Lenny Bruce

Lenny Bruce

was a Jewish-American comedian, social critic and satirist. His 1964 conviction in an obscenity trial was followed by a posthumous pardon, the first in New York state history.
You are a white. The Imperial Wizard. Now, if you don't think this is logic you can burn me on the fiery cross. This is the logic: You have the choice of spending fifteen years married to a woman, a black woman or a white woman. Fifteen years kissing and hugging and sleeping real close on hot nights. With a black, black woman or a white, white woman. The white woman is Kate Smith. And the black woman is Lena Horne. So you're not concerned with black or white anymore, are you? You are concerned with how cute or how pretMore Lenny Bruce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If you live in New York, even if you're Catholic, you're JewishMore Lenny Bruce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When you're eight years old nothing is your business.More Lenny Bruce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If you believe there is a God, a God that made your body, and yet you think that you can do anything with that body that's dirty, then the fault lies with the manufacturer.More Lenny Bruce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
...Catholicism is like Howard Johnson, and what they have are these franchises and they give all these people different franchises in the different countries but they have one government, and when you buy the Howard Johnson franchise you can apply it to the geography - whatever's cool for that area - and then you, you know, pay the bread to the main office.More Lenny Bruce quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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