20 Remarkable Johnny Carson Quotes

20 Remarkable Johnny Carson Quotes

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Johnny Carson was a television host, producer, actor, musician, and writer from Corning, Iowa. He is known mainly as his spot hosting The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson for nearly 30 years. His award collection are also impressive including six Emmy Awards, the Peabody Award, and the Governor’s Award. He died sadly on January 23, 2005 at the age of 79.

“Anytime four New Yorkers get into a cab together without arguing, a bank robbery has just taken place.”

“Blow in it’s ear.”

“Democracy means that anyone can grow up to be president, and anyone who doesn’t grow up can be vice president.”

“Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.”

“I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself.”

“I know you’ve been married to the same woman for 69 years. That is marvelous. It must be very inexpensive.”

“I was so naive as a kid I used to sneak behind the barn and do nothing.”

“If it weren’t for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we’d still be eating frozen radio dinners.”

“If life were fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead.”

“If variety is the spice of life, marriage is the big can of leftover Spam.”

“Mail your packages early so the post office can lose them in time for Christmas.”

“Married men live longer than single men. But married men are a lot more willing to die.”

“My success just evolved from working hard at the business at hand each day.”

“Never continue in a job you don’t enjoy. If you’re happy in what you’re doing, you’ll like yourself, you’ll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have
had more success than you could possibly have imagined.”

“Never use a big word when a little filthy one will do.”

“New York is an exciting town where something is happening all the time, most unsolved.”

“Talent alone won’t make you a success. Neither will being in the right place at the right time, unless you are ready. The most important question is: ‘Are your ready?”

“The Hollywood tradition I like best is called “sucking up to the stars.”

“The only thing money gives you is the freedom of not worrying about money.”

“Who could follow Carson? Well, believe me, somebody can – and will.”