Art Linkletter

(Arthur Gordon Linkletter)

Art Linkletter
Art Linkletter
  • Born: July 17, 1912
  • Died: May 26, 2010
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Radio/television Personality









Quote Topics Cited
Diplomacy: the art of jumping into troubled waters without making a splash. Diplomacy & Diplomats
A finished product is one that has already seen its better days.
I grew up poor. I never had any money. I was a hobo, you know, ride the freights. Money, Coins & Minting
I like what I'm doing. Today at 88, I wouldn't think of quitting because I can't think of anything else I would rather do. And now with my lectures on all the charitable things that I do, just as you do, I think that what I'm doing matters.
I stand fearlessly for small dogs, the American Flag, motherhood and the Bible. That's why people love me. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
In the Top 40, half the songs are secret messages to the teen world to drop out, turn on, and groove with the chemicals and light shows at discotheques.
I've learned it's always better to have a small percentage of a big success, than a hundred percent of nothing. Success
My philosophy is to do the best you can for somebody. Help. It's not just what do you for yourself. It's how you treat people decently. The golden rule. There isn't big anything better than the golden rule. It's in every major religion in one language or another. Religion & God
One of the wonderful things about going to a small college is you can get into everything.
Sometimes I'm asked by kids why I condemn marijuana when I haven't tried it. The greatest obstetricians in the world have never been pregnant.
The depths of the Depression. You didn't ask what the job was, what the pay was, you didn't ask about stock options, or - you said yes.
The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence, and obsolescence.
Yes, I backed the hula hoop. And I had a lot of other people come to me with ideas that turned out well.