Occasionally while listening to Joe Frank we come across a brief statement that is particularly notable or striking or representative of what we enjoy in Joe's programs. This is a growing list of some of those quotes.
"Life is simply the punchline of a joke told backwards."
"A lifetime of living in a world of gravity has done something unspeakable to his nose."
"And so we had a prodigiously psychedelic experience."
"And it was then that I came to the realization that the world is evil."
"Never mind the answers; learn to live with the questions."
"Time is like a dial without hands."
"You can best follow the instruction book on virtuoso piano playing by simply depressing the keys in the correct order."
"Ask me what time it is, and I'll tell you how the watch is made."
"I say love is being run over by a street car in 1928, losing your leg, becoming Edward Teller, inventing the atom bomb, and pretending not to be angry."
". . .it had the cadence of witty repartee without the wit."
"Would you rather have dinner with Claudia Schiffer as an 80 year old woman, or Margaret Mead as a young woman?"
"To me, love is inviolable, sacred. This is why I don't feel up to it."
"I recently went to Venice to buy the larynx of a famous tenor; it's something new I'm into."
"A fish will never understand my fear of drowning, will it?"
"What I finally found unbearable is how much she loved me."
"Do you have a lover?"
"Mm hmmm. I'm extremely mad at him."
"Cause he's too short."
"Never trust a naked man who tries to sell you a skin graft."
"Regret not the momentary impulse."
"And be grim and determined as you dissect the grammar of the day's uncontrollable impulses, acted upon in a frenzy that convinced you no one was watching."
- --Lover Man (and others)
"What's the point of freedom if you don't let it debase you?"
"If you'd only accept my transplant, then you'd have two livers"
- "--I'm Not Crazy"
"I hate circus clowns because they're indifferent to national emergencies."
- "--I'm Not Crazy"