|Groucho on the economy (from Animal Crackers):|
Captain Spaulding (Groucho): Well, I'll go further than that. I'll get off at the depot. The nickel today is not what it was fifteen years ago. Do you know what this country needs today?
Spaulding: A seven cent nickel. Yes siree, we've been using the five-cent nickel in this country since 1492. Now that's pretty near 100 years daylight saving. Now why not give the seven cent nickel a chance? If that works out, next year we can have an eight cent nickel. Think what that would mean? You could go to a newsstand, buy a three cent newspaper, and get the same nickel back again. One nickel carefully used would last a family a lifetime.
Chandler: Captain Spaulding, I think that is a wonderful idea.
Spaulding: You do, eh?
Spaulding: Well, then there can't be much to it. Forget about it.