Alexander Woollcott - Quotes

Quotes

  • "All the things I really like to do are either immoral, illegal, or fattening."
  • "I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work. Of course it doesn't work. We are supposed to work it."
  • "Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have if we didn't spend half our time wishing."
  • "Germany was the cause of Hitler as much as Chicago is responsible for the Chicago Tribune."
  • "There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day."
  • "His huff arrived and he departed in it."
  • "A hick town is one where there is no place to go where you shouldn't go."
  • "The English have an extraordinary ability for flying into a great calm."
  • "At 83, George Bernard Shaw's mind was perhaps not quite as good as it used to be, but it was still better than anyone else's."
  • "I have no need of your God-damned sympathy. I only wish to be entertained by some of your grosser reminiscences."
  • "It comes from the likes of you!... Take what you can get! Grab the chances as they come along! Act in hallways! Sing in doorways! Dance in cellars!"

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