Whenever I watch TV and see those poor starving kids all over the world, I
  can't help but cry. I mean I'd love to be skinny like that but not with all
  those flies and death and stuff.
  -- Mariah Carey
  Question: If you could live forever, would you and why?  Answer: I would
  not live forever, because we should not live forever, because if we were
  supposed to live forever, then we would live forever, but we cannot live
  forever, which is why I would not live forever.
  -- Miss Alabama in the 1994 Miss Universe contest
  Researchers have discovered that chocolate produces some of the same
  reactions in the brain as marijuana...The researchers also discovered other
  similarities between the two, but can't remember what they are.
   --Matt Lauer on NBC's Today show, August 22
  I haven't committed a crime. What I did was fail to comply with the law.
   -- David Dinkins, New York City Mayor, answering accusations that he failed
  to pay his taxes.
  Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your
   -- Brooke Shields, during an interview to become spokesperson for a federal
  anti-smoking campaign
  I've never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body.
  -- Winston Bennett, University of Kentucky basketball
  Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the
  -- Mayor Marion Barry, Washington, DC
  The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history...this century's
  history...We all lived in this century. I didn't live in this century.
   -- Dan Quayle, then Indiana senator and Republican vice-presidential
  candidate during a news conference in which he was asked his opinion of the
  The streets are safe in Philadelphia. It's only the people who make them
    -- Frank Rizzo, ex-police chief and mayor of Philadelphia
  After finding no qualified candidates for the position of principal, the
  school board is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of David
  Steele to the post.
   -- Philip Streifer, Superintendent of Schools, Barrington, Rhode Island