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1. "Actually, 'Wayne's World 2' I kind of liked. I think 'Wayne's World 2' does have some creative things in it, some ideas in it."
Author: Adam McKay
2. "Be he the first to stand or the last, a man must stand," the father had told his adoring son. "And if there is only one man, then that man must stand alone." ~Thomas to Bruce Wayne"
Author: Andrew Vachss
3. "There was no such person as Mrs. Wayne Wilmot; there was only a shell containing the opinions of her friends, the picture post cards she had seen, the novels of country squires she had read; it was this that he had to address, this immateriality which could not hear him or answer, deaf and impersonal like a wad of cotton."
Author: Ayn Rand
4. "Robert Mitchum sounded different from John Wayne, and John Wayne sounded different from Clark Gable."
Author: Billy West
5. "The Duke [John Wayne] was a massive figure. He looked like a heavy piece of hauled lumber, and it didn't seem like any man could stand shoulder to shoulder with him."
Author: Bob Dylan
6. "My first 'SNL' episode was with Michael Phelps and Lil Wayne. And if you go back and watch the monologue - it was supposed to feature Barack Obama, but we couldn't get him - it was with William Shatner. But if you watch it, Guy Fieri is sitting in the front row."
Author: Bobby Moynihan
7. "Well," Waxillium said. "Perhaps I should begin by asking after your health.""Perhaps you should," Steris replied."Er. Yes. How's your health?""Suitable.""So is Waxillium," Wayne added.They all turned to him."You know," he said. "He's wearing a suit, and all. Suitable. Ahem. Is that mahogany?"
Author: Brandon Sanderson
8. "I really am impressed that you have been shot so often. Really.""Getting hit's not really that impressive," Wayne noted. "It don't take much skill to get shot. It's avoiding the bullets that's tough."
Author: Brandon Sanderson
9. "It's what happens when you shoot someone," Wayne pointed out. "At least, usually someone has the good sense to get dead when you go to all the trouble to shoot them."
Author: Brandon Sanderson
10. "Huh" Wayne said thoughtfully "Tea's poisoned." With that, he toppled to the ground."
Author: Brandon Sanderson
11. "When it comes to being famous, you're usually the last to know, and the first to deny it. Unless you were already famous in your head. In which case, party on, Wayne! Party on, Garth!"
Author: Carroll Bryant
12. "I like to think of the world's greatest athlete coming up to bat against me - Tiger Woods, Wayne Gretzky, I don't care who it is - and I'm looking at him thinking, you have no chance."
Author: David Cone
13. "As he wrapped her in white terrycloth, Kyle eyed his lingering hardness. "Again?"Cole turned his bride to hug her from behind, nuzzling her neck. "I'll have you in my bed next," he said. "I'm going to make love to you so thoroughly that, tomorrow? You'll walk like John Wayne."Her laughter sounded so free."
Author: Debra Anastasia
14. "I will say here and now that I have never discovered, nor can I see, any reasonable use or excuse for the " waynee, weedee, weekee " convention. It is not merely that I have a profound sympathy with one of my friends who says he just cannot believe that Caesar was the kind of man to talk in that kind of way. Caesar may, indeed, have done so, but what then ?"
Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
15. "Years later I made a movie with Wayne Newton, who has Arabians."
Author: Eric Roberts
16. "Adam Wayne, the conqueror, with his face flung back and his mane like a lion's, stood with his great sword point upwards, the red raiment of his office flapping around him like the red wings of an archangel. And the King saw, he knew not how, something new and overwhelming. The great green trees and the great red robes swung together in the wind. The preposterous masquerade, born of his own mockery, towered over him and embraced the world. This was the normal, this was sanity, this was nature, and he himself, with his rationality, and his detachment and his black frock-coat, he was the exception and the accident - a blot of black upon a world of crimson and gold."
Author: G.K. Chesterton
17. "Don't patronize me or I'll break your face - Damian Wayne (Prime Earth)"
Author: Grant Morrison
18. "John Wayne represents more force, more power than anyone else on the screen."
Author: Howard Hawks
19. "Today...major actors and actresses develop their own projects or, at the very least, cherry-pick their roles carefully to suit not only their tastes but also whatever image they have cultivated to present to their public. Most major stars have their own production companies through which such projects are developed and even financed. While the biggest male stars of that time did in fact have their own production companies--Jimmy Stewart, Kirk Douglas, John Wayne, and Burt Lancaster, to name a few--and thus exerted creative and financial control over their careers, that was not the case with female stars. But Marilyn Monroe was about to change that."
Author: J. Randy Taraborrelli
20. "I have alchemised my love for Agatha, and turned it into gold, which is the embodiment of Orafoura. I am the Elixir of Love--hot, cold, dry, and moist, I am the quintessential element: Jell-O. Agatha makes me yummy like John Wayne rides horse radish."
Author: Jarod Kintz
21. "Charlie still likes to listen to music, mostly vintage rock 'n' roll as well as Sinatra. His favorite actor is John Wayne, and he is also a fan of comedian George Lopez."
Author: Jeff Guinn
22. "It was okay for Wayne Gretzky's dad, for instance, to give him a hockey stick, or Joe Montana's dad to give him a football, or Larry Bird's dad to give him a basketball, but it wasn't okay for Gloria Connors to give her son a tennis racquet."
Author: Jimmy Connors
23. "I don't want any romantics to go into the military. I'm not a pacifist. I think we need a military, and the better one we have, the better off we are. I don't want kids going in there thinking that it's John Wayne on Iwo Jima. That's not healthy."
Author: Karl Marlantes
24. "Bruce Wayne is Batman. He became Batman the instant his parents were murdered. Batman needs Bruce, however hollow that identity feels to him from time to time. Bruce keeps Batman human."
Author: Kevin Conroy
25. "People fantasize about being a hero and helping someone in trouble. Batman is that fantasy realized - not just for Bruce Wayne, but for the audience."
Author: Kevin Conroy
26. "Dwayne's bad chemicals made him take a loaded thirty-eight caliber revolver from under his pillow and stick it in his mouth. This was a tool whose only purpose was to make holes in human beings."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
27. "Well, I know," she said. "You'll pretend you were men instead of babies, and you'll be played in the movies by Frank Sinatra and John Wayne or some of those other glamorous, war-loving, dirty old men. And war will look just wonderful, so we'll have a lot more of them. And they'll be fought by babies like the babies upstairs."So then I understood. It was war that made her so angry. She didn't want her babies or anybody else's babies killed in wars. And she thought wars were partly encouraged by books and movies.So I held up my right hand and I made her a promise: "Mary," I said, "I don't think this book of mine will ever be finished. I must have written five thousand pages by now, and thrown them all away. If I ever do finish it, though, I give you my word of honor: there won't be a part for Frank Sinatra or John Wayne."I tell you what," I said, "I'll call it 'The Children's Crusade.'"She was my friend after that."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
28. "She was a defective child-bearing machine. She destroyed herself automatically while giving birth to Dwayne."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
29. "So this book is a sidewalk strewn with junk, trash which I throw over my shoulders as I travel in time back to November eleventh, nineteen hundred and twenty-two.I will come to a time in my backwards trip when November eleventh, accidentally my birthday, was a sacred day called Armistice Day. When I was a boy, and when Dwayne Hoover was a boy, all the people of all the nations which had fought in the First World War were silent during the eleventh minute of the eleventh hour of Armistice Day, which was the eleventh day of the eleventh month.It was during that minute in nineteen hundred and eighteen, that millions uponmillions of human beings stopped butchering one another. I have talked to old men who were on battlefields during that minute. They have told me in one way or another that the sudden silence was the Voice of God. So we still have among us some men who can remember when God spoke clearly to mankind."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
30. "Dwayne, hepsi de motelde kalan, Sanat Senligine gelmis olan seçkin ziyeretçilerden bazilarinin kokteyl salonuna gelecegini umuyordu. Onlarla konusmak, eger yapabilirse, yasam üzerine daha önce hiç duymadigi bazi gerçekleri bilip bilmediklerini ögrenmek istiyordu. Yeni gerçeklerin kendisine getirecegini umdugu seyler sunlardi. Güçlüklerine gülüp geçme, yasamaya devam etme ve onu Midland Bölgesi Genel Hastanesinin Kuzey Kanadindan, deliler hastanesinden uzak tutabilme gücünü kazanabilme.Vonnegut, Kurt. 1973. Sampiyonlarin Kahvaltisi, sf 208."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
31. "He won all those medals in the Second World War, which was staged by robots so that Dwayne Hoover could give a free-will reaction to such a holocaust. The war was such an extravaganza that there was scarcely a robots anywhere who didn't have a part to play. Harold Newcomb Wilbur got his medals for killing Japanese, who were yellow robots. They were fueled by rice."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
32. "John Wayne was one of the greatest ambassadors for the United States that ever lived."
Author: Maureen O'Hara
33. "Las Vegas without Wayne Newton is like Disneyland without Mickey Mouse."
Author: Merv Griffin
34. "See, heroes never die. John Wayne isn't dead, Elvis isn't dead. Otherwise you don't have a hero. You can't kill a hero. That's why I never let him get older."
Author: Mickey Spillane
35. "I never went to a John Wayne movie to find a philosophy to live by or to absorb a profound message. I went for the simple pleasure of spending a couple of hours seeing the bad guys lose."
Author: Mike Royko
36. "Thanks to the Japanese and Geronimo, John Wayne became a millionaire."
Author: Pat Morita
37. "On the radio there's only a certain amount of artists: Jay-Z, Beyonce, Kanye, T-Pain, Lil Wayne, T.I., Mary J Blige, Alicia Keys. Other artists are achieving things that are really special, they have a hard time getting people's attention. Music has been just a little bit lacklustre."
Author: Q Tip
38. "In the John Wayne movies, the Indians were savages that were trying to scalp you. That culture has really suffered because of the stereotype you see in those westerns."
Author: Ricky Schroder
39. "Although it wasn't that easy to do, it was wonderful working with John Wayne."
Author: Robert Duvall
40. "Over the years, a lot of rappers - Lil' Wayne, Ice Cube - have used my name in their songs. I'm a real touchstone of history."
Author: Rodney King
41. "What if he wakes up before you get home and steals you blind? (Wayne)Steals what? My clothes won't fit him and I have nothing of any value. Not unless he likes my Peter, Paul, and Mary collection anyway. (Sunshine)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
42. "Swag defines an artist, period. Lil Wayne has his super-tattooed pierces and dreads swag. Jay-Z has his New York, grown man, Beyonce and 40/40 Club swag."
Author: Soulja Boy
43. "I have periods where I listen to regular rap, Jay-Z, Eminem and Lil Wayne. The next day I might have some Christian alternative music. The next day I have on some dance music. It all varies what I listen to."
Author: Steve Blake
44. "John Wayne treated me fine, but that macho stuff turns me off. It's not real."
Author: Tab Hunter
45. "Wayne," I said to Cassie, while we were getting him a Sprite and watching him pick his acne in the one-way glass. "Why didn't his parents just tattoo ‘Nobody in my family has ever finished secondary school' on his forehead at birth?"
Author: Tana French
46. "American voices, country voices, high-pitched and without mercy. He lies freezing, wondering if the bedsprings will give him away. For possibly the first time he is hearing America as it must sound to a non-American. Later he will recall that what surprised him most was the fanaticism, the reliance not just on flat force but on the rightness of what they planned to do…he'd been told long ago to expect this sort of thing from Nazis, and especially from Japs—we were the ones who always played fair—but this pair outside the door now are as demoralizing as a close-up of John Wayne (the angle emphasizing how slanted his eyes are, funny you never noticed before) screaming "BANZAI!"
Author: Thomas Pynchon
47. "I think women secretly yearn for the return of John Wayne and don't even know it."
Author: Troy Duffy
48. "Other people, so I have read, treasure memorable moments in their lives: the time one climbed the Parthenon at sunrise, the summer night one met a lonely girl in Central Park and achieved with her a sweet and natural relationship, as they say in books. I too once met a girl in Central Park, but it is not much to remember. What I remember is the time John Wayne killed three men with a carbine as he was falling to the dusty street in Stagecoach, and the time the kitten found Orson Welles in the doorway in The Third Man."
Author: Walker Percy
49. "A lot of people... kind of make heroes that are separate from us, people who are, you know, like... John Wayne and Errol Flynn and, you know, Denzel Washington... people who are different, who are larger than life."
Author: Walter Mosley
50. "The best six doctors anywhereAnd no one can deny itAre sunshine, water, rest, and airExercise and diet.These six will gladly you attendIf only you are willingYour mind they'll easeYour will they'll mendAnd charge you not a shilling."-- Nursery rhyme quoted by Wayne Fields, What the River Knows, 1990"
Author: Wayne Fields

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