Bob Hope

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Leslie Townes Hope, KBE, KC*SG, KSS (May 29, 1903July 27, 2003), best known as Bob Hope, was a British-American entertainer, having appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio and television, movies and in army concerts.


  • I was on the way to my hotel, and I passed a hotel going in the opposite direction.
  • I know I'm in England because this morning, my stomach got up two hours before I did and had a cup of tea! I've had so much tea, I slosh when I walk! You have to drink tea - I've tasted the coffee!
    • During a radio broadcast recorded in the UK. (During a broadcast in the Soviet Union, Bob re-used the first section, replacing 'England' with 'Russia' and 'cup of tea' with 'Bowl of Borscht')
    • Audio recording of radio broadcast.



  • You mean like Democrats?
    • In the film The Ghost Breakers (1940), in reference to another character's description of zombies: "you see them sometimes walking around blindly with dead eyes, following orders, not knowing what they do, not caring."
      [Misattributed: Actor not credited as writer.]

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