Groucho Marx

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Groucho Marx with his trademark cigar

Groucho Marx (October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977) was a famous American comedian and film star.

Sourced quotes

  • "I could dance with you till the cows come home. On second thought, I'd rather dance with the cows till you come home."[1]
Simple: I am able to dance until the cows come home. But I would rather dance with the cows until you come home.
About the quote: This quote is a joke by Marx.
  • "Whatever it is, I'm against it!"[2] Cscr-featured.svg   
Simple: Whatever it may be, I am not for it.
  • "Outside of a dog a book is a man's best friend, inside of a dog it's too dark to read."[3]
Simple: Besides a dog, a book is the best friend of a person. Inside a dog, it is too dark to read.
About the quote: This quote is a joke by Marx.
  • "Gentlemen, Chicolini here may talk like an idiot and look like an idiot. But don't let that fool you. He really is an idiot."[4]
Simple: Gentlemen, this man may talk like an idiot and look like an idiot. But don't let that fool you. He really is an idiot.

Unsourced quotes

  • "My hands are made of ham!"
Simple: The construction of my hands appears to be of ham, or indeed a pork product of some kind

References

  1. Duck Soup, 1933
  2. Horse Feathers, 1992
  3. "The Unfolding of Language". Google Books. Retrieved on November 19, 2008
  4. Duck Soup, 1933