Fred Allen Quotes

Who is Fred Allen?

John Florence Sullivan, better known as Fred Allen was an American absurdist comedian.

Born May 31, 1894
Died March 17, 1956

Best Quotes by Fred Allen

“I can't understand why a person will take a year to write a novel when he can easily buy one for a few dollars.”

Fred Allen

“Jumping at several small opportunities may get us there more quickly than waiting for one big one to come along.”

Fred Allen

“Television is a new medium. It's called a medium because nothing is well-done.”

Fred Allen

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