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I am but mad north-north-west; when the wind is southerly, I know a hawk from a handsaw
View quotes by William Shakespeare

I don't really like the north. It's always raining, it's really cold and I don't like all those little houses.
View quotes by Freddie Kanoute

Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.
View quotes by Vicki Baum

I could have ended the war in a month. I could have made North Vietnam look like a mud puddle.
View quotes by Barry Goldwater

It does look like a very deliberate and flagrant provocation
[on nuclear testing in North Korea]
View quotes by Margaret Beckett

Civilization must be destroyed. The hairy saints of the North have earned this crumb by their complaints.
View quotes by Wallace Stevens

I have done nothing important or distinguished since we met except to win the handicap prize, worth 4 10/- at North Berwick. [on a golf win]
View quotes by Arthur James Balfour

In an England cricket eleven, the flesh may be of the South, but the bone is of the North, and the backbone is Yorkshire.
View quotes by Len Hutton

[Motor racing has been] damaged, maybe irrevocably so in North America [on the 2005 farce Grand Prix]
View quotes by Frank Williams

Two mountain chains traverse the republic roughly from north to south, forming between them a number of valleys and plateaus.
View quotes by Malcolm Lowry

The weather door of the smoking-room had been left open to the North Atlantic fog, as the big liner rolled and lifted, whistling to warn the fishing-fleet.
View quotes by Rudyard Kipling

High, high above the North Pole, on the first day of 1969, two professors of English Literature approached each other at a combined velocity of 1,200 miles per hour
View quotes by David Lodge

The chief character in this narrative is the Caribbean Sea, one of the world's most alluring bodies of water, a rare gem among the oceans, defined by the islands that form a chain of lovely jewels to the north and east
View quotes by James Michener

Taking the entire globe, if North America and Western Europe can be called the 'cities of the world', then Asia, Africa and Latin America constitute 'the rural areas of the world'.
View quotes by Lin Biao

Everybody knows that the great reversed triangle of land, with its base in the north and its apex in the south, which is called India, embraces fourteen hundred thousand square miles, upon which is spread unequally a population of one hundred and eighty millions of souls.
View quotes by Jules Verne

The shittiest places were the ones I shared with Ross Noble. We had three different flats in north London: one in Haringey, where we had rats, another in Finsbury Park on the third floor but still managed to get rats. Then we went to Leytonstone, where we also got rats. We managed to infest every property we moved into.
View quotes by Ed Byrne

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