sic semper, from the John Boy and Billy bigshow website, bitspage section[for the one who asked]( http://www.thebigshow.com ) Not-So-Quotable Quotes Proof positive that John Boy is not the only well-known person who occasionally has trouble communicating. 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 forever, but we cannot live forever, which is why I would not live forever. -- Miss Alabama in the 1994 Miss USA contest Whenever I watch TV and see those poor staving kids all over the world, l 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 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 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 life. -- Brooke Shields, during an interview to become spokesperson for a federal anti-smoking campaign I've never had knee surgery on any other part of my body. -- Winston Bennett, University of Kentucky basketball forward Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country. -- Mayor Marion Barry, Washington, D.C. They're multipurpose. Not only do they put the clips on, but they take them off. -- Pratt & Whitney spokesperson explaining why the company charged the Air Force nearly $1000 for an ordinary pair of pliers. The President has kept all of the promises he intended to keep. -- Clinton aide George Stephanopolous speaking on Larry King Live We're going to turn this team around 360 degrees. -- Jason Kidd, upon his drafting to the Dallas Mavericks I'm not going to have some reporters pawing through our papers. We are the president. -- Hillary Clinton commenting on the release of subpoenaed documents When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results. -- Former U.S. President Calvin Coolidge China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese. -- Former French President Charles De Gaulle That lowdown scoundrel deserves to be kicked to death by a jackass, and I'm just the one to do it. -- A congressional candidate in Texas It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. Therefore, I have to beat somebody. -- Richard M. Nixon The government is not doing enough about cleaning up the environment. This is a good planet. -- Mr. New Jersey contestant when asked what he would do with a million dollars. I don't feel we did wrong in taking this great country away from them. There were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the Indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves. -- John Wayne Without censorship, things can get terribly confused in the public mind. -- General William Westmoreland If you let that sort of thing go on, your bread and butter will be cut right out from under your feet. -- Former British foreign minister Ernest Bevin Things are more like they are now than they ever were before. -- Former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower ©2000 John Boy & Billy Inc. All rights reserved.