"The haste of a fool is the slowest thing in the world."
"Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile."
(same dates as Gene Tierney)
"And thou art terriblethe tear,
The groan, the knell, the pall, the bier;
And all we know, or dream, or fear
Of agony, are thine."
"The computer is a moron."
Peter F. Drucker
Austrian educator, writer, management consultant
"There exists no politician in India daring enough to attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten."
(daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru)
"Everyone should see Hollywood once, I think, through the eyes of a teenage girl who has just passed a screen test."
(was married to Oleg Cassini;
same dates as Billy Sunday)
"I'm 80 years old, and I don't know what I'm going to be when I grow up."
US radio and TV host
"There's so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets?"
US television host
"If only I had a little humility, I'd be perfect."
(was married to Jane Fonda)
"Years ago, one casting agent told me that the only roles I could play were lesbians and aliens."
, on her height (6'0")
"It would be really great if people would realize that stars are only people with the same weaknesses and flaws, not immaculate idols."
(was married to Dennis Quaid;
was engaged to John Mellencamp)
"Normal is not something to aspire to, it's something to get away from."
"Television is the first truly democratic culturethe first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want."
"No doubt you are as alarmed as I by the tragic decline in America's language skills. If 10 people read the following sentence: Two tanker trucks has just overturned in Alaska, spilling a totel of 10,000 gallons of beer onto a highway. two would find an error in subject-verb agreement, two would find an error in spelling, and six would find a sponge and drive north."
German-US director, producer, comic
(was married to Diane Sawyer)