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A collection of quotes and thoughts by Milton Berle on wisdom, humor, comedy, change, determination, evolution, marriage, wordplay, truth and inspiration.

15 Inspiring Quotes By Milton Berle, One Of The Wittiest Man Ever

Quick Facts

Born On: July 12, 1908

Died On: March 27, 2002

Born In: New York City, New York, U.S.

Died At Age: 93

Milton Berle was a legendary American comedian known as the most successful star during early days of television. Milton was a born comedian and actor and gained fame at an early age of five when he won a competition by mimicking the legendary ‘Charlie Chaplin’. This helped him get acting roles as a young comedian in various silent films including ‘The Mark of Zorro’ and ‘Tillie’s Punctured Romance’. He made his first official stage performance in a musical comedy and went on to work as the ‘Master of Ceremonies’ in vaudeville. During this period he even nurtured his reputation as a stand-up comedian which helped him get a role at a musical theatrical titled ‘Poppin' the Cork’ where apart from acting he even co-wrote the script. He further went on to entertain the masses through radio where he started with a show called ‘The Rudy Vallee Hour’ which was followed by various other successful shows which established his reputation as a radio host. His immense popularity made him the highest paid nightclub performer which encouraged him to bring out some very successful TV shows. During a later stage of his life, he worked as a philanthropist and held a ‘Guinness Book of World Records’ for the highest number of charitable performances. He was honored with various awards for his fascinating works as an entertainer. We bring to you a treasure trove of quotes and thoughts by the renowned artist. We have curated his quotes and sayings from his plays, films and shows. Presenting some noted sayings and quotations by Milton Berle.

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door

Milton Berle

If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?

Milton Berle

Laughter is an instant vacation.

Milton Berle

A good wife always forgives her husband when she's wrong.

Milton Berle

Committee - a group of men who keep minutes and waste hours.

Milton Berle

We owe a lot to Thomas Edison-if it wasn't for him, we'd be watching television by candlelight.

Milton Berle

You can lead a man to Congress, but you can't make him think.

Milton Berle

You don't need to travel, laughter is an instant vacation

Milton Berle

A man falls down a flight of stairs and somebody rushes over to him and asks, "Did you miss a step?" "No," he answers, "I hit every one of them!

Milton Berle

I know why superman left krypton. Earth was the only place where he could get steriods!

Milton Berle

Poverty is not a disgrace, but it's terribly inconvenient

Milton Berle

Jews don't drink much because it interferes with their suffering.

Milton Berle

When opportunity doesn't knock, create a door

Milton Berle

If opportunity doesn’t knock, Build a Door.

Milton Berle

The only place success comes before is in the dictionary

Milton Berle