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Jack Paar
(1918-2004) born on
May 01
US talk show host. He pioneered the talk show concept; star of "Tonight Show," 1957-1962; "The Jack Paar Show," 1962-1965, 1973.
         
   
F
I have never seen a bad television program, because I refuse to. God gave me a mind, and a wrist that turns things off.

R
I'm complicated, sentimental, lovable, honest, loyal, decent, generous, likable, and lonely. My personality is not split; it's shredded.
A
One gets the impression that this is how Ernest Hemingway would have written had he gone to Vassar.
N
Doing the show was like painting the George Washington Bridge. As soon as you finished one end, you started right in on the other.
K
Poor people have more fun than rich people, they say; and I notice it's the rich people who keep saying it.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "TV Guide."
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: On Mary McCarthy's novel about Vassar's Class of '33, "The Group," 1963; quoted in "Look," 25 Feb 1964.
N: In "Newsweek," 14 Aug 1972.
K: "Three on a Toothbrush," 1965.
   


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