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Mr. Rockford? You don't know me, but I'd like to hire you. Could
you call me at... My name is... uh... Never mind, forget it!
-- "The Rockford Files"
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My advice to you, my violent friend, is to seek out gold and sit on it.
-- The Dragon to Grendel, in John Gardner's "Grendel"
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My band career ended late in my senior year when John Cooper and I threw my
amplifier out the dormitory window. We did not act in haste. First we
checked to make sure the amplifier would fit through the frame, using the
belt from my bathrobe to measure, then we picked up the amplifier and backed
up to my bedroom door. Then we rushed forward, shouting "The WHO! The
WHO!" and we launched my amplifier perfectly, as though we had been doing it
all our lives, clean through the window and down onto the sidewalk, where a
small but appreciative crowd had gathered. I would like to be able to say
that this was a symbolic act, an effort on my part to break cleanly away
from one state in my life and move on to another, but the truth is, Cooper
and I really just wanted to find out what it would sound like. It sounded
-- Dave Barry, "The Snake"
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"My life is a soap opera, but who has the rights?"
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My tears stuck in their little ducts, refusing to be jerked.
-- Peter Stack, movie review
His performance is so wooden you want to spray him with Liquid Pledge.
-- John Stark, movie review
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No Civil War picture ever made a nickel.
-- MGM executive Irving Thalberg to Louis B. Mayer about
film rights to "Gone With the Wind".
Cerf/Navasky, "The Experts Speak"
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No house should ever be on any hill or on anything. It should be of the hill,
belonging to it.
-- Frank Lloyd Wright
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No poet or novelist wishes he was the only one who ever lived, but most of
them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number fondly believe
their wish has been granted.
-- W.H. Auden, "The Dyer's Hand"
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No two persons ever read the same book.
-- Edmund Wilson
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"No, `Eureka' is Greek for `This bath is too hot.'"
-- Dr. Who