Archie Bunker Quotes On Success In Life

These Archie Bunker quotes will motivate you. Archibald “Archie” Bunker is a fictional character from the 1970s American television sitcom All in the Family and its spin-off Archie Bunker’s Place, played by Carroll O’Connor. Bunker, the main character of the series, is a World War II veteran, blue-collar worker, and family man.

All in the Family premiered on January 12, 1971, where he was depicted as the head of the Bunker family. In 1979, the show was retooled and renamed Archie Bunker’s Place; it finally went off the air in 1983.

Best Archie Bunker Quotes

  1. “It’s the character that is the strongest that God gives the most challenges to. Take your struggles as a compliment.” ~ Archie Bunker
  2. “I hate pride, but if I were going to be proud of anything it would have to be something I’d done myself. Race pride is kind of stupid.” ~ Archie Bunker
  3. “Nations have come under the control of haters and fools.” ~ Archie Bunker

  4. “Some people thought we were presenting Archie as a false character. President Nixon thought we were making a fool out of a good man.” ~ Archie Bunker
  5. “Get between your kid and drugs, any way you can, if you want to save the kid’s life.” ~ Carroll O’Connor
  6. “The wages of pedantry is pain.” ~ Archie Bunker
  7. “I do talk less now because the sound of my voice saying over and over the things I said years ago embarrasses and depresses me. Why do I say the same things over and over?” ~ Archie Bunker
  8. “My professional life in Hollywood has been filled with joy and laughter.” ~ Archie Bunker

  9. “People see Archie Bunker everywhere. Particularly girls; poor girls, rich girls, all kinds of girls are always coming up to me and telling me that Archie is just like their dad.” ~ Archie Bunker
  10. “Nothing but the heart can change the heart.” ~ Archie Bunker
  11. “Both my brothers became physicians and I, of course, wandered into a business where the undisciplined are welcome.” ~ Archie Bunker
  12. “We don’t really need reviewers, just first-night reporters who will tell us faithfully whether or not the audience liked the show.” ~Archie Bunker
  13. “Half the pictures directed by men of reputation fail.” ~ Archie Bunker

  14. “One irreducible residual of 38 years in the business is the number of lasting, loving friendships I have made.” ~ Archie Bunker
  15. “Millions of people thought Archie was a happy hero.” ~ Archie Bunker
  16. “Conventional show-biz savvy held that Americans hated to be the objects of satire.” ~ Archie Bunker
  17. “I’ve run into some S.O.B. directors, but I gave them back as good as I got.” ~Archie Bunker
  18. “It was a lack of system that made the ’30s Depression as inevitable as all others previously suffered.” ~ Archie Bunker
  19. “Vulgar and obscene, the papers run rumors daily about people in show business, tales of wicked ways and witless affairs.” ~ Archie Bunker
  20. “Even a true artist does not always produce art.” ~ Archie Bunker

  21. “It seems that entertainment is what most excites us and what we value above everything else.” ~ Archie Bunker
  22. “In a capitalist society, persons who create capital, like Michael Eisner, are given the staggering rewards.” ~ Archie Bunker
  23. “Those offers come in now and again. They’re not knocking down my door. I’m only an old character actor, and I’m not needed.” ~ Archie Bunker Quotes
  24. “My Irish derivation has nothing to do with me. Why should it?” ~ Archie Bunker
  25. “Talent can be developed, gift is God-given. But artists have both.” ~ Archie Bunker
  26. “The reviewer is a singularly detested enemy because he is, unlike the hapless artist, invulnerable.” ~ Archie Bunker
  27. “I’m lucky. Lord, I’m lucky.” ~ Archie Bunker

  28. “I have heard show business characterized as a refuge for childlike persons in flight from all things harsh and real.” ~ Archie Bunker
  29. “I enjoyed in every way my 12 years of playing Archie, and I wasn’t personally sad about finishing a long job.” ~ Archie Bunker
  30. “Sheer flattery got me into the theater. Flattery always works with me, particularly the flattery of women.” ~ Archie Bunker
  31. “Not all celebrities are dunces.” ~ Archie Bunker

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