Burt Lancaster Quotes

“Take the feeling of hunger out of your gut, and you’re no longer a champion” – Burt Lancaster

“As long as you are curious, you defeat age.” – Burt Lancaster

“When two partners always agree, one of them aint necessary.” – Burt Lancaster

When two partners always

“The first duty of life is to live.” – Burt Lancaster

“Alcoholics are mostly disappointed men.” – Burt Lancaster

“I found marriage somewhat stifling. I don’t know that I am the kind of man who ought to be married.” – Burt Lancaster

“I’m-going-to-tilt-my-head-at-a-perpendicular-angle-and-then-attempt-to-extract-your-soul-through-your-mouth-like-some-giant-alien-sucker-fish” – Burt Lancaster

“I always try to improve, to find new ways of expressing myself, to keep looking for truth and originality.” – Burt Lancaster

I always try to improve,

“I admire honesty and straightforwardness combined with true femininity.” – Burt Lancaster

“I did something wrong — once.” – Burt Lancaster

“I judge a restaurant by the bread & the coffee.” – Burt Lancaster

“We’re all forgotten sooner or later. But not films. That’s all the memorial we should need or hope for.” – Burt Lancaster

We're all forgotten sooner

“I hate looking backward, but every once in a while it sneaks up on you.” – Burt Lancaster

“You see, if you make believe hard enough that something is true, then it is true for you.” – Burt Lancaster

“Most people seem to think I’m the kind of guy who shaves with a blowtorch. Actually I’m bookish and worrisome.” – Burt Lancaster

“I am interested in being in pictures that I would like to see.” – Burt Lancaster

“I walked out of class one day and I never went back” – Burt Lancaster

I walked out of class one

“I am reasonably happy, providing I keep busy.” – Burt Lancaster

“You sit in your tepee and dream and then you go to wherever the dream may take you. It might come true. You wait for real life to catch up.” – Burt Lancaster

“My brother never had me to dinner in his life.” – Burt Lancaster

“Sell yourself first, if you want to sell anything.” – Burt Lancaster

“I’ve always wanted to get an education, and tonight’s as good a time as any” – Burt Lancaster

I've always wanted to get

“Can anything be more Un-American than the Un-American committee?” – Burt Lancaster

“Obviously I am not the young man who came to Hollywood in 1946” – Burt Lancaster

“I believe we should appeal to people at the higher levels.” – Burt Lancaster

I believe we should appeal

“I have turned down a lot of garbage lately.” – Burt Lancaster

“A circus is like a mother in whom one can confide and who rewards and punishes.” – Burt Lancaster

“Sometimes I only succeed in beating myself to death” – Burt Lancaster

Sometimes I only succeed

“You have to fight against being an antique” – Burt Lancaster

“I had the luck of having an obedient body.” – Burt Lancaster