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Dick Cavett's Quotes

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Born: 1936-11-19
Profession: Entertainer
Nation: American
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If your parents never had children, chances are... neither will you.

Tags: Children, Neither, Parents

Censorship feeds the dirty mind more than the four-letter word itself.

Tags: Dirty, Mind, Word

It's a rare person who wants to hear what he doesn't want to hear.

Tags: Hear, Rare, Wants

As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it.

Tags: Accept, Crap, Profitable

Can you picture yourself at the age 60 doing what you do now?

Tags: Age, Picture, Yourself

Every student of comedy should see Dame Edna at least twice.

Tags: Comedy, Student, Twice

To label me an intellectual is a misunderstanding of what that is.

Tags: Label

I don't think anyone ever gets over the surprise of how differently one audience's reaction is from another.

Tags: Another, Anyone, Surprise

I think I'd be pretty easy to write for.

Tags: Easy, Pretty, Write

I would not ever try to be a show intellectual, which I was accused of doing a while on ABC. I thought you were supposed to read the guests' books.

Tags: Show, Thought, Try

Once I left out what I then considered my best line because there was a suspected column rat in the house.

Tags: Best, Left, Once

Radio, which was a much better medium than television will ever be, was easy and pleasant to listen to. Your mind filled automatically with images.

Tags: Easy, Listen, Mind

Show people tend to treat their finances like their dentistry. They assume the man handling it knows what he is doing.

Tags: Knows, Show, Treat

The Nixon administration kept a nasty eye on our show... Cops would come by - often just in time to see the act they wanted to see.

Tags: Often, Time, Wanted

The trick to writing for people is, you have to be able to turn them on in your head. And know how they'd word something or how they'd inflect it.

Tags: Able, Word, Writing

There's so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets?

Tags: Cause, Comedy, Television

I'm not sure why writing for others became harder. Probably a reluctance to give away anything you might conceivably use yourself caused a block. I did it, but it remained hard when it had once been easy.

Tags: Hard, Writing, Yourself

Years have passed since I have set foot in a comedy club. If the comic is doing badly it's painful, and if the comic is doing brilliantly, it's extremely painful.

Tags: Comedy, Painful, Since
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