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"Men who pass most comfortably through this world are those who possess good digestions and hard hearts."
"He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them."
"She knows what she sees. She has her eyes in the right place."
"Weep not that the world changesdid it keep a stable, changeless state, it were cause indeed to weep."
William C. Bryant
"More than in any other performing arts the lack of respect for acting seems to spring from the fact that every layman considers himself a valid critic."
(was married to Jose Ferrer)
"When it comes to the minds and hairdos of our young people, something had to be done."
George Herbert Walker Bush
US President (41), VP (43)
; (married to Barbara, father of dubya; see all US Presidents, VPs)
, on a CIA investigation of the "highly suspect" number of British bands w/U.S. contracts
"Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction."
"I refuse to consign the whole male sex to the nursery. I insist on believing that some men are my equals."
"I never knifed anybody in the back. It was just not my nature at all and that is why I was so surprised that I made it in show business at all."
"Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots."
"Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have."
US political activist
"There is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income."
"Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong."
US writer, "Hug Doctor"
"Something about glamour interested me. All my schoolbooks had drawings of women on terraces with a cocktail and a cigarette."
US fashion designer