62 Total Quotes

Robert Benchley Quotes

Robert Benchley
Why don't you get out of that wet coat and into a dry martini?
Robert Benchley
#Funny #American Comedian

Robert Benchley
For a nation which has an almost evil reputation for bustle, bustle, bustle, and rush, rush, rush, we spend an enormous amount of time standing around in line in front of windows, just waiting.
Robert Benchley
#Funny #American Comedian

Robert Benchley
An ardent supporter of the hometown team should go to a game prepared to take offense, no matter what happens.
Robert Benchley
#Funny #American Comedian

Robert Benchley
I have been told by hospital authorities that more copies of my works are left behind by departing patients than those of any other author.
Robert Benchley
#American Comedian #Funny #Authorities

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 Benchley
#Kids

Robert Benchley
I have tried to know absolutely nothing about a great many things, and I have succeeded fairly well.
Robert Benchley
#American Comedian #Funny

Robert Benchley
"Perfectly Scandalous" was one of those plays in which all of the actors unfortunately enunciated very clearly
Robert Benchley
#Acting And Actors

Robert Benchley
Death ends a life, not a relationship.
Robert Benchley
#American Actor #Death

Robert Benchley
Great literature must spring from an upheaval in the author's soul. If that upheaval is not present then it must come from the works of any other author which happens to be handy and easily adapted.
Robert Benchley
#American Comedian #Funny

Robert Benchley
The biggest obstacle to professional writing is the necessity for changing a typewriter ribbon.
Robert Benchley
#American Comedian #Funny

Robert Benchley
Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.
Robert Benchley
#American Comedian #Funny

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
#American Comedian #Work #Funny

Robert Benchley
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
Robert Benchley
#American Comedian #Funny

Robert Benchley
Dachshunds are ideal dogs for small children, as they are already stretched and pulled to such a length that the child cannot do much harm one way or the other.
Robert Benchley
#American Comedian #Funny

Robert Benchley
In America there are two classes of travel - first class, and with children.
Robert Benchley
#American Comedian #Funny