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George F. Burns

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Too bad the only people who know how to run the country are busy driving cabs and cutting hair.
GEORGE BURNS
Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting ha...
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Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting h...
GEORGE BURNS
Too bad all the people who know how to run this country are busy running taxicabs or cutting hair.
GEORGE F. BURNS
Not too many people are - were as good as Bob Hope. George Burns was great at thinking, you know, on...
RICH LITTLE
This should enhance the fleet of taxi cabs available to our visitors throughout the region.
TIM MCCARTHY
I like to open for a band as it brings on sort of a challenge and it makes things more interesting. ...
KELLY JONES
The (area) doesn't care about the people driving cabs. If they did, they'd let you have a partition.
JEAN JOSEPH
They're really pushing us, too. They've put up billboards on the freeway. Ads on the backs of taxi c...
CHRIS PHILLIPS
I know George Burns was a very happy man.
MARLO THOMAS
Guys who know how to use a blowdryer... Their hair is too long!
MALLORY HOPKINS
When I asked him how long he had been driving a taxi, he said, Dree mouse.
MIKE ROYKO
Have you noticed that even the busiest people are never too busy to take time to tell you how busy t...
BOB TALBERT
Those who are wise won't be busy, and those who are too busy can't be wise.
LIN YUTANG
When I asked him how long he had been driving a taxi, he said, Dree mouse.
MIKE ROYKO
There's only one lesson to be learned form life, anyway," interrupted Gloria, not in contradiction b...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Oh holy mother of fuck. This was bad
SIERRA DEAN
Some people, who always talk about how busy they are, are really trying to claim how 'important' the...
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People are never too busy to tell you all that they have to do.
UNKNOWN
If you are too busy to love, you are too busy to live; if you are too busy to live, you are too busy...
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If a country forgets where it came from, how will its people know who they are?
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Your hair is winter fire
January embers
My heart burns there, too.
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My feeling is that any day I am too busy to run is a day that I am too busy.
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You'd find it easier to be bad than good if you had red hair, people who haven't red hair don't know...
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George Burns was the father I never had.
BOBBY DARIN
Don't tell me about the Press. I know *exactly* who reads the papers. The Daily Mirror is read by th...
ANTONY JAY
It's causing a small disruption, but there's no lack of taxi cabs at the airport. We'll just make ad...
SCOTT ISHIKAWA
How are the cabs in your city? In Manhattan, where I work, they are rather awful.
BARRY RITHOLTZ
My husband will never chase another woman. He's too fine, too decent, too old. [said when George Bur...
GRACIE ALLEN
I hope they don't end up driving cabs in a couple days.
LOU EHRENKRANTZ
You're going to be too busy being at my beck and call to worry about doing any driving.
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We are just too busy trying to appear smart to realize how intelligent we actually are.
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But I know something else, too: bad people are rare.
Good people are everywhere
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I'm highly distractable, and I have too many things on my mind very often. When I'm driving ...
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Congratulations, to the people which made gotham series, still need some more and extra work!
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I've never been truly hammered... Never. Not even in college. I was too busy driving or flying a...
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I moved to New York when I was 10, from Rio de Janeiro. So there was no need for driving: I took the...
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I think that anybody's craft is fascinating. A taxi driver talking about taxi driving is going t...
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No one is too busy to pick up the phone, to make a one-minute phone call. No matter how busy they sa...
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Your hair is winter fire,
January embers.
My heart burns there, too.
-Stephen King, I...
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Why do people say "F*** you" to people who they clearly don't want to f***? (1995)
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Why do people say "F*** you" to people who they clearly don't want to f***? (1995)
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People who worry about their hair all the time, frankly, are boring.
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I was a really bad taxi driver. I only collided twice but it was one time too much.
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See no good, hear no good, speak no good; and the people will eventually find you good!
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We are going to get good advice on how to run a campaign from people who run them.
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People in the music business, in America, are talking bad about Bush…you know what? Shut the f**k ...
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George Burns was a Vaudeville performer I particularly loved.
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People in the music business, in America, are talking bad about Bush…you know what? Shut the f**k u...
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Facts are too busy being true to worry about how you feel about them.
DAN WELLS
How do you know this?
Because I'm always watching people. When I watch people I too look...
DAVE EGGERS
Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.
UNKNOWN
Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime, and too sleepy to worry at night.
LEO AIKMAN
Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.
ANONYMOUS
I've run less risk driving my way across country than eating my way across it
DUNCAN HINES
I've run less risk driving my way across country than eating my way across it.
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Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
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We knew it was going to be difficult to get to the moon. We didn't know how difficult.
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We don't know all the truth! We only know all the lies!
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A person who doesn’t know how to accept others attitude are those people who doesn’t know how to...
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When fire burns the enthusiasm is worth seeing. People, who are enthusiastic and happy, lethargy and...
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People who haven’t red hair don’t know what trouble is.
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Speakers are very busy people, with their own lives.
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Everyone in the South has no time for reading because they are all too busy writing.
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It will be like cutting the hair off a Goliath,
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People always ask me
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To t...
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I know country people who have The Carnival.
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We will be very aggressive in affecting stops on people who are driving erratically. New Year's Eve ...
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How various his employments whom the world Calls idle; and who justly in return Esteems that b...
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GEORGE F. WILL
Football is a mistake. It combines the two worst elements of American life. Violence and committee m...
GEORGE F. WILL
By this I mean that a political society does not live to conduct foreign policy; it would be more co...
GEORGE F. KENNAN
The problem with intelligent design theory is not that it is false but that it is not falsifiable: N...
GEORGE F. WILL
The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasa...
GEORGE F. WILL
We are given children to test us and make us more spiritual.
GEORGE F. WILL
The future has a way of arriving unannounced.
GEORGE F. WILL
The phrase "domestic cat" is an oxymoron.
GEORGE F. WILL
Best of all, Christmas means a spirit of love, a time when the love of God and the love of our fello...
GEORGE F. MCDOUGALL
Coarseness occurs in a land where platitude inflames this sense of entitlement to more of almost eve...
GEORGE F. WILL
[The accords were] fig leaves of democratic procedure to hide the nakedness of Stalinist dictatorshi...
GEORGE F. KENNAN
Like a graceful vase, a cat, even when motionless, seems to flow.
GEORGE F. WILL
Best of all, Christmas means a spirit of love, a time when the love of God and the love of our fello...
GEORGE F. MCDOUGALL
Heroism ... is endurance for one moment more.
GEORGE F. KENNAN
Russia, Russia-unwashed, backward, appealing Russia, so ashamed of your own backwardness, so orienta...
GEORGE F. KENNAN
Conservatives define themselves in terms of what they oppose.
GEORGE F. WILL
Were the Soviet Union to sink tomorrow under the waters of the ocean, the American military-industri...
GEORGE F. KENNAN
Lacking an articulable defense of the cultural values under siege, he became a vessel of smoldering ...
GEORGE F. WILL
Matthew Arnold was a fastidious social critic and hence an accomplished complainer. When he died, an...
GEORGE F. WILL
The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.
GEORGE F. WILL
Politicians fascinate because they constitute such a paradox; they are an elite that accomplishes me...
GEORGE F. WILL
The gap between ideals and actualities, between dreams and achievements, the gap that can spur stron...
GEORGE F. WILL
Childhood is frequently a solemn business for those inside it.
GEORGE F. WILL
The reformers' preferred metaphor is "leveling the playing field." They should listen to the logic o...
GEORGE F. WILL
Today more Americans are imprisoned for drug offenses than for property crimes.
GEORGE F. WILL
When America uses power, it makes people angry, but it gets their attention.
GEORGE F. WILL
The accords were fig leaves of democratic procedure to hide the nakedness of Stalinist dictatorship.
GEORGE F. KENNAN
Creative semantics is the key to contemporary government; it consists of talking in strange tongues ...
GEORGE F. WILL
The business of America is not business. Neither is it war. The business of America is justice and s...
GEORGE F. WILL
Chicago Cubs fans are ninety percent scar tissue.
GEORGE F. WILL
Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all ...
GEORGE F. WILL
A society that thinks the choice between ways of living is just a choice between equally eligible "l...
GEORGE F. WILL
A politician's words reveal less about what he thinks about his subject than what he thinks about hi...
GEORGE F. WILL
This is what bipartisanship looks like; constant rubbish from both sides of the aisle.
GEORGE F. WILL
Behavior was better when cinemas were opulent.
GEORGE F. WILL
The general effect of Cold War extremism was to delay rather than hasten the great change that overt...
GEORGE F. KENNAN
Not only the studying and writing of history but also the honoring of it both represent affirmations...
GEORGE F. KENNAN
The evidence for our New Testament writings is ever so much greater than the evidence for many writi...
F. F. BRUCE