Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.
The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending, then having the two as close together as possible.
I'm going to stay in show business until I'm the last one left.
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty.
Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.
Define your business goals clearly so that others can see them as you do.
Being an actor is easy, just picture someone in a room and you outside waiting for your cue to go in. Elliot Gould's been trying that for forty years.
First you forget names, then you forget faces. Next you forget to pull your zipper up and finally, you forget to pull it down.
If you live to be one hundred, you've got it made. Very few people die past that age.
It takes only one drink to get me drunk. The trouble is, I can't remember if it's the thirteenth or the fourteenth.
I look to the future because that's where I'm going to spend the rest of my life.
You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old.
I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.
You know you're getting old when you stoop to tie your shoelaces and wonder what else you could do while you're down there.
Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
This is the sixth book I've written, which isn't bad for a guy who's only read two.
I'd go out with women my age, but there are no women my age.
I was always taught to respect my elders and I've now reached the age when I don't have anybody to respect.
The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending; and have the two as close together as possible.
Age to me means nothing. I can't get old; I'm working. I was old when I was twenty-one and out of work. As long as you're working, you stay young. When I'm in front of an audience, all that love and vitality sweeps over me and I forget my age.
If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it.
Too bad the only people who know how to run the country are busy driving cabs and cutting hair.