"In the opinion that there is a God, there are difficulties, but in the contrary opinion, there are absurdities."
"Do you believe the Pope is the Antichrist, my friend?" said the minister.
"I have never heard anyone say so," replied Candide, "but whether he is or he isn't, I want some food."
"and now for something completely different"
some Oscar Wilde!
"Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious."
"Education is an admirable thing. But it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught."
"The only thing that the artist cannot see is the obvious. The only thing the public can see is the obvious."
"Public opinion exists only where there are no ideas."