Honore de Balzac Page

“No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.”

- Honore de Balzac

Sigmund Freud Page

“Anatomy is destiny.”

- Sigmund Freud

Source/Notes: On creativity and the unconscious: papers on the psychology of art, literature, love, religion (1925 edition)
Groucho Marx Page

“Whoever named it necking was a poor judge of anatomy.”

- Groucho Marx

Roy Campbell Page

“I love to see, when leaves depart, The clear anatomy arrive, Winter, the paragon of art, That kills all forms of life and feeling Save what is pure and will survive.”

- Roy Campbell

Source/Notes: Autumn, lines 1-5 - Sons of the Mistral (1926)
Marilyn Monroe Page

“I'm a failure as a woman. My men expect so much of me, because of the image they've made of me — and that I've made of myself — as a sex symbol. They expect bells to ring and whistles to whistle, but my anatomy is the same as any other woman's and I can't live up to it.”

- Marilyn Monroe

Source/Notes: Statement c. 1962, as quoted in Marilyn (1992) by Peter Harry Brown and Patte B. Barham, Ch. 30


Michael Behe Page

“In the 19th century the anatomy of the eye was known in great detail and the sophisticated mechanisms it employs to deliver an accurate picture of the outside world astounded everyone who was familiar with them.”

- Michael Behe

Elizabeth Berkley Page

“There's some great women doing TV. I would love to do a Grey's Anatomy-type show. I'm a big fan.”

- Elizabeth Berkley

Erma Bombeck Page

“Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy.”

- Erma Bombeck

Sydney Brenner Page

“In my second year, after moving to the Medical School, I began the courses of Anatomy and Physiology. I had begun to see that I was interested in cells and their functions.”

- Sydney Brenner

Robert Crumb Page

“I have always had an abiding interest in that type of female anatomy.”

- Robert Crumb


Walt Disney Page

“Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature. Our most difficult job was to develop the cartoon's unnatural but seemingly natural anatomy for humans and animals.”

- Walt Disney

James Dobson Page

“One of the problems with sex education... is that it also strips kids - especially girls - of their modesty to have every detail of anatomy, physiology and condom usage made explicit.”

- James Dobson

Al Goldstein Page

“So, if anatomy is destiny then testosterone is doom.”

- Al Goldstein

Taylor Hanson Page

“There's always a spattering of people who see Hanson who were influenced by classic '60's and '70's rock and roll. In a lot of ways, we're sort of the anatomy of a '70's rock band if you examine what we do: white guys who grew up listening to soul music from the '50's and '60's.”

- Taylor Hanson

Marilu Henner Page

“I took anatomy classes. I went to medical libraries and talked to doctors and nutritionists. I did the whole thing before using myself as a human guinea pig.”

- Marilu Henner


James Earl Jones Page

“So in my sophomore year, I took a senior anatomy class. I thought anatomy - being the thing that I should be most interested in - and if I could hack, as we called it, a senior class, I would continue. I didn't hack the senior class.”

- James Earl Jones

Louis Leakey Page

“I put a bullet into the back of the crocodile's neck just behind the head, thus killing it. If a crocodile is hit in any other part of its anatomy it disappears into the water and is irrecoverable.”

- Louis Leakey