Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
W. C. Fields
W Fields
W. C. Fields.
BornWilliam Claude Dunkenfield
January 29, 1880
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DiedDecember 25, 1946
Pasadena, California
Comedian in vaudeville, theater, radio, and early cinema. Famed for his juggling act, his bulbous nouse, and his consumption of alcohol.

The repository contains nine quotes from W. C. Fields.

Food and DrinkFunnyMen and Women

A woman drove me to drink and I didnít even have the decency to thank her.


The world is getting to be such a dangerous place, a guy is lucky to get out of it alive.

FunnyMotivationSuccess and Failure

If at first you donít succeed, try try again. Then quit. No sense being a damn fool about it.


A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.


I am free of all prejudice; I hate everyone equally.

FunnyWords of Wisdom

Start every day off with a smile and get it over with.

Food and DrinkFunny

Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.

Food and Drink

I never eat breakfast on an empty stomach.

Food and Drink

Once on a safari in Africa someone lost the corkscrew. We had to survive for days on nothing but food and water.