Quotes of Dummy

“ Facts are ventriloquists' dummies. Sitting on a wise man's knee they may be made to utter words of wisdom; elsewhere, they say nothing, or talk nonsense, or indulge in sheer diabolism. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ It's true, you can never eat a pet you name. And anyway, it would be like a ventriloquist eating his dummy. ”

- Alexander Theroux

“ It may be that we shall by a process of sublime irony have reached a stage in this story where safety will be the sturdy child of terror, and survival the twin brother of annihilation. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ It may be that we are puppets-puppets controlled by the strings of society. But at least we are puppets with perception, with awareness. And perhaps our awareness is the first step to our liberation. ”

- Stanley Milgram

“ After a sabbatical from radio for nearly a year, I needed to work with Charlie again. Ventriloquism is not like riding a bicycle. I have to keep practicing or Charlie would sit tounge-tied, silently staring at me with the chill eye of a department store dummy. ”

- Edgar Bergen
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