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Victor Borge Quotes


A Danish comedian, conductor and pianist.
(1909 - 2000)

Flint must be an extremely wealthy town; I see that each of you bought two or three seats.
 

He was happily married - but his wife wasn't.
 

Humor is something that thrives between man's aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.
[Humor]
 

I don't mind going back to daylight saving time. With inflation, the hour will be the only thing I've saved all year.
 

I only know two pieces; one is 'Clair de Lune' and the other one isn't.
 

I wish to thank my parents for making it all possible... and I wish to thank my children for making it necessary.
 

If I have caused just one person to wipe away a tear of laughter, that's my reward.
 

Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
 

My father invented a cure for which there was no disease and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it.
 

Santa Claus has the right idea - visit people only once a year.
 

The difference between a violin and a viola is that a viola burns longer.
 

When an opera star sings her head off, she usually improves her appearance.