Eclectic quotations accumulating in Hell's Kitchen, NY, USA.


'I don't see people who are nasty or read nasty things. This makes me more tranquil"
-- Brooke Astor on her 100th Birthday tomorrow.

"I know many of my husband's ex-girlfriends who will agree that if every man was was as good in bed as David, there would be a lot of happy women in the world,"
-- Liza Minnelli

"If Liza was expecting passion with David on their wedding night, believe me, she's still waiting."
-- Ruth Warrick , as quoted in The Globe.

"We moved in together one week after we met, that says it all."
-- Liza Minnelli

"I know who I am. That's the important thing. She knows who she is, and we're so in love we've got our own world."
-- David Gest

"Ruth Warrick is trying to capitalize on the attention of our wedding"... "It is unfortunate that an 86-year-old woman, like Ruth Warrick, can think that a friendship is more than just that. Ruth Warrick is old enough to be David's grandmother."
-- Liza Minnelli, as told to Page Six.

"It's all a big mistake. I never should have said it"... "I feel very badly about it. I guess I was a little giddy. I feel terrible to rain on their parade."
--Ruth Warrick, as told to Page Six.


"I hate stupid damn Earth."... "You are getting bald, Mr. Tawd."... "Yeah , well Mister Tawd IS getting old."... "This place has Anthrax!... YOU have Anthrax!"... "I love Mister Tawd, he's the best teacher in the whole wide world."... "Hello Miss Dawg... blah blah blah blah."
--Aaron, age six


"There was no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse."
-- Quentin Crisp

"An autobiography is an obituary in serial form with the last chapter missing."
-- Quentin Crisp

"Of course I lie to people. But I lie altruistically - for our mutual good. The lie is the basic building block of good manners. That may seem mildly shocking to a moralist - but then what isn't?"
--Quentin Crisp


"She’s using him? He’s using her? Who cares? Nobody deserves to do it all alone.”
-- Margaret O'Brien (at the fourth wedding of Liza Minnelli, as quoted by Rex Reed)


"My father is always telling me to take care of myself and get a lot of rest. He's always saying, "Sleep will fix anything. Go take a nap." I think he's right. I find when I get frazzled, if I get a good night's sleep, I feel much better about things."
-- Ben Stiller


"It costs nothing to be kind."
-- Sylvia Myer

It was "the kissiest wedding I've ever seen."
-- Liz Smith (on the wedding of Liza Minelli to David Gest, yesterday).


"People call and ask me, 'Carolyn, is Satan there?' And I tell them, 'Satan is only where we let him.'"
-- Carolyn Risher, Mayor of Inglis, Fla., (who issued a decree banning Satan from town).


"To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded."
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson


"The race against time can only be won by slowing down."
-- Fortune Cookie


"It's always something..."
-- Rosanna Rosana Danna (as played by Gilda Radner)