"Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul."
Johann Sebastian Bach
"Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality."
"Anything is art if the artist says it is."
"There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army."
"I have no patience with women who measure and weigh their love like a country doctor dispensing capsules. If a man is worth loving at all, he is worth loving generously, even recklessly."
"Minutus cantorum, minutus balorum, minutus carborata descendum pantorum (A little song, a little dance, a little seltzer down your pants)."
US comic, actor (Firesign Theatre)
"Lord no, I don't make THAT much money."
US cartoonist (Garfield)
, on whether he owns a cat like Garfield
"Any time Detroit scores more than a hundred points and holds the other team below a hundred points, they almost always win."
US basketball coach
"The only problem I really have in the outfield is with fly balls."
Puerto Rican baseball player
"Hollywood to me is a civilization easily as complex, fascinating, and mysterious as ancient Egypt."