Robert Benchley Quotes

Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.

Robert Benchley

Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with that it's compounding a felony.

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

There is probably no more obnoxious class of citizen, taken end for end, than the returning vacationist.

Robert Benchley

One of the chief duties of the fan is to engage in arguments with the man behind him. This department of the game has been allowed to run down fearfully

Robert Benchley

England and America should scrap cricket and baseball and come up with a new game that they both can play. Like baseball

Robert 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

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

A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.

Robert Benchley

Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with, that it's compounding a felony.

Robert Benchley

It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.

Robert Benchley

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