Quotations by Art Linkletter

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Born: Wednesday, July 17, 1912
Died: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 (97 years old)
Profession: Journalist
Nationality: American


A finished product is one that has already seen its better days.
- Art Linkletter

I grew up poor. I never had any money. I was a hobo, you know, ride the freights.
- Art Linkletter
(Keywords: Money, Poor)

I like what I'm doing. Today at 88, I wouldn't think of quitting because I can't think of anything else I would rather do. And now with my lectures on all the charitable things that I do, just as you do, I think that what I'm doing matters.
- Art Linkletter
(Keywords: Now, Quitting, Today)

I stand fearlessly for small dogs, the American Flag, motherhood and the Bible. That's why people love me.
- Art Linkletter
(Keywords: Love, People, Bible, American, Dogs, Motherhood)

I've learned it's always better to have a small percentage of a big success, than a hundred percent of nothing.
- Art Linkletter
(Keywords: Success, Nothing)

In the Top 40, half the songs are secret messages to the teen world to drop out, turn on, and groove with the chemicals and light shows at discotheques.
- Art Linkletter
(Keywords: Teen, Light, Songs, World)

My philosophy is to do the best you can for somebody. Help. It's not just what do you for yourself. It's how you treat people decently. The golden rule. There isn't big anything better than the golden rule. It's in every major religion in one language or another.
- Art Linkletter
(Keywords: Religion, People, Help, Language, Philosophy)

One of the wonderful things about going to a small college is you can get into everything.
- Art Linkletter
(Keywords: College)

Sometimes I'm asked by kids why I condemn marijuana when I haven't tried it. The greatest obstetricians in the world have never been pregnant.
- Art Linkletter
(Keywords: Kids, World)

The depths of the Depression. You didn't ask what the job was, what the pay was, you didn't ask about stock options, or - you said yes.
- Art Linkletter
(Keywords: Depression, Job, Options)

The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence, and obsolescence.
- Art Linkletter
(Keywords: Adolescence, Childhood, Man)

Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter
(Keywords: People)

Yes, I backed the hula hoop. And I had a lot of other people come to me with ideas that turned out well.
- Art Linkletter
(Keywords: People, Ideas)







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