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 Robert Benchley - “Defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people”
 Robert Benchley - “Even nowadays a man can't step up and kill a woman without feeling just a bit unchivalrous...”
 Robert Benchley - “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”
 Peter Benchley - “The great fish moved silently through the night water, propelled by short sweeps of its crescent tail”
 Robert Benchley - “There is something about saying Ok and hanging up the receiver with a bang that kids a man into feeling that he has just pulled off a big deal, even if he has only called the telephone company to find out the correct time”
 Robert Charles Benchley - “You might think that after thousands of years of coming up too soon and getting frozen, the crocus family would have had a little sense knocked into it.”
 Robert Charles Benchley - “We call ourselves a free nation, and yet we let ourselves be told what cabs we can and can't take by a man at a hotel door, simply because he has a drum major's uniform on.”
 Robert Charles Benchley - “There seems to be no lengths to which humorless people will not go to analyze humor. It seems to worry them.”
 Robert Charles Benchley - “Other men wear white suits in summer and it doesn't seem to bother them. But my white suit seems to be a little whiter than theirs. I think also that it may have something written on the back of it, although I can't find it when I take the suit off.”
 Robert Charles Benchley - “Nothing makes a man feel older than to hear a band coming up the street and not to have the impulse to rush downstairs and out on to the sidewalk.”
 Robert Charles Benchley - “Even nowadays a man can't step up and kill a woman without feeling just a bit unchivalrous.”
 Robert Charles Benchley - “At fifteen one is first beginning to realize that everything isn't money and power in this world, and is casting about for joys that do not turn to dross in one's hands.”
 Robert Charles Benchley - “A real hangover is nothing to try out family remedies on. The only cure for a real hangover is death.”
 Robert Charles Benchley - “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.”
 Robert Charles Benchley - “There is a note in the front of the volume saying that no public reading may be given without first getting the author's permission. It ought to be made much more difficult to do than that.”
 Robert Benchley - “If Mr. Einstein doesn't like the natural laws of the universe, let him go back to where he came from.”
 Robert Benchley - “A boy can learn a lot from a dog obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.”
 Robert Benchley - “Anyone can do any amount of work, provided it isn't the work he is supposed be doing at that moment.”
 Robert Benchley - “Why don't you get out of that wet coat and into a dry martini”
 Robert Charles Benchley - “The freelance writer is a man who is paid per piece or per word or perhaps.”
 Robert Benchley - “I know I'm drinking myself to a slow death, but then I'm in no hurry.”
 Robert Benchley - “Then it's merrily, merrily, merrily, whoa To the old gray church they come and go, Some to be married and some to be buried And Old Robin has gone for the mail”
 Robert Charles Benchley - “Anyone who tries to keep track of what is happening in China is going to end up by wearing all the skin of his left ear from twirling around on it.”
 Robert Benchley - “Dachshunds are ideal dogs for small children, as they are already stretched and pulled to such a length that a child cannot do much harm one way or another.”
 Robert Benchley - “In America there are two classes of travel - first class, and with children.”

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