"Every physician almost hath his favorite disease."
"I shall look forward to a pleasant time."
US founding father
, last words
"To know your ruling passion, examine your castles in the air."
"It is that cricket field that, in all the sharp and bitter moments of life as they come to me now, gives me a sense of wholesome proportion: 'At least I am not playing cricket!'"
John Cowper Powys
"Aviation is proof that, given the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible."
Edward V. Rickenbacker
"All laws are an attempt to domesticate the natural ferocity of the species."
John W. Gardner
US writer, political theorist
"Perhaps the crime situation would be improved if we could get more cops off television and onto the streets."
"When religion and politics travel in the same cart, the riders believe nothing can stand in their way."
"He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose."
"I'm all in favor of getting grants for musicians. Or any other good brand of Scotch."
"Pick your enemies carefully or you'll never make it in Los Angeles."
US gossip columnist
"Hunter turned out to be a real weenie and a stone f890ing coward... He was a total fake."
US Hell's Angel
"I hear that melting pot stuff a lot, and all I can say is that we haven't melted."
Reverend Jesse Jackson
US religious leader, perennial presidential candidate
"A good catchword can obscure analysis for fifty years."
US Presidential candidate
"The movie business divides women into ice queens and sluts, and there have been times I wanted to be a slut more than anything."
"When I got the job, my manager said, 'Kristanna, just enjoy this last year of anonymity, because afterward you're not going to be able to pump your own gas.' I feel ready. Why not?"
US model, actor
, on her role in Terminator 3