"True friendship is like sound health. The value of it is seldom known until it be lost."
Charles Caleb Colton
"The devil is an optimist if he thinks he can make people worse than they are."
"Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing."
"He's the only man I know who could look at the swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated and complain because the bathing suits weren't flame retardant."
, on Michael Dukakis
"Men are generally more law-abiding than women. Women have the feeling that since they didn't make the rules, the rules have nothing to do with them."
"My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it."
John G. Pollard
US Governor (VA)
"You Americans, you treat the Third World the way an Iraqi peasant treats his new bride. Three days of honeymoon, and then it's off to the fields."
"A key to the understanding of all religion is that a god's idea of amusement is 'Snakes and Ladders' with greased rungs."
"Nature is as wasteful of promising young men as she is of fish spawn."
"Thank you to the fans. I do movies for you. Practice safe sex and drive hybrids if you can."
"Be a dreamer. If you don't know how to dream, you're dead."
US basketball coach