like colour TV
is all there
in black and white” Monty Python
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Nine quotes by Robert Benchley
Robert Charles Benchley (September 15, 1889 - November 21, 1945) was an American humorist best known for his work as a newspaper columnist and film actor.
Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing. [+]
Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with, that it's compounding a felony. [+]
He hasn't got much to say, but at least he doesn't try to say anything else. [+]
I do most of my work sitting down. That's where I shine. [+]
The free-lance writer is a man who is paid per piece or per word or perhaps. [+]
The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him. [+]
There are two classes of travel: first class, and with children. [+]
There may be said to be two classes of people in the world; those who constantly divide the people of the world into two classes, and those who do not. [+]
Why don't you get out of that wet coat and into a dry martini? [+]
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