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Ten Random Quotes

"This movie is a toupee made up to look like honest baldness."
Pauline Kael

"Climbers aim for the summit because it is there. Bungee jumpers dive off the top because they aren't all there."
Jessica Seigel

"Do you realize if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight?"
Al Boliska

"I cannot give any scientist of any age better advice than this: the intensity of a conviction that a hypothesis is true has no bearing over whether it is true or not."
Peter Medawar

"All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do."
Leo Tolstoy

"Dream the impossible because dreams do come true."
Elijah Wood

"You can always spot a well informed man - his views are the same as yours."
Ilka Chase

"A good catchword can obscure analysis for fifty years."
Wendell L. Willkie

"There is the fear, common to all English-only speakers, that the chief purpose of foreign languages is to make fun of us. Otherwise, you know, why not just come out and say it?"
Barbara Ehrenreich

"What my mother believed about cooking is that if you worked hard and prospered, someone else would do it for you."
Nora Ephron

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