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"If you ever see me getting beaten by the police, put down the

video camera and come help me."

--Bobcat Goldthwait

"I've been doing the Fonda workout: the Peter Fonda workout. That's

where I wake up, take a hit of acid, smoke a joint, and run to my

sister's house and ask her for money."

--Kevin Meaney

"My mom said she learned how to swim. Someone took her out in the lake

and threw her off the boat. That's how she learned how to swim. I said,

'Mom, they weren't trying to teach you how to swim.' "

--Paula Poundstone

"In elementary school, in case of fire you have to line up quietly in a

single file line from smallest to tallest. What is the logic? Do tall

people burn slower?"

--Warren Hutcherson

"I have six locks on my door all in a row. When I go out, I lock every

other one. I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the

locks, they are always locking three."

--Elayne Boosler

"Ever wonder if illiterate people get the full effect of alphabet soup?"

--John Mendoza

"Today I met with a subliminal advertising executive for just a second."

--Steven Wright

"Relationships are hard. It's like a full-time job, and we should treat

it like one. If your boyfriend or girlfriend wants to leave you, they

should give you two weeks' notice. There should beseverance pay, and

before they leave you, they should have to find you a temp."

--Bob Ettinger

"A study in the Washington Post says that women have better verbal skills

than men. I just want to say to the authors of that study: Duh."

--Conan O'Brien

"I haven't taken my Christmas lights down. They look so nice on the


--Winston Spear

"Did you ever walk in a room and forget why you walked in? I think that's

how dogs spend their lives."

--Sue Murphy

"My grandfather's a little forgetful, but he likes to give me advice. One

day, he took me aside and left me there."

--Ron Richards

"I worry that the person who thought up Muzak may be thinking up

something else."

--Lily Tomlin

"USA Today has come out with a new survey: Apparently three out of four

people make up 75 percent of the population."

--David Letterman

"Chihuahua. There's a waste of dog food. Looks like a dog that is still

far away."

--Billiam Coronell

"I was a vegetarian until I started leaning towards sunlight."

--Rita Rudner

"I always wanted to be somebody, but I should have been more specific."

--Lily Tomlin

"The Swiss have an interesting army. Five hundred years without a war.

Pretty impressive. Also pretty lucky for them. Ever see that little

Swiss Army knife they have to fight with? Not much of a weapon there.

Corkscrews. Bottle openers. 'Come on, buddy, let's go. You get past me,

the guy in back of me, he's got a spoon. Back off. I've got the toe

clippers right here.'"

--Jerry Seinfeld

"I planted some bird seed. A bird came up. Now I don't know what to feed


--Steven Wright

"I don't kill flies but I like to mess with their minds. I hold them

above globes. They freak out and yell, 'Whoa, I'm way too high!' "

--Bruce Baum

"I met a new girl at a barbecue, very pretty, a blond I think. I don't

know, her hair was on fire, and all she talked about was herself. You

know these kind of girls: 'I'm hot. I'm on fire. Me, me, me.' You know.

'Help me, put me out.' Come on, could we talk about me just a little


--Garry Shandling

"I think that's how Chicago got started. A bunch of people in New York

said, 'Gee, I'm enjoying the crime and the poverty, but it just isn't

cold enough. Let's go west.'"

--Richard Jeni

"Sometimes I think war is God's way of teaching us geography."

--Paul Rodriguez

"Why does Sea World have a seafood restaurant? I'm halfway through my

fishburger and I realize, Oh my God....I could be eating a slow learner."

--Lynda Montgomery

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