Robert Charles Benchley

1889 - 1945

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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A Quote by Robert Charles Benchley on belief, people, and world

There are two kinds of people in the world, those who believe there are two kinds of people in the world and those who don't.

Robert Charles Benchley (1889 - 1945)

Source: Benchley's Law of Distinction

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A Quote by Robert Charles Benchley on fame, talent, and writing

It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by then I was too famous.

Robert Charles Benchley (1889 - 1945)

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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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