"I said to Marilyn, 'Why can't you get here on time, for f890's sake?' And she replied, 'Oh, do you have that word in England, too?'"
Sir Laurence Olivier
"A dumb blonde who falls for a huge plastic finger."
("The Private Eye, The Cowboy and the Very Naked Girl")
, on Jessica Lange in "King Kong"
"Chief executives, who themselves own few shares of their companies, have no more feeling for the average stockholder than they do for baboons in Africa."
T. Boone Pickens
"One reason people get divorced is that they run out of gift ideas."
US billiards maven, quote collector
(His "The 637 Best Things Anybody Ever Said" is mainly what got me started on this web site)
"Always suspect any job men willingly vacate for women."
"Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many ailments, but I never heard of one who suffered from insomnia."
Joseph Wood Krutch
US naturalist, writer
("The Twelve Seasons")
"I work very hard and I'm worth every cent."
"There is still a difference between something and nothing, but it is purely geometrical and there is nothing behind the geometry."
US scientist, mathematician, magician
("The Annotated Alice")
"A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy, and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die."