"But I don't begrudge anybody, because I know how hard it is to have that dream and to make it happen, whether or not it's just to put a roof over your head and food on the table."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Carol Burnett on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Carol Burnett on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Carol Burnett on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Carol Burnett on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Carol Burnett on Benjamin Franklin
"I'm glad I was born when I was. My time was the golden age of variety. If I were starting out again now, maybe things would happen for me, but it certainly would not be on a variety show with 28 musicians, 12 dancers, two major guest stars, 50 costumes a week by Bob Mackie. The networks just wouldn't spend the money today."
"Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me."
"Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own."
"My interesting diet tips are eat early and don't nosh between meals. I mean, I can pack it away."
"You have to go through the falling down in order to learn to walk. It helps to know that you can survive it. That's an education in itself."