YOU ARE HERE: WDW  >  Robert Benchley  >  Quotes

Robert Benchley Quotes

Edit Information Add Photos

Quotations by Robert Benchley.

Do you like Robert Benchley?

817 views


Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing.

I have tried to know absolutely nothing about a great many things, and I have succeeded fairly well.

An ardent supporter of the hometown team should go to a game prepared to take offense, no matter what happens.

The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him.

Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing.

Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn`t the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment.

As for me, except for an occasional heart attack, I feel as young as I ever did.

I can`t bring myself to say, `Well, I guess I`ll be toddling along.` It isn`t that I can`t toddle. It`s just that I can`t guess I`ll toddle.

Defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people.

There are two kinds of people in the world, those who believe there are two kinds of people in the world and those who don`t.

A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.

"The only real cure for a hangover is death."

"Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with, that it`s compounding a felony."

"It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn`t give it up because by that time I was too famous."

"There is no such place as Budapest. Perhaps you are thinking of Bucharest,...and there is no such place as Bucharest, either."

"In Milwaukee last month a man died laughing over one of his own jokes. That`s what makes it so tough for us outsiders: we have to fight home competition."

"In America there are two classes of travel - First Class, and with children. Travelling with children corresponds roughly to travelling third class in Bulgaria."

"Every boy should have a dog, for a dog teaches a boy three valuable traits: fidelity, perseverance and to turn around three times before lying down."

"Tell us your phobias, and we`ll tell you what you are afraid of."

"Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing."


Who's Dated Who? content is contributed and edited by our readers. You are most welcome to update, correct or add information to this page. Update Information
Robert Benchley

Main Details

Other Details

Career

Media

Publicity

Community

Features


Search by celebrity name, topic or keyword

Quick Links

Join Now

Register to update information, save favorites, post photos, news stories and comments. A LucyMe.com login allows you to edit our four websites.

Already A Member?

Email


Password



Our Website Community
Whos Dated Who
  • Celebrity dating gossip
  • Celebrity couples
  • Celebrity babies

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  
N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  Y  Z    
Lucy Who
  • Celebrity profiles
  • Filmographies and TV show credits
  • Magazine covers
  • Quotes and trivia
  • Discographies and lyrics
Fan Pix
  • Entertainment pictures
  • Films and television shows
  • Bands and solo artists
  • Famous people
All Star Pics
  • Celebrity photos
  • Movie stills and posters
  • TV show images
  • Bands and musicians
  • Partner with Wallpaper