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"Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture, as the little creep through, the great break through, and the middle-sized are alone entangled in."
"There ain't no rules around here! We're trying to accomplish something!"
Thomas Alva Edison
"I'm all in favor of the democratic principle that one idiot is as good as one genius, but I draw the line when someone takes the next step and concludes that two idiots are better than one genius."
"If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament."
US lawyer, activist
"Marriage is too interesting an experiment to be tried only once."
(sister of Zsa Zsa)
"Senator, I served with Jack Kennedy, I knew Jack Kennedy. Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine. Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy."
US Representative (TX)
, on Dan Quayle's comparing himself to JFK
"Doing nothing is very hard to do ... you never know when you're finished."
"A woman is as young as her knees."
English fashion designer
"In my opinion men are getting sick of looking at cowboys, indians, and detectives. Look, don't you think I have more to offer?"
"My movies were the kind they show in prisons and airplanes, because nobody can leave."
"We can pay our debts to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves."
"So what! Forty is the new 30! It doesn't mean a damn thing."
(was engaged to, and disengaged from, Lance Armstrong)
, on turning 40
"There must be quite a few things a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them."
(was married to Ted Hughes)
"When somebody follows you 20 blocks to the pharmacy, where they watch you buy toilet paper, you know your life has changed."
(was married to Brad Pitt)
"We all want to play romantic figures. But because I lost my hair I was stuck playing butchers and crooks."
Lee J. Cobb
"The real wealth of a planet is in its landscape."
"From the beginning, the camera and I were great friends. It loves me, and I love it."