"Madam, Life's a piece in bloom
Death goes dogging everywhere:
She's the tenant of the room
He's the ruffian on the stair."
William Ernest Henley
"All modern men are descended from a worm-like creature, but it shows more on some people."
"When Ginger Rogers danced with Astaire, it was the only time in the movies when you looked at the man, not the woman."
US dancer, actor, director, singer...
"If God had meant there to be more than two factors of production, He would have made it easier for us to draw three-dimensional diagrams."
Robert Merton Solow
"A man should control his life. Mine is controlling me."
"If gentlemen prefer blondes then I'm a blonde that prefers gentlemen."
"The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage."
"They can kiss my rear end, if they can leap that high."
US Governor (CA)
"To get your playing more forceful, hit the drums harder."
"I'm not as klutzy as I used to be. I've had visual therapy and all kinds of things to help, but I still wrap my purse around chair legs when I stand up to leave. I do ridiculous things on-camera because I do them in my life all the time."
"If you really believe in the brotherhood of man, and you want to come into its fold, you've got to let everyone else in, too."
Oscar Hammerstein II
(also see Richard Rodgers)
"Few books today are forgiveable."
R. D. Laing
"When I have a camera in my hand, I know no fear."