"No sane local official who has hung up an empty stocking over the municipal fireplace, is going to shoot Santa Claus just before a hard Christmas."
Alfred Emanuel Smith
US Governor (NY)
"The sky hides the night behind it, and shelters the people beneath from the horror that lies above."
US writer, composer, and traveler
("The Sheltering Sky")
"I thank you in advance for the great round of applause I'm about to get."
US singer, songwriter
("Hey Bo Diddley")
"You can't get the Monkees back together as a rock'n'roll group. That would be like Raymond Burr opening up a law practice."
US singer, songwriter, videographer, White-Out heir (Monkees, First National Band)
("I'll Remember You")
"Aren't the artists brave to go out and paint a sea as rough as that? I don't see how he kept his canvas dry."
("The Children's Party")
"If God had intended for breasts to be seen, He wouldn't have created large woolen pullovers."
English singer, actor
("They Don't Know")
"Newspapermen ask dumb questions. They look up at the sun and ask if it is shining."
"Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps."
(was married to Elin Nordegren)
"Go big or go home. Because it's true. What do you have to lose?"
"Just because I don't do bad things doesn't mean I don't have bad thoughts."
"If you want to execute me, I'll bring my own f890ing rope."