34 Total Quotes

Carol Burnett Quotes

Comedy is tragedy plus time.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress #Comedy

Giving birth is like taking your lower lip and forcing it over your head.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress #Birth

I don't have false teeth. Do you think I'd buy teeth like these?
Carol Burnett
#American Actress

Adolescence is just one big walking pimple.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress #Adolescence

Celebrity was a long time in coming; it will go away. Everything goes away.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress #Celebrity

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress

I have always grown from my problems and challenges, from the things that don't work out, that's when I've really learned.
Carol Burnett
#Challenges

I liked myself better when I wasn't me.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress

I think we're here for each other.
Carol Burnett
#Life

It will be fun. I just think it's so campy.
Carol Burnett
#Fun

Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress #Life #Quote of the Day

Originally, I came from Texas, and we lived on - I guess you'd call it welfare, what we called relief.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress

Comedy is a tragedy plus time.
Carol Burnett
#Humorous

I don't eat much meat, fish, or poultry.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress

Because nobody goes through life without a scar.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress

But I didn't ask to have somebody nose around in my private life. I didn't even ask to be famous. All I asked was to be able to earn a living making people laugh.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress

But I don't begrudge anybody, because I know how hard it is to have that dream and to make it happen, whether or not it's just to put a roof over your head and food on the table.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress

I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up. I wish my grandmother had done the same. I wanted my girls to know me.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress

It costs a lot to sue a magazine, and it's too bad that we don't have a system where the losing team has to pay the winning team's lawyers.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress

It's also selfish because it makes you feel good when you help others. I've been helped by acts of kindness from strangers. That's why we're here, after all, to help others.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress

My grandmother and I followed my mother here, to a house a block north of Hollywood Boulevard but a million miles away from Hollywood, if you know what I mean. We would hang out behind the ropes and look at the movie stars arriving at the premieres.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress

My grandmother and I saw an average of eight movies a week, double features, second run.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress

My interesting diet tips are eat early and don't noah between meals. I mean, I can pack it away.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress

We don't stop going to school when we graduate.
Carol Burnett
#American Actress