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Paddy Chayefsky

Circa 1972
Born Sidney Aaron Chayefsky
(1923-01-29)January 29, 1923
The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.
Died August 1, 1981(1981-08-01) (aged 58)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Alma mater City College of New York (1943) [1]
Occupation Playwright, novelist and screenwriter
Years active 1944–1980
Spouse(s) Susan Sackler (m. 1949–1981, his death)

It's always the generals with the bloodiest records who are the first to shout what a hell it is. And it's always the war widows who lead the Memorial Day parades.
Paddy Chayefsky
You British plundered half the world for your own profit. Let's not pass it off as the Age of Enlightenment.
Paddy Chayefsky
You don't send a man to his death because you want a hero.
I'm a man without a corporation.
Artists don't talk about art. Artists talk about work. If I have anything to say to young writers, it's stop thinking of writing as art. Think of it as work.
Paddy Chayefsky
Television is democracy at its ugliest.
God save us from people who do the morally right thing. It's always the rest of us who get broken in half.
Paddy Chayefsky