"Look a here people, listen to me,
Don't try to find no home in Washington, D.C.
Lord, it's a bourgeois town, it's a bourgeois town."
"There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper."
"All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster's autobiography."
"When you call upon a Thoroughbred, he gives you all the speed, strength of heart and sinew in him. When you call on a jackass, he kicks."
(was married to Roald Dahl)
"Always go to the bathroom when you have a chance."
King George V
"The Bible looks like it started out as a game of Mad Libs."
"A guy may wear a suit and have a high-paying job and appear very mature, but essentially, he's a 14-year-old boy."
"I'm disappointed in acting as a craft. I want everything to go back to Orson Welles and fake noses and changing your voice. It's become so much about personality."
"These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves."