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Take away the right to say "fuck" and you take away the right to say "fuck the government."

Lenny Bruce

In the halls of justice, the only justice is in the halls.

Lenny Bruce

Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God.

Lenny Bruce

It's the suppression of the word that gives it the power, the violence, the viciousness.

Lenny Bruce

Communism is like one big phone company.

Lenny Bruce

When you are eight years old, nothing is any of your business.

Lenny Bruce

Miami Beach is where neon goes to die.

Lenny Bruce

There are no dirty words, only dirty minds.

Lenny Bruce

The liberals can understand everything but people who don't understand them.

Lenny Bruce

I hate small towns because once you've seen the cannon in the park there's nothing else to do.

Lenny Bruce

If you can take the hot lead enema, then you can cast the first stone.

Lenny Bruce

The "what should be" never did exist, but people keep trying to live up to it. There is no "what should be," there is only what is.

Lenny Bruce

The only honest art form is laughter, comedy. You can't fake it... try to fake three laughs in an hour - ha ha ha ha ha - they'll take you away, man. You can't.

Lenny Bruce

When you're eight years old nothing is your business.

Lenny Bruce

I'll die young, but it's like kissing God.

Lenny Bruce

The role of a comedian is to make the audience laugh, at a minimum of once every fifteen seconds.

Lenny Bruce

The only truly anonymous donor is the guy who knocks up your daughter.

Lenny Bruce

If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses.

Lenny Bruce

There are never enough I Love You's.

Lenny Bruce

I won't say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write essays like: What I'm going to be if I grow up.

Lenny Bruce

Satire is tragedy plus time. You give it enough time, the public, the reviewers will allow you to satirize it. Which is rather ridiculous, when you think about it.

Lenny Bruce

A lot of people say to me, 'Why did you kill Christ?' I dunno, it was one of those parties, got out of hand, you know.

Lenny Bruce

When you're eight years old, nothing is any of your business.

Lenny Bruce