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I would go out with women my age, but there are no women my age.
 

I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.
 

I'm at the age now where just putting my cigar in its holder is a thrill.
 

I'm very pleased to be here. Let's face it, at my age I'm very pleased to be anywhere.
 

If it's a good script I'll do it. And if it's a bad script, and they pay me enough, I'll do it.
 

If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it.
 

If you live to be one hundred, you've got it made. Very few people die past that age.
 

In show business the key word is honesty. Once you've learned to fake that, the rest is easy.
[Business]
 

It takes only one drink to get me drunk. The trouble is, I can't remember if it's the thirteenth or the fourteenth.
 

It's good to be here. At 98, it's good to be anywhere.
 

It's hard for me to get used to these changing times. I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty.
 

Look to the future, because that is where you'll spend the rest of your life.
 

Nice to be here? At my age it's nice to be anywhere.
 

Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.
 

Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.
 

The most important thing in acting is honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
 

The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending, then having the two as close together as possible.
 

This is the sixth book I've written, which isn't bad for a guy who's only read two.
 

Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair.
 

When I was a boy the Dead Sea was only sick.
[Funny]
 


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