Robert Benchley Quotes

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Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing.
— Robert Benchley
I don't trust a bank that would lend money to such a poor risk.
— Robert Benchley
In America there are two classes of travel—first class, and with children.

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There are several ways to apportion the family income, all of them unsatisfactory.
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A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
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Anyone can do any amount of work, provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at that moment.
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Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with, that it's compounding a felony.
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drinking

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.

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