(Courtesy of Simma Leibman and Joel Jankowsky & other sources as noted)

“Sometimes it is not enough to do our best; we must do what is required.” – Winston Churchill

“He is simply a shiver looking for a spine to run up.” – Paul Keating

“For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dare to speak their truth to the power of these men. But their time is up. Their time is up.” – Oprah Winfrey [At the Golden Globes, 1/7/18]

“The moral arc of the universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” – Dr. Martin Luther King

“I’ve just learned about his illness. Let’s hope it’s nothing trivial” – Irvin S. Cobb

“He is not only dull himself; he is the cause of dullness in others.” – Samuel Johnson

“He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts… for support rather than illumination.” – Andrew Lange (1844-1912)

“He loves nature in spite of what it did to him” – Forrest Tucker

“Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?” – Mark Twain

“He has Van Gogh’s ear for music.” – Bill Wilder

“I’ve had a perfectly wonderful evening. But I’m afraid this wasn’t it.” – Groucho Marx

“Nothing in life is more liberating than to fight for a cause larger than yourself, something that encompasses you but is not defined by your existence alone.” – Senator John McCain

I don’t care who does the electing as long as I get to do the nominating. – Boss Tweed

Jay Berman (no relation except by friendship) turns 80 tomorrow, February 3rd. Happy Birthday.