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Top 30 Best Lenny Bruce Quotes

#1. 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 - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#2. I want to perform an unnatural act. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#3. When I was younger, I listened to the greats: Winters, Mel and Carl, Nichols and May, Pryor, Carlin, Klein, Berman and lots of Lenny Bruce albums. But once I started doing fairly well, I didn't want to hear anybody's jokes or premises. - Author: Richard Lewis
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#4. If something about the human body disgusts you, the fault lies with the manufacturer. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#5. You got a million drug laws now because the bosses figured there was more money in putting people in jail than taxing something anyone can grow on a window sill. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#6. Life is a four-letter word. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#7. Lenny Bruce is a very moral man trying to improve the world and trying to make audiences think. - Author: Dorothy Kilgallen
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#8. 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. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#9. Mother Goose is on the loose, stealing lines from Lenny Bruce. - Author: Phil Ochs
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#10. (On his addiction to opiods): I'll die young, but it's like kissing God. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#11. I am influenced by every second of my waking hour. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#12. When I first started out, 'Time' magazine did an article on what it called 'the sick comics,' and they were myself, Shelley Berman, Nichols & May, Jonathan Winters, Lenny Bruce, and Mort Sahl. We were considered 'sick.' - Author: Bob Newhart
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#13. 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 goin' to do ... - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#14. Take away the right to say 'fuck' and you take away the right to say 'fuck the government. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#15. My mother-in-law broke up my marriage. My wife came home from work one day and found me in bed with her. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#16. You can't do anything with anybody's body to make it dirty to me. Six people, eight people, one person - you can do only one thing to make it dirty: kill it. Hiroshima was dirty. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#17. I've been accused of bad taste, and I'll go down to my grave accused of it and always by the same people, the ones who eat in restaurants that reserve the right to refuse service to anyone. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#18. Every group, every system has a set of values and morals and when you get outside those, then the alarms ring. I was politically incorrect to 95% of the country; luckily my 5% had the bread to come see me. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#19. She was Bloomingdale's, not Victoria Secret. She was vanilla, not peach. She was Paul Reiser, not Lenny Bruce. This was not my kind of chick. - Author: Christopher Paul Meyer
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#20. The thing is, all my heroes were junkies. Lenny Bruce, Keith Richards, William Burroughs, Miles Davis, Hubert Selby, Jr ... These guys were cool. They were committed. They would not have been caught dead doing an ALF episode. - Author: Jerry Stahl
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#21. I agree that comedy does a good job - and is often about - stepping over the line - Lenny Bruce, etc. - and that this is important for a lot of poets too. I guess I feel like there has to be depth. - Author: Rachel Zucker
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#22. Today's comedian has a cross to bear that he built himself. A comedian of the older generation did an act and he told the audience, This is my act. Today's comic is not doing an act. The audience assumes he's telling the truth. What is truth today may be a damn lie next week. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#23. The role of a comedian is to make the audience laugh, at a minimum of once every fifteen seconds. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#24. I hate small towns because once you've seen the cannon in the park there's nothing else to do. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#25. Bill Maher fancies himself the reincarnation of Lenny Bruce. - Author: Bernard Goldberg
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#26. I know what "custody" [of the children] means. "Get even." That's all custody means. Get even with your old lady. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#27. I was about 12 when I heard my first Lenny Bruce record. He was already dead. But it changed my life and really did change the world. - Author: Penn Jillette
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#28. On the comedy side of what I love as a filmmaker are Richard Pryor, Lenny Bruce, and Eddie Murphy; those are my favorites. - Author: David Dobkin
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#29. I'm sure that half the buzz from smoking grass was the fact that it was so illegal. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#30. When I was 16 or 17, I saw Lenny Bruce being taken to jail. They took him off stage because he talked about race. - Author: Paul Mooney
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