Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900 - 1944), "The Little Prince", 1943
Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.
Alfred Hitchcock (1899 - 1980)
Once the game is over, the King and the pawn go back in the same box.
If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane.
It is impossible to travel faster than the speed of light, and certainly not desirable, as one's hat keeps blowing off.
Woody Allen (1935 - )
It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this.
Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)
A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of.
Burt Bacharach (1928 - )
Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely- read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely.
Hesketh Pearson, Common Misquotations (1934), Introduction