In an interview with Don Imus, Andy argued for the use of the term "negro", saying it was "a strong word and a good word."
Andy published his second book The Complete Andy Rooney in 1983.
Andy published his fifth book The Most of Andy Rooney in 1986.
Andy wrote his first book A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney in 1981.
Andy prefers football more than baseball.
Andy dislikes going to get his hair cut because he says it never turns out the way he'd hoped it to.
Andy Rooney: Milk without fat is like nonalcoholic Scotch.
Andy: I'm proud of my Irish heritage, but I'm not Irish. I'm not even Irish-American. I am American, period.
Andy: Neat people are small, petty, nit-picking individuals who keep accurate checkbooks, get ahead in life and keep their celler, their attics and their garages free of treasured possessions. I detest neat people.
Andy: (on Larry King Live): There is just no question that I, among others, have a liberal bias. I mean, I'm consistently liberal in my opinions.