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Lenny Bruce
Lenny Bruce

Lenny Bruce was one of the country's most controversial comedians. His routines were peppered with four-letter words and Yiddish expressions. He would walk the stage from one end to the other as he delivered his monologue. He liked to talk about racial prejudice, religion and other controversial topics. His routines landed him in jail in New York. He was found guilty of obscenity charges. …

Date of Birth: October 13, 1925
Date of Death: March 08, 1966


Found 38 quotes by Lenny Bruce .
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"The whole motivation for any performer is "Look at me, Ma" Lenny Bruce
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"Communism is like one big phone company." Lenny Bruce
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American Comedian    Communism    Funny   

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"If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses." Lenny Bruce
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American Comedian    Children    Funny   

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"Miami Beach is where neon goes to die." Lenny Bruce
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"Guys are like dogs. They keep coming back. Ladies are like cats. Yell at a cat one time ... they're gone" Lenny Bruce
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Top Women    Women   

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"In the halls of justice, the only justice is in the halls" Lenny Bruce
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"beautiful mama with the long red hair." Lenny Bruce
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"I won't say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write essays like: What I'm going to be if I grow up." Lenny Bruce
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"The Daily Show." Lenny Bruce
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"When you're eight years old, nothing is any of your business" Lenny Bruce
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"When you are eight years old, nothing is any of your business." Lenny Bruce
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"I hate small towns because once you've seen the cannon in the park there's nothing else to do." Lenny Bruce
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"Never tell. Not if you love your wife... In fact, if your old lady walks in on you, deny it. Yeah. Just flat out and she'll believe it: "I'm tellin' ya. This chick came downstairs with a sign around her neck 'Lay on Top of Me Or I'll Die.' I didn't know what I was gonna do...."" Lenny Bruce
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"The thing with Catholicism, the same as all religions, is that it teaches what should be, which seems rather incorrect. This is ''what should be.'' Now, if you're taught to live up to a ''what should be'' that never existed -- only an occult superstition, no proof of this ''should be'' -- then you can sit on a jury and indict easily, you can cast the first stone, you can burn Adolf Eichmann, like that!" Lenny Bruce
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"The only honest art form is laughter, comedy. You can't fake it... try to fake three laughs in an hour -- ha ha ha ha ha -- they'll take you away, man. You can't." Lenny Bruce
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Art   

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"Now a Jew, in the dictionary, is one who is descended from the ancient tribes of Judea, or one who is regarded as descended from that tribe. That's what it says in the dictionary; but you and I know what a Jew is -- One Who Killed Our Lord. And although there should be a statute of limitations for that crime, it seems that those who neither have the actions nor the gait of Christians, pagan or not, will bust us out, unrelenting dues, for another deuce." Lenny Bruce
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"The "what should be" never did exist, but people keep trying to live up to it. There is no "what should be," there is only what is." Lenny Bruce
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"Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God." Lenny Bruce
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"A lot of people say to me, ''Why did you kill Christ?'' ''I dunno... it was one of those parties, got out of hand, you know.'' ''We killed him because he didn't want to become a doctor, that's why we killed him.''" Lenny Bruce
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"I'll die young, but it's like kissing God" Lenny Bruce
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"A lot of people say to me, `Why did you kill Christ?' I dunno, it was one of those parties, got out of hand, you know." Lenny Bruce
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