 'Annie,' is as funny as it gets. — Katherine Parkinson
  • Anyone who picks up a Compton-Burnett finds it very hard not to put it down. — Ivy Compton-Burnett

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I was in love with a lot of people, because I was a student of the game of comedy - Carol Burnett, Jack Benny, Red Skelton, Jackie Gleason, Don Rickles, Red Foxx, Moms Mabley - who gets no credit, Richard Pryor, Bill Cosby, George Kirby. I loved them all, and I used to just take a page out of all of them. — Bernie Mac

The reason 'The Carol Burnett Show' did so well in the ratings is because people were looking for that comfort zone when the whole family sat around and watched television and enjoyed it. — Sayings

I've known Harvey for over 40 years and I worked with him on the Burnett show for 11 years. I guess you could say we're about as close as you can get to being a comedy team. — Tim Conway

I took my first acting class at age 6 because I found out that's what Carol Burnett was doing - acting. Also she had an imaginary friend as a kid and went to UCLA, two things we have in common. I will always admire her and hope one day, I can make someone laugh a fraction as hard as she's made me bellyache. — Christine Lakin

I was always singing and dancing for my mother when I wasn't glued to the television watching I Love Lucy or the Carol Burnett Show. — Debra Messing

David Burnett was the son of Martha Foley, who edited the Best American Short Stories series. She hired me to work with David and her to read stories for the anthology. — Terry Southern

I grew up listening and looking up at these people and laughing at Carol Burnett and singing James Taylor songs. And same with Smokey Robinson. So they were such a huge influence as a child that to actually sit alongside them and perform on the same bill was an amazing experience for me. — MC Lyte

I used humor to avoid being picked on as a kid. Or I would try and make my parents laugh, so I wouldn't get in trouble. But as a kid, I would watch Flip Wilson and I would memorize his whole routine, listen to Bill Cosby's records constantly, Steve Martin, Carol Burnett, Lucille Ball. I just drank that stuff up and loved it. — Wendi McLendon-Covey

The reason I do what I do is because I was influenced by Steve Martin, by Woody Allen, by Bob Newhart, by Carol Burnett, by Lucille Ball. — Ellen DeGeneres

If I am feeling broken, I can pick up one of [Ivy Compton-Burnett] books and the next morning I can write again. It puts my mechanism back. — Hilary Mantel

The writer I adore is Ivy Compton-Burnett.I couldn't get more than a few pages in when I first read her. In many ways, she is very clumsy and her plots are rubbish. But we don't read her for that. There are pages and pages of dialogue. What it requires is real effort and attention. — Hilary Mantel

[Donald Trump] not going to be sitting in studio acting as the executive producer of The Apprentice. I think that's Mark Burnett and that's the way it's going to be. — Reince Priebus

You'd get on the plane; and every single person is somebody really, really famous. It just killed me. On one flight you'd have Linda Gray, O.J. Simpson, Robert De Niro, Carol Burnett, Loni Anderson and Burt Reynolds... and Francis Ford Coppola. — Paul Reubens

I've been in radio, God, twenty years. I started as a stand-up comedian. I wanted to be Carol Burnett when I was growing up. Radio was just kind of an accident. I did morning radio in my hometown of Buffalo, then went to Rochester, then Chicago, and then New York. — Stephanie Miller

Carol Burnett probably had the biggest influence on me as kid. Although I was very young and watched her a lot in reruns, I was mesmerized by the way she transformed, by her physical comedy and the rolling laughter from the live studio audience. I loved her most as Scarlett O'Hara and her well known Cleaning Lady character. — Christine Lakin

I always was trying to make people laugh as a kid. I was a big fan of Carol Burnett and Gilda Radner. I watched them and I remember feeling as a child, when I heard the laughter they got, a little jealous that they made someone laugh like that. — Leah Remini

What would be a show that I would rescue? If I could bring anything back, it would be 'The Carol Burnett Show'. Tim Conway is just... I just watched him so many times do stuff over and over. He's just so amazing. — Tony Hale

This celebration of The Bible will inspire people around the world to rediscover a beloved text in new ways. This is a passion project nurtured with love and care by Mark Burnett, Roma Downey and the entire creative team. I was thoroughly impressed by the deep faith expressed throughout this epic series. — Craig Detweiler

Busyness is now the social norm that people feel they must conform to, Burnett says, or risk being outcasts. — Sayings

Gary Burnetts office is shelved with theological books, guitars fill the floor, and the drawers are crammed with CDs. In The Gospel According to the Blues, Gary brings his vocation as a New Testament teacher together with his passion for the blues and gives the reader scholarly knowledge and wise insight. — Steve Stockman

Be forewarned,' the vamp said, 'if I learn that there's anything romantic happening here, I'm sending him packing...less a few body parts.' Kylie's mouth dropped open. 'Romantic? Oh, please, he's old. He's as old as you.' Burnett's brow creased. 'Which is my point.' His frown deepened. 'Not that I'm *that* old. — C.C. Hunter

As Kylie buried her head on the camp leader's shoulder, she heard Burnett scold, "I thought I told you to wait at the camp." Kylie felt Holiday tense at the reprimand, and then she raised her head. "And I thought you knew I don't follow anyone's orders." "Does anyone listen to me around here?" Burnett asked, his frustration making his tone sound almost comical. "Obviously not," one of the FRU agents said, and chuckled. — C.C. Hunter

What are we even doing out here?" Burnett asked, seemingly getting more frustrated the longer he considered things. "The orders were to wait until tomorrow. Why do I give orders around here if no one listens to them? — C.C. Hunter

Holiday's eyes pooled with tears. And that pretty much made it a cry fest. Even Della joined in the tear party. Right then, Burnett walked in the office. His gaze went from one female to the other. Kylie could almost hear him groaning inwardly. "I...I'll be...right out there." Obviously even a hard-bodied vampire trained by the FRU wasn't capable of dealing with four crying women. — C.C. Hunter

Burnett fidgeted. She had never seen Burnett like this. He looked like a kid who needed to go to the bathroom. — C.C. Hunter

John rose to his feet and apologized to Holiday. Her mom seethed. Her dad tried to talk to her seething mom. Holiday tried to touch everyone. Burnett continued to glare green daggers at John, proving how hard it was for a vampire to accept an apology. Not that she blamed him. Kill him. Kill him. She cheered the vampire on. Lucas hadn't stopped scowling at Derek and Derek hadn't stopped ignoring Lucas. — C.C. Hunter

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