Subject: Money » Frugal

He once gave Gracie a coupon for a year’s subscription to a magazine as a gift – and all she had to do was fill it out and send it in with a check.

(1896 – 1996) comedian, actor & entertainer

He took me to McDonald’s, backed his car through the drive-through window, so the cashier could be on my side.

comedian & radio personality

He’s so chincy, he can call his every dollar by its first name.

The reason Jack Benny is looking so sad these days is that he’s not only losing a daughter – but losing a deduction too.

(1903 – 2003) English-born American comedian & actor

The dime hasn’t been minted that could march past Jack Benny.

(1894 – 1956) American radio comedian

She makes pancakes so thin they’ve got just one side to them.

When it comes to paying, he’s the first to put his hand in his pocket… and leave it there.

Depression: A period in which you have no belt to tighten.

Jack was so cheap that instead of bringing his date flowers, he brought her seeds.

(1896 – 1996) comedian, actor & entertainer

Scotsman: A man who, before sending his pajamas to the laundry, stuffs a sock in each pocket.

(1842 – 1914) author & satirist

Talk is cheap – except when Congress does it.

(1923 – ) American quote & quip writer

The miser and the glutton are two facetious buzzards: one hides his store, and the other stores his hide.

(1818 – 1885) humorist

He’s the only man I ever knew who had rubber pockets so he could steal soup.

(1876 – 1933) screenwriter

(Jack) Benny’s so cheap he wouldn’t give you the parsley off his fish.

(1894 – 1956) American radio comedian

I’m half Scottish and half Jewish, so don’t ask me for money.

(1960 – ) American actor, writer & director

Misers make wonderful ancestors.

He was so cheap, for example, that when Mary asked for diamonds for her birthday he bought her two of them… the eight and the queen.

(1896 – 1996) comedian, actor & entertainer

Even if you gave him poison he wouldn't die until he'd recovered the deposit on the bottle.

That's Jack Benny; he's always out there on bad days like that looking for golf balls.

(1902 – 1977) American singer & actor

The Jack Benny I knew threw his money around… not far – but he threw it.

(1896 – 1996) comedian, actor & entertainer

He’s too stingy to give you the time of day.

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