Steve Allen - Quotes

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If the Old Testament were a reliable guide in the matter of capital punishment, half the people in the United States would have to be killed tomorrow. ---->>>

Ours is a government of checks and balances. The Mafia and crooked businessmen make out checks, and the politicians and other compromised officials improve their bank balances.

Ours is a government of checks and balances. The Mafia and crooked businessmen make out checks, and the politicians and other compromised officials improve their bank balances.

Asthma doesn't seem to bother me any more unless I'm around cigars or dogs. The thing that would bother me most would be a dog smoking a cigar. ---->>>

I used to be a heavy gambler. But now I just make mental bets. That's how I lost my mind. ---->>>

One of the nice things about problems is that a good many of them do not exist except in our imaginations. ---->>>

If there is a God, the phrase that must disgust him is - holy war. ---->>>

Humor is a social lubricant that helps us get over some of the bad spots.

Humor is a social lubricant that helps us get over some of the bad spots.

The hair is real - it's the head that's a fake. ---->>>

In a rational society we would want our presidents to be teachers. In our actual society we insist they be cheerleaders. ---->>>

Totalitarianism is patriotism institutionalized. ---->>>

Dark energy is perhaps the biggest mystery in physics. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 12-26, 1921
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Die: 10-30, 2000
Occupation: Entertainer

Stephen Valentine Patrick William "Steve" Allen (December 26, 1921 – October 30, 2000) was an American television personality, musician, composer, actor, comedian, writer, and advocate of scientific skepticism. He achieved notability as the first host of The Tonight Show, the first late night talk show, in 1954 (wikipedia)