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  • #1
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand.”
    Kurt Vonnegut

  • #2
    Rodney Dangerfield
    “I came from a real tough neighborhood. Once a guy pulled a knife on me. I knew he wasn't a professional, the knife had butter on it.”
    Rodney Dangerfield

  • #3
    Robert Orben
    “Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian.”
    Robert Orben

  • #4
    Don Marquis
    “Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday”
    Don Marquis

  • #5
    Terry Pratchett
    “I'd rather be a rising ape than a falling angel.”
    Terry Pratchett

  • #6
    Fernando Pessoa
    “No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless some stupidity is mixed in with it”
    Fernando Pessoa

  • #7
    Groucho Marx
    “I sent the club a wire stating, PLEASE ACCEPT MY RESIGNATION. I DON'T WANT TO BELONG TO ANY CLUB THAT WILL ACCEPT ME AS A MEMBER.”
    Groucho Marx, Groucho and Me

  • #8
    Peter Ustinov
    “I imagine hell like this: Italian punctuality, German humour and English wine.”
    Peter Ustinov

  • #9
    Rodney Dangerfield
    “Once I pulled a job, I was so stupid. I picked a guy's pocket on an airplane and made a run for it.”
    Rodney Dangerfield

  • #10
    Terry Pratchett
    “Over the centuries, mankind has tried many ways of combating the forces of evil... prayer, fasting, good works and so on. Up until Doom, no one seemed to have thought about the double-barrel shotgun. Eat leaden death, demon...”
    Terry Pratchett

  • #11
    Albert Einstein
    “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #12
    Jane Austen
    “A woman, especially if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.”
    Jane Austen

  • #13
    Rowena Cherry
    “What in the blue star-blazes did you see in Jason?" he asked, still forcefully but with his frustration and jealousy under better control.

    "For one thing, Djetth, he wasn't trying to kill me!"

    ("Marsh", heroine of Insufficient Mating Material)
    Rowena Cherry, Insufficient Mating Material

  • #14
    Woody Allen
    “There's an old joke - um... two elderly women are at a Catskill mountain resort, and one of 'em says, "Boy, the food at this place is really terrible." The other one says, "Yeah, I know; and such small portions." Well, that's essentially how I feel about life - full of loneliness, and misery, and suffering, and unhappiness, and it's all over much too quickly.”
    Woody Allen, Annie Hall: Screenplay

  • #15
    Tom Stoppard
    “Life in a box is better than no life at all, I expect. You'd have a chance at least. You could lie there thinking: Well, at least I'm not dead.”
    Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

  • #16
    L.M. Montgomery
    “After all, what could you expect from a pig but a grunt?”
    L.M. Montgomery

  • #17
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    “My patience has dreadful chilblains from standing so long on a monument.”
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Mary Russell Mitford, 1836-1854

  • #18
    Kingsley Amis
    “... all his faces were designed to express rage or loathing. Now that something had happened which really deserved a face, he had none to celebrate it with. As a kind of token, he made his Sex Life in Ancient Rome face.”
    Kingsley Amis, Lucky Jim

  • #19
    Kay Redfield Jamison
    “Mother, who has an absolute belief that it is not the cards that one is dealt in life, it is how one plays them, is, by far, the highest card I was dealt.”
    Kay Redfield Jamison, An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness

  • #20
    Doris Day
    “The really frightening thing about middle age is that you know you'll grow out of it.

    Doris Day

  • #21
    Rowena Cherry
    “If you neglected to warn Djetth beforehand that you were going to shoot him down, Your Highness, he may consider you in breach of contract...

    -- Rhett
    Rowena Cherry, Insufficient Mating Material

  • #22
    John Kennedy Toole
    “Had that poor Reilly kook really been proud of Levy Pants? He had always said that he was. That was one good sign of his insanity.”
    John Kennedy Toole, A Confederacy of Dunces

  • #23
    Rowena Cherry
    Rhett: If you've made up your mind to impale someone, do it with conviction.”
    Rowena Cherry, Knight's Fork

  • #24
    Saul Bellow
    “If I'm out of my mind, it's all right with me, thought Moses Herzog.”
    Saul Bellow, Herzog

  • #25
    Niels Bohr
    “Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.”
    Niels Bohr

  • #26
    Karen Joy Fowler
    “Allegra's Austen wrote about the impact of financial need on the intimate lives of women. If she'd worked in a bookstore, Allegra would have shelved Austen in the horror section.”
    Karen Joy Fowler, The Jane Austen Book Club

  • #27
    John Kennedy Toole
    “It smells terrible in here.'

    Well, what do you expect? The human body, when confined, produces certain odors which we tend to forget in this age of deodorants and other perversions. Actually, I find the atmosphere of this room rather comforting. Schiller needed the scent of apples rotting in his desk in order to write. I, too, have my needs. You may remember that Mark Twain preferred to lie supinely in bed while composing those rather dated and boring efforts which contemporary scholars try to prove meaningful. Veneration of Mark Twain is one of the roots of our current intellectual stalemate.”
    John Kennedy Toole, A Confederacy of Dunces

  • #28
    Philip Roth
    “Doctor doctor, what do you say, lets put the id back in yid”
    Philip Roth, Portnoy's Complaint



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