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Here's a good one:
> "This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown
> with great force."
> -Dorothy Parker
> "Well if I called the wrong number, why did you answer the phone?"
> -James Thurber
> "Life is a zoo in a jungle."
> -Peter DeVries
> "If one cannot invent a really convincing lie, it is often better
> to stick to the truth."
> -Angela Thirkell
> "We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of
> those we don't like?"
> -Jean Cocteau
> "Hollywood - a place where the inmates are in charge of the asylum."
> -Laurence Stallings
> "One of the most obvious facts about grown-ups to a child is that
> they have forgotten what it is like to be a child."
> -Randall Jarrell
> "A pessimist is a man who looks both ways when he's crossing a
> one-way street."
> "The world is divided into people who do things - and people who
> get the credit."
> -Dwight Morrow
> "I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end."
> "The past is a foreign country - they do things differently there."
> "The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible
> worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true."
> "So little time, so little to do."
> -Oscar Levant
> "No man is ever old enough to know better."
> -Holbrook Jackson
> "Old age is always 15 years older than I am."
> -Bernard Baruch
> "Nobody really sings in an opera. They just make loud noises.":
> -Amelita Galli-Curei
> "Money isn't everything: usually it isn't even enough."
> "History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have
> exhausted all other alternatives."
> -Abba Eban
> "History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living."
> -Lawerence Durrell
> "Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an
> even smaller hole, with weapons singularly illdesigned for the
> purpose." -Winston Churchill
> "For the female of the species is more deadly than the male."
> -Rudyard Kipling
> "I am firm. You are obstinate. He is a pig-headed fool."
> -Katherine Whitehorn
> "A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep."
>Editors Note: Here a couple more of my favorites:
> I want to die peacefully in my sleep like my grandfather,
> not screaming in abject horror like his passengers.
> The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new
> discoveries, is not "Eureka!" (I found it!) but "That's funny ..."
> -- Isaac Asimov
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Orphan Vertebrate Paleontologist
When the going gets wierd, the wierd turn pro.