Did They Really Say That?

'Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country,' --Mayor Marion Barry, Washington , DC

'Half this game is ninety percent mental.' --Philadelphia Phillies manager, Danny Ozark

'It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.' --Al Gore, Vice President

'We've got to pause and ask ourselves: How much clean air do we need?' --Lee Iacocca

'The word 'genius' isn't applicable in football. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.' --Joe Theisman, NFL football quarterback & sports analyst

'We don't necessarily discriminate. We simply exclude certain types of people.' --Colonel Gerald Wellman, ROTC Instructor

'Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life,' -- Brooke Shields

'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


  1. This 'Half this game is ninety percent mental.' is verrrry similar to a Yogi Berra quote.

    It's amazing the things we say when speaking/writing extemporaneously. I have often stuck my foot (pen) in my mouth.


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