Robert Charles Benchley

1889 - 1945

A Quote by Robert Charles Benchley on dogs, learning, lies, and loyalty

A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedence, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.

Robert Charles Benchley (1889 - 1945)

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A Quote by Robert Charles Benchley

The most common of all antagonisms arises from a man's taking a seat beside you on the train, a seat to which he is completely entitled.

Robert Charles Benchley (1889 - 1945)

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A Quote by Robert Charles Benchley on children, dogs, and idealism

Dachshunds are ideal dogs for small children, as they are already stretched and pulled to such a length that the child cannot do much harm one way or the other.

Robert Charles Benchley (1889 - 1945)

Source: Quoted by Cold Noses and Warm Hearts

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A Quote by Robert Charles Benchley on drinking and people

Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with, that it's compounding a felony.

Robert Charles Benchley (1889 - 1945)

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A Quote by Robert Charles Benchley on enthusiasm and justice

One of the easiest forms of pretense to break down is the pretense of enthusiasm for exotic foods. Just bring on the exotic foods.

Robert Charles Benchley (1889 - 1945)

Source: Benchley—or Else!

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A Quote by Robert Charles Benchley on clothes

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I must get out of these wet clothes and into a dry Martini.

Robert Charles Benchley (1889 - 1945)

Source: attributed

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A Quote by Robert Charles Benchley on justice

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I can't bring myself to say, 'Well, I guess I'll be toddling along.' It isn't that I can't toddle. It's just that I can't guess I'll toddle.

Robert Charles Benchley (1889 - 1945)

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A Quote by Robert Charles Benchley on difficulty

It has always seemed to me that the most difficult part of building a bridge would be the start.

Robert Charles Benchley (1889 - 1945)

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A Quote by Robert Charles Benchley

Tell us your phobias and we will tell you what you are afraid of.

Robert Charles Benchley (1889 - 1945)

Source: Phobias

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