17 Robert Orben Quotes That Will Split Your Sides
Stage Magician, Writer
United States of America
Robert Orben is a renowned American comedy writer. He has also worked as a speechwriter and a magician. He started off his career with his gag book ‘Encyclopedia of Patter’ which turned out to be a great success. This encouraged him to write further gags including ‘Patter Parade’, ‘Laugh Package’, ‘Sight Bits’, and ‘Screamline Comedy’. In these books, he perfectly blended sketches, ad-libs, and routines to fascinate the masses. These consecutively successful books made him famous and the content of his books was used by various stand-up comedians. He further started publishing a comedy newsletter ‘Orben's Current Comedy’ in which his writings were well-appreciated by the masses and was successful for more than 30 years. He even wrote gags for comedian Dick Gregory for a long period of time. He further moved to politics where he started working as a speechwriter to the Vice President Gerald R. Ford and went on to become the special assistant and director of speechwriting department at the White House. He currently works as a speaker at corporate events and his most recent work is ‘Speaker's Handbook of Humor’. His thoughts and humoros observations have become very popular and are quoted extensively. His thoughts and quotations tackle the most serious and sensitive topics in a lighter tone. Here is a compilation of quotations and sayings by Robert Orben which have been excerpted from his writings, books, speeches, dialogues, interviews and life.