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Fred A. Allen Quotes

(1894-1957), American Radio Comic

An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.

Category: Advertising

I don't have to look up my family tree, because I know that I'm the sap.

Category: Ancestry

Treat employees like partners, and they act like partners.

Category: Business

Most of us spend the first six days of each week sowing wild oats; then we go to church on Sunday and pray for a crop failure.

Category: Christians And Christianity

The first time I sang in the church choir; two hundred people changed their religion.

Category: Churches

Washington is no place for a good actor. The competition from bad actors is too great.

Category: Cities And City Life

The first thing that strikes a visitor to Paris is a taxi.

Category: Cities And City Life

We are living in the machine age. For the first time in history the comedian has been compelled to supply himself with jokes and comedy material to compete with the machine. Whether he knows it or not, the comedian is on a treadmill to oblivion.

Category: Comedy And Comedians

A conference is a gathering of people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done.

Category: Committees And Meetings

I don't want to own anything that won't fit into my coffin.

Category: Contentment

It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather those mutually supportive alliances through which partners recognize their dependence on each other for the achievement of shared and private goals.

Category: Cooperation

He dreamed he was eating shredded wheat and woke up to find the mattress half gone.

Category: Dreams

I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me.

Category: Exercise

A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.

Category: Fame

Her hat is a creation that will never go out of style; it will just look ridiculous year after year.

Category: Fashion