"Smoking kills, and if you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life." - anti-smoking spokesperson Brooke Shields
"If you've seen one redwood tree, you've seen them all" - forestry expert Ronald Reagan
"It is bad luck to be superstitious" - Andrew Mathis
"They're multipurpose. not only do they put the clips on, but they take them off." - Pratt & Whitney spokesperson explaining why the company charged the air force nearly $1000 for an ordinary pair of pliers.
"We're going to turn this team around 360 degrees." - Jason Kidd, upon his drafting to the Dallas Mavericks
"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
"It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. therefore, I ..have to beat somebody." - Richard M. Nixon
"The government is not doing enough about cleaning up the environment. this is a good planet." - Mr. New Jersey contestant when asked what he would do with a million dollars.
"A million here, a million there, sooner or later it adds up to real money." - Everett Dirksen
"A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on." - Samuel Goldwyn
"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
"Without censorship, things can get terribly confused in the public mind." - General William Westmoreland
"Being a computer means never having to say you're sorry." - unknown
"It's not whether you get knocked down. It's whether you get up again." - Vince Lombardi