2022 Honoree

Betty White

On December 31, 2021, American sweetheart and TV icon Betty Whitedied at the age of 99.

The actress is best known for playing Rose Nylund on the popular TV series The Golden Girls but is also recognized for her roles on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Hot in ClevelandWith eight decades of working in the entertainment industry both in front of and behind the camera, Betty was and will forever be a pioneer and legend. 

Throughout her life, Betty gave countless interviews and frequently shared words of wisdom and perfectly crafted comedic lines, while expressing love for her fans. She was also a huge animal lover and dedicated her time and money to helping various animal welfare groups and organizations. Betty is an unforgettable woman who will be missed, but these quotes will help us all keep her memory alive forever.

Betty White Quotes on Animals

“Animals don’t lie. Animals don’t criticize. If animals have moody days, they handle them better than humans do.”

“You can always tell about somebody by the way they put their hands on an animal.”

“When I’m around animals, I don’t pay attention to people.”

“Animal lover that I am, a cougar I am not.” 

“I stayed in show business to pay for my animal business.”

Betty White’s Wisest Quotes

“I just make it my business to get along with people so I can have fun. It’s that simple.”

“I know unless I’m true to myself I couldn’t be happy. Too much emphasis is placed today on externals and too little on character.”

“I just care what kind of a decent human being you are.”

“Keep the other person’s well being in mind when you feel an attack of soul-purging truth coming on.”

“Kindness and consideration of somebody besides yourself keeps you feeling young.” 

“You don’t luck into integrity. You work at it.”

“Butterflies are like women – we may look pretty and delicate, but baby, we can fly through a hurricane.”

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