"I have been invited to this black tie party and no one has noticed I don't own a tuxedo. Until that happens, I am going to keep eating crackers and drinking champagne and having a good time."
— ACTOR WILL FERRELL on his film career
"I do not want to speak or think about it. I just want to simply live it."
— RETIRING BALLERINA SYLVIE GUILLEM, who will perform her last show on Dec 30 in Japan
"This windbag at a party about five years ago told me, very loudly, that I had written only one book; the rest are screenplays. I am slow to anger, but that really made me mad."
— AUTHOR JOHN GRISHAM on the worst thing he has been told