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"Reality only reveals itself when it is illuminated by a ray of poetry."
"Writers should be readbut neither seen nor heard."
"I don't like money, actually, but it quiets my nerves."
"A bachelor is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction."
"All this time I've just wanted to be blonde, beautiful and 5 feet 2 inches tall."
"I've never been to a shrink, so I can't explain my compulsion on psychological grounds, the idea just suddenly popped into my head and took over."
, on his choice of career
"Never criticize Americans. They have the best taste money can buy."
"Very few blacks will take up golf until the requirement for plaid pants is dropped."
"Sometimes, I feel I am really blessed to be blind because I probably would not last a minute if I were able to see things."
US singer, songwriter
"Shaq is not the man. He's the man because the NBA wants him to be the man, but before you can be the man, you've got to be the man."
US basketball player
"We have no desire to make anybody look like a blithering idiot, but we do love it when they do."
US writer, comic, actor