5 ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ quotations for PR pros

The HBO comedy is coming back for its ninth season. Along with a good laugh, communicators can also glean valuable lessons from Larry David’s sketches.

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The curmudgeon is back.

On Monday, HBO announced that “Curb Your Enthusiasm” will return on Oct. 1 for its ninth season. The comedy has been on hiatus since September 2011, so for many people, that news is pretty, pretty, pretty, good.

Fans know what all the fuss is about, and newcomers have plenty of ways to catch-up by October (Complex listed 25 of the most memorable episodes if you don’t start from the beginning, which you should.)

Larry David never professes to be a role model (and for good reason), but communicators can learn a thing or two from the co-inventor of the car periscope. Here are five quotations from the series that can help you improve your PR prowess:

1. “I’d rather have the thieves than the neighbors – the thieves don’t impose. … The neighbors want your time; the thieves want your things. I’d rather give them things than time.” (S7 E1)

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