Name me an emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.

— Charles V

Unpopular Cannonball quotations

In fact, Cannonball Run II. I used to pick that as the worst movie ever made.

The last resort of kings, the cannonball. The last resort of the people, the paving stone.

When a soldier is hit by a cannonball, rags are as becoming as purple.

Ever had a flying burrito hit you? Well, it's a deadly projectile, right up there with cannonballs and grenades.

Stones taught me to fly Love taught me to lie And life taught me to die So it's not hard to fall When you float like a cannonball.

When he got loaded, the human cannonball knew there were not many men of his caliber.

"Cannonball Adderley said, 'First 20 minutes we'll jazz out, then the last hour it's gonna be songs that people paid to see.' Which is why he was driving a Rolls-Royce."

A thought is a thing as real as a cannonball.

There are 400 to 500 people north of the Cannonball River in the contested zone, in the treaty zone, in the place where, according to the United States Army Corps of Engineers, we are not supposed to be. And they are going to stand their ground.

One thing I did pick up from Cannonball Run was the use of bloopers and outtakes under the final credits, which I've done in all my movies since.

Exercise is a pastime only for those who are already slender and physically fit.

It just isn't so much fun when you have a marked tendency to wheeze and throw up, and a cannonball of a belly sloshing around inside the baggy garments.

A cannonball travels only two thousand miles an hour;

light travels two hundred thousand miles a second. Such is the superiority of Jesus Christ over Napoleon.

If Providence has created the stars and the planets, man has called the cannonball into existence.

When you think of diversity, George Duke fits that bill better than a lot of people. He's played a lot of straight-ahead jazz with people like Nancy Wilson and Cannonball Adderley; he's played a lot of fusion with his own groups, with Stanley Clarke; and, you know, he did the rock thing with Frank Zappa. He's written all kinds of big arrangements for people like Burt Bacharach. So, he's covered the board. He's still a great pianist.

Well, Grover Washington was my main influence and when I went to college, I started listening to more of the jazz masters like Sonny Rollins, Cannonball Adderley, and John Coltrane.

The more innocuous the name of a weapon, the more hideous its impact.

Some of the most horrific weapons of the Vietnam era were named Bambi, Infant, Daisycutter, Grasshopper, and Agent Orange. Nor is the trend new: From the past we have Mustard Gas, Angel Chasers [two can-nonballs linked with a chain for added destruction], and the Peacemaker, to name a few.)

Name me an emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.