"Don't talk to me of Gauguin. I'd like to wring the fellow's neck."
"In university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools."
Persia-born English writer
"There are three side effects of acid. Enhanced long term memory, decreased short term memory, and I forget the third."
Dr. Timothy Leary
US LSD guru
"However we are treated, and however others act, let us act rightly. We do not seek to purchase terms by selling our patriotism."
Lord Edward Carson
"It is good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it's good too, to check up once in a while and make sure you haven't lost the things money can't buy."
US editor (Saturday Evening Post)
"All people are sad clowns. That's the key to comedyand it's a buffer against reality."
US comic actor
"The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn't been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him."
"The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play."
Arnold Joseph Toynbee
"Discovery consists of seeing what everyone else has seen and thinking what nobody has thought."
Hungarian biochemist (discovered vitamin C)
"Artists love to immerse themselves in chaos in order to put it into form, just as God created form out of chaos in Genesis. Forever unsatisfied with the mundane, the apathetic, the conventional, they always push on to newer worlds."
"No pleasure is worth giving up for the sake of two extra years in a geriatric home in Weston-super-Mare."
"If I had my life to live over, I'd live it over a deli."
(father of Tony Sales and Hunt Sales)
"I like to tell people that I finally found something I'm really good at, and that's retirement."
US sports writer, announcer