"The world is full of Laurel and Hardys. I saw them all the time as a boy at my
mother's hotel. There's always the dumb, dumb guy, who never has anything bad happen to him, and the smart guy who's even dumber than the dumb guy, only he doesn't know it." <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
Oliver Hardy US actor
"In my young days, I used to pick up sluts, and I don't mean that nastily. It's more a term of endearment, really, for girls who know how to speak their minds."
Kevin Costner US actor
"If you're still acting when you're old, there's something wrong with you."
Jane Horrocks English actor and singer
"Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself. Illness is one of those things which a man should resist on principle at the onset."
Edward G. Bulwer-LyttonEnglish writer
"A book should be luminous, not voluminous."
Christian Nestell Bovee US writer
"Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbors."
Rudyard Kipling English writer
"Life is easier than you'd think; all that is necessary is to accept the impossible, do without the indispensable, and bear the intolerable."
Kathleen Norris US writer
"Do not think you will necessarily be aware of your own enlightenment."
Dogen Japanese religious leader
"Whiskey—I like it, I always did, and that is the reason I never use it."
Robert E. Lee US general
"To be upset over what you don't have is to waste what you do have."
Ken S. Keyes, Jr. US writer
"The right to be let alone is indeed the beginning of all freedoms."
William O. Douglas<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />US Supreme Court Justice