13 Good Gomer Pyle Sayings

Gomer Pyle was a television series featuring a Marine Corps, Mayberry native. Originally introduced in the third season of the Andy Griffin Show, this simple minded GI saw his own spin off series. Here is a look at some of the best Gomer Pyle sayings ever recited from his 5 Seasons.

A moral lesson is better expressed in short sayings than in long discourse.

A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain, while witty sayings are as easily lost as the pearls slipping from a broken string.

Don’t tell me, don’t tell me. It’s a bean, it’s a bean… Lima.


One of my favorite little sayings is, ‘To avoid criticism, say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.’



Suprirse, surprise, surprise!

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation’s proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations.

Uhhhh… it’s a dance, it’s a dance… starts with T… I know- Lima Turkey Trot.

Well sir, you see the big feller needed a lesson, the little feller didn’t.

Well, bless her heart.

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.

Here is a short video of Gomer Pyle with some of his most memorable catchphrases and sayings captured on the screen.