Robert Charles Benchley movie quotes

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Identikit and personal data
Name
Robert Charles
Last name
Benchley
Born
September 15, 1889 in Worcester
Died
November 21, 1945 in New York
Gender
male
Nationality
North American
Profession
humorist, actor, scriptwriter, journalist
Zodiac sign
Virgo
Robert Charles Benchley movie quotes, phrases and lines
41 in english
Robert Charles Benchley quotes
  • “The work can wait, I said, quoting our business motto.”
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  • “Anyone will be glad to admit that he knows nothing about beagling, or the Chinese stock market, or ballistics, but there is not a man or woman alive who does not claim to know how to cure hiccoughs.”
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  • “A great many people have come up to me and asked me how I manage to get so much work done and still keep looking so dissipated. My answer is, ‘Don't you wish you knew?’ and a pretty good answer it is too, when you consider that nine times out of ten I didn't hear the original question.”
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  • “Does the average man get enough sleep? What is enough sleep? What is the average man? What is does?”
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  • “Tell us your phobias and we will tell you what you are afraid of.”
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  • “One of the easiest forms of pretense to break down is the pretense of enthusiasm for exotic foods. Just bring on the exotic foods.”
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  • “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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  • “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.”
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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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  • “My only regret is that I have but one wife to give to my country.”
    Robert Charles Benchley - Mr. Osborne
    [Tag:regret, wife]
  • “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.”
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  • “So who's in a hurry?”
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  • “Sand is also a good place on which to write, 'I love you,' as it would be difficult to get into court after several years have passed.”
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  • “I know I'm drinking myself to a slow death, but then I'm in no hurry.”
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    [Tag:drinking]
  • “Do anything so long as you make my wife believe I was telling the truth when I was lying to her!”
    Robert Charles Benchley - Martin Cortland
    [Tag:lies, truth, wife]
  • “Why don't you get out of that wet coat and into a dry martini?”
    Robert Charles Benchley - Mr. Osborne
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