Quotation by Robert Benchley

I once heard a woman laugh at that most tragic moment in all drama, the off-stage shot in "The Wild Duck," and I afterward had her killed, so there will be no more of that out of her.
Robert Benchley (1889–1945), U.S. writer, humorist. No Poems or Around the World Backwards and Sideways, "Matinées—Wednesdays and Saturdays," Harper & Brothers (1932).
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