"The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Rita Mae Brown on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Rita Mae Brown on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Rita Mae Brown on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Rita Mae Brown on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Rita Mae Brown on Dalai Lama
"I believe the true function of age is memory. I'm recording as fast as I can."
"Art is moral passion married to entertainment. Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television."
"You sell a screenplay like you sell a car. If someone drives it off a cliff, that's it."
"Education is a wonderful thing. If you couldn't sign your name you'd have to pay cash."
"Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment."