"Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth."
("Nero Wolfe" books)
"I have an intense desire to return to the womb. Anybody's."
US comic, actor, director, pedophile
(LTRs with Mia Farrow,
and his adopted daughter)
"When I'm on a golf course and it starts to rain and lightning, I hold up my one iron, 'cause I know even God can't hit a one iron."
"I believe in the institution of marriage, and I intend to keep trying till I get it right."
US comic, actor
"It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that."
Godfrey Harold Hardy
"I have never yet met a healthy person who worried very much about his health, or a really good person who worried much about his own soul."
John B. S. Haldane
(brother of Naomi Mitchison)
"If you are truly offended by an 80-year-old man saying you're not funny, then you're probably not funny."
US comic, actor (SNL)
"In Israel, in order to be realist, you must believe in miracles."
Israeli Prime Minister
"The price we pay when pursuing any art or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side."
"I knew most of the gay people in junior high school and high school."
"The opposite of bravery is not cowardice but conformity."