Not only is there no God, but try getting a plumber on weekends.
- Woody Allen
The idea that there is a god is a farce. I know this to be true because the devil told me.
~J. Thompson Lurye
Just the omission of Jane Austen's books alone would make a fairly good library out of a library that hadn't a book in it.
- Mark Twain
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
- Sir Richard Steele
The two most common elements in the universe are Hydrogen and stupidity.
- Harlan Ellison
"Dear Christ, if I don't have You, I cannot cooperate with You!"
- C.S. Lewis (in a letter)
It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.
"If you fail once you're a failure... and if the world says that you're not good enough, get a second opinion".
I met Nick when he preached at my parish in Bel Air, Bel Air Pres. Pretty amazing guy.
"I do believe in God, just not yours."
- Gene Roddenberry
"Although the time of death is approaching me, I am not afraid of dying and going to Hell. Or what would be considerably worse, going to the popularized version of Heaven. I expect death to be nothingness and, for removing me from all possible fears of death, I am thankful to atheism."
"If I believed that, I would be terrified."
- Doug Spaulding
"Acquaintance, n.: A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to."
- Ambrose Bierce
"Once you get to the point where you're actually doing things for truth's sake, then nobody can ever touch you again, because you're harmonizing with a greater power."
- George Harrison
"I never advocated that players not eat bananas. I said, they shouldn't eat unripe bananas, as I have no objection to the fruit when it is ripe. I have some very good friends in the banana business and I would not care to say something about their business which is not true."
- Knute K. Rockne
Notre Dame, Indiana
"If you ever come to Boston after I am out of jail, I have a damned good mind to buy you a drink. Two, if you can stand the gait. Will you libate with me?"
--Chales Ponzi (from where the term PONZI Scheme came forth), responding to a comment in TIME magazine, and now directed to the editor of TIME magazine (1931)
"Comedy has to be based on truth! You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end."
--Sid Caesar (who played Mr. Shumway in Disney's The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit)
|Powered by Social Strata||Page 1 ... 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 ... 52|