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Wikiquote: Robert Benchley
Robert Charles Benchley (September 15, 1889 – November 21, 1945) was an American humorist, critic and actor.
So who’s in a hurry?
. To a friend who had told him that his particular drink was slow poison, as quoted in Robert Benchley (1955) by Nathaniel Benchley, ch. 1.
American Journal of Psychotherapy
Psychiatrist: “Your drinking is a slow suicide.”
Patient: “I’m in no hurry.”
The Time of Laughter
By Corey Ford
Boston, MA: Little, Brown
“Do you know that drinking is slow death?” “So who’s in a hurry?” Benchley asked, stirring a Martini contentedly.
What Fresh Hell Is This?
By Marion Meade
New York, NY: Villard Books
“Bob,” Scott Fitzgerald said after he had gone on the wagon, “don’t you know that drinking is slow death?”
Benchley had a ready answer. “So who’s in a hurry?”
BY Des MacHale
Kansas City, MO: Andrews McMeel Pub.
I know I’m drinking myself to a slow death, but I’m in no hurry. — ROBERT BENCHLEY
I know I’m drinking myself to a slow death, but then I’m in no hurry.
7:31 PM - 6 Jun 2015