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People have accused me of being in favour of globalisation. This is equivalent to accusing me of being in favour of the sun rising in the morning.
View quotes by Clare Short

I am in favour of soccer passion as I am in favour of drag racing, of competition between motorcycles on the edge of a cliff, and of wild parachute jumping, mystical mountain climbing, crossing oceans in rubber dinghies, Russian roulette, and the use of narcotics.
View quotes by Umberto Eco

Self-love is not opposed to the love of other people. You cannot really love yourself and do yourself a favour without doing people a favour, and vice versa.
View quotes by Karl Menninger

Do your kids a favour - don't have any.
View quotes by Robert Orben

If we do what is necessary, all the odds are in our favour.
View quotes by Charles Buxton

Look with favour upon a bold beginning.
View quotes by Virgil

If you can't return a favour, pass it on.
View quotes by Louise Brown

Never let your inferiors do you a favour - it will be extremely costly.
View quotes by Henry L Mencken

However often you may have done them a favour, if you once refuse they forget everything except your refusal.
View quotes by Pliny The Younger

Television is one of the most fickle businesses that there are, you are in favour one minute and out the next.
View quotes by Jeff Greenfield

The dog commends himself to our favour by affording play to our propensity for mastery.
View quotes by Thorstein Veblen

Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favour.
View quotes by Henry Fielding

Many of them, so much to curry favour with tyrants, for a fistful of coins, or through bribery or corruption, are shedding the blood of their brothers.
View quotes by Emiliano Zapata

As long as mixed grills and combination salads are popular, anthologies will undoubtedly continue in favour. [The connection being?]
View quotes by Elizabeth Janeway

John Prescott loses his department but keeps the trappings of office - including the car, the salary, and the two grace and favour homes.
View quotes by George Osborne

Those who profess to favour freedom, and deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder and lightning.
View quotes by Frederick Douglass

He who confers a favour should at once forget it, if he is not to show a sordid ungenerous spirit. To remind a man of a kindness conferred and to talk of it, is little different from reproach.
View quotes by Demosthenes

It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favour of vegetarianism while the wolf remains of a different opinion.
View quotes by William Ralph Inge

I'm all in favour of the democratic principle that one idiot is as good as one genius, but I draw the line when someone takes the next step and concludes that two idiots are better than one genius.
View quotes by Leo Szilard

This is the most obscene remark made by a senior politician in recent years and signals a shift to the right of terrifying proportions. If the death penalty had been in place for the last 30 years, dozens of people, who were later proved innocent, would have been killed. [In response to a Tory MP speaking in favour of the death penalty]

View quotes by Mark Oaten

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