“You can’t start worrying about what’s going to happen.”— Lauren Bacall.
"Angelina Jolie, if I can just make one person happy with my charity work, I’ll die content. I thought, easy! Give Jennifer Aniston back her husband."— Joan Rivers at the Comedy Store.
Joan Rivers on Louie. She said the funniest line on TV. “Smell my breath,” she asks Louis C.K. after telling him she didn’t blow anyone to get to where she is. It’s the opposite career path of Kim Kardashian. I wish she was around to comment on the recent celeb photo leaks. She constantly tore Hollywood royalty new ones. There wouldn’t be a Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling, Amy Schumer, Lena Dunham, Sarah Silverman or Ellen DeGeneres if she didn’t break all the rules for them.
“We don’t apologize for a joke. We’re comics. We’re here to make you laugh. If you don’t get it, then don’t watch us.”— Joan Rivers
“You should never, never doubt something that no one is sure of.”— Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964).
Margaret Talbot on the cover of a fiftieth-anniversary edition of Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”:
“Dahl’s young characters always have agency; their magic powers or ingenious schemes—what their adult overlords consider misbehavior—always save the day.