Quotes by Robert Benchley

A child of three cannot raise its chubby fist to its mouth to remove a piece of carpet which it is through eating, without being m ade the s ...

Robert Benchley childhood experts

We are constantly being surprised that people did things well before we were born. ...

Robert Benchley egotism

There are several natural phenomena which I shall have to have explained to me before I can keep on going as a resident member of the human ...

Robert Benchley clothing

In a house where there are small children the bathroom soon takes on the appearance of the Old Curiosity Shop. ...

Robert Benchley home childhood

For most visitors to Manhattan, both foreign and domestic, New York is the Shrine of the Good Time. "I don't see how you stand it, " they of ...

Robert Benchley cities and city life

People who begin sentences with "I may be old-fashioned but--" are usually not only old-fashioned but wrong. I never thought the t ime would ...

Robert Benchley conservatives aging

It is one of the most discouraging experiences I have ever had, not forgetting the time when I winked at the Queen Mother in Londo n once. ...

Robert Benchley royalty

The windows were then closed and the steam turned on. There was a sign up saying that no one could smoke, but you couldn't help it . You wer ...

Robert Benchley heat discomfort

One of the great natural phenomena is the way in which a tube of toothpaste suddenly empties itself when it hears that you are pla nning a t ...

Robert Benchley traveling travelers

Nothing makes a man feel older than to hear a band coming up the street and not to have the impulse to rush downstairs and out on to the sid ...

Robert Benchley aging

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