Robert Benchley

Robert Benchley

American humorist best known for his work as a newspaper columnist and film actor.
All that a spectator gets out of the game is fresh air, the comical articles in his program, the sight of twenty-two young men rushing about in mysterious formations, and whatever he brought in his flask.More Robert Benchley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But compared with the task of selecting a piece of French pastry held by an impatient waiter a move in chess is like reaching for a salary check in its demand on the contemplative faculties.More Robert Benchley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Most personal correspondence of today consists of letters the first half of which are given over to an indexed statement of why the writer hasn't written before, followed by one paragraph of small talk, with the remainder devoted to reasons why it is imperative that the letter be brought to a close.More Robert Benchley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One of the chief duties of the fan is to engage in arguments with the man behind him. This department of the game has been allowed to run down fearfully.More Robert Benchley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
After an author has been dead for some time, it becomes increasingly difficult for his publishers to get a new book out of him each year.More Robert Benchley quotes [10/13/2011 10:10:17]

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