Dr. Seuss : Did the chicken cross the road? Did he cross it with a toad? Yes! The chicken crossed the road, but why it crossed it, I've not been told!
Emily Dickinson : Because it could not stop for death.
Ernest Hemingway : To die. In the rain.
Henry David Thoreau : To live deliberately ... and suck all the marrow out of life.
Mark Twain : The news of its crossing has been greatly exaggerated.
Oliver Stone : The question is not, 'Why did the chicken cross the road?' but rather, 'Who was crossing the road at the same time, whom we overlooked in our haste to observe the chicken crossing?'
Ralph Waldo Emerson : It didn't cross the road; it transcended it.
Robert Frost : To reach the sidewalk less travelled by.
William Shakespeare : I don't know why, but methinks I could rattle off a hundred-line soliloquy without much ado
George Orwell : Because the government had fooled him into thinking that he was crossing the road of his own free will, when he was really only serving their interests.
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