Andy Rooney (January 14, 1919 - November 5, 2011)

Andrew Aitken "Andy" Rooney (January 14, 1919 - November 5, 2011) was an American radio and television writer. He was most notable for his weekly broadcast "A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney", a part of the CBS News program 60 Minutes from 1978 to 2011. His final regular appearance on 60 Minutes aired October 2, 2011.

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"Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done."

"Don't rule out working with your hands. It does not preclude using your head."

"Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose."

"If dogs could talk it would take a lot of the fun out of owning one."

"I'm already suspicious of anyone who thinks he or she is smart enough to be president. You'd have to have some ego to believe that about yourself.

"I didn't get old on purpose. It just happened. If you're lucky, it could happen to you."

Andy Rooney, "60 Minutes" commentator, a legend of comedic journalism, died this week at age 92.



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