"Groucho: The Life and Times of Julius Henry Marx"
"By now the pundits agree, with slightly Marxian logic, almost
Groucho's reputation rose even as his spirits sank. In the mid-
Scene: Picadilly Circus, London, 1966
T.S. Eliot: "When Mr. Apollinax visited the United States
Groucho Marx: "Now there's a man with an open mind -
T.S.E.: "I thought of Fragilion, that shy figure
Groucho: "I'm going to Iowa for an award. Then I'm appearing
T.S.E.: "In the palace of Mrs. Phlaccus, at Professor
Groucho: "We took pictures of the native girls, but they weren't
T.S.E.: "His laughter was submarine and profound
Groucho: "Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend.
T.S.E.: "Dropping from fingers of surf.
Groucho: "Well, art is art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand,
T.S.E.: "Or grinning over a screen
Waiter: "Excuse me, Mr. Marx, what was it like making movies
Groucho: "It was hard work son. They didn't have restrooms
Waiter: "Really? How so?"
Groucho: "People don't piss anymore!"
Waiter: "And what are you doing with your time now?"
Groucho: "Wasting it; talking to you."
T.S.E.: "I heard the beat of centaur's hoofs over the hard
Groucho: "Either this man is dead or my watch has stopped."
T.S.E.: ""There was something he said that I might have
Groucho: "A child of five could understand this.
T.S.E.: "Of dowager Mrs. Phlaccus, and Professor and Mrs.
Groucho: "I know, I know, she's a woman who's been getting
T.S.E.: "Waiter! There's a fly in my soup!"
Waiter: "That's all right sir; no extra charge."
Groucho: "I cannot say that I do not disagree with you."
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