Dick Van Dyke Quotes

Top 88 wise famous quotes and sayings by Dick Van Dyke

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Dick Van Dyke quotes: ..why sit on the sidelines of life at any age? ..why sit on the sidelines of life at any age?
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I was lucky to get the kinds of parts I wanted. I always said I didn't want to do anything my kids can't see. I was lucky to get the kinds of parts I wanted. I always said I didn't want to do anything my kids can't see.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: There's a lot of very funny people I'd love to work with that I've never met, of course. I love Steve Martin and Jim Carrey. There's a lot of very funny people I'd love to work with that I've never met, of course. I love Steve Martin and Jim Carrey.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: Julie's voice could have been used to tune a piano. She was pitch perfect - and I never was. I was enjoyably close. Julie's voice could have been used to tune a piano. She was pitch perfect - and I never was. I was enjoyably close.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: A lot of violence, a lot of gore in it, and I just didn't want to do that kind of thing. A lot of violence, a lot of gore in it, and I just didn't want to do that kind of thing.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: My kids are so much better parent than I was. My kids are so much better parent than I was.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: Carl envisioned a show that would be timeless. He wanted it to be fresh to audiences fifty years down the line. Carl envisioned a show that would be timeless. He wanted it to be fresh to audiences fifty years down the line.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: Stan said he used to keep Hardy late, make him miss his golf game, and really get him mad. Stan said he used to keep Hardy late, make him miss his golf game, and really get him mad.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: It means you never know what's going to happen,' I said. 'You do your best, then take your chances. Everything else is beyond our control. It means you never know what's going to happen,' I said. 'You do your best, then take your chances. Everything else is beyond our control.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I've made peace with insecurity ... because there is no security of any kind. I've made peace with insecurity ... because there is no security of any kind.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I never made a good movie. I never made a good movie.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I did a 'Golden Girls' once, which shot in front of an audience, and that went well. I had a good time. But I need an audience, for comedy at I did a 'Golden Girls' once, which shot in front of an audience, and that went well. I had a good time. But I need an audience, for comedy at least.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: Everything's getting homogenized. It seems to me like music and behavior and everything else is getting homogenized. Everything's getting homogenized. It seems to me like music and behavior and everything else is getting homogenized.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: Oh, well, my first love is comedy or singing and dancing. Oh, well, my first love is comedy or singing and dancing.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: Be careful not to trip over the ottoman. Be careful not to trip over the ottoman.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I sing and dance. That's my job. I sing and dance. That's my job.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I got into a Broadway show before I ever sang and danced. I learned how after I got in the show. I got into a Broadway show before I ever sang and danced. I learned how after I got in the show.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: 'Mary Poppins' was one of the best experiences of my life. 'Mary Poppins' was one of the best experiences of my life.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I think it's being thrown at the wolves, we call it in our business. I think it's being thrown at the wolves, we call it in our business.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I've won several Emmys, a Tony and a Grammy, so maybe somebody will let me have an Oscar, and then I'll have a full set. I've won several Emmys, a Tony and a Grammy, so maybe somebody will let me have an Oscar, and then I'll have a full set.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I don't have any children; I have four middle-aged people. I don't have any children; I have four middle-aged people.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: So as my kids will tell you, they had a pretty normal life. So as my kids will tell you, they had a pretty normal life.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I sing all day. And it's good for you. Good for your vocal cords. I sing all day. And it's good for you. Good for your vocal cords.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: It wasn't work. I played myself. It wasn't work. I played myself.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: Women will never be as successful as men because they have no wives to advise them. Women will never be as successful as men because they have no wives to advise them.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I turned down some movies that were quite good. mainly on the basis of taste. I turned down some movies that were quite good. mainly on the basis of taste.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I have four kids, seven grandkids, and four great-grandkids. Maybe I can become a great-great-grandfather if I hang on! I have four kids, seven grandkids, and four great-grandkids. Maybe I can become a great-great-grandfather if I hang on!
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I'm not a loner. I have to have a life partner. I'm not a loner. I have to have a life partner.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I worked nightclubs all through my 20s, and I was a teetotaler. I worked nightclubs all through my 20s, and I was a teetotaler.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: The secret to keeping moving is keeping moving. The secret to keeping moving is keeping moving.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I learned everything that I know about comedy and about show business and a lot about life from Carl. I learned everything that I know about comedy and about show business and a lot about life from Carl.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' was the most fun I ever had and the most creative period of my life. 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' was the most fun I ever had and the most creative period of my life.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: In general, things either work out or they don't, and if they don't, you figure out something else, a plan B. There's nothing wrong with plan B. Most In general, things either work out or they don't, and if they don't, you figure out something else, a plan B. There's nothing wrong with plan B. Most
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I agreed with his thesis that God was not an all-powerful "cosmic superman" looking down from the penthouse as much as He was Love. I agreed with his thesis that God was not an all-powerful "cosmic superman" looking down from the penthouse as much as He was Love.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I married somebody half my age, and everybody thought I was crazy, but she is just an absolute angel. I married somebody half my age, and everybody thought I was crazy, but she is just an absolute angel.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: But once we got on the air, everybody except Morey Amsterdam pretty much stuck to the script. But once we got on the air, everybody except Morey Amsterdam pretty much stuck to the script.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I don't play golf. I have more fun singing and dancing. I don't play golf. I have more fun singing and dancing.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I can't work with my brother without laughing. I can't work with my brother without laughing.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: [My mother] once cooked a ham and later found it in my father's shirt drawer. I am not kidding. [My mother] once cooked a ham and later found it in my father's shirt drawer. I am not kidding.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I was the worst game show host that ever lived, and I knew it. I was the worst game show host that ever lived, and I knew it.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I get little kids who recognize me from 'Mary Poppins,' and it just delights me because it's our third generation. I get little kids who recognize me from 'Mary Poppins,' and it just delights me because it's our third generation.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I've retired so many times now it's getting to be a habit. I've retired so many times now it's getting to be a habit.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I watch 'Al Jazeera.' They have news that you can't find anywhere else. They do great documentaries, too. I watch 'Al Jazeera.' They have news that you can't find anywhere else. They do great documentaries, too.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: There are tribes all over the world who sing and dance every day as part of their lives. And we oughta do that. There are tribes all over the world who sing and dance every day as part of their lives. And we oughta do that.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: There are people with their iPads are taking pictures so much that they're not experiencing the moment. They go home and look at the pictures later. There are people with their iPads are taking pictures so much that they're not experiencing the moment. They go home and look at the pictures later.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: The best writers were philosophers who wrapped their commentary about life in laughter. The best writers were philosophers who wrapped their commentary about life in laughter.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I found out retirement means playing golf, or I don't know what the hell it means. But to me, retirement means doing what you have fun doing. I found out retirement means playing golf, or I don't know what the hell it means. But to me, retirement means doing what you have fun doing.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: You know, I'm almost out of the habit of watching episodic television now. You know, I'm almost out of the habit of watching episodic television now.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I never had a lot of drive, but because I had family responsibilities, I had a lot of tenacity - the tenacity of a drowning man. I never had a lot of drive, but because I had family responsibilities, I had a lot of tenacity - the tenacity of a drowning man.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: Walt Disney and I always said we were two children looking for our inner adults. Walt Disney and I always said we were two children looking for our inner adults.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: Do you know that I was the anchor on the 'CBS Morning Show?' And my newsman was Walter Cronkite. Do you know that I was the anchor on the 'CBS Morning Show?' And my newsman was Walter Cronkite.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: My favorite unknown movie is 'The Comic.' My favorite unknown movie is 'The Comic.'
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I went from my mother to my wife. And to this day, I can't bear to be alone. I went from my mother to my wife. And to this day, I can't bear to be alone.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I played a killer twice. Once on 'Matlock,' on Andy Griffith's show, I got to play the killer. I played a killer twice. Once on 'Matlock,' on Andy Griffith's show, I got to play the killer.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: The most important thing for old guys is never start going down the stairs sideways. The most important thing for old guys is never start going down the stairs sideways.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I survived - and looking back, I learned not to sweat the little stuff. I survived - and looking back, I learned not to sweat the little stuff.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: We should never judge a day by its weather. We should never judge a day by its weather.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: We called ourselves the Burfords - Reverend Burford, Grandfather Burford, Cousin Burford, and so on. We called ourselves the Burfords - Reverend Burford, Grandfather Burford, Cousin Burford, and so on.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: Jon Stewart kills me. I love him. And Bill Maher. He does an hour on HBO. But entirely political. It is awfully rough, but he does make me laugh. Jon Stewart kills me. I love him. And Bill Maher. He does an hour on HBO. But entirely political. It is awfully rough, but he does make me laugh.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: All of us involved say 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' was the best five years of our lives. We were like otters at play. All of us involved say 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' was the best five years of our lives. We were like otters at play.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: Rob Petrie is who I really am - in personality and general ineffectiveness. Rob Petrie is who I really am - in personality and general ineffectiveness.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: You have to be able to laugh at yourself. Attitude is almost more important than what happens to you. You have to be able to laugh at yourself. Attitude is almost more important than what happens to you.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: In my seventies, I exercised to stay ambulatory. In my eighties, I exercise to avoid assisted living. In my seventies, I exercised to stay ambulatory. In my eighties, I exercise to avoid assisted living.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: Somebody asked what I wanted on my gravestone. I'm just going to put: 'Glad I Could Help.' Somebody asked what I wanted on my gravestone. I'm just going to put: 'Glad I Could Help.'
Dick Van Dyke quotes: When I started having kids, I thought, 'I don't want to do anything they can't watch.' When I started having kids, I thought, 'I don't want to do anything they can't watch.'
Dick Van Dyke quotes: Put me on solid ground and I'll start tapping! At my age they say to keep moving. Put me on solid ground and I'll start tapping! At my age they say to keep moving.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I loved to fall down. I loved to fall down.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: Everybody knows that I'm shorter, but it doesn't bother me at all. Everybody knows that I'm shorter, but it doesn't bother me at all.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I'm always announcing my retirement. I'm still not retired. I'm always announcing my retirement. I'm still not retired.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: Something greater than me was happening. And yet, it was happening to me. Something greater than me was happening. And yet, it was happening to me.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: Emotionally, I'm about 13. Emotionally, I'm about 13.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: Today, if you're not an alcoholic, you're nobody. Today, if you're not an alcoholic, you're nobody.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I've had a lot of writers, in particular, who said they got into writing because of the 'Van Dyke Show.' They said it looked like fun. I've had a lot of writers, in particular, who said they got into writing because of the 'Van Dyke Show.' They said it looked like fun.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: I think, the 'Van Dyke Show' and 'Mary Poppins' are two of the best periods of my life. I had so much fun, I didn't want it to end. I think, the 'Van Dyke Show' and 'Mary Poppins' are two of the best periods of my life. I had so much fun, I didn't want it to end.
Dick Van Dyke quotes: So I think we're kind of an alternate choice for people who have had it with sex and violence. So I think we're kind of an alternate choice for people who have had it with sex and violence.