Quotes and Jokes by Milton Berle

Milton Berle was an American comedian and actor. Berle's career as an entertainer spanned over 80 years, first in silent films and on stage as a child actor, then in radio, movies and television.

Top 15 Most Popular Quotes (out of 116)

#1

What is this, an audience or an oil painting?

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#2

A good wife always forgives her husband when she's wrong.

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#3

A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours.

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#4

They’ve got plastic Christmas trees now. They’re hard to tell from the real aluminum ones.

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#5

If it wasn't for the olives in his martinis, he'd starve to death!

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#6

Marriage is one of the few institutions that allow a man to do as his wife pleases.

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#7

Folk who don't know why America is the Land of Promise should be here during an election campaign.

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#8

I remember every one of your insulting jokes... I use them later.

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#9

Why are we honoring this man? Have we run out of human beings?

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#10

We owe a lot to Thomas Edison - if it wasn't for him, we'd be watching television by candlelight.

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#11

One of those Christmas songs says, “You better not shout, you better not cry, you better not pout.” How’s my wife going to get along?

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#12

Laughter is an instant vacation.

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#13

He's so old that when he orders a three-minute egg, they ask for the money up front.

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#14

I remember the first time I met Cynthia it was at the beach. I was digging for clams and I came up with her.

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#15

This is how it is today: The teachers are afraid of the principals. The principals are afraid of the superintendents. The superintendents are afraid of the board of education. The board is afraid of the parents. The parents are afraid of the children. The children are afraid of nothing!

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