“The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.”
— James Madison
“They laughed when I said I was going to be a comedian. Well, they’re not laughing now.”
— Bob Monkhouse, British comedian.
“I am as bad as the worst, but, thank god I am as good as the best.”
— Walt Whitman
“Literature is made upon any occasion that a challenge is put to the legal apparatus by conscience in touch with humanity.”
— Nelson Algren
“The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.”
— Joseph Priestly, written in the 18th century.
“I am amazed at radio DJs today. I am firmly convinced that AM on my radio stands for Absolute Moron. I will not begin to tell you what FM stands for.”
— Jasper Carrott
“Errol Flynn died on a 70-foot boat with a 17-year-old girl. Walter has always wanted to go that way, but he’s going to settle for a 17-footer with a 70-year-old.”
— Betsy Cronkite, wife of the late newsman Walter.