"I've done the calculation and your chances of winning the lottery are identical whether you play or not."
"I never met anyone who didn't have a very smart child. What happens to these children, you wonder,
when they reach adulthood?"
"Stand firm in your refusal to remain conscious during algebra. In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra."
"To put it rather bluntly, I am not the type who wants to go back to the land;
I am the type who wants to go back to the hotel."
"Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint,
simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass."