"You can pretend to be serious; you can't pretend to be witty."
- Sacha Guitry (1885-1957)
"Behind every great fortune there is a crime."
- Honore de Balzac (1799-1850)
"I am not young enough to know everything."
- Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
"The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his."
- General George Patton (1885-1945)
"There is no sincerer love than the love of food."
- George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
"I don't even butter my bread; I consider that cooking."
- Katherine Cebrian
"Mr. Wagner has beautiful moments but bad quarters of an hour."
- Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868)
"Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure."
- Oliver Herford (1863-1935)
"The covers of this book are too far apart."
- Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)
"Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them."
- Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964)
"Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung."
- Voltaire (1694-1778)
"When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before."
- Mae West (1892-1980)
"No Sane man will dance."
- Cicero (106-43 B.C.)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
The Towering Inferno
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Swiss Family Robinson
Aladdin (1992 movie)
Paul of Tarsus
Constantine the Great
Alexander the Great
Antony van Leeuwenhoek
Alexander Graham Bell
Ludwig van Beethoven
William the Conqueror
Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen
Vasco da Gama
St. Thomas Aquinas
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King Jr.
Charles E. Merrill