Thomas Andrew Lehrer or ‘Tom’ Lehrer is an American satirist, singer, songwriter and mathematician. He is renowned for his terse and vigorously expressive comical tracks he recorded during the 50s and 60s. He was also known for his great piano skills. One of the greatest compositions from Lehrer has to be ‘The Elements’ where he slots the name of chemical elements to the tune of Major-General's song from Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance. His works largely dealt with parodies of famous tracks. His was also highlighted political and social issues prevalent in the country while inculcating dark humor into his subjects. Despite the criticism and controversies he attracted due to the references made on his subjects, it did not diminish the popularity of these tracks. After his retirement from public performance, he was largely dedicated towards teaching mathematics and music theatre at University of California, Santa Cruz. Here some of the famous quotes from Tom Lehrer.