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Groucho Marx Quotes

(1895-1977), American Comic Actor

Getting older is no problem. You just have to live long enough.

Category: Age And Aging

Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.

Category: Age And Aging

I won't belong to any organization that would have me as a member.

Category: Association

The trouble with writing a book about yourself is that you can't fool around. If you write about someone else, you can stretch the truth from here to Finland. If you write about yourself the slightest deviation makes you realize instantly that there may be honor among thieves, but you are just a dirty liar.

Category: Autobiography

Although it is generally known, I think it's about time to announce that I was born at a very early age.

Category: Birth

From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.

Category: Books And Reading

My mother loved children -- she would have given anything if I had been one.

Category: Children

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.

Category: Choice

I did toy with the idea of doing a cook-book. The recipes were to be the routine ones: how to make dry toast, instant coffee, hearts of lettuce and brownies. But as an added attraction, at no extra charge, my idea was to put a fried egg on the cover. I think a lot of people who hate literature but love fried eggs would buy it if the price was right.

Category: Cooking

Either he's dead or my watch has stopped.

Category: Death And Dying

There is no sweeter sound than the crumbling of ones fellow man.

Category: Envy

I never forget a face, but in your case I'll make an exception.

Category: Faces

There is one way to find out if a man is honest; ask him! If he says yes you know he's crooked.

Category: Honesty

If you've heard this story before, don't stop me, because I'd like to hear it again.

Category: Jokes And Jokers

Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men -- the other 999 follow women.

Category: Leaders And Leadership