"I saw him even now going the way of all flesh, that is to say towards the kitchen."
"There is a star above us which unites souls of the first order, though worlds and ages separate them."
"A pin has as much head as some authors and a good deal more point."
George D. Prentice
("Prenticeana, or Wit and Humor in Paragraphs")
"Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant; there is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks."
Johann Gottfried von Herder
"It doesn't much signify whom one marries, for one is sure to find next morning that it was someone else."
"I always say beauty is only sin deep."
"A single day is enough to make us a little larger or, another time, a little smaller."
"When I began playing the game, baseball was about as gentlemanly as a kick in the crotch."
US baseball player
"If you elect a matinee idol mayor, you're going to have a musical comedy administration."
US administrator (NYC)
"Manifold subsequent experience has led to a truer appreciation and a more moderate estimate of the importance of the dependence of one living being upon another. "
"What, after all, is a halo? It's only one more thing to keep clean."
"And the bartender says to Rene Descartes, 'Another beer?' And Descartes says, 'I think not,' and disappears."
"There are two reasons why I am successful in show business and I am standing on both of them."
"Struggle is strengthening. Battling with evil gives us the power to battle evil even more."
US actor, playwright, activist
(was married to Ruby Dee)
"Except that right-side-up is best, there is not much to learn about holding a baby."
Heywood C. Broun
"It doesn't matter how many times I've played 'Brown Sugar', I never get tired of playing it."
"It would be nice to do a movie where I didn't have to choke the girl to get her."
"Some people think they are concentrating when they're merely worrying."
Bobby Tyre Jones
"Write out of love, write out of instinct, write out of reason. But always for money."
"It's kind of fun being the cute, little one. In fact, I'm finding it hard to grow out of that."
(was married to Tom Cruise)
"It's funny how society places such strict standards upon young blonde females. We're supposed to play the clean-cut view the public wants of us. But I am not your little cookie-cutter virgin."
"Basically, I only play one character; I just play him at different volumes."
US comic, actor (SNL)
"Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not."
"I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man, I keep his house."
Zsa Zsa Gabor
(sister of Eva;
was married to Conrad Hilton and eight others)