BOB HOPE IN HEAVEN

Speakers on for Thanks for the Memories

For those of you too young to remember
Bob Hope, ask your Grandparents.

And thanks for the memories!
Be sure to watch videos at the bottom


I  HOPE THIS WILL PUT A SMILE ON YOUR FACE AND IN YOUR HEART.  

Tribute to a man who DID make a difference.
 

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

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.'


 
 



 

 

Thanks for the memory!
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Thanks For the Memories is a song and the name of a popular 1938 movie featuring Shirley Ross and Bob Hope. The song later became the theme song of Bob Hope and he performed it on many many occasions.


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Bob Hope on TV
The Bob Hope Special was the longest-running television
series of all time.

 

 

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Bettye C.  1/26/2010