20 Adorably Charming Dick Van Dyke Quotes to Start Your Weekend

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If you loved Dick Van Dyke, you'll certainly love his delightful quotes. From his beloved television show to his beloved character in Mary Poppins Dick Van Dyke quotes will really make your day. Not only is he charming but his witty sense of humor is something to love. So take some time today and enjoy classic quotes from Dick Van Dye.

Dick Van Dyke Quotes

  • "If I'd known I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself."

  • "I've retired so many times now it's getting to be a habit."

  • "I never had a lot of drive, but because I had family responsibilities, I had a lot of tenacity - the tenacity of a growing man."

  • "Bob Hope, like Mark Twain, had a sense of humor that was uniquely American, and like Twain, we'll likely not see another like him."

  • "I take a nap every afternoon just like a child, and I highly recommend this refreshing break in the day to you and everyone else. Most of South America and Europe do the same thing. Try it."

  • "Real love, as I have come to know it, is when you care about the other person as much as you care about yourself. You can't make another person happy, but you can pave the way for them to make themselves happy."

  • "I've made peace with insecurity. You have to. Because there is no certainty of any kind. Once you let go, it's really freeing."

  • "That's the best thing I ever did. It was hard, hard work, but I loved doing it."

  • "I was a solid student. I was strong in English and Latin, but I got lost anytime the subject included math. I wish I had paid more attention to biology and science in general, subjects that came to interest me as an adult. I could have gotten better marks, but I never took a book home, never did homework. Come to think of it, neither of my parents ever looked at any of my report cards. They thought I was a good kid—and looking back, I guess I was."

The Best Dick Van Dyke Quotes

  • "British people have never left me off the hook … They just tease me to death."

  • "For some reason, as time gets short in life, wasting time escaping through entertainment bothers me."

  • "I'm not a loner. I have to have a life partner."

  • "Put me on solid ground and I'll start tapping! At my age they say to keep moving."

  • "Don't worry so much. Most of the things you worry about never end up happening."

  • "I've made peace with insecurity...because there is no security of any kind."

  • "Just knowing you don't have the answers is a recipe for humility, openness, acceptance, forgiveness, and an eagerness to learn - and those are all good things."

  • "I think it's being thrown at the wolves, we call it in our business."

  • "I don't play golf. I have more fun singing and dancing."

  • "My life has been a magnificent indulgence."

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