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George S. Kaufman
(1889-1961) born on
Nov 16
US dramatist, journalist. The Great Collaborator wrote, with Moss Hart, many popular Broadway plays: "You Can't Take It with You," 1936; "The Man Who Came to Dinner," 1939.
         
   
F
The kind of doctor I want is one who when he's not examining me is home studying medicine.

R
I like terra firma; the more firma, the less terra.
A
I understand your new play is full of single entendres.
N
At dramatic rehearsals, the only author that's better than an absent one is a dead one.
K
I thought the play was frightful but I saw it under particularly unfortunate circumstances. The curtain was up.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "George S. Kaufman: An Intimate Portrait," by Howard Teichmann, 1972.
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: Remark to Howard Dietz about his play "Between the Devil," quoted by Howard Teichmann "George S Kaufman," 1972.
N: In "20,000 Quips and Quotes" by Evan Esar, 1968.
K: In "Saturday Review of Literature," by Bennett Cerf.
   


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