Edgar Bergen: Wise Words from Charlie McCarthy on Labor Day

“[Catchphrase of dummy ‘Charlie McCarthy‘:]

Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?”

Quoted in Robert Byrne, The Other 637 Best Thing Anybody Ever Said (1984)

Excerpted from: Schapiro, Fred, ed. The Yale Book of Quotations. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006.

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