"The patient is not likely to recover who makes the doctor his heir."
("Worthies of England")
"Man is equally incapable of seeing the nothingness from which he emerges and the infinity in which he is engulfed."
"The richer your friends, the more they will cost you."
US literary and theatrical agent
("Manners: A handbook of social customs")
"[The 17th Earl of Derby] is a very weak-minded fellow I am afraid, and, like the feather pillow, bears the marks of the last person who has sat on him."
"There is no error so monstrous that it fails to find defenders among the ablest men."
John Dalberg Acton
("The History of Freedom")
"If you have integritynothing else matters. If you don't have integritynothing else matters."
05/04/1989same dates as Moe Howard)
US attorney general (CA)
"Kevin Costner has feathers in his hair and feathers in his head. The Indians should have called him 'Plays with Camera.'"
US (Petaluma, CA-born) film critic
"Not only is life a bitch, but it is always having puppies."
"For all of those willing to help me start a family, I am flattered. I will let you know when I need your help."
US dancer, singer
("Forever Your Girl")
(was married to Emilio Estevez)
"My friends, as I have discovered myself, there are no disasters, only opportunities. And, indeed, opportunities for fresh disasters."
English Prime Minister (55)