Quotes by Mort Sahl

Morton Lyon Sahl is an American comedian, actor, and social satirist, considered the first modern stand-up comedian since Will Rogers. Sahl pioneered a style of social satire which pokes fun at political and current event topics using improvised monologues and only a newspaper as a prop. Sahl spent his early years in Los Angeles and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area where he made his professional stage debut at the hungry i nightclub in 1953.

The best Quotes and Sayings

Washington couldn't tell a lie, Nixon couldn't tell the truth, and Reagan couldn't tell the difference.

- Mort SahlAmerica

A conservative is someone who believes in reform. But not now.

- Mort SahlConservative

People tell me there are a lot of guys like me, which doesn't explain why I'm lonely.

- Mort Sahl

Liberals feel unworthy of their possessions. Conservatives feel they deserve everything they've stolen.

- Mort Sahl

My life needs editing.

- Mort Sahl