"Follow thy fair sun, unhappy shadow."
English writer, composer, physician
"Out of timber so crooked as that from which man is made nothing entirely straight can be carved."
"An American Monkey after getting drunk on Brandy would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men."
"I don't think the federation has a head; its neck has just grown up and haired over."
John L. Lewis
US labor leader
"Although one may fail to find happiness in theatrical life, one never wishes to give it up after having once tasted its fruits."
"I am convinced that the best service a retired general can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his suit and to mothball his opinions."
General Omar Bradley
"One thing you learn as a Cubs fan: When you bought your ticket, you could bank on seeing the bottom of the ninth."
US baseball player
"Most people have a harder time letting themselves love than finding someone to love them."
US basketball player
"No applausejust throw money."
"No one ever said movies are for developing your range. Hardly anyone gets that opportunity. Which is why I think the stage is so good. It's less bread, but you can play different types, and you can initiate your own projects."
"My dream is of a craftsman's cinema in which the author can express himself as directly as the painter in his paintings or the writer in his books."
(son of Pierre Auguste)
"Our poems will have failed if our readers are not brought by them beyond the poems."
"I certainly hope I'm not still answering child-star questions by the time I reach menopause."
"Football is an incredible game. Sometimes it's so incredible, it's unbelievable."
US football coach
"All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt."
Charles M. Schulz
US comic artist (Peanuts)
"I wish they'd ban everything I do. That record sold a half-million more once they did that."
Screamin' Jay Hawkins
, on "I Put a Spell On You" sales
"Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end."
US comic, actor
"A study of economics usually reveals that the best time to buy anything is last year."