27 Quotes by Groucho Marx to amuse you

Quotes by Groucho MarxGroucho Marx, born Julius Henry Marx, was an American comedian, writer, stage, film, radio and television star and part of the successful and immensely popular comedy act known as The Marx Brothers.

Groucho was known for his quick wit and he is widely considered one of the best comedians of the modern era.

With his siblings the Marx Brothers, Groucho Marx made 13 feature films but he also had a successful solo career in radio and television.

Here are 27 quotes by Groucho Marx which illustrate his quick wit.

Quotes by Groucho Marx (1-10):

  1. I intend to live forever or die trying.
  2. Either he’s dead or my watch has stopped.
  3. A man’s only as old as the woman he feels.
  4. Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse.
  5. Marry me and I’ll never look at another horse!
  6. Next time I see you, remind me not to talk to you.
  7. Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?
  8. A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
  9. I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.
  10. She got her looks from her father. He’s a plastic surgeon.

Quotes by Groucho Marx (11-20):

  1. I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.
  2. No man goes before his time unless the boss leaves early.
  3. I have had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn’t it.
  4. Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
  5. Getting older is no problem. You just have to live long enough.
  6. Behind every successful man is a woman, and behind her is his wife.
  7. Why should I care about posterity? What’s posterity ever done for me?
  8. Those are my principles, and if you don’t like them, well, I have others.
  9. Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him.
  10. If you’ve heard this story before, don’t stop me, because I’d like to hear it again.

Quotes by Groucho Marx (21-27):

  1. Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution?
  2. The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that you’ve got it made.
  3. A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.
  4. There’s one way to find out if a man is honest, ask him. If he says, yes, you know he’s a crook.
  5. One morning I shot an elephant in my pyjamas. How he got into my pyjamas I’ll never know.
  6. Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
  7. I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.

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