Betty White Quotes On Life, Love, Funny, Animals, Proposal

Betty Marion White Ludden is an American actress and comedian. With a television career spanning over 80 years, White has worked longer in that medium than anyone else in the television industry. Regarded as a pioneer of television, she was one of the first women to exert control in front of and behind the camera and is recognized as the first woman to produce a sitcom (Life with Elizabeth), which contributed to her receiving the honorary title of Mayor of Hollywood in 1955. These Betty White quotes will motivate you to achieve success.

Best Betty White Quotes

  1. “I’m a teenager trapped in an old body.” ~ Betty White
  2. “Get at least 8 hours of beauty sleep. 9 if you’re ugly.” ~ Betty White
  3. “My mother always used to say: ‘The older you get, the better you get, unless you’re a banana.'” ~ Betty White
  4. “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
  5. “Facebook just sounds like a drag, in my day seeing pictures of peoples vacations was considered a punishment” ~ Betty White
  6. “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
  7. “We didn’t have Facebook in my day, we had a phone book but you wouldn’t waste an afternoon on it” ~ Betty White
  8. “If one has no sense of humor, one is in trouble.” ~ Betty White

  9. “I don’t know how people get so anti-something. Just mind your own business, take care of your own affairs, and don’t worry about other people so much.” ~ Betty White
  10. “Snow always inspires such awe in me. Just consider one tiny snowflake alone, so delicate, so fragile, so ethereal. And yet, let a billion of them come together through the majestic force of nature, they can screw up a whole city.” ~ Betty White
  11. “If the guy’s a cutie, you’ve gotta tap that booty.” ~ Betty White
  12. “All creatures must learn to coexist. That’s why the brown bear and the field mouse can share their lives in harmony. Of course, they can’t mate or the mice would explode.” ~ Betty White
  13. “Retirement is not in my vocabulary. They aren’t going to get rid of me that way.” ~ Betty White
  14. “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. 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
  15. “Vodka is kind of a hobby.” ~ Betty White

  16. “Now that I’m 91, as opposed to being 90, I’m much wiser. I’m much more aware and I’m much sexier.” ~ Betty White
  17. “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
  18. “I think everybody needs a passion. Whether it’s one passion or a hundred, that’s what keep life interesting.” ~ Betty White
  19. “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. Friendship can be so comfortable, but nurture it-don’t take it for granted.” ~ Betty White
  20. “You don’t luck into integrity. You work at it.” ~ Betty White

  21. “I think we’re losing our sense of humor instead of being able to relax and laugh at ourselves. I don’t care whether it’s ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, or whose ox is being gored.” ~ Betty White
  22. “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
  23. “You can always tell about somebody by the way they put their hands on an animal.” ~ Betty White
  24. “I may be a senior, but so what? I’m still hot.” ~ Betty White

  25. “Humor is like music. It’s a rhythm, and you just kind of get the rhythm of it, and you have to know not to let the beat go too long, but to leave a beat in there for it to gel.” ~ Betty White
  26. “I didn’t know what Facebook was, and now that I do know what it is, I have to say, it sounds like a huge waste of time.” ~ Betty White
  27. “Animal lover that I am, a cougar I am not.” ~ Betty White

  28. “I just make it my business to get along with people so I can have fun. It’s that simple.” ~ Betty White
  29. “Animals don’t lie. Animals don’t criticize. If animals have moody days, they handle them better than humans do.” ~ Betty White, Betty White quotes on animals
  30. “Kindness and consideration of somebody besides yourself. I think that keeps you feeling young. I really do.” ~ Betty White
  31. “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
  32. “I had to make a major decision with myself because I just don’t think you can do both: try to have a baby career and raise it and have a baby baby and raise it. And to try to do justice to either one. It was a very conscious decision on my part not to have children – which I have never regretted.” ~ Betty White
  33. “People who don’t like cats haven’t been around them. There’s the old joke: dogs have masters, cats have staff.” ~ Betty White
  34. “Hot dogs and Red Vines and potato chips and French fries are my favorite foods.” ~ Betty White

  35. “It’s [old age] not a surprise, we knew it was coming – make the most of it. So you may not be as fast on your feet, and the image in your mirror may be a little disappointing, but if you are still functioning and not in pain, gratitude should be the name of the game.” ~ Betty White
  36. “I’ve enjoyed the opposite sex a lot. Always have. Always will.” ~ Betty White
  37. “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
  38. “Oh, I don’t need sleep. I just went to my hotel room and had a cold hot dog and a vodka on the rocks.” ~ Betty White
  39. “Wilderness is harder and harder to find these days on this beautiful planet, and we’re abusing our planet to the point of almost no return.” ~ Betty White
  40. “Of course, nobody’s tearing my door down. If you’re successful you’re going to intimidate and scare off the people you’d like to spend time with. They’re not going to approach you. And the ones who do are often there because you are a celebrity.” ~ Betty White
  41. “Sex is pretty funny, let’s face it. And the more seriously we take ourselves, the funnier sex gets, I think.” ~ Betty White
  42. “I go out to the kitchen to feed the dog, but that’s about as much cooking as I do.” ~ Betty White

  43. “Those that just talk are also the ones that say, ‘Why don’t they do this?’ and ‘Why don’t they do that?’ Well, they’re they. We’re all they, and we can all do a little something.” ~ Betty White
  44. “Keep the other person’s well being in mind when you feel an attack of soul-purging truth coming on.” ~ Betty White
  45. “I don’t care who anybody sleeps with. If a couple has been together all that time – and there are gay relationships that are more solid than some heterosexual ones – I think it’s fine if they want to get married. I don’t know how people can get so anti-something.” ~ Betty White
  46. “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
  47. “Avoid tweeting any photos of your private parts.” ~ Betty White

  48. “A lady likes to be complimented on her looks, her eyes, her figure. But the personality comments are much appreciated.” ~ Betty White
  49. “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 grew up with that, and I hate to see something like that get lost. I still like to see that a man opens the door. I like those touches of chivalry that are fast disappearing.” ~ Betty White
  50. “I think the best kind of comedy is the least self-conscious. I think if you just sort of let the comedy happen without the elbow nudge, did you get it, did you get it. I love straight face comedy or subtle – relatively subtle comedy.” ~ Betty White, Betty White quotes on comedy
  51. “Retirement is not a dirty word, I am just enjoying what I am doing. If they want me to retire, then stop asking me. Ask and I will say yes unless it is something I really don’t like.” ~ Betty White
  52. “Once someone has had the good fortune to share a true love affair with a Golden Retriever, one’s life and one’s outlook is never quite the same.” ~ Betty White
  53. “There is no fool like an old fool.” ~ Betty White

  54. “I like double entendre because then the people who get it enjoy it, and the people who don’t get it don’t know about it.” ~ Betty White
  55. “I think a lot of people like hidden-camera shows where they think they’re spying on somebody who doesn’t know they’re looking at them. And nobody takes it seriously – you either enjoy it and get a laugh out of the reactions or not.” ~ Betty White
  56. “I’m a big cockeyed optimist. I try to accentuate the positive as opposed to the negative.” ~ Betty White
  57. “It’s a little known fact that one in three family pets gets lost during its lifetime, and approximately 9 million pets enter shelters each year. That’s why it’s a wonderful thing to get your pet microchipped and registered with your contact information because then they can be located and the owners can track where their pets are.” ~ Betty White
  58. “I don’t know where I learned elephants like their tongues slapped. Whatever turns you on.” ~ Betty White

  59. “We laugh a lot. That’s for sure. Sure beats the alternative, doesn’t it?” ~ Betty White
  60. “If you have one good series, you know, it’s a blessing. Two good series is unusual. Three is a phenomenon.” ~ Betty White
  61. “I’ve always had a bawdy sense of humor. My father was a traveling salesman and he would bring jokes home. He would say, “Honey, you can take this one to school, but you can’t take that one to school.” ~ Betty White
  62. “I have the backbone of an eel.” ~ Betty White
  63. “I’m just happy as a lark having a good health. People say are you thinking about retiring, I don’t have time to think about retiring.” ~ Betty White
  64. “Why retire from something if you’re loving it so much and enjoying it so much, and you’re blessed with another group of people to work with like the gang on ‘Hot in Cleveland?’ Why would I think of retiring? What would I do with myself?” ~ Betty White
  65. “When I’m around animals, I don’t pay attention to people.” ~ Betty White

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