CHICK HUETTEL: A Christmas comedy: The wisdom of W.C. Fields

Published: Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 05:57 PM.

“I drink. Therefore I am.”

“Drown in a cold vat of whiskey? Death, where is thy sting?”

And he put to shame the Greek immortal stories of animals such as the hare, the turtle, and the eagle.

“The clever cat eats cheese and breathes down a rat hole with baited breath!”

And of business ventures?

“It is morally wrong to allow a sucker to keep his money.”

“There comes a time when a man must take the bull by the tail and face the situation.”

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