Andy Rooney

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Born Tuesday 14 January 1919, died Friday 4 November 2011

Professions: Journalist, Writer

Nationality: American

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I'm in a position of feeling secure enough so that I can say what I think is right and if so many people think it's wrong that I get fired, well, I've got enough to eat.

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Let's make a statement to the airlines just to get their attention. We'll pick a week next year and we'll all agree not to go anywhere for seven days.

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I obviously have a knack for getting on paper what a lot of people have thought and didn't realize they thought. And they say, 'Hey, yeah!' And they like that.

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A writer's job is to tell the truth.

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Writers don't retire. I will always be a writer.

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Would a real man get caught eating a twinkie?

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The Super Bowl isn't for kids, I had a great time though and it was worth every nickel of it because by doing this lame piece about the game I can put it on my expense account.

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I like ice hockey, but it's a frustrating game to watch. It's hard to keep your eyes on both the puck and the players and too much time passes between scoring in hockey. There are usually more fights than there are points.

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The dullest Olympic sport is curling, whatever 'curling' means.

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I hope all of you are going to fill out your census form when it comes in the mail next month. If you don't return the form the area you live in might get less government money and you wouldn't want that to happen, would you.

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When those waiters ask me if I want some fresh ground pepper, I ask if they have any aged pepper.

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I don't pick subjects as much as they pick me.

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The average bright young man who is drafted hates the whole business because an army always tries to eliminate the individual differences in men.

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The only people who say worse things about politicians that reporters do are other politicians.

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Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose.

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As an old reporter, we have a few secrets, and the first thing is we try the phone book.

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My own time is passing fast enough without some national game to help it along.

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We need people who can actually do things. We have too many bosses and too few workers.

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Figure skating is an unlikely Olympic event but its good television. It's sort of a combination of gymnastics and ballet. A little sexy too which doesn't hurt.

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The world must be filled with unsuccessful musical careers like mine, and it's probably a good thing. We don't need a lot of bad musicians filling the air with unnecessary sounds. Some of the professionals are bad enough.

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