1001 Dumbest Things Ever Said
Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life."
-Brooke Shields, actress, during an interview to become spokesperson for a federal government anti-smoking campaign
"Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country." -Marion Barry, mayor of Washington, D.C.
"A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's printed on."
-Samuel Goldwyn, movie producer
"It's no exaggeration to say that the undecided could go one way or another."
-President George W. Bush
"Your food stamps will be stopped effective March 1992 because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. You may reapply if there is a change in your circumstances."
-Department of Social Services, Greenville, South Carolina
"The word 'genius' isn't applicable in football. A genius is a guy like
-Joe Theisman, former NFL football quarterback and sports analyst
"What a waste it is to lose one's mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is."
-former Vice-President Dan Quayle at a fund-raising event for the
United Negro College Fund (attempting to quote the Fund's slogan,
"A mind is a terrible thing to waste")
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1001? More like 21. The other 980 "dumbest things ever said" are not as dumb as they are slip-ups and mistakes of complete insignificance. And there's not one quote from G.W. Bush. Not one! And if it ... Read full review
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