"The nation that complacently and fearfully allows its artists and writers to become suspected rather than respected is no longer regarded as a nation possessed with humor or depth."
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"Humor is a serious thing. I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources, which must be preserved at all cost."
"Art--the one achievement of Man which has made the long trip up from all fours seem well advised."
"Well, if I called the wrong number, why did you answer the phone?"
"Why do you have to a nonconformist like everybody else?"
"The only rules comedy can tolerate are those of taste, and the only limitations those of libel."
"A word to the wise is not sufficient if it doesn't make sense."
"While he was not as dumb as an ox, he was not any smarter either."
"It's better to know some of the questions than all of the answers."
"All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why."
"He was always leaning forward, pushing something invisible ahead of him."
"Art -- the one achievement of Man which has made the long trip up from all fours seem well advised."
"You might as well fall flat on your face as lean over too far backward."
"I love the idea of there being two sexes, don't you?"
"Love is the strange bewilderment that overtakes one person on account of another person."
"Love is what you've been through with somebody."
"There are two kinds of light -- the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures."
"Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness."
"You can fool too many of the people too much of the time."
"He who hesitates is sometimes saved."
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