Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Noteworthy Quotes

Didi sent this to me in an e-mail.   So profound, I just had to share.

 "It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.."

--Al Gore, Vice President

  "Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life,"

-- Brooke Shields, during an interview to become spokesperson for federal anti-smoking campaign

"That lowdown scoundrel deserves to be kicked to death by a jackass, and I'm just the one to do it,"

--A congressional candidate in Texas .

"I love California . I practically grew up in Phoenix ."

-- Dan Quayle

"Half this game is ninety percent mental."

--Philadelphia Phillies manager, Danny Ozark

Question: If you could live forever, would you and why?
Answer: "I would not live forever, because we should not live forever, because if we were supposed to live forever, then we would live forever, but we cannot live forever, which is why I would not live forever,"
--Heather Whitestone, Miss Alabama in the 1994 Miss USA contest.

  "The word "genius" isn't applicable in football. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein."

--Joe Theisman, NFL football quarterback & sports analyst.

"We've got to pause and ask ourselves: How much clean air do we need?"

--Lee Iacocca

  "Whenever I watch TV and see those poor starving kids all over the world, I can't help but cry. I mean I'd love to be skinny like that, but not with all those flies and death and stuff."
--Mariah Carey

"Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country,"

--Mayor Marion Barry, Washington , DC .

 "If somebody has a bad heart, they can plug this jack in at night as they go to bed and it will monitor their heart throughout the night. And the next morning, when they wake up dead, there'll be a record."

--Mark S. Fowler, FCC Chairman

 "I've never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body,"

--Winston Bennett, University of Kentucky basketball forward.

"Your food stamps will be stopped effective March 1992 because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. You may reapply if there is a change in your circumstances."

--Department of Social Services, Greenville , South Carolina


Erick said...

Brooke is my favorite, I will always remember what she said. Even after I dead.

Mariko said...

Bwah ha ha ha.
Are those REALLY real? For REALZ???

Hopefully I'll never be immortalized because I say a lot of dumb stuff. :

Les said...

hahahaa! Hey I don't feel so stupid after all! :)

jalna said...

Hahahaha, funny Erick. My favorite is "Norman Einstein".

Mariko, I wondered too . . . did they really say that?

I know Les, and I've said some pretty stupid things in my life . . . like "killing two stones with one bird".

Betty Townsend said...