Jack Benny Quotes

Jack Benny Quotes: I began my show business career playing violin in San Francisco at the corner of Market and Taylor. I understand that there is a theater there now.
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Jack Benny Quote: I must be cheaper now than I was ten years ago in order to get a laugh. It's not funny now if I leave the table and give the waiter a nickel tip, which was a laugh years ago. Today I must maneuver it so that somehow I get the waiter to give me a nickel tip.
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Quotes about Jack Benny: As you may or may not know, in keeping with the high-class tone of Beverly Hills, our police force is probably the most snobbish group of gendarmes in the world. It is said that the Beverly Hills Police Department is so fancy that it has an unlisted number.
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Quote about Jack Benny: Give me golf clubs, fresh air and a beautiful partner, and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air.
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Jack Benny Sayings: Comedy itself is based upon very old principles of which I can readily name seven. They are, in short: the joke, exaggeration, ridicule, ignorance, surprise, the pun, and finally, the comic situation.
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Jack Benny Saying: I feel responsible for Johnny Ray's success. See many years ago I asked him to be on my show and he asked for a lot of money and I cried. And he stole that from me.
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Sayings about Jack Benny: There's only five real people in Hollywood. Everyone else is Mel Blanc.
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Saying about Jack Benny: When I give concerts, the tickets sell for five dollars to one hundred dollars, but for my concerts the five-dollar seats are down in front... the further back you go, the more you have to pay. The hundred dollar seats are the last two rows, and those tickets go like hotcakes! In fact, if you pay two hundred dollars you don't have to come at all.
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