Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Andy Rooney
Andrew Rooney
Andy Rooney.
BornJanuary 14, 1919
Albany, New York
DiedNovember 4, 2011
New York, New York
Writer and humorist. Best known for his commentary on "60 Minutes," his newspaper column appeared twice a week around the country. He was a reporter for "Stars & Stripes" during World War II.

The repository contains six quotes from Andy Rooney.


It would be a better world if everyone in it knew all the truth about everything.


Nothing in fine print is ever good news.


The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.

Food and Drink

There are sixteen cans of coffee here; together they hold a total of thirteen and a half pounds of coffee. Doesnít that seem like cheating?


When asked by defense attorney Kerry Lawrence how he found defendant Alan Walker's home address:

As an old reporter, we have a few secrets, and the first thing is we try the phone book.

Growing Old

I didnít get old on purpose, it just happened. If youíre lucky, it could happen to you.