Last Updated: July 22, 2000
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind ... it doesn't
"All men are mortal. Socrates was mortal. Therefore, all men are Socrates."
"You couldn't get a clue during the clue mating season in a field full
of horny clues if you smeared your body with clue musk and did the clue
"I have no trouble with my enemies. But my goddamn friends.... They are
the ones that keep me walking the floor nights."
"This is the sort of English up with which I will not put."
"When I was a young boy, my father taught me that to be a good Catholic,
I had to confess at church if I ever had impure thoughts about a girl.
That very evening I had to rush to confess my sin. And the next night,
and the next. After a week, I decided religion wasn't for me."
(Cuban President Fidel Castro, in The Economist, Aug.
"Old cartoonists never die, they just draw their last breath and go into
a state of suspended animation."
"So often the first screw that works loose in a person's head is the
one that holds the tongue in place."
"There is everything in a name. A rose by any other name would smell
as sweet, but would not cost as much during the winter months."
"Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year
"Make 'em laugh!"
(Cosmo Brown, Singin' in the Rain)
Brak: Zorak, I know what love is. Love is... never um... saying
stuff.... Not having to... love is never... saying... I have a thing.
Love... no. Love is never having to say "I love it!"
Zorak: Exactly how many marbles are you missing?!?
Brak: Wouldn't you like to know, Little Miss Fanny Fisher!
(From Cartoon Planet)
"You start to think Love is an excess of emotion, a fine thing when borne
by poets who died young or actresses who cried well. Yet there you were
in a regular world where people got up and drove to work and wanted lives
that matched the pictures of their parents at the weddings."
"They found the cure for apathy, but no one showed any interest in it."
"I love being here in a great place of higher learning with a great group
"A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds. Adored by little
statesmen, philosophers, and divines."
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)
"[Human beings] are as deathly afraid to live and love as we are to die."
"Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important."
"A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child."
(Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)
"When shooting elephants in Africa, I found the tusks very hard to remove,
but in Alabama, the Tuscaloosa."
"Die, my dear doctor? That's the last thing I shall do!"
(Last words of Viscount Henry Palmerston)
"There's a lot of human nature in people."
"It isn't the great big pleasures that count the most; it's making a
great deal out of the little ones."
"I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we
"It's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men."
"Violence sometimes may have cleared away obstructions quickly, but it
never has proved itself creative."
"The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is
suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends.
If they are okay, then it's you."
(Rita Mae Brown)
contributed by Julia:
"I have not failed. I have discovered 1000 things that do not work."
(Thomas Alva Edison)
"Smoking kills, and if you're killed, you've lost a very important part
of your life."
(Anti-smoking spokesperson Brooke Shields
Contributed by: Smoores:
"I slept and dreamt that life was joy,
I woke and saw that life was service,
I acted and behold, service was joy."
"And isn't sanity just a one trick pony anyway? I
mean, all you get is one trick, rational thinking. But when you're good
and crazy? Oooh, oooh, oooh, the sky's the limit!"