“Writing is easy. You just sit at your typewriter and concentrate until beads of blood form on your forehead.”

—George Axelrod, 1922 – 2003

“If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers, the second greatest favor you can do them is to present them with copies of Elements of Style. The first greatest, of course, is to shoot them now, while they’re still happy.”

—Dorothy Parker

“If they laid all the coeds from Yale end to end, I wouldn’t be a bit surprised.”

—Dorothy Parker

The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.

—Bill Watterson  (Calvin and Hobbes)