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9 quotations by Steve Allen

QuoteTotalitarianism is patriotism institutionalized.Quote

QuoteThe hair is real - it's the head that's a fake.Quote

QuoteOurs is a government of checks and balances. The Mafia and crooked businessmen make out checks, and the politicians and other compromised officials improve their bank balances.Quote

QuoteOne of the nice things about problems is that a good many of them do not exist except in our imaginations.Quote

QuoteIn a rational society we would want our presidents to be teachers. In our actual society we insist they be cheerleaders.Quote

QuoteIf there is a God, the phrase that must disgust him is - holy war.Quote

QuoteIf the Old Testament were a reliable guide in the matter of capital punishment, half the people in the United States would have to be killed tomorrow.Quote

QuoteI used to be a heavy gambler. But now I just make mental bets. That's how I lost my mind.Quote

QuoteHumor is a social lubricant that helps us get over some of the bad spots.Quote