Quotes by Woody Allen, Annie Hall

I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy next to me.

Woody Allen, Annie Hall

Other Great Authors


What do you take me for, an idiot

Charles De Gaulle

To laugh often and much to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others to leave the world a little better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is the meaning of success.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our repentance is not so much regret for the ill we have done as fear of the ill that may happen to us in consequence.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Over-seriousness is a warning sign for mediocrity and bureaucratic thinking. People who are seriously committed to mastery and high performance are secure enough to lighten up.

Michael J. Gelb

Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness for it is ever imposed in the interest of the children.

George Bernard Shaw

What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly. It is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine, The American Crisis »

To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.

Mary Pettibone Poole, A Glass Eye at a Keyhole, 1938 »