„My name is Schwitters, Kurt Schwitters... I'm a painter and I nail my pictures... I'd like to be accepted into the Dada Club“

Quote in his letter to Hans Richter, c. 1916; as quoted in 'Hannover-Dada' by Hans Richter; as quoted in I is Style, ed. Siegfried Gohr & Gunda Luyken, commissioned by w:Rudi Fuchs, director of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, NAI Publishers, Rotterdam 2000, p. 151

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deutscher Maler, Werbegrafiker und Universalkünstler des Da… 1887 - 1948

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„Please accept my resignation. I don’t care to belong to any club that will have me as a member.“

—  Groucho Marx American comedian 1890 - 1977

As quoted in The Groucho Letters (1967) by Arthur Sheekman. The sentiment predates Marx by 61 years, however; it likely originated with John Galsworthy in The Forsyte Saga. In Part I, Chapter II, "Old Jolyon Goes to the Opera" http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/2559, it's said of Old Jolyon that, "He naturally despised the Club that did take him." after another refused him because he was in a trade.
Variante: I sent the club a wire stating: «Please accept my resignation. I don't want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member».
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„If I were a better artist, I'd be a painter, and if I were a better writer, I'd write books — but I'm not, so I draw cartoons!“

—  Charles M. Schulz American cartoonist 1922 - 2000

1992, as quoted by Tom Tomorrow in his comic strip This Modern World (21 February 2000) http://archive.salon.com/comics/tomo/2000/02/21/tomo/index.html

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„I don't like him and I'm not in a club of one.“

—  Shane Warne Australian former international cricketer 1969

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„I don't like doing interviews, I don't like doing what I'm doing right now. I'd rather be at home playing my guitar.“

—  Eddie Van Halen Dutch-American rock musician 1955

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„I'd like to thank the academy and I'd like to thank my mother and I'd like to thank my mother again, because I forgot to thank her last year.“

—  James Spader American actor 1960

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„I'm sorry, but I stand by my decision. I am now a member of the elite club of people that have fought a professional team mascot. You sir, are not in that club.“

—  Tucker Max Internet personality; blogger; author 1975

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