John Barrymore Quotes

Who is John Barrymore?

John Barrymore was an American actor on stage, screen and radio. John is the grandfather of actress Drew Barrymore.

Born February 15, 1882
Died May 29, 1942

Best 19 Quotes by John Barrymore

“A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.”

John Barrymore

“America is the country where you can buy a lifetime supply of aspirin for one dollar and use it up in two weeks.”

John Barrymore

“Dying is the last thing I will ever do.”

John Barrymore

“Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open.”

John Barrymore

“I am thinking of taking a fifth wife. Why not? Solomon had a thousand wives and he is a synonym for wisdom.”

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“I've read some of your modern free verse and wonder who set it free.”

John Barrymore

“In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone; but sometimes it is a great relief.”

John Barrymore

“Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock.”

John Barrymore

“Method acting? There are quite a few methods. Mine involves a lot of talent, a glass, and some cracked ice.”

John Barrymore

“My only regret in the theater is that I could never sit out front and watch me.”

John Barrymore

“My wife was too beautiful for words, but not for arguments.”

John Barrymore

“Sex: the thing that takes up the least amount of time and causes the most amount of trouble.”

John Barrymore

“The good die young, because they see it's no use living if you have got to be good.”

John Barrymore

“The trouble with life is that there are so many beautiful women and so little time.”

John Barrymore

“When archaeologists discover the missing arms of Venus de Milo, they will find she was wearing boxing gloves.”

John Barrymore

“Why is there so much month left at the end of the money?”

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“You can only be as good as you dare to be bad.”

John Barrymore

“You can't drown yourself in drink. I've tried; you float.”

John Barrymore

“You never realize how short a month is until you pay alimony.”

John Barrymore