Another good thing about being poor is that when you are seventy, your children will not have you declared legally insane in order to gain control of your estate.
~Woody Allen (born 1935 as Allan Stewart Konigsberg), award-winning American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, author, and playwright, whose career spans over half a century
We used to build civilizations. Now we build shopping malls.
~Bill Bryson/ William McGuire “Bill” Bryson, OBE (born 1951), best-selling American author of humorous books on travel, as well as books on the English language and science
Drama and Television
Money may be the husk of many things, but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintances, but not friends; servants, but not faithfulness; days of joy, but not peace and happiness.
~Henrik Ibsen (1828 – 1906), 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theater director, and poet
Robin (to Zelda the Great): We’ve got you, bank bandit!
[She disappears using a mirror trick.]
Robin: Holy Hole in a Doughnut. What happened?
~Batman (1966), “Zelda the Great“