"Movies are so rarely great art that if we can't appreciate great trash, we've no reason to go."

- Pauline Kael

"Myth is what never was but always is."

- Joseph Campbell

"No society has been able to abolish human sadness."

- Eugene Ionesco

"Excellence makes people nervous."

- Shana Alexander

"Fundamentalists don't like the bible they've got."

- Clark Pinnock

"A little respect will take you a long way."

- Hugh Heffner

"A philosopher is a physician of the soul."

- Epicuras

"In the animal kingdom, the rule is, eat or be eaten; in the human kingdom, define or be defined."

- Thomas Szasz

"People who think in herds behave in herds."

- Christopher Hitchens

"The answers you seek will never be found at home."

- Jimmy Sommerville

"I think I went mad then."

- HP Lovecraft

"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place."

- George Bernard Shaw

"Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem."

- John Galsworthy

"Some things have to be believed in order to be seen."

- Richard Seymour

"There is nothing worse than a brilliant image of a fuzzy concept."

- Ansel Adams

"Pop music today is something people hear while doing something or going somewhere more interesting."

- Mark Simpson

"You never see a sign saying 'Please don't spit on the ceiling'"

- David Scholer

"Contempt breeds arrogance."

- Ray Jasper

"Efficiency is intelligent laziness."

- David Dunham

"Where equality is undisputed, so also is subordination."

- George Bernard Shaw

"Being too accepted is not good for your art."

- David Cronenberg

"One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman."

- Simone de Beauvoir

"A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies."

- Friedrich Nietzsche

"How is it we have so much information, but know so little?"

- Noam Chomsky

"Everything bad is good for you."

- Stephen Johnson

"Hollywood is the only place where you can die of encouragement."

- Pauline Kael

"The consuming desire of most human beings is deliberately to place their entire life in the hands of some other person."

- Quentin Crisp

"Don't argue with a fool. The spectators can't tell the difference."

- Charles Nalin

"If you have nothing to express it is very much like thinking you have so much to express that you don’t know how to say it."

- Pauline Kael

"Man's memory is not as good as man's pen."

- James White

"Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions."

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

"The human being is the story telling animal - the only animal which tells itself stories to understand what sort of creature it is."

- Salman Rushdie

"A rational mind needs regular maintenance."

- Scott Adams

"One has only has to stand still to become a radical."

- Alan Bennett

"Once you pick a side you lose the ability to reason."

- Scott Adams