Bennett Cerf — American Journalist born on May 25, 1898, died on August 27, 1971

Bennett Alfred Cerf was an American publisher, one of the founders of American publishing firm Random House. Cerf was also known for his own compilations of jokes and puns, for regular personal appearances lecturing across the United States, and for his television appearances in the panel game show What's My Line?.. (wikipedia)

Middle age is when your old classmates are so grey and wrinkled and bald they don't recognize you.
The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed.
A pat on the back, through only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants, is miles ahead in results.
For me, a hearty 'belly laugh' is one of the beautiful sounds in the world.
Good manners: The noise you don't make when you're eating soup.