Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Groucho Marx
Julius Marx
Groucho Marx.
BornOctober 2, 1890
New York, New York
DiedAugust 19, 1977
Los Angeles, California
American comic. The best-known of the Marx Brothers, he was famous for his trademark cigar, painted-on moustache, and wisecracks. Films include Animal Crackers (1930) and Duck Soup (1933). Hosted the game show "You Bet Your Life" (1950-1961) and the talk show "Tell It to Groucho" (1962).

The repository contains 13 quotes from Groucho Marx.

DeathFunnyGrowing OldLife

I intend to live forever, or die trying.


Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: ďI, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasnít arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and Iím going to be happy in it.Ē


Outside of a dog a book is manís best friend. Inside of a dog itís too dark to read.

Politics and Government

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies.


I wouldnít want to belong to a club that would accept me as a member.


I never forget a face, but in your case Iíll make an exception.

FunnyMen and Women

Any man who can see through a woman is missing a lot.


Iíve had a wonderful time, but this wasnít it.


Quote me as saying I was misquoted.

Art and MusicJustice

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.


I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.


It looks as if Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.


Iíve had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasnít it.