Burt Reynolds quotes

Born
February 11, 1936 Lansing, Michigan, U.S.

Died
September 6, 2018.

Occupation
Actor.

Burt Reynolds was an American actor, director and producer. He first rose to prominence starring in television series such as Gunsmoke (1962–1965) and Dan August (1970–1971).

If you hold on to things long enough, they get back into style. Like me.
– Burt Reynolds
Sometimes you have to lose yourself ‘fore you can find anything.
– Burt Reynolds
All you really have in the end are your stories.
– Burt Reynolds
The more the art dominated my life and my house, the more the house became a home.
– Burt Reynolds
Florida is a very healing place.
– Burt Reynolds
Women are my drugs and alcohol. When I’m involved with one woman, I’m involved with one woman. Period. But between romances, I am carnivorous.
– Burt Reynolds
I had an Indian Scout motorcycle during high school, but I never could take it to school. My dad would sneak out at night and pull the spark-plug wires.
– Burt Reynolds
A fan is a fan is a friend no matter what current he/she/it operates on, AC or DC. Thanks for being one of mine.
– Burt Reynolds
All of the younger actors keep coming up to me and asking me where all of the land mines are because they know I’ve stepped on them all.
– Burt Reynolds
There are three stages of an actor’s career. Young, old, and “You look good”.
– Burt Reynolds
I’ve always gotten along well with Texans. You’ve got to.
– Burt Reynolds
I can tell a young person where the mines are, but he’s probably going to step on them anyway.
– Burt Reynolds
I’m paying the third highest alimony and child support in the world. And the only two ahead of me are sheiks.
– Burt Reynolds
Marriage is about the most expensive way for the average man to get laundry done.
– Burt Reynolds
I’m terrified of marriage. I’m terrified of not doing something so important and at the same time I think you shouldn’t rush into these things.
– Burt Reynolds
In football you can make it if you’ve got the ‘I’m-going-to-get-up-off-the-ground-and-kick-your-ass’ attitude.
– Burt Reynolds
I can sing as well as Fred Astaire can act.
– Burt Reynolds
The audience will always forgive you for being wrong and exciting, but never for being right and dull.
– Burt Reynolds
Having done 300 television shows and almost 60 movies, I’m tired of having guys who are younger than some sandwiches I’ve had, telling me to turn left at the couch. There’s no appreciation of actors and no sense of history.
– Burt Reynolds
The best way not to fail again is to be absolutely positive that when you do it this time, you’re going to do it right.
– Burt Reynolds
My movies were the kind they show in prisons and airplanes, because nobody can leave.
– Burt Reynolds
The moment you grab someone by the lapels, you’re lost.
– Burt Reynolds
The moment you grab someone by the lapels, you’re lost.
– Burt Reynolds
When an actor marries an actress they both fight for the mirror.
– Burt Reynolds
If you hang onto something long enough, it will come back in style.. Like ME.
– Burt Reynolds
Money doesn’t buy happiness. It buys great hookers – but not happiness.
– Burt Reynolds
Trans Am sales went up 70 percent after Smokey and the Bandit, and I was promised a free car every year for life by the Pontiac president.
– Burt Reynolds
You get to a certain age, where you know you can’t go over the wall, but I’ll never get to the age where I can’t go through it.
– Burt Reynolds
You can only hold your stomach in for so many years.
– Burt Reynolds
There are no awards in Hollywood for being an idiot.
– Burt Reynolds
I regret that I do not have the dignity of Ricardo Montalban, the class of Dean Martin, or the humor of Bill Cosby. I do have the heart of a lion.
– Burt Reynolds
My acting is a bit like basketball. Most females in my films come off very well. I give great assist. And if I’m lucky, I even score.
– Burt Reynolds
Jay Leno is wonderful and a good friend, but it will always be the Carson show to a lot of people.
– Burt Reynolds