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    Do you ever get the feeling that the only reason we have elections is to find out if the polls were right?
    — Robert Orben
    Every morning I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: people  work  america 
     
    Telling a joke is risk taking. Younger people are more insecure and not willing to put themselves on the line, so a quick one-liner is much safer.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: people  risk 
     
    Love is so confusing - you tell a girl she looks great and what's the first thing you do? Turn out the lights!
    — Robert Orben
    tags: girls 
     
    Inflation is the crabgrass in your savings.
    — Robert Orben
    Quit worrying about your health. It will go away.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: health 
     
    Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: father  mother 
     
    Never raise your hand to your children - it leaves your midsection unprotected.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: children  child 
     
    With my luck, if I ever invested in General Motors, they'd bust it to Corporal!
    — Robert Orben
    tags: luck 
     
    The next time you feel like complaining, remember that your garbage disposal probably eats better than 30 percent of the people in the world
    — Robert Orben
    tags: time  people  world 
     
    Here's to all volunteers, those dedicated people who believe in all work and no pay.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: people  work  believe 
     
    Older people shouldn't eat health food, they need all the preservatives they can get.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: health  people  food 
     
    Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: people  work  america 
     
    A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.
    — Robert Orben
    A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success.
    — Robert Orben
    To err is human - and to blame it on a computer is even more so.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: human  computer 
     
    Wait'll next year! is the favorite cry of baseball fans, football fans, hockey fans, and gardeners.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: football  baseball 
     
    There's so much pollution in the air now that if it weren't for our lungs there'd be no place to put it all.
    — Robert Orben
    We have enough people who tell it like it is - now we could use a few who tell it like it can be.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: people 
     
    Very few people ever meet celebrities. All we really know is what we read about them and the most memorable lines are jokes. That's how we tend to define what we think of a public figure.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: people  celebrity  read 
     
    Live your life so that if someone says 'Be yourself' it's good advice.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: live  advice 
     
    Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: problem 
     
    I feel that if God had really wanted us to have enough oil, he would never have given us a Department of Energy.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: energy  god 
     
    A compliment is verbal sunshine.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: compliment 
     
    If at first you don't succeed-try, try again. Don't think of it as failure. Think of it as timed-release success.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: failure  success 
     
    I may be forty, but every morning when I get up, I feel like a twenty-year-old. Unfortunately, there's never one around.
    — Robert Orben
    It's an awful thing to grow old by yourself. My wife hasn't had a birthday in seven years.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: wife  year 
     
    President Ford used humor a great deal.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: humor 
     
    It's mandatory in this day and age to be considered to have a sense of humor and to demonstrate it. You're not paying me for a joke, You're paying me for the right joke.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: humor  age  right 
     
    They're combining that new fertility drug with a birth control pill for people who don't want triplets.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: people  control  birth  drugs 
     
    Humor is a marvelous communications tool, as Reagan has demonstrated so well. He has weathered many a storm that others might not have. With Reagan, people just say, 'There he goes again.' A sense of humor allows a president to back off a little from the tensions of the moment and take a calmer view of things.
    — Robert Orben
    Anybody with a good sense of humor is one-up on their competition. We respond to somebody who has the ability to make us laugh. It's a bonding influence.
    — Robert Orben
    As much as we admire all the characteristics of a Ronald Reagan, as soon as something goes wrong, people will hate those same characteristics.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: people  hate  wrong 
     
    Humor gives presidents the chance to be seen as warm, relaxed persons. Humor reaches out and puts its arm around the listener and says, 'I am one of you, I understand,' and implicitly it promises, 'I will do something about your problems.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: chance  humor  problem 
     
    I value people with a conscience. It's like a beeper from God.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: people  value  conscience  god 
     
    Nowadays, you cannot be a very Effective political figure without Having a demonstrable sense of humor. People take to it.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: humor  people  political 
     
    You wouldn't want Alan Greenspan to write the instructions for assembling a beach chair.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: write 
     
    Wall Street is where prophets tell us what will happen and profits tell us what did happen.
    — Robert Orben
    Sociologists say that going to the movies is a bonding experience. It probably has to do with the way you feet stick to the floor.
    — Robert Orben
    tags: experience  movie 
     
    I'd be surprised if Ronald Reagan doesn't run again. To us it's a second term. To him it's a double feature.
    — Robert Orben
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    robert orben
    Birth    : March 4, 1927
    Occupation  : Writer