Quote by Red Buttons:

Crispus Attucks, who said, "Don't shoot till you see the whites!" Never got a dinner!

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Red Buttons was an American actor and comedian. He won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for his supporting role in the 1957 film Sayonara.

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My father used to call me the laughing hyena.

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There's so much Botox around now that you can't tell when a Jewish girl is angry!

For as much as I know about being a guy, I ought to go to a hardware store wearing a tiara. 'Hi, do you have a bang-bang-bang to put the pointy thing in? I need a grab-hold and twisty because I'm putting up some - help! - curtains.'