We are living in the machine age. For the first time in history the comedian has been compelled to supply himself with jokes and comedy material to compete with the machine. Whether he knows it or not, the comedian is on a treadmill to oblivion.
Fred Allen

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Other quotes by Fred Allen

Treat employees like partners, and they act like partners.

Her hat is a creation that will never go out of style; it will just look ridiculous year after year.

Television is the triumph of machine over people.

All I know about humor is that I don't know anything about it.

A gentleman is any man who wouldn't hit a woman with his hat on.

About Fred Allen

Profession: Comedian
Nationality: American
Born: May 31, 1894
Died: May 31, 1894

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