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“Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.”
Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
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“When you're in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, 'Damn, that was fun'.”
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“From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend on reading it.”
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“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.”
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“I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.”
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“Humor is reason gone mad.”
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“The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.”
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“I sent the club a wire stating, PLEASE ACCEPT MY RESIGNATION. I DON'T WANT TO BELONG TO ANY CLUB THAT WILL ACCEPT ME AS A MEMBER.”
Groucho Marx, Groucho and Me
“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.”
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“I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.”
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“Those are my principles, and if you don't like them...well I have others.”
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“One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas I'll never know.”
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“Well, art is art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water! And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now, uh... now you tell me what you know.”
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“If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.”
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“I'm not crazy about reality, but it's still the only place to get a decent meal.”
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“I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it.”
Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx
“Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.”
Groucho Marx
“He may look like an idiot and talk like an idiot but don't let that fool you. He really is an idiot.”
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“Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.”
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“Some people claim that marriage interferes with romance. There's no doubt about it. Anytime you have a romance, your wife is bound to interfere.”
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“If a black cat crosses your path, it signifies that the animal is going somewhere.”
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“I have nothing but respect for you -- and not much of that.”
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“While money can't buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of misery.”
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“Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.”
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“A child of five could understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.”
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“I intend to live forever, or die trying.”
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“Just give me a comfortable couch, a dog, a good book, and a woman. Then if you can get the dog to go somewhere and read the book, I might have a little fun.”
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“Whatever it is, I'm against it.”
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“Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men -- the other 999 follow women.”
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