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Sam Levenson Quotes

An American humorist, writer, television host and journalist.
(1911 - 1980)

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Any beast can cry over the misfortunes of its own child. It takes a mensch to weep for others' children.

Any kid who has two parents who are interested in him and has a houseful of books isn't poor.

Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.
[Time Management]

Happiness is a by-product. You cannot pursue it by itself.

I admit that: my wife is outspoken, but by whom?

I like life. It's something to do. Somewhere on this globe every 10 seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped.

I'm going to stop putting things off, starting tomorrow!

If you die in an elevator, be sure to push the Up button.

If you want to kill time, try working it to death.

If you want to know how your girl will treat you after marriage, just listen to her talking to her little brother.

Insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children.

It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, 'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.'

It's a good thing that when God created the rainbow he didn't consult a decorator or he would still be picking colors.

It's so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and say the opposite.

Just try to be happy. Unhappiness starts with wanting to be happier.

Lead us not into temptation. Just tell us where it is; we'll find it.

Love at first sight is easy to understand; it's when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle.

One of the virtues of being very young is that you don't let the facts get in the way of your imagination.

Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped.

The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.

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