Alexander Woollcott - Quotes

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Everything I like is either illegal, immoral or fattening.

Everything I like is either illegal, immoral or fattening.

I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work. Of course it doesn't work. We are supposed to work it.

I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work. Of course it doesn't work. We are supposed to work it.

All the things I really like to do are either immoral, illegal or fattening. ---->>>

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have if we didn't spend half our time wishing. ---->>>

Germany was the cause of Hitler as much as Chicago is responsible for the Chicago Tribune. ---->>>

Nothing risque, nothing gained.

Nothing risque, nothing gained.

The English have an extraordinary ability for flying into a great calm. ---->>>

There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day. ---->>>

At 83 Shaw's mind was perhaps not quite as good as it used to be, but it was still better than anyone else's. ---->>>

His huff arrived and he departed in it. ---->>>

It comes from the likes of you! Take what you can get! Grab the chances as they come along! Act in hallways! Sing in doorways! Dance in cellars!

It comes from the likes of you! Take what you can get! Grab the chances as they come along! Act in hallways! Sing in doorways! Dance in cellars!

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: January 19, 1887
Birthplace:
Die: 01-23, 1942
Occupation: Critic
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Alexander Humphreys Woollcott (January 19, 1887 – January 23, 1943) was an American critic and commentator for The New Yorker magazine and a member of the Algonquin Round Table. He was the inspiration for Sheridan Whiteside, the main character in the play The Man Who Came to Dinner (1939) by George S (wikipedia)