Groucho Marx

Groucho Marx

Julius Henry Marx (October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977), known professionally as Groucho Marx, was an American writer, comedian, stage, film and television star. He was known as a master of quick wit and is widely considered one of the best comedians of the modern era. His distinctive appearance, carried over from his days in vaudeville, included quirks such as an exaggerated stooped posture, glasses, cigar, and a thick greasepaint mustache and eyebrows. 

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One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got into my pajamas I'll never know.

Before I speak I have something important to say.

All people are born alike - except Republicans and Democrats.

I worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.

I'm leaving because the weather is too good. I hate London when it's not raining.

It isn't necessary to have relatives in Kansas City in order to be unhappy.

Marry me and I'll never look at another horse!

I read in the newspapers they are going to have 30 minutes of intellectual stuff on television every Monday from 7:30 to 8. to educate America. They couldn't educate America if they started at 6:30.

I never forget a face but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.

Wives are people who feel they don't dance enough.

The first thing which I can record concerning myself is that I was born. These are wonderful words. This life to which neither time nor eternity can bring diminution - this everlasting living soul began. My mind loses itself in these depths.

Humor is reason gone mad.

Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?

Marriage is a wonderful institution but who wants to live in an institution?

Practically everybody in New York has half a mind to write a book and does.

There's one way to find out if a man is honest - ask him. If he says "Yes " you know he is a crook.

I've got the brain of a four year old. I'll bet he was glad to be rid of it.

Well Art is Art isn't it? Still on the other hand water is water. And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now you tell me what you know.

Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows - marriage does.

A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.

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