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I find American behaviour...odd
View quotes by Kate Beckinsale

They torture and scare you for twenty odd years... then they expect you to pick a career. (On teachers)
View quotes by John Lennon

On Louis Theroux: He's quiet, gangly and teases people into saying very odd things. Whatever he's got, they should bottle it.
View quotes by Chris Tarrant

I know a bank whereon the wild thyme blows, Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows
View quotes by William Shakespeare

'So far as I know, no one has yet pointed out that the distance travelled in equal intervals of time, by a body falling from rest, stand to one another in the same ratio as the odd number beginning with 1'.
View quotes by Galileo Galilei

Achilles' cursed anger sing, O goddess, that son of Peleus, which started a myriad sufferings for the Achaeans. (The Iliad)
View quotes by Homer

Rowe's Rule: the odds are five to six that the light at the end of the tunnel is the headlight of an oncoming train
View quotes by Paul Dickson

Resistentialism is concerned with what Things think about men (Even Oddlier)
View quotes by Paul Jennings

I have never said I am against the monarchy. I think they are a harmless, rather odd little family.
View quotes by George W Bush

Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.
View quotes by Arnold Palmer

Hey - you guys with the ladder. If you come here I'll buy you pizza. (Said to firefighters in the process of rescuing Roddick and other hotel guests from a fire in Rome.)
View quotes by Andy Roddick

Jim Courier did a great job of showing the rest what is possible. He could only hit forehands, but almost every one could have been a winner. But Jim struggled when others learned to hit the ball just as hard. Many look at Andy (Roddick) as being a similar animal, and it could well be in a few years everybody hits the ball as hard as him.
View quotes by Todd Martin

'Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.'
View quotes by Charlie Chaplin

Plodding wins the race.
View quotes by Aesop

Don't talk to me about rules, dear. Wherever I stay I make the goddam rules.

View quotes by Maria Callas

Why one man rather than another? It was odd. You find yourself involved with a fellow for life just because he was the one that you met when you were nineteen.
View quotes by Simone De Beauvoir

We are prodding, challenging, seeking contradictions or small, persistent residual errors, proposing alternative explanations, encouraging heresy. We give our highest rewards to those who convincingly disprove established beliefs.
View quotes by Carl Sagan

Vulgarity is, in reality, nothing but a modern, chic, pert descendant of the goddess Dullness.
View quotes by Dame Edith Sitwell

The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursing his own education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else.
View quotes by John Gardner

Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.

View quotes by Orison Swett Marden

I know of no higher fortitude than stubborness in the face of overwhelming odds.
View quotes by Louis Nizer

When you are old and grey and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep.

View quotes by W B Yeats

I am not a perfect servant. I am a public servant doing my best against the odds. As I develop and serve, be patient. God is not finished with me yet.
View quotes by Jesse Jackson

Leaders are visionaries with a poorly developed sense of fear and no concept of the odds against them.
View quotes by Robert Jarvik

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

Here lie I, Martin Elginbrodde:
Hae mercy o' my soul, Lord God;
As I wad do, were I Lord God,
And you were Martin Elginbrodde.
View quotes by George MacDonald

Less of the negative waves, Moriarty. [Oddball in Kelly's Heroes]
View quotes by Donald Sutherland

I never really thought of myself as a sex goddess; I felt I was more a comedian who could dance
View quotes by Rita Hayworth

The odd thing is, I knew we were going to win on the way to the stadium - that's the crazy thing about the Olympics.
View quotes by Darren Campbell

A comedy I think. Iíve done about six comedies. Oddly enough, the script came to me from one of the guys in Platoon. [on his next project]
View quotes by Tom Berenger



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