Wherever she goes, Lily Tomlin takes her notebooks. And wherever she goes, she writes the maxims that zing through her act like ricocheting bullets. A sampler:
> If truth is beauty, how come no one has her hair done at the library?
>Things are going to get a lot worse before they get worse.
>if we listened to it, history would stop repeating itself.
>Ever wonder why someone doesn't try softer?
>I had a startling revelation the other day: I found out that bread crumbs cost more than bread.
>If the nickname for Lawrence is Larry, why isn't the nickname for Florence Flarry?
>I worry about kids today....