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10 famous quotes by Grouch Marx

- "I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member."

- "I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on one, I go into the other room and read a book."

- "Those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others."

- "Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read."

- "I intend to live forever, or die trying."

- "A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere."

- "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies."

- "I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it."

- "A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five."

- "I must confess, I was born at a very young age."

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About Groucho Marx:

Groucho Marx (1890-1977) was a famous American comedian, actor and writer known for being the leader of the Marx brothers. Born as Julius Henry Marx in New York Groucho began his career in the entertainment industry as a singer and comedian in the Vaudeville shows of the early twentieth century. Together with his brothers Harpo, Chico, Gummo and Zeppo Groucho became an iconic figure of cinema and television, known for his irreverent humor and his unmistakable style, which included his mustache, his glasses and his cigar.

Throughout his career, Groucho appeared in more than 20 films and television programs, including the classic films of the Marx brothers such as "Duck Soup" and "Animal Crackers" . He was also known for his work as presenter of the "You Bet Your Life" In the entertainment world and his legacy as a comedian and writer remains a source of inspiration for many generations of artists.

Groucho Marx is famous for his great films, but his almost surreal saronic and ironic style also came to light off the screen. Groucho was a Groucho 24 hours a day.

Once while I was at a Groucho party he was approached by a woman who said: "Would you like to dance?" To which he replied: "No thanks. I had enough shame for tonight." They are adopted. " The journalist asked which of them was the adopted, and Groucho said: "I can't remember ... I think we adopted it after the family joined."

While I was filming a movie Groucho complained that his suit was too tight. The director asked him if he wanted them to loosen him a little and Groucho replied: "No, don't loosen him. I just want to put him in Harpo."

On another occasion Groucho attended a dinner in the White House . When the president asked him what he thought about the food, Groucho replied: "Well I cannot say that I enjoyed dinner, but I loved the dessert. Could I give me the tablecloth recipe?"

Groucho used to joke about his age. He once said: "I'm old enough to know everything, but I can't remember it anymore." And on another occasion he said: "I would like to live forever, or die in the attempt."

I hope you liked these funny anecdotes of the life of Groucho Marx!