Russell Baker Quotes

34 Russell Baker quotes:

"People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure."
"I gave up on new poetry myself 30 years ago when most of it began to read like coded messages passing between lonely aliens in a hostile world."
"Live by publicity, you'll probably die by publicity."
"Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperately? I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down."
Author: Baker Quotes Category: American Journalist Quotes Efficiency Quotes
"Americans like fat books and thin women."
"You can't enjoy light verse with a heavy heart."
"The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him."
"People who say you're just as old as you feel are all wrong, fortunately."
"Caution: These verses may be hazardous to your solemnity."
"Skins tanned to the consistency of well-traveled alligator suitcases."
Author: Baker Quotes Category: Consistency Quotes
"The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately to defeat him"
Author: Baker Quotes Category: Defeat Quotes
"Situation comedy on television has thrived for years on "canned" laughter grafted by gaglines by technicians using records of guffawing audiences that have been dead for years."
Author: Baker Quotes Category: Laughter Quotes
"A solved problem creates two new problems, and the best prescription for happy living is not to solve any more problems than you have to."
Author: Baker Quotes Category: Living Quotes
"Ah, summer - what power you have to make us suffer and like it"
Author: Baker Quotes Category: Power Quotes

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