Quotes by Steve Allen, from the Question Man segment on the Steve Allen Show

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Steve Allen, from the Question Man segment on the Steve Allen Show

Other Great Authors


When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.

Peter Drucker

Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for - in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it.

Ellen DeGeneres

Every man is his own ancestor, and every man is his own heir. He devises his own future, and he inherits his own past.

Frederick Henry Hedge

The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not a sufficient warrant.

John Stuart Mill, On Liberty, 1859

Deeds, not words shall speak me.

John Fletcher

It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic, is of altogether secondary importance, and that, in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things.

Theodore Roosevelt »

I said I didn't want to spend most of my life in Holidays Inns, but I've checked and they've all been redecorated. They're marvelous places to stay and I've thought it over and that's where I'd like to be.

Walter Frederick Mondale »