From my brother, Lloyd Williamson. Ya gotta
luv 'em, they try so hard!
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," --Miss
Alabama in the 1994 Miss USA contest.
"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
"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 a federal anti-smoking campaign.
"I've never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body,"
--Winston Bennett, University of Kentucky basketball forward.
"Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the
--Mayor Marion Barry, Washington, DC.
"We're going to turn this team around 360 degrees," --Jason Kidd, upon
his drafting to the Dallas Mavericks.
"I'm not going to have some reporters pawing through our papers. We are
the president," --Hillary Clinton commenting on the release of
"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 don't feel we did wrong in taking this great country away from them.
There were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the Indians were
selfishly trying to keep it for themselves." --John Wayne
"Half this game is ninety percent mental." --Philadelphia Phillies
manager, Danny Ozark
"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
"If you let that sort of thing go on, your bread and butter will be cut right
out from under your feet," --Former British foreign minister, Ernest
"I love California. I practically grew up in Phoenix." --Dan Quayle
"It's no exaggeration to say that the undecideds could go one way or another"
--George Bush, US President
"We've got to pause and ask ourselves: How much clean air do we need?"
"I was provided with additional input that was radically different from the
truth. I assisted in furthering that version," --Colonel Oliver
North, from his Iran-Contra testimony.
"The word "genius" isn't applicable in football. A genius is a guy like
Norman Einstein," --Joe Theisman, NFL football quarterback &sports
"We don't necessarily discriminate. We simply exclude certain types of
--Colonel Gerald Wellman, ROTC Instructor.
"If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure." --Bill Clinton,
"We are ready for an unforeseen event that may or may not occur." --Al
"Traditionally, most of Australia's imports come from overseas."
"The loss of life will be irreplaceable." --Dan Quayle
"I was recently on a tour of Latin America, and the only regret I have is that I
didn't study my Latin harder in school so I could converse with those people."
--Dan Quayle, VP
"It is wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago!" --Dan
"Hawaii is a unique state. It is a small state. It is a state that
is by itself. It is different from the other 49 states. Well, all
states are different, but it's got a particularly unique situation."
--Dan Quayle, VP
"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
"We apologize for the error in last week's paper in which we stated that Mr.
Arnold Dogbody was a defective in the police force. We meant, of course, that
Mr. Dogbody is a detective in the police farce." --Correction Notice in the
Ely Standard, a British newspaper
"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