45 Motivational Carol Burnett Quotes On Success In Life

Carol Creighton Burnett is an American actress, comedian, singer, and writer, whose career spans seven decades of television. She is best known for her groundbreaking comedy variety show, The Carol Burnett Show, originally aired on CBS. It was the first of its kind to be hosted by a woman. These Carol Burnett quotes will motivate you.

Best Carol Burnett Quotes

  1. “Before you go to bed, write down three ‘grateful’ for the day and three ‘did wells’ (they can even include something as simple as doing the laundry)-the results can be amazing!” ~ Carol Burnett
  2. “If someone tells you that you cannot do something and you believe it, they are right.” ~ Carol Burnett
  3. “It’s almost impossible to be funnier than the people in Washington.” ~ Carol Burnett
  4. “When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go.” ~ Carol Burnett
  5. “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” ~ Carol Burnett

  6. “You have to have faith that there is a reason you go through certain things. I can’t say I’m glad to go through pain, but in a way, one must, in order to gain courage and really feel joy.” ~ Carol Burnett
  7. “No one ever said life was fair. Just Eventful.” ~ Carol Burnett
  8. “We don’t stop going to school when we graduate.” ~ Carol Burnett
  9. “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
  10. “You have to go through the falling down in order to learn to walk. It helps to know that you can survive it. That’s an education in itself.” ~ Carol Burnett
  11. “Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own.” ~ Carol Burnett
  12. “I had a good loud voice and I wasn’t afraid to be goofy or zany.” ~ Carol Burnett
  13. “Comedy is tragedy plus time.” ~ Carol Burnett

  14. “You do have to love your kids enough to let them hate you. But it’s the disease that’s hating you, not them.” ~ Carol Burnett
  15. “I couldn’t get the laughter out of my head. It wasn’t career. It wasn’t even a choice. It was a calling.” ~ Carol Burnett
  16. “If you want to know the feeling [of labor pain], just take your bottom lip and pull it over your head.” ~ Carol Burnett
  17. “Giving birth is like taking your lower lip and forcing it over your head.” ~ Carol Burnett
  18. “I’m really not that funny in real life. But I am the best audience one could find. I love to laugh.” ~ Carol Burnett
  19. “If you see a kid in school, who is a little shy … that’s when you should reach out. When you do, you are going to open up a flower and discover something wonderful.” ~ Carol Burnett
  20. “Because nobody goes through life without a scar.” ~ Carol Burnett
  21. “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
  22. “The audience is never wrong.” ~ Carol Burnett

  23. “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
  24. “The first time someone said, ‘What are your measurements?’ I answered, ’37, 24, 38 – but not necessarily in that order.'” ~ Carol Burnett
  25. “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
  26. “Adolescence is just one big walking pimple.” ~ Carol Burnett

  27. “I don’t remember a time when I wasn’t waiting for a scab either to grow or to fall off my knee.” ~ Carol Burnett
  28. “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
  29. “Comedy = tragedy + time.” ~ Carol Burnett
  30. “I think we’re here for each other.” ~ Carol Burnett
  31. “I liked myself better when I wasn’t me.” ~ Carol Burnett
  32. “When someone who is known for being comedic does something straight, it’s always “a big breakthrough” or a “radical departure.” Why is no one ever says that if a straight actor does comedy? Are they presuming comedy is easier?” ~ Carol Burnett
  33. Celebrity was a long time in coming; it will go away. Everything goes away.” ~ Carol Burnett

  34. “I love writing. I love the idea of typing and seeing it on the computer and printing it out myself and, you know, moving sentences around. I like that.” ~ Carol Burnett
  35. “I never regretted turning down anything, I never regretted losing a job because I always felt something else was out there.” ~ Carol Burnett

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