"A jury is a group of twelve people of average ignorance."
"I don't want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it."
US baseball player
"Struggle is a never-ending process. Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it in every generation. That is what we have not taught young people, or older ones for that matter. You do not finally win a state of freedom that is protected forever. It doesn't work that way."
Coretta Scott King
US civil rights leader
(was married to Martin Luther King, Jr.)
"You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older."
(was married to Albert Finney)
"Most of my cliches aren't original."
US football coach
"I might be a different kind of fool, but I ain't gonna be the same fool twice."
"Poets should never marry. The world should thank me for not marrying you."
Irish actor, patriot, feminist
(muse of William Butler Yeats)
, on refusing Yeats' repeated proposals of marriage
"A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting."
US anthropologist, writer