Betty Marion White was born on the 17th of January 1922 in Illinois, US. She was an actress and comedian with a span of a 7-decade career, the longest TV career by an entertainer (female) – according to Guinness World Record. She first worked on the radio and transitioned to television. Later, I will list the best, inspiring, and funniest Betty White quotes – but first, let’s learn a little more about her.
White was known for here sitcom shows The Golden Girls, The Mary Tyler Show, and the latest on Hot in Cleveland. She also hosted many iconic TV game shows like Password, Match Game, and The $25,000 Pyramid. She won Primetime Emmy Awards five times and two Daytime Emmy Awards. she was one of the original 1,558 stars on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame – which was finished n 1961.
Betty White never had children of her own and openly talks about her focus on her career and love and advocacy for the animals. In 2010, she was made honorary forest ranger by UDA Forest Service, which was White’s lifelong dream. Growing up, women were not allowed to work in that field. She also has always been an advocate for racial injustice and a supporter of LGBTQ+.
White was married three times, first to Dick Barker, they divorced not long after they got married. In 1947, she married Lane Allen but divorced since he wanted children and she didn’t. She then married Allen Ludden (who had 3 children from a previous marriage). Ludden died from stomach cancer in 1981 and White never remarried again.
COMPILATION OF BETTY WHITE QUOTES AND CAPTIONS
Enjoy these inspiring and funny quotes from the legendary, Betty White. Get yourself a copy of her book “If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won’t).
“You can always tell about somebody by the way they put their hands on an animal.”
“Doing drama is, in a sense, easier. In doing comedy, if you don’t get that laugh, there’s something wrong.”
“Everybody needs a passion. That’s what keeps life interesting. If you live without passion, you can go through life without leaving any footprints.”
“I have no regrets at all. None. I consider myself to be the luckiest old broad on two feet.”
“Don’t try to be young. Just open your mind. Stay interested in stuff. There are so many things I won’t live long enough to find out about, but I’m still curious about them. “
“I didn’t know what Facebook was, and now that I do know what it is, I have to say, it sounds like a huge waste of time.”
“Laughter keeps everyone feeling wonderful.”
“Kindness and consideration of somebody besides yourself keep you feeling young.”
“Retirement is not in my vocabulary. They aren’t going to get rid of me that way.”
“My mother always used to say: The older you get, the better you get, unless you’re a banana.”
On the New Years Eve of 2021, Betty White died in her sleep, reports say that she had a stroke three weeks prior and this contributed to her death. She planned on having a big 100th birthday celebration on January 17, 2022.
I hope that you found this list of Betty White quotes helpful, inspiring, and even gave you a laugh.