Quotes and Jokes by Lenny Bruce

Leonard Alfred Schneider, better known by his stage name Lenny Bruce, was an American stand-up comedian, social critic, and satirist. He was renowned for his open, free-style and critical form of comedy which integrated satire, politics, religion, sex, and vulgarity.

Top 15 Most Popular Quotes (out of 51)

#1

Marijuana will be legal someday, because the many law students who now smoke pot will one day be Congressmen and they will legalize it to protect themselves. I don't smoke pot, and I'm glad because then I can champion it without any special pleading. The reason I don't smoke pot is because it facilitates ideas and heightens sensations - and I got enough shit flying through my head without smoking pot.

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#2

Never trust a preacher with more than two suits.

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#3

Liberals will buy anything a bigot writes. In fact, they really support hate mongers. George Lincoln Rockwell, the leader of the American Nazi Party is probably a very knowledgeable businessman with no political convictions what so ever. He gets three bucks a head and works the mass rallies consisting of nothing but angry Jews, shaking their fists and wondering why there are so many Jews there. And Rockwell probably has only two real followers - and they're deaf. They think the swastika is merely an Aztec symbol.

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#4

It's the suppression of the word that gives it the power, the violence, the viciousness.

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#5

Let me tell you the truth. The truth is what is, and what should be is a fantasy. A terrible, terrible lie that someone gave to the people long ago.

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#6

If you can't say "Fuck" you can't say, "Fuck the government."

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#7

If you can take the hot lead enema, then you can cast the first stone.

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#8

Children ought to watch pornographic movies: it's healthier than learning about sex from Hollywood.

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#9

The liberals can understand everything but people who don't understand them.

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#10

Life is a four-letter word.

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#11

If you believe there is a God, a God that made your body, and yet you think that you can do anything with that body that's dirty, then the fault lies with the manufacturer.

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#12

If you live in New York, even if you're Catholic, you're Jewish.

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#13

Communism is like one big phone company.

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#14

In the Halls of Justice the only justice is in the halls.

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#15

If you're going to stop masturbating, you can't "taper off." You've got to quit, cold jerky!

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