Great minds at work
>Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2000 08:39:40 -0600
>From: Barry Schlueter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Organization: SRC Enterprises
>Subject: Great minds at work
>Some sad but funny quotes sent by Marv W follow.
> GREAT THINKERS OF OUR TIME!?
>1. 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
>2. "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
>3. "Researchers have discovered that chocolate produces some of
>the same reactions in the brain as marijuana. The researchers also
>discovered other similarities between the two, but can't remember
>what they are."
> ---Matt Lauer on NBC's Today Show, August 22
>4. "I haven't committed a crime. What I did was fail to comply with
> ---David Dinkins, New York City Mayor, answering accusations that
> he failed to pay his taxes.
>5. "Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important
>part of your life."
> ---Brooke Shields, during an interview to become
> a federal anti-smoking campaign.
>6. "I've never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body."
> ---Winston Bennett, Univ. of KY basketball forward
>7. "Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime
>rates in the country."
> ---Mayor Marion Barry, Washington, DC
>8. "We're going to turn this team around 360 degrees."
> ---Jason Kidd, upon his drafting to the Dallas Mavericks
>9. "I'm not going to have some reporters pawing through our papers.
> We are the president."
> ---Hillary Clinton commenting on the release of subpoenaed
>10. "China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese."
> ---Former French President Charles De Gaulle
>11. "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
>12. "It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the
>impurities in our air and water that are doing it."
> ---Former U. S. Vice-President Dan Quayle
>13. "Without censorship, things can get terribly confused in the
> ---General William Westmoreland
>And last but not least-a parting word from Dan Quayle:
>14. "I love California. I practically grew up in Phoenix."
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