Comedy is acting out optimism.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.