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Quotes of the day: Goodman Ace

Published Thursday, January 14, 2016 @ 8:54 PM EST
Jan 14 2016

Goodman Ace, (January 15, 1899 - March 25, 1982) was an American radio writer and performer, and producer-writer for television, whose literate writing, wry humour, and relaxed style influenced numerous radio and television writers from the 1930s on. (Click here for full Encyclopedia Brittanica article)


I keep reading between the lies.

The best cure for hypochondria is to forget about your own body and get interested in someone else's.

TV- a clever contraction derived from the words Terrible Vaudeville... we call it a medium because nothing's well done.

Politics makes estranged bedfellows.

I would have answered your letter sooner, but you didn't send one.

Familiarity breeds attempt.

Time wounds all heels.

We're all cremated equal.

I've been working my head to the bone.

You know, my father died of cancer when I was a teenager. He had it before it became popular.

I'm a ragged individualist.


(January 15 is also the birthday of Molière, John Naisbitt, and Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr..)

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