We have really everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language.
Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900), The Canterville Ghost, 1882
If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
Humor is just another defense against the universe.
Mel Brooks (1926 - )
We've heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakespeare; now, thanks to the Internet, we know that is not true.
Robert Wilensky, speech at a 1996 conference