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The abdomen, the chest, and the brain will forever be shut from the intrusion of the wise and humane surgeon. -- Sir John Eric Ericksen, British surgeon, appointed Surgeon-Extraordinary to Queen Victoria 1873. (Quote by - John Eric Ericksen)

I'm just glad it'll be Clark Gable who's falling on his face and not Gary Cooper. -- Gary Cooper, on his decision to not take the leading role in Gone With The Wind. (Quote by - Gary Cooper)

If I had thought about it, I wouldn't have done the experiment. The literature was full of examples that said you can't do this. -- Spencer Silver on the work that led to the unique adhesives for 3-M Post-It Notepads. (Quote by - Spencer Silver)

Louis Pasteur's theory of germs is ridiculous fiction. -- Pierre Pachet, Professor of Physiology at Toulouse, 1872. (Quote by - Pierre Pachet)

Stocks have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau. -- Irving Fisher, Professor of Economics, Yale University, 1929. (Quote by - Irving Fisher)

Everything that can be invented has been invented. -- Charles H. Duell, Commissioner, U.S. Office of Patents, 1899. (Quote by - Charles H. Duell)

Who the hell wants to hear actors talk? -- H.M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927. (Quote by - H. M. Warner)

The opera isn't over till the fat lady sings. - "The Washington Post", June 13, 1978. (Quote by - Dan Cook)

The future is just old age and illness and pain.... I must have peace and this is the only way. (Quote by - James Whale)

Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible. -- Lord Kelvin, president, Royal Society, 1895. (Quote by - Lord Kelvin)

I am still progressing. (Quote by - Pierre Auguste Renoir)

No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris. -- Orville Wright. (Quote by - Orville Wright)

What we know is not much; what we do not know is immense. (Quote by - Pierre)

Dear World, I am leaving you because I am bored. I feel I have lived long enough. I am leaving you with your worries in this sweet cesspool - good luck. (Quote by - George Sanders)

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived. (Quote by - George)

To Harald, may God forgive you and forgive me too but I prefer to take my life away and our baby's before I bring him with shame or killing him, Lupe. (Quote by - Lupe Velez)

A-four and a-three and a-two and a-one... (Quote by - Lawrence Welk)

Why fear death? It is the most beautiful adventure in life. (Quote by - Charles Frohman)

Better is the sinner who hath thoughts about God, than the saint who hath only the show of sanctity. (Quote by - Sadi)

Death is a law and not a punishment. Three things ought to console us for giving up life; the friends whom we have lost, the few persons worth of being loved whom we leave behind us, and finally the memory of our stupidities and the assurance that they are now going to stop. (Quote by - John Baptiste Dubois)

Cheer up, children, I am all right. (Quote by - Franz Joseph Haydn)

To my friends: My work is done. Why wait?. (Quote by - George Eastman)

Good people are always so sure they're right. (Quote by - Barbara Graham)

Airplanes are interesting toys but of no military value. -- Marechal Ferdinand Foch, Professor of Strategy, Ecole Superieure de Guerre. (Quote by - Marechal Ferdinand Foch)

All fled--all done, so lift me on the pyre; The feast is over, and the lamps expire. (Quote by - Robert E. Howard)

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