"Men who pass most comfortably through this world are those who possess good digestions and hard hearts."
"He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them."
"She knows what she sees. She has her eyes in the right place."
Swiss writer (Heidi)
"Weep not that the world changesdid it keep a stable, changeless state, it were cause indeed to weep."
William Cullen Bryant
"More than in any other performing arts the lack of respect for acting seems to spring from the fact that every layman considers himself a valid critic."
(same dates as Anthony Eden;
was married to Jose Ferrer)
"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."
"I refuse to consign the whole male sex to the nursery. I insist on believing that some men are my equals."
"I never knifed anybody in the back. It was just not my nature at all and that is why I was so surprised that I made it in show business at all."
(same dates as George Bush)
"Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots."
"It's very difficult for me to dislike an artist. No matter what he's creating, the fact that he's experiencing the joy of creation makes me feel like we're in a brotherhood of some kind... we're in it together."
US pianist, composer
"Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have."
US political activist
"There is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income."
"Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong."
US writer, "Hug Doctor"
"Something about glamour interested me. All my schoolbooks had drawings of women on terraces with a cocktail and a cigarette."
US fashion designer
"The sheepskin conferred on a student by a college hardly compensates for the human hide that will be knocked off him later in the school of experience." *
"People will come and go, but theatrical memorabilia will never let you down as long as you keep it in clear plastic."