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Groucho Marx
(1890-1977) born on
Oct 02
US comedian. He was the leader of the Marx brother team and famous for his ad-lib insults in his TV show "You Bet Your Life," 1950-1961.
         
   
F
From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it.

R
One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas.
How he got into my pajamas I'll never know.
A
I eat like a vulture. Unfortunately the resemblance doesn't end there.
N
Please accept my resignation. I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member.
K
I didn't like the play, but then I saw it under adverse conditions - the curtain was up.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On S J Perelman's 1929 book "Dawn Ginsbergh's Revenge," quoted in "Life," 9 Feb 62
R: Animal Crackers."
A: Attributed.
N: Letter to Hollywood's Friar's Club. Quoted in: Arthur Sheekman, The Groucho Letters, Introduction (1967).
K: Quoted in Laurence J. Peter, Peter's Quotations
   


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