A gentle start to the year (for both you and me): a quiz. Who spoke (or sang) the following?


1. “I got you, you son of a bitch.”

2. “The rug really tied the room together.”

3. “Don’t talk to me about ‘the greater good,’ sunshine. I’m the archangel fucking Gabriel.”

4. “Clever girl.”

5. “You are … Wear the damn hat.”

6. “Yeah. I got invited to a Christmas party by mistake. Who knew?”

A certain balcony in Verona, Italy (Barry Evans)

7. “But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks?”

8. “How much lab training do you have?” “I dissected a frog once.”

9. “You can’t handle the truth!”

10. “I coulda been a contender.”

11. “You talking to me?”

12. “Stella!”

13. “We have clearance, Clarence.”

14. “Play it once, Sam.”

15. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”

16. “92 years old and I’ve never watched a woman urinate.”

17. “There’s almost nothing a person can do that a computer can’t, except ride a horse.”

18. “No, Mr. … I expect you to die.”

19. “When you grow up, if you still feel raw about it, I’ll be waiting.”

20. “Once I had a love and it was a gas, Soon turned out to be a pain in the ass.”

21. “That’s the second album I ever bought!”

Photo: William P. Gottlieb, public domain.

22. “If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really trying.”