Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.

Lenny Bruce, born Leonard Alfred Schneider

American Jewish Comedian, Cynic, Social Critic and Satirist

"Every day, people are straying away from the church and going back to God."

"The "what should be" never did exist, but people keep trying to live up to it. There is no "what should be," there is only what is. "