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'Be yourself is about the worst advice you can give to some people.'

'Comedy, we may say, is society protecting itself - with a smile.'

'Many a man is praised for his reserve and so-called shyness when he is simply too proud to risk making a fool of himself.'

'Marriage is like paying an endless visit in your worst clothes.'

'Public opinion polls are rather like children in a garden, digging things up all the time to see how they're growing.'

'The more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate'

'There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age, I missed it coming and going'

'We pay when old for the excesses of youth.'

'If I were compelled to choose between living in west bromwich or florence I would make straight for west bromwich'

Born in Bradford, West Yorkshire
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