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As quoted in: The Fifth and Far Finer Than the First Four 637 Best Things Anybody Ever Said, Robert Byrne, Random House, 1994, p. 134
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As quoted in Forbes - Vol. 166, Page 156, de Bertie Charles Forbes - Forbes Inc., 2000
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As quoted in "Perfect husbands (& other fairy tales): demystifying marriage, men, and romance" (1993) by Regina Barreca, p. 78
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As quoted in: Third and Possibly the Best 637 Best Things Anybody Ever Said, Robert Byrne, Random House, 1987, p. 314
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Similar quotation was found without attribution in "The Colorado Academic Library, Volumes 3-4" (1966), p. 11: "There was man [...] who studied arduously and became — and the expenses of his other pursuits — expert at karate. His toughness being of high order, he was called in to train for the marine corps. Among the initial requirements to which he was introduced was military courtesy. Whereupon, the first time he saluted, he killed himself!"


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Born: March 16, 1906

Died: February 24, 1998 (aged 91)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Comedian

Bio: Henry Henny Youngman was a British-American comedian and violinist famous for one-liners, short, simple jokes usually delivered rapid-fire. His best known one-liner was Take my wife please.

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