Bennett Cerf Quotes

Enjoy the top 31 famous quotes, sayings and quotations by Bennett Cerf.

Bennett Cerf Quotes

I think its become fashionable for the snobbish egghead today to make fun of television. Ive heard many people, boast, "I would never have a television set in my house," well, these people are fools.
— Bennett Cerf —

Coleridge was a drug addict. Poe was an alcoholic. Marlowe was killed by a man whom he was treacherously trying to stab. Pope took money to keep a woman's name out of a satire, then wrote a piece so that she could still be recognized, anyhow. Chatterton killed himself. Byron was accused of incest. Do you still want to a writer -and if so, why?

— Bennett Cerf

Good manners: The noise you don't make when you're eating soup.

— Bennett Cerf

Gross ignorance is 144 times worse than ordinary ignorance.

— Bennett Cerf

Everybody was being decent, and when people are decent, thing work out for everybody. That has been my theory all through life. If you're making money, let the other fellow make it too. If somebody's getting hurt, it's bad, but if you can work a thing out so that everybody profits that's the ideal business.

— Bennett Cerf

I can't say this too often - that a little humor can make life worth living. That has always been my credo. Somebody once asked me, 'What would you like your epitaph to be?' I've always said that I'd like it to be: He left people a little happier than they were when he came into the room.

— Bennett Cerf

I think it's become fashionable for the snobbish egghead today to make fun of television. I've heard many people, boast, "I would never have a television set in my house," well, these people are fools.

— Bennett Cerf

One of the troubles of the day, observes Mr. C.N. Peac, is that once we came upon the little red schoolhouse, whereas now we come upon the little-read school boy.

— Bennett Cerf

Bennett Cerf Quotes Pictures

Want to see more pictures of Bennett Cerf quotes? Click on image of Bennett Cerf quotes to view full size.

Bennett Cerf Quotes Pictures 1
Bennett Cerf Quotes Pictures 2
Bennett Cerf Quotes Pictures 3
Bennett Cerf Quotes Pictures 4