"One of the pleasant duties of America's most famous announcers during the relatively short swing era of the big bands was to host late-night remotes from some of the most famous ballrooms throughout the country."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Nick Clooney on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Nick Clooney on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Nick Clooney on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Nick Clooney on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Nick Clooney on Ambrose Bierce
"It is impossible to exaggerate the wide, and widening, gulf between the American attitude on the Iraq war and the view from our friends across the Atlantic."
"The quality that defines us as Americans is the courage to respond to being hit. The courage to root out and destroy the killers. And, most importantly, the courage to hold on to our values and protect our hard-won freedoms while doing it."
"What the F.D.I.C. does is to put the full faith and credit of the United States government behind every savings account in the nation, up to a limit that has changed over the years and stands now at $100,000."
"Respect and affection for animals, particularly those who share our homes, recognize no geographic borders."
"Conventional wisdom holds that setting a timetable for getting American troops out of Iraq would be a mistake."