The best Quotations


I don't want to own anything that won't fit into my coffin.
- Fred A. Allen

I have just returned from boston. it is the only sane thing to do if you find yourself up there.
- Fred A. Allen

I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me.
- Fred A. Allen

Imitation is the sincerest form of television.
- Fred A. Allen

It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather those mutually supportive alliances through which partners recognize their dependence on each other for the achievement of shared and private goals.
- Fred A. Allen

Life, in my estimation, is a biological misadventure that we terminate on the shoulders of six strange men whose only objective is to make a hole in one with you.
- Fred A. Allen

Most of us spend the first six days of each week sowing wild oats; then we go to church on sunday and pray for a crop failure.
- Fred A. Allen

Some movie stars wear their sunglasses even in church. they're afraid god might recognize them and ask for autographs.
- Fred A. Allen

The american arrives in paris with a few french phrases he has culled from a conversational guide or picked up from a friend who owns a beret.
- Fred A. Allen

The first thing that strikes a visitor to paris is a taxi.
- Fred A. Allen

The first time i sang in the church choir; two hundred people changed their religion.
- Fred A. Allen

The last time i saw him he was walking down lover's lane holding his own hand.
- Fred A. Allen

Treat employees like partners, and they act like partners.
- Fred A. Allen

Washington is no place for a good actor. the competition from bad actors is too great.
- Fred A. Allen

We are living in the machine age. for the first time in history the comedian has been compelled to supply himself with jokes and comedy material to compete with the machine. whether he knows it or not, the comedian is on a treadmill to oblivion.
- Fred A. Allen

What's on your mind, if you will allow the overstatement?
- Fred A. Allen

A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
- Fred A. Allen

A gentleman is any man who wouldn't hit a woman with his hat on.
- Fred A. Allen

A conference is a gathering of people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done.
- Fred A. Allen

A molehill man is a pseudo-busy executive who comes to work at 9 am and finds a molehill on his desk. he has until 5 p.m. to make this molehill into a mountain. an accomplished molehill man will often have his mountain finished before lunch.
- Fred A. Allen

An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
- Fred A. Allen

An associate producer is the only guy in hollywood who will associate with a producer.
- Fred A. Allen

He dreamed he was eating shredded wheat and woke up to find the mattress half gone.
- Fred A. Allen

Her hat is a creation that will never go out of style; it will just look ridiculous year after year.
- Fred A. Allen

Hollywood is a place where people from iowa mistake each other for stars.
- Fred A. Allen


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Quotation The superpowers often behave like two heavily armed blind men feeling their way around a room, each believing himself in mortal peril from the other, whom he assumes to have perfect vision. - writer
Quotation If I had my life to live over again, I'd be a plumber. - writer
Quotation Americans are uneasy with their possessions, guilty about power, all of which is difficult for Europeans to perceive because they are themselves so truly materialistic, so versed in the uses of power. - writer
Quotation Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another. - writer
Quotation Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game. - writer
Quotation A man's face as a rule says more, and more interesting things, than his mouth, for it is a compendium of everything his mouth will ever say, in that it is the monogram of all this man's thoughts and aspirations. - writer