Jules Ralph Feiffer
Photo by Dick DeMarsico, New York World Telegram staff (1958)
Born: 26 January 1929, Bronx, New York
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- At 16, I was stupid, confused and indecisive. At 25, I was wise, self-confident, prepossessing, and assertive. At 45, I am stupid, confused, insecure, and indecisive. Who would have supposed that maturity is only a short break in adolescence? permalink
- Christ died for our sins. Dare we make his martyrdom meaningless by not committing them? permalink
- I told the doctor I was overtired, anxiety-ridden, compulsively active, constantly depressed, with recurring fits of paranoia. Turns out I'm normal. permalink
- I used to think I was poor. Then they told me I wasn't poor, I was needy. Then they told me it was self-defeating to think of myself as needy. I was deprived. (Oh, not deprived but rather underprivileged.) Then they told me that underprivileged was overused. I was disadvantaged. I still don't have a dime. But I have a great vocabulary. permalink
- The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen and all of a sudden they've reached puberty, they believe that they like women.Actually, you're just horny.It doesn't mean you like women any more at twenty-one than you did at ten. permalink
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