Bob Hope

 Bob Hope! 

For  those of you too young to remember Bob, ask your parents or grandparents!!!


Tribute  to a man who DID make a difference:    

May  29, 1903 - July 27, 2003 

ON  TURNING 70  'You  still chase women, but only downhill'.

ON  TURNING 80  'That's the time of your life when even your birthday suit   needs pressing..'

ON  TURNING 90  'You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than   the cake.'

ON  TURNING 100  '  I don't feel old. In fact I don't feel anything until  noon  Then it's time for my nap.'

ON  GIVING UP HIS EARLY CAREER, BOXING  'I ruined my hands in the ring ...  the referee kept stepping  on them.'

ON  NEVER WINNING AN OSCAR  'Welcome to the Academy Awards or, as it's called  at my  home, 'Passover'.'

ON  GOLF  'Golf  is my profession. Show business is just to pay the green fees'

ON  PRESIDENTS  ' I have performed for 12 presidents and entertained only   six'

ON  WHY HE CHOSE SHOWBIZ FOR HIS  CAREER  ' When I was born, the doctor said  to my mother,  'Congratulations You have an eight-pound ham'.' 

ON  RECEIVING THE CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL  'I  feel very humble, but I think  I have the strength of  character to fight it . '

ON  HIS FAMILY'S EARLY POVERTY  'Four  of us slept in the one bed. When it  got cold, mother threw  on another brother.' 

ON  HIS SIX BROTHERS 'That's  how I learned to dance. Waiting for the  bathroom.' 

ON  HIS EARLY FAILURES  'I  would not have had anything to eat if it wasn't  for the  stuff the audience threw at me.'

ON  GOING TO HEAVEN  'I've done benefits for ALL religions. I'd hate to blow  the  hereafter on a technicality.'