Ed Gardner Quotes (4 quotes)
in Duffy's Tavern (radio program, 1940s). Sometimes misattributed to Robert Benchley or Robert Burns. Variant of izquotes.com/quote/283148
in Duffy's Tavern (radio program, 1940s)
“Being an artist means ceasing to take seriously that very serious person we are when we are not an artist.”
―Jose Ortega y Gasset
The Dehumanization of Art (1948)
“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”
In the Beauty of the Lilies (1996)
“The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say - because they were too obvious.”
Entry for August 23, 1926, Journal
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Born: June 29, 1901
Died: August 17, 1963 (aged 62)
Bio: Edward Francis 'Ed' Gardner was an American comic actor, writer and director, best remembered as the creator and star of the radio's popular Duffy's Tavern comedy series.
Quote of the day
“You can go through your whole life telling yourself that life is logical, life is prosaic, life is sane. Above all, sane. And I think it is. I've had a lot of time to think about that.”