35 Total Quotes

John Barrymore Quotes

You can't drown yourself in drink. I've tried, you float.
John Barrymore
#American Actor

If it isn't the sheriff, it's the finance company; I've got more attachments on me than a vacuum cleaner.
John Barrymore
#American Actor #Company

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

You can only be as good as you dare to be bad.
John Barrymore
#American Actor

I am thinking of taking a fifth wife. Why not? Solomon had a thousand wives and he is a synonym for wisdom.
John Barrymore
#American Actor

When archaeologists discover the missing arms of Venus de Milo, they will find she was wearing boxing gloves.
John Barrymore
#American Actor #Boxing

He neither drank, smoked, nor rode a bicycle. Living frugally, saving his money, he died early, surrounded by greedy relatives. It was a great lesson to me.
John Barrymore
#Living

One of my chief regrets during my years in the theater is that I could not sit in the audience and watch me
John Barrymore
#Theater

Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open
John Barrymore
#Happiness #inspirational

The good die young, because they see it's no use living if you have got to be good.
John Barrymore
#American Actor #Living

Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock.
John Barrymore
#American Actor #Love #Quote of the Day

Paper napkins never return from a laundry - nor love from a trip to the law courts
John Barrymore
#Law

In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone; but sometimes it is a great relief.
John Barrymore
#American Actor #Man

My wife is the kind of girl who will not go anywhere without her mother, and her mother will go anywhere.
John Barrymore
#American Actor

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

Why is there so much month left at the end of the money?
John Barrymore
#American Actor #Money

You never realize how short a month is until you pay alimony.
John Barrymore
#American Actor

A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
John Barrymore
#American Actor

My wife was too beautiful for words, but not for arguments.
John Barrymore
#American Actor

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

One of my chief regrets during my years in the theater is that I couldn't sit in the audience and watch me
John Barrymore
#Theater

Sex: the thing that takes up the least amount of time and causes the most amount of trouble.
John Barrymore
#American Actor