"Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke."
"We don't care how big or strong opponents are as long as they are human."
German-US football coach
"Why employ intelligent and highly paid ambassadors and then go and do their work for them? You donít buy a canary and sing yourself."
Sir Alec Douglas-Home
British PM (45)
"Filipinos want beauty. I have to look beautiful so that the poor Filipinos will have a star to look at from their slums."
Philippine ex-first lady
"Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense."
(went missing 07/02/1937; declared deceased 01/05/1939)
"One of the unsung freedoms that go with a free press is the freedom not to read it."
"I was planning on my future as a homeless person. I had a really good spot picked out."
US comic, writer, actor (SNL)
"Mick Jagger and I just really liked each other a lot. We talked all night. We had the same views on nuclear disarmament."
(married to Rupert Murdoch)
"There is nothing like an odor to stir memories."
"It's loud, it's cheap, it's gaudy. It's like everything I've ever doneI LOVE IT!"
"I'm not into clubbing. I want to be known for my work."
US actor (High School Musicals)
"Life is full of risks anyway, why not take them?"
"Breasts and bottoms look boringly alike."
"Sometimes I wonder if I'm doing a Jimmy Stewart imitation myself."
"He was... a degenerate gambler. That is, a man who gambled simply to gamble and must lose. As a hero who goes to war must die. Show me a gambler and I'll show you a loser, show me a hero and I'll show you a corpse."
US writer (The Godfather)
(same dates as Lee Iaccoca)
"There are no shortcuts to any place worth going."
US opera singer
"The books I have read were composed by generations of fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, teachers and disciples. I am the sum total of their experiences, and so are you."
Roumanian-US Nobel writer
"People want economy, and they'll pay any price to get it."
(same dates as Mario Puzo)