Jack Benny, 1894 - 1974
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Born: 14 February 1894, Chicago, Illinois
Died: 26 December 1974, Beverly Hills, California
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- Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. permalink
- Gags die, humor doesn't. permalink
- Give me the fresh air, a beautiful partner, and a nice round of golf, and you can keep the fresh air and the round of golf. permalink
- Hors D'oeuvre: A ham sandwich cut into forty pieces. permalink
- I believe in being honest with myself. If there's one thing I hate it's when a comedian is great and won't admit it. I've never met one like that, but if I did, I'd hate them. permalink
- I don't deserve this award, but I have arthritis and I don't deserve that either. permalink
- I don't want to tell you how much insurance I carry with the Prudential, but all I can say is: when I go, they go too. permalink
- If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. permalink
- It's not so much knowing when to speak, when to pause. permalink
- Modesty is my best quality. permalink
- My wife Mary and I have been married for forty-seven years and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never. permalink
- Now, cut that out! permalink
- When another comedian has a lousy show, I'm the first one to admit it. permalink
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