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Evan Esar Quotes

Set off on a Chuckling Spree With Evan Esar Quotes


You can't help being tickled by the funny words of Evan Esar. As a very popular American humorist, Evan Esar authored the famous Esar's Comic Dictionary. You will find yourself chuckling at some of Evan Esar's famous quips. For instance, a famous quip by Evan Esar is, A signature always reveals a man's character... and sometimes even his name. Want to read more? Here are a few Evan Esar quotes to bring a smile to your face.

• Most new books are forgotten within a year, especially by those who borrow them.

• A biography is a book that is usually written about a dead person because it is so unlike him when he was alive.

• All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy -- and Jill a rich widow.

• Public speaking is the art of diluting a two-minute idea with a two-hour vocabulary.

• Walking isn't a lost art -- one must, by some means, get to the garage.

• It takes hundreds of nuts to hold a car together, but it takes only one of them to scatter it all over the highway.

• Men still die with their boots on, but usually one boot is on the accelerator.

• The man who has a girl in every port is not a sailor but a wholesaler.

• Abdomen -- A bowl-shaped cavity containing the organs of indigestion.

• Admiration -- Our feeling of delight that another person resembles us.

• Some people have no respect for age unless it's bottled.

• Never trust a woman who tells you her real age; she's liable to tell you the truth about anything.

• Many a girl who receives advances from a young man has a father who has more need for them.

• There's one point a husband and wife always agree upon; he thinks nothing is too good for her, and so does she.

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