Shel Silverstein Quotes

- Notable Shel Silverstein Quotes Index -

Born: September 25, 1930, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Key West, Florida, USA, May 10, 1999
Occupation: Author

He has the obligation to society that any human being has. I don't think a satirist has any greater obligation to society than a bricklayer or anybody else.
- Shel Silverstein

I will not play tug o' war. I'd rather play hug o' war. Where everyone hugs instead of tugs, Where everyone giggles and rolls on the rug, Where everyone kisses, and everyone grins, and everyone cuddles, and everyone wins.
- Shel Silverstein

Stand-up comics reflect less of a visual humor and more of a commentary.
- Shel Silverstein

Tell me I'm clever, Tell me I'm kind, Tell me I'm talented, Tell me I'm cute, Tell me I'm sensitive, Graceful and wise, Tell me I'm perfect - But tell me the truth.
- Shel Silverstein

To me, freedom entitles you to do something, not to not do something.
- Shel Silverstein

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