"I guess if people couldn't profit from war I don't think there would be war."
"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice."Lily Tomlin on Albert Einstein
"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam."Lily Tomlin on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one."Lily Tomlin on Albert Einstein
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."Lily Tomlin on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills we shall never surrender."Lily Tomlin on Winston Churchill
"Remember we're all in this alone."
"We're all in this alone."
"If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library?"
"The best mind-altering drug is the truth."
"Don't be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed."