John Candy Quotes

Who was John Candy?

John Franklin Candy was a Canadian actor and comedian known mainly for his work in Hollywood films like Cool Runnings, Stripes, Spaceballs, Splash and Oliver Stone's JFK.

Born October 31, 1950
Died March 4, 1994
Aged 43 years old

Books by John Candy

Best 12 Quotes by John Candy

“As long as you can savor the humorous aspect of misery and misfortune, you can overcome anything.”

“Hey, I stopped smoking cigarettes. Isn't that something? I'm on to cigars now. I'm on to a five-year plan. I eliminated cigarettes, then I go to cigars, then I go to pipes, then I go to chewing tobacco, then I'm on to that nicotine gum.”

“I did the Tonight Show once, and I choked up. I get intimidated.”

“I don't watch my movies. I just get too critical of myself.”

“I know what I have to do if I want to lose weight and stay healthy: eat a proper diet and exercise. All I've got to do is apply it.”

“I think I may have become an actor to hide from myself. You can escape into a character.”

“I'm a mog: half man, half dog. I'm my own best friend!”

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“I'm the one who has to look in the mirror, and after a while it begins to eat at you.”

“If you're not happy without it, you'll never be happy with it.”

“Like your job. Love your wife.”

“Wherever you go in the world, you just have to say you're Canadian and people laugh.”

“You know, the finest line a man will walk is between success at work and success at home.”

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