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>Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2000 08:39:40 -0600
>From: Barry Schlueter <flower@airmail.net>
>Reply-To: flower@airmail.net
>Organization: SRC Enterprises
>X-Accept-Language: en
 >Subject: Great minds at work
>
>Some sad but funny quotes sent by Marv W follow.
>
>Barry
>
>============================
>
>               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
>the law."
>            ---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
>spokesperson for
>               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
documents.
>
>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
>public mind."
>             ---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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