"The best of men cannot suspend their fate:
The good die early, and the bad die late."
"I don't like authority. At least I don't like other people's authority."
A. C. Benson
, brother of E. F. Benson
"Poets, we know, are terribly sensitive people, and in my observation one of the things they are most sensitive about is money."
Robert Penn Warren
"I cannot say that Mailer was drunk the whole time he was on camera. I can only *hope* he was drunk."
, on author Norman Mailer's acting in the
film 'Wild 90'
"The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all of your time."
Willem de Kooning
"I've made so many movies playing a hooker that they don't pay me in the regular way any more. They leave it on the dresser."
(sister of Warren Beatty)
"If high heels were so wonderful, men would be wearing them."
; they are, honey
"There are so many unpleasant things in the world already that there is no use in imagining any more."
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Canadian writer (Anne of the Green Gables)
"Why is it men are permitted to be obsessed about their work, but women are only permitted to be obsessed about men?"
US singer, actor
(was married to Elliott Gould)
"I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do."
"I don't happen to belong to that branch of the sheep family that will follow a belwether over a precipice." *
US Rep (OH)
"If Iowa is the 'heart' land, what part of the human body is Los Angeles?"
US comic, presidential candidate
"If you don't sell, it's not the product that's wrong, it's you."
"When calamity approaches, discrimination departs."
Sathya Sai Baba