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Summary

Bob Hope (born as Leslie Townes Hope in Eltham, London, England, died in Toluca Lake, California, U.S.) was a famous Comedian from USA, who lived between May 29, 1903 and July 27, 2003.

Biography

Bob Hope was an American comedian and actor.

Hope grew up as the fifth of seven brothers. His father was a stonemason and his mother an opera singer before. In 1907 the family moved to Cleveland, Ohio, and five years old, Bob Hope American citizen. His acting talent was discovered in earnest when he won a competition in the best imitation of Charlie Chaplin.

Hope film debuted in 1934 with the short film Going Spanish for Educational Pictures. He signed as a contract with Paramount Pictures. Hope played in the company's The Big Broadcast of 1938. Then followed a long series of comedies, many of them with Bing Crosby in The Road series. He also appeared on numerous radio programs and television shows, and wrote several books. He was eventually awarded the status as something of an institution in American entertainment. He was doing some charity work, and performed often and feel free to American soldiers in war zones. Hope was especially famous for his characteristic short jokes, structured as three or four lines of text at all.

Bob Hope received five Academy Award and has received four stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for film, radio, television and theater. He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom 20 January 1969 by President Lyndon B. Johnson. In 1998 he was appointed Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 30 quotes who is written / told by Bob, under the main topics: Birthday, Funny, Money, Pet, Sports.

Related authors: Phyllis Diller, Bing Crosby, Charlie Chaplin, Lyndon B. Johnson

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Hope

Famous quotes by Bob Hope (30)


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"You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake"
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"A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it"
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"The trees in Siberia are miles apart, that is why the dogs are so fast"
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"If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf"
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"A James Cagney love scene is one where he lets the other guy live"
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"When she started to play, Steinway came down personally and rubbed his name off the piano"
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"They'll always be an England, even if it's in Hollywood"
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"The only thing chicken about Israel is their soup"
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"The good news is that Jesus is coming back. The bad news is that he's really pissed off"
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"She said she was approaching forty, and I couldn't help wondering from what direction"
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"People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy"
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"Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle"
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"Kids are wonderful, but I like mine barbecued"
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"If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble"
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"If I have to lay an egg for my country, I'll do it"
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"I've always been in the right place and time. Of course, I steered myself there"
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"I love to go to Washington - if only to be near my money"
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"I like to play in the low 70's. If it gets any hotter than that I'll stay in the bar!"
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"I have too much money invested in sweaters"
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"I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful"
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"I have a wonderful make-up crew. They're the same people restoring the Statue of Liberty"
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"I grew up with six brothers. That's how I learned to dance - waiting for the bathroom"
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"I don't feel old. I don't feel anything till noon. That's when it's time for my nap"
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"I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality"
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"Bigamy is the only crime where two rites make a wrong"
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"A sense of humor is good for you. Have you ever heard of a laughing hyena with heart burn?"
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"You've got to be rich to have a swing like that"
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"You never get tired unless you stop and take time for it"
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"When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things - not the great occasions - that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness"
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"When they asked Jack Benny to do something for the Actor's Orphanage - he shot both his parents and moved in"


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