64 Best Betty White Quotes About Life And Love To Make You Laugh

These Betty White quotes will be loved by one and all
Share
Tweet

Betty White is a famous American actress and comedian, earning quite a reputation in Hollywood.

She's a famous animal lover and known for her works on the health, betterment, and welfare of animals. Such is her fame that she is the fifth most popular contemporary actress of our time.

Born in 1922, Betty White celebrated her 99th birthday this year. She made her film debut in 1962 in a movie called 'Advise And Consent'. She has acted in numerous movies and as a result, she has won eight Emmy awards and a Grammy awards. She's ever young even now!

If you like this article, check out Grace Kelly quotes and Cary Grant quotes.

Iconic Quotes From Betty White

These Betty White quotes will be enjoyed by the young generation.

Enlisted below are some of the most iconic Betty White quotes that will surely be loved by all, men, women and children. These quotes show her good and wise sense of humor too and how she always tries to take care of what she would say to make a good joke work and reach the heart of people, young and old. No wonder she's a Hollywood favorite and an inspiration for women!

1."If one has no sense of humor, one is in trouble."

- Betty White.

2. "I have no regrets at all. None. I consider myself to be the luckiest broad on two feet."

- Betty White.

3. "I just make it my business to get along with people so I can have fun. It's that simple."

- Betty White.

4. "I don't know how people can get so anti-something. Mind your own business, take care of your affairs, and don't worry about other people so much."

- Betty White.

5. "If you're walking with your lady on the sidewalk, I still like to see a man walking street-side, to protect the lady from traffic … I still like to see that a man opens the door. I like those touches of chivalry that are fast disappearing."

- Betty White.

6. "I’ve worked with the Morris Animal Foundation for over 50 years, I’ve worked with the Los Angeles Zoo for over 50 years … at one point, I said nobody was addressing pain in animals… I said, okay, I’ll start it."

- Betty White.

7. "I just care what kind of a decent human being you are."

- Betty White.

8. "People have told me 'Betty, Facebook is a great way to keep in touch with old friends...' At my age, if I wanted to keep in touch with old friends, I'd need a Ouija board."

- Betty White.

9. "I’ve always liked older men. They’re just more attractive to me. Of course, at my age there aren’t that many left!"

- Betty White.

10. "Gravity has taken over. So there’s not much I can do about it… My problem with plastic surgery is you’ll go to a women’s press conference or something like that, and old friends will come up and I kind of don’t recognize them."

- Betty White.

11. "Well, I mean, if a joke or humor is bawdy, it's got to be funny enough to warrant it. You can't just have it bawdy or dirty just for the sake of being that - it's got to be funny."

- Betty White.

12. "I had no idea that I would still be around at this point for one thing, but that I’d still be privileged enough to still be in this business."

- Betty White.

13. "There's no formula. Keep busy with your work and your life. Keep the person in your heart all the time. Replay the good times. Be grateful for the years you had."

- Betty White.

14. "So I got over there early one morning and didn’t know I was going to be in the ice cold muddy water. This poor stunt woman took the dive, she went in I got the laugh. She’s probably sticking pins in a little Betty White doll."

- Betty White.

15. "I just laugh. Have I got them fooled."

- Betty White.

Betty White Quotes On Life

Betty White quotes on the importance of life are highly inspirational.

In this category, you will find all the important Betty White sayings and quotes on life. These quotes are a great way of knowing her too.

16. "I am interested in a lot of things - not just show business and my passion for animals. I try to keep current in what's going on in the world."

- Betty White.

17. "One thing they don't tell you about growing old - you don't feel old, you just feel like yourself. And it's true. I don't feel eighty-nine years old. I simply am eighty-nine years old."

- Betty White.

18. "Keep the other person's well being in mind when you feel an attack of soul-purging truth coming on."

- Betty White.

19. "I know unless I'm true to myself I couldn't be happy. Too much emphasis is placed today on externals and too little on character."

- Betty White.

20. "Butterflies are like woman - we may look pretty and delicate, but baby, we can fly through a hurricane."

- Betty White.

21. "Friendship takes time and energy if it's going to work. You can luck into something great, but it doesn't last if you don't give it proper appreciation."

- Betty White.

22. "I think everybody needs a passion. Whether it's one passion or a hundred, that's what keeps life interesting."

- Betty White.

23. "You know people who are already saying, 'I'm going to be 30 - oh, what am I going to do?' Well, use that decade! Use them all!"

- Betty White.

24. "Don't try to be young. Just open your mind. Stay interested in stuff. There are so many things I won't live long enough to find out about, but I'm still curious about them."

- Betty White.

25. "It's your outlook on life that counts. If you take yourself lightly and don't take yourself too seriously, pretty soon you can find the humor in our everyday lives. And sometimes it can be a lifesaver."

- Betty White.

Betty White Quotes On Animals

Enlisted below are some of the finest Betty White quotes on animals.

26. "If everyone took personal responsibility for their animals, we wouldn't have a lot of the animal problems that we do. Take responsibility and breed kindness."

- Betty White.

27. "It's a little known fact that one in three family pets gets lost during its lifetime, and approximately nine million pets enter shelters each year."

- Betty White.

28. "Animals are near and dear to my heart, and I've devoted my life to trying to improve their lives."

- Betty White.

29. "I always wanted to be a zookeeper when I was growing up, and I've wound up a zookeeper! … my life is divided absolutely in half - half animals and half show business. You can't ask for better than two things you love the most."

- Betty White.

30. "When I pontificate, it sounds so, you know, Oh, well, she's preaching. I'm not preaching, but I think maybe I learned it from my animal friends. Kindness and consideration of somebody besides yourself."

- Betty White.

31. "I have my golden retriever now, Pontiac. He's a career-change guide dog from Guide Dogs for the Blind."

- Betty White.

32. "I'm not into animal rights. I'm only into animal welfare and health. I've been with the Morris Animal Foundation since the '70s … I've worked with the L.A. Zoo for about the same length of time. I get my animal fixes!"

- Betty White.

33. "You can always tell about somebody by the way they put their hands on an animal."

- Betty White.

34. "Animals don't lie. Animals don't criticize. If animals have moody days, they handle them better than humans do."

- Betty White.

35. "During the Depression, my dad made radios to sell to make extra money. Nobody had any money to buy the radios, so he would trade them for dogs. He built kennels in the backyard, and he cared for the dogs."

- Betty White.

Hilarious Betty White Quotes

In this category, you will find funny Betty White quotes that are hilariously funny.

35. "I’m a health nut. My favorite food is hot dogs with French fries."

- Betty White.

36. "I have the backbone of an eel."

- Betty White.

37. "I go out to the kitchen to feed the dog, but that’s about as much cooking as I do."

- Betty White.

38. "People who don’t like cats haven’t been around them. There’s the old joke: dogs have masters, cats have staff."

- Betty White.

39. "I love children, the only problem with children: they grow up to be people, and I just like animals better than people. It’s that simple."

- Betty White.

40. "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.

41. "We didn’t have Facebook in my day, we had a phone book but you wouldn’t waste an afternoon on it."

- Betty White.

42. "Facebook just sounds like a drag, in my day seeing pictures of peoples vacations was considered a punishment."

- Betty White.

43. "Get at least eight hours of beauty sleep. Nine if you're ugly."

- Betty White.

44. "I'm a teenager trapped in an old body."

- Betty White.

Betty White Quotes On Her Acting Career

Here you will find the coolest and sassy Betty White quotes on her acting career.

45. "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.

46. "I didn't choose to have children because I'm focused on my career. And I just don't think, as compulsive as I am, that I could manage both."

- Betty White.

47. "It's been phenomenal, but everybody keeps congratulating me on my resurgence and my big comeback. I haven't been away, guys. I've been working steadily for the last 63 years."

- Betty White.

48. "Doing drama is, in a sense, easier. In doing comedy, if you don't get that laugh, there's something wrong."

- Betty White.

49. "Why retire from something if you're loving it so much and enjoying it so much … What would I do with myself?"

- Betty White.

50. "The audience today has heard every joke. They know every plot … It's much more competitive now, because the audience is so much more - I want to say sophisticated."

- Betty White.

51. "I'm in the acting business. That's the ego business. When you get offers, the way things are going now you've gotta enjoy it. You've gotta take to time to taste it, and appreciate it and make the most of it."

- Betty White.

52. "I do mental exercises. I don't have any trouble memorizing lines because of the crossword puzzles I do every day to keep my mind a little limber."

- Betty White.

53. "If you get into a Broadway show and it doesn't work, you're a failure. And if it does work, you may be stuck for who knows how long. It just doesn't sound great to me!"

- Betty White.

54. "Retirement is not in my vocabulary. They aren't going to get rid of me that way."

- Betty White.

Betty White Quotes From Her Shows And Movies

Here are the best quotes about Betty White along with Betty White movie quotes.

55. "Can't an old person take a nap without everyone making a fuss about it?"

- Annie Eason, 'Annie's Point', 2005.

56. "Jack: Annie, I picked up the phone a thousand times to call you, but with every passing year it became more difficult to think what to say.

Annie: Well that's not all your fault, I have a phone too."

- 'Annie's Point', 2005.

57. "Fred Van Ackerman: Mr. President, is the Senator calling me a liar?

Senator Bessie: The record must stand as it is, Mr. President. How the Senator interprets that record is his own problem, not mine."

- 'Advise & Consent', 1962.

58. "Oh I don't much believe in meantime, life happens in real-time."

- Caroline Thomas, 'The Lost Valentine'.

59. "Blanche: Now, if you don't mind, I'm going to slip into something that will make me look my best.

Rose: May I suggest a time machine?"

- 'The Golden Palace'.

60. "Elizabeth: I'm going to ask you a direct question and I want a direct answer.

Alvin: Shoot!

Elizabeth: Don't tempt me."

- 'Life With Elizabeth'.

61. "Well, now, do you prefer being called Margaret or Satan's mistress? We've heard it both ways. Actually, we've heard it lots of ways."

- Grandma Annie, 'The Proposal', 2009.

62. "Margaret: I can't. Can't take this.

Grandma Annie: I don't want to hear it. Grandmothers love to give their stuff to their grandchildren. It makes us feel like we'll still be part of your lives even after we're gone. Take it."

- 'The Proposal', 2009.

63. "The truth is I'm a great driver, but sometimes I like to drive real slow, just to mess with people."

- Elka Ostrovsky, 'Hot In Cleveland'.

64. "All creatures must learn to coexist. That's why the brown bear and the field mouse can share their lives in harmony."

- Rose Nylund, 'The Golden Girls'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Betty White quotes then why not take a look at Katherine Hepburn quotes, or Elizabeth Taylor quotes.

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

At Kidadl we pride ourselves on offering families original ideas to make the most of time spent together at home or out and about, wherever you are in the world. We strive to recommend the very best things that are suggested by our community and are things we would do ourselves - our aim is to be the trusted friend to parents.

We try our very best, but cannot guarantee perfection. We will always aim to give you accurate information at the date of publication - however, information does change, so it’s important you do your own research, double-check and make the decision that is right for your family.

Kidadl provides inspiration to entertain and educate your children. We recognise that not all activities and ideas are appropriate and suitable for all children and families or in all circumstances. Our recommended activities are based on age but these are a guide. We recommend that these ideas are used as inspiration, that ideas are undertaken with appropriate adult supervision, and that each adult uses their own discretion and knowledge of their children to consider the safety and suitability.

Kidadl cannot accept liability for the execution of these ideas, and parental supervision is advised at all times, as safety is paramount. Anyone using the information provided by Kidadl does so at their own risk and we can not accept liability if things go wrong.

Sponsorship & Advertising Policy

Kidadl is independent and to make our service free to you the reader we are supported by advertising.

We hope you love our recommendations for products and services! What we suggest is selected independently by the Kidadl team. If you purchase using the buy now button we may earn a small commission. This does not influence our choices. Please note: prices are correct and items are available at the time the article was published.

Kidadl has a number of affiliate partners that we work with including Amazon. Please note that Kidadl is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.

We also link to other websites, but are not responsible for their content.

Read our Sponsorship & Advertising Policy
Get The Kidadl Newsletter

1,000 of inspirational ideas direct to your inbox for things to do with your kids.

Thank you! Your newsletter will be with you soon.
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
No items found.