"You can't be truly rude until you understand good manners."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Rita Mae Brown on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Rita Mae Brown on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Rita Mae Brown on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Rita Mae Brown on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Rita Mae Brown on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"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."
"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."