Groucho Marx Quotes (122 quotes)




Groucho Marx
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As quoted in: Reader's Digest, Volume 57 (1950), p. 80. Variant: "I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go into the library and read a good book.", as quoted in: The Essential Groucho: Writings by, for, and about Groucho Marx (Vintage, 2000)
Groucho Marx
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Duck Soup (1933), written by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby
Groucho Marx
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As quoted in: A Century of the Marx Brothers (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007) by Joseph Mills, p. 1
Groucho Marx
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As quoted in: L.A. Times, 16 February, 1937. Also in: People I have loved, known or admired (1970), p. 47, "Groucho"


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Born: October 2, 1890

Died: August 19, 1977 (aged 86)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Comedian

Bio: Julius Henry Groucho Marx was an American comedian and film and television star. He is known as a master of quick wit and widely considered one of the best comedians of the modern era. His rapid-fire, often impromptu delivery of innuendo-laden patter earned him many admirers and imitators. He made 13 feature films with his siblings the Marx Brothers, of whom he was the third-born.

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