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Andy Rooney
Andy Rooney

Andy Rooney has been a fixture of CBS's 60 Minutes for decades, delivering his wry and often controversial essays at the end of each show. He is a three-time Emmy Award winner and was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Emmy as well. Rooney maintains that he is a writer who happens to be on television, having delivered more than 800 essays over the years. He has also written 13 books and numero…

Date of Birth: January 14, 1919
Date of Death: November 04, 2011


Found 54 quotes by Andy Rooney .
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Andy Rooney

"We've sent a man to the moon, and that's 29,000 miles away. The center of the Earth is only 4,000 miles away. You could drive that in a week, but for some reason nobody's ever done it." Andy Rooney
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"The average dog is a nicer person than the average person" Andy Rooney
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"Democrats (I think to myself) are liberals who believe the people are basically good, but that they need government help to organize their lives. They believe in freedom so fervently that they think it should be compulsory. They believe that the poor and ignorant are victims of an unfair system and that their circumstances can be improved if we give them help. Republicans (I think to myself) are conservatives who think it would be best if we faced the fact that people are no damned good. They think that if we admit that we have selfish, acquisitive natures and then" Andy Rooney
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"Do you think there's any possibility you could get CBS management to split your salary up amongst the rest of us?" Andy Rooney
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"Men wake up aroused in the morning. We can't help it. We just wake up and we want you. And the women are thinking, "How can he want me the way I look in the morning?" It's because we can't see you. We have no blood anywhere near our optic nerve." Andy Rooney
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"Vegetarian - that's an old Indian word meaning 'lousy hunter'" Andy Rooney
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"When those waiters ask me if I want some fresh ground pepper, I ask if they have any aged pepper." Andy Rooney
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"The closing of a door can bring blessed privacy and comfort - the opening, terror. Conversely, the closing of a door can be a sad and final thing - the opening a wonderfully joyous moment." Andy Rooney
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American Scientist    Comfort   

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"Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives." Andy Rooney
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American Scientist    People   

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"Obscenities... I think a lot of dumb people do it because they can't think of what they want to say and they're frustrated. A lot of smart people do it to pretend they aren't very smart - want to be just one of the boys." Andy Rooney
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"Don't rule out working with your hands. It does not preclude using your head." Andy Rooney
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American Scientist   

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"I didn't get old on purpose, it just happened. If you're lucky, it could happen to you." Andy Rooney
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American Scientist    Purpose   

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"I just wish we knew a little less about his urethra and a little more about his arms sales to Iran." Andy Rooney
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American Scientist    Sales   

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"I don't like food that's too carefully arranged; it makes me think that the chef is spending too much time arranging and not enough time cooking. If I wanted a picture I'd buy a painting." Andy Rooney
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American Scientist    Food   

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"I'd like to be rich enough so I could throw soap away after the letters are worn off" Andy Rooney
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Letters   

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"Taxes are important. President Bush's tax proposals leave no rich person behind. Voters approve of President Bush helping the kind of people they wish they were one of." Andy Rooney
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"Death is a distant rumor to the young." Andy Rooney
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American Scientist    Death   

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"Elephants and grandchildren never forget." Andy Rooney
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Andy Rooney

"Phyllis Schlafly speaks for all American women who oppose equal rights for themselves" Andy Rooney
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"He was a Beatle in a haystack." Andy Rooney
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"The 50-50-90 rule: Anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there's a 90% probability you'll get it wrong." Andy Rooney
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