Lenny Bruce Quotes

21 Lenny Bruce quotes:

"I won't say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write essays like: What I'm going to be if I grow up."
"I hate small towns because once you've seen the cannon in the park there's nothing else to do."
"Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God."
"The "what should be" never did exist, but people keep trying to live up to it. There is no "what should be," there is only what is."
"The only truly anonymous donor is the guy who knocks up your daughter."
"The only honest art form is laughter, comedy. You can't fake it... try to fake three laughs in an hour - ha ha ha ha ha - they'll take you away, man. You can't."
"I'll die young, but it's like kissing God."
"In the Halls of Justice the only justice is in the halls."
"The liberals can understand everything but people who don't understand them."
"The role of a comedian is to make the audience laugh, at a minimum of once every fifteen seconds."
"Satire is tragedy plus time. You give it enough time, the public, the reviewers will allow you to satirize it. Which is rather ridiculous, when you think about it."
"There are never enough I Love You's."
"When you're eight years old, nothing is any of your business."
"When you're eight years old nothing is your business."
"Miami Beach is where neon goes to die."
"The reason I'm in this business, I assume all performers are -- it's ''Look at me, Ma!'' It's acceptance, you know -- ''Look at me, Ma, look at me, Ma, look at me, Ma.'' And if your mother watches, you'll show off till you're exhausted; but if your mother goes, Ptshew!"
"All my humor is based upon destruction and despair. If the whole world were tranquil, without disease and violence, I'd be standing on the breadline right in back of J. Edgar Hoover."
"I'll die young, but it's like kissing God"
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"The whole motivation for any performer is "Look at me, Ma"
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"In the halls of justice, the only justice is in the halls"
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