"What a man needs in gardening is a cast-iron back, with a hinge in it."
Charles Dudley Warner
"We must respect the other person's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart."
H. L. Mencken
"Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternative."
French singer, actor
"An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible."
Alfred A. Knopf
"Yes, I know 'Q' is beloved. But, for God's sake, don't make him some kind of sentimental grandfather. That's what I am in real life."
"There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness."
Chinese physician, writer
"There's people making babies to my music. That's nice."
"A lot of 18-year-olds are like old men. They think they've seen everything."
US singer, songwriter
"I don't think women are better than men, but I do think that men are worse than women."
Louis C. K.
"Rock Hudson let his gay agent marry him off to his secretary because he didn't want people to get the right idea."
"I meditate and do yoga. I sit cross-legged and try not to levitate too much."
"You know what a big fun day for me is now? It's when June gets up and we're both feeling good and we want to go shopping. We'll go to Wal-Mart and I'll get one of those electric carts and just race through the aisles. Imagine that being the highlight of your day."
US singer, songwriter, guitarist
(was married to June Carter Cash)