Humorous Quotes attributed to
Groucho Marx 1895-1977, American Comic Actor
A four-year-old child could understand this
report. Run out and find me a four-year-old child. I can't make head or tail
out of it. (Duck Soup)
A man's only as old as the woman he feels.
Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you
have to do is live long enough. (Groucho and Me)
Although it is generally known, I think it's about time to announce that I
was born at a very early age. (Groucho and Me)
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Blood's not thicker than money.
Bury me next to a straight man.
"Do you believe in computer dating?" "Only if the computers
really love each other." Do you suppose I could buy back my introduction to you?
Don't point that beard at me, it might go off.
(A Day at the Races)
Don't look now, but there's one man too many in this room and I think it's you.
Either he's dead or my watch has stopped. (A
Day at the Races)
From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed
with laughter. Someday I intend reading it.
Gentlemen, Chicolini here may talk like an idiot, and
look like an idiot, but don't let that fool
you. He really is an idiot. (Duck Soup)
Here's to our wives and girlfriends...may they never meet!
How do you feel about women's rights ? I like either side of them.
I can't understand why you don't get any mail from me. Perhaps it's
because I haven't been writing.
I could dance with you till the cows come
home. On second thoughts, I'd rather dance with the cows till you came home.
I didn't like the play, but then I saw it under adverse conditions-the
curtain was up.
I don't have a photograph, but you can have my footprints. They're
upstairs in my socks.
I made a killing on Wall Street a few years ago...I shot my broker.
I married your mother because I wanted children, imagine my disappointment
when you came along.
I must say that I find television very educational. The minute somebody
turns it on, I go to the library and read a book.
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.
I sent the club a wire stating, Please accept my resignation. I don't
to belong to any club that will accept me as a member. (Groucho and Me)
I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.
I wish to be cremated. One tenth of my ashes shall be given to my agent,
as written in our contract.
I wish you'd keep my hands to yourself.
I worked myself up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
I write by ear. I tried writing with the typewriter, but I found it too
Ice Water? Get some Onions - that'll make your eyes water!
he (Chico) made ten thousand dollars a day, he'd spend ten thousand dollars
a day. I don't mind that. What I do mind is that he still sleeps better than
If I hold you any closer, I'll be on the back of you.
(A Day at the Races)
If you want to see a comic strip, you should see me in the shower.
I'm 42 around the chest, 52 around the waist, 92 around the golf course
and a nuisance around the house.
I'm going to Iowa for an award. Then I'm appearing at Carnegie Hall, it's
sold out. Then I'm sailing to France to be honored by the French government.
I'd give it all up for one erection.
I've been around so long, I knew Doris Day before she was a virgin.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it
I've known and respected your husband for many
years... and what's good
enough for him is good enough for me. (Monkey Business)
Last night I shot an elephant in my Pajamas and how he got in my pajamas
I'll never know.
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Madam, before I get through with you, you
will have a clear case for divorce
and so will my wife. (Monkey Business)
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.
Marriage is the chief cause of divorce.
Marriage is a wonderful institution...but who wants to live in an
Now there's a man with an open mind - you can feel the breeze from here!
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too
dark to read.
Oh are you from Wales ?? Do you know a fella named Jonah ?? He used to
live in whales for a while.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it, misdiagnosing it
and then misapplying the wrong remedies.
Paying alimony is like feeding hay to a dead horse.
Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows, marriage does.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
Remember you're fighting for this woman's
honor - which is probably
more than she ever did. (Duck Soup)
Room service? Send up a larger room.
She got her good looks from her father. He's a plastic surgeon.
Send two dozen roses to Room 424 and put 'Emily, I love you' on the back
of the bill.
She's afraid that if she leaves, she'll become the life of the party.
There's only one way to find out if a man is honest...ask him. If he says
'yes,' you know he is a crook.
There's one thing I always wanted to do before I quit...retire!
Those are my principles. If you don't like them I have others.
Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.
Time wounds all heels.
The husband who wants a happy marriage should learn to keep his mouth shut
and his checkbook open.
We took pictures of the native girls, but they weren't developed. . . But
we're going back next year.
Whoever called it necking was a poor judge of anatomy.
Why should I care about posterity? What's posterity ever done for me?
Why, I'd horse-whip you if I had a horse.
Why was I with her? She reminds me of you. In fact, she reminds me more of
you than you do!
Women should be obscene and not heard.
Will you marry me? Did he leave you any money? Answer the second question first.
Why don't you go home to your wife? Better yet, I'll go home to your wife,
and outside of the improvement, she won't notice any difference.
We in the industry know that behind every successful screenwriter stands a
woman. And behind her stands his wife.
You can leave in taxi. If you can't leave in
taxi you can leave in a huff. If that's too
soon, you can leave in a minute and a huff. (Duck Soup)
You haven't stopped talking since I came here! You must have been
vaccinated with a phonograph needle! (Duck Soup)
You know I could rent you out as a decoy for duck hunters?
You've got the brain of a four-year-old boy, and I'll bet he was glad to
get rid of it.
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