When the affections so kindly break loose, Joy, is another name for Religion.
(Laurence Sterne (1713-1768), British author, clergyman. Sermons, sermon 20, "The prodigal son" (1766), ed. Melvyn New, University Press of Florida (1996).
Sterne's comment on the welcomed return of the prodigal.)
But, John, if "The Pirates of the Caribbeans" breaks down the pirates don't eat the tourists.
(David Koepp (b. 1963), U.S. screenwriter, and Steven Spielberg. Dr. Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum), Jurassic Park, after the problems at Jurassic Park have been compared to early problems at Disneyland (1993).)
(W.C. Fields (1879-1946), U.S. actor. Poppy (film) (1936).
Fields is earlier reported to have uttered these words on stage in the musical Poppy (1923), though the phrase does not appear in the libretto. Fields made the film Never Give a Sucker an Even Break in 1941. The words have also been attributed to Edward Francis Albee.)
Well I guess you can't break out of prison and into society in the same week.
(Dudley Nichols (1895-1960), U.S. screenwriter, and John Ford. The Ringo Kid (John Wayne), Stagecoach, comment to Dallas (Claire Trevor) when the two are ostracized at dinner by the other stagecoach passengers (1939).
Based on the story "Stage to Lordsburg" by Ernest Haycox Thomas.)