Don'tcha feel smarter, when you read these idiotic quotes made by the famous among us?
If you ever feel a little bit stupid, just dig this up and read it again; you'll begin to think you're a genius.
(On September 17, 1994, Alabama's Heather Whitestone was selected as Miss America 1995.)
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
"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, Singer/Actress
"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 the federal anti-smoking campaign
"I've never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body,"
--Winston Bennett, University of Kentucky basketball forward
"Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country."
--Marion Barry, former Washington DC mayor
"Half this game is ninety percent mental."
--Danny Ozark, former Philadelphia Phillies manager
"It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it."
--Al Gore, former Vice-President
"I love California. I practically grew up in Phoenix."
-- Dan Quayle, Doofus
"We've got to pause and ask ourselves: How much clean air do we need?"
--Lee Iacocca, former Chrysler Corp. CEO
"The word 'genius' isn't applicable in football. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein."
--Joe Theismann, NFL football quarterback & sports analyst
"We don't necessarily discriminate. We simply exclude certain types of people."
-- Colonel Gerald Wellman, ROTC Instrutor
"Your food stamps will be stopped effective March 1992 because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. You may reapply if there is a change in your circumstances."
--Department of Social Services, South Carolina
"Traditionally, most of Australia's imports come from overseas."
--Keppel Enderbery, fomer Aussie Cabinet member
"If somebody has a bad heart, they can plug this jack in at night as they go to bed and it will monitor their heart throughout the night. And the next morning, when they wake up dead, there'll be a record."
--Mark S. Fowler, former FCC Chairman
(My apologies for some of the poor-quality images.)
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