Talk:Paul Harvey

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  • Republicans always pull down the shades though there is seldom a reason. Democrats never pull down the shades though they always should.
  • "I'll tell you what let's do".
  • At Harvey House ...
  • My darling Angel ...
  • Young son Paul ...
  • Allllll right!
  • It's a ... a ... Tru ... Value!
  • You'll love...Jolly Time...popcorn!
  • C ... as in citrus ... Cal as in Calcium ... Cit-ri-cal.
  • Just when you thought it couldn't get better, it got better!
  • Don't settle for anything less than the very best!
  • When pitching a popular product, he is known to say, "People are ordering and re-re-re-ordering..."
  • When announcing a toll-free number, he is known to say "It's a free call!"
  • "Coffee's good for you, coffee's bad for you..." {followed by the latest conflicting medical or science announcement}
  • In Kansas City, little Jimmy Adams wanted a firecracker, but it's the wrong time of year. He found an empty metal CO2 canister and packed it full of kitchen matches, the kind that strike anywhere. To make a hole in the side for a fuse, he pounded in a steel nail. (Extended long pause) He was thirteen.
    • Listener recollection, from about 1962
  • Today's dumb criminal walked up to a bank teller in Swansea, Massachusetts, and demanded cash. When she told him he was at the wrong window, he fainted. Fainted! Then when police arrived to arrest the still-unconscious robber, they also found his getaway car...with the keys locked inside.
    • from one of his 2001 broadcasts
  • Golf is a game in which you yell "Fore!", shoot six, and write down five.
  • If there is a 50-50 chance that something can go wrong, then 9 times out of ten it will.
  • Gonads are useful for their purpose, but they are no substitute for brains.
    • 2006 broadcast