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Andy Rooney Quote: “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.”

Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.

— Andy Rooney



Andy Rooney Quote: “Being kind is more important than being right.”

Being kind is more important than being right.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it.”

If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “I’ve learned that life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer it gets to the end, the faster it goes.”

I’ve learned that life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer it gets to the end, the faster it goes.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you have to eat them.”

Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you have to eat them.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “Great teachers are usually a little crazy.”

Great teachers are usually a little crazy.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “The best thing about a vacation is planning it.”

The best thing about a vacation is planning it.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “The great virtue of being alone is that your mind can go its own way.”

The great virtue of being alone is that your mind can go its own way.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.”

The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “It’s paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.”

It’s paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.

— Andy Rooney



Andy Rooney Quote: “Go to bed. Whatever you’re staying up late for isn’t worth it.”

Go to bed. Whatever you’re staying up late for isn’t worth it.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “I’ve learned that under everyone’s hard shell is someone who wants to be appreciated and loved.”

I’ve learned that under everyone’s hard shell is someone who wants to be appreciated and loved.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.”

Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “My advice is not to wait to be struck by an idea. If you’re a writer, you sit down and damn well decide to have an idea. That’s the way to get an idea.”

My advice is not to wait to be struck by an idea. If you’re a writer, you sit down and damn well decide to have an idea. That’s the way to get an idea.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “Guns do not make you a killer. I think killing makes you a killer. You can kill someone with a baseball bat or a car, but no one is trying to ban you from driving to the ball game.”

Guns do not make you a killer. I think killing makes you a killer. You can kill someone with a baseball bat or a car, but no one is trying to ban you from driving to the ball game.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don’t need to be done.”

Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don’t need to be done.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “The 50-50-90 rule: anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there’s a 90% probability you’ll get it wrong.”

The 50-50-90 rule: anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there’s a 90% probability you’ll get it wrong.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “You’re almost always better off keeping your mouth shut, but don’t let that stop you from popping off.”

You’re almost always better off keeping your mouth shut, but don’t let that stop you from popping off.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “Familiar things are a comfort to us all.”

Familiar things are a comfort to us all.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “We need people who can actually do things. We have too many bosses and too few workers.”

We need people who can actually do things. We have too many bosses and too few workers.

— Andy Rooney



Andy Rooney Quote: “We’re all torn between the desire for privacy and the fear of lonliness. We need each other and we need to get away from each other. We need proximity and distance, conversation and silence. We almost always get more of each than we want at any one time.”

We’re all torn between the desire for privacy and the fear of lonliness. We need each other and we need to get away from each other. We need proximity and distance, conversation and silence. We almost always get more of each than we want at any one time.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “I didn’t get old on purpose, it just happened. If you’re lucky, it could happen to you.”

I didn’t get old on purpose, it just happened. If you’re lucky, it could happen to you.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “Men wake up aroused in the morning. We can’t help it. We just wake up and we want you. And the women are thinking, “How can he want me the way I look in the morning?” It’s because we can’t see you. We have no blood anywhere near our optic nerve.”

Men wake up aroused in the morning. We can’t help it. We just wake up and we want you. And the women are thinking, “How can he want me the way I look in the morning?” It’s because we can’t see you. We have no blood anywhere near our optic nerve.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “The two biggest sellers in any bookstore are the cookbooks and the diet books. The cookbooks tell you how to prepare the food, and the diet books tell you how not to eat any of it!”

The two biggest sellers in any bookstore are the cookbooks and the diet books. The cookbooks tell you how to prepare the food, and the diet books tell you how not to eat any of it!

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “Don’t rule out working with your hands. It does not preclude using your head.”

Don’t rule out working with your hands. It does not preclude using your head.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “I’ve learned that no matter how serious your life requires you to be, everyone needs a friend to act goofy with.”

I’ve learned that no matter how serious your life requires you to be, everyone needs a friend to act goofy with.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “The last birthday that’s any good is 23.”

The last birthday that’s any good is 23.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “Everyone starts out being an atheist. No one is born with belief in anything. Infants are atheists until they are indoctrinated.”

Everyone starts out being an atheist. No one is born with belief in anything. Infants are atheists until they are indoctrinated.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “One of my major shortcomings – I’m vindictive. I don’t know why that is. Even in petty things in my life I tend to strike back. It’s a lot more pleasurable a sensation than feeling threatened.”

One of my major shortcomings – I’m vindictive. I don’t know why that is. Even in petty things in my life I tend to strike back. It’s a lot more pleasurable a sensation than feeling threatened.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “Most of us aren’t that interested in getting rich- we just don’t want to get poor.”

Most of us aren’t that interested in getting rich- we just don’t want to get poor.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “Creativity is a by-product of hard work. If I never have another really new idea, it won’t matter.”

Creativity is a by-product of hard work. If I never have another really new idea, it won’t matter.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “Dogs are nicer than people.”

Dogs are nicer than people.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “It isn’t working that’s so hard, it’s getting ready to work.”

It isn’t working that’s so hard, it’s getting ready to work.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “All economists should be locked up until they admit that they don’t know what they’re talking about.”

All economists should be locked up until they admit that they don’t know what they’re talking about.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “Civilization means conforming to a standard of behavior that may not seem natural to us.”

Civilization means conforming to a standard of behavior that may not seem natural to us.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “New ideas are one of the most overrated concepts of our time. Most of the important ideas that we live with aren’t new at all.”

New ideas are one of the most overrated concepts of our time. Most of the important ideas that we live with aren’t new at all.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “Bacon is clearly a food made by the Nazis to fatten up Americans. It has no nutritional value, is full of fat, sodium, and nitrates, and is a pathetic type of consumable made from the noblest of creatures.”

Bacon is clearly a food made by the Nazis to fatten up Americans. It has no nutritional value, is full of fat, sodium, and nitrates, and is a pathetic type of consumable made from the noblest of creatures.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “Happiness depends more on how life strikes you than on what happens.”

Happiness depends more on how life strikes you than on what happens.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “I am not retiring. Writers don’t retire. Writers never stop writing.”

I am not retiring. Writers don’t retire. Writers never stop writing.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “No one ever writes a book in which he is the bad guy.”

No one ever writes a book in which he is the bad guy.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “In the futile attempts we all make to tidy up our lives and our surroundings, nothing is more difficult than throwing out a book.”

In the futile attempts we all make to tidy up our lives and our surroundings, nothing is more difficult than throwing out a book.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “Conservatives are more religious than liberals – although there is no evidence that they’re nicer people because of it.”

Conservatives are more religious than liberals – although there is no evidence that they’re nicer people because of it.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “The biggest seller is cookbooks and the second is diet books – how not to eat what you’ve just learned how to cook.”

The biggest seller is cookbooks and the second is diet books – how not to eat what you’ve just learned how to cook.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “I am interested in details. If you go into anything far enough, you get into the details of it, and people turn out to be interested in what makes things work.”

I am interested in details. If you go into anything far enough, you get into the details of it, and people turn out to be interested in what makes things work.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “People like to say, “You’re only as old as you feel,” but it isn’t true. It’s just something old people say to make themselves feel good about their age. You’re as old as you are.”

People like to say, “You’re only as old as you feel,” but it isn’t true. It’s just something old people say to make themselves feel good about their age. You’re as old as you are.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “Walking is good for the soul.”

Walking is good for the soul.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “I mean, I’m not a sexist person, but a woman has no business being down there trying to make some comment about a football game.”

I mean, I’m not a sexist person, but a woman has no business being down there trying to make some comment about a football game.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “I try to look nice. I comb my hair, I tie my tie, I put on a jacket, but I draw the line when it comes to trimming my eyebrows. You work with what you got.”

I try to look nice. I comb my hair, I tie my tie, I put on a jacket, but I draw the line when it comes to trimming my eyebrows. You work with what you got.

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “Women realize it’s not worth buying an entire pig just to get a little sausage!”

Women realize it’s not worth buying an entire pig just to get a little sausage!

— Andy Rooney


Andy Rooney Quote: “All men are not created equal but should be treated as though they were under the law.”

All men are not created equal but should be treated as though they were under the law.

— Andy Rooney

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