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I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the manmade sound never equalled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig.
View quotes by Alfred Hitchcock

Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
View quotes by Hector Berlioz

"A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don't have a J.O.B."
View quotes by Fats Domino

There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
View quotes by W Somerset Maugham

Unfortunately, moral beauty in art - like physical beauty in a person - is extremely perishable. It is nowhere so durable as artistic or intellectual beauty. Moral beauty has a tendency to decay very rapidly into sententiousness or untimeliness.
View quotes by Susan Sontag

As usual the Liberals offer a mixture of sound and original ideas. Unfortunately none of the sound ideas is original and none of the original ideas is sound.
View quotes by Harold McMillan

Joan Collins unfortunately can't be with us tonight. She's busy attending the birth of her next husband.
View quotes by John Parrott

Iraq made commitments after the Gulf War to completely dismantle all weapons of mass destruction, and unfortunately, Iraq has not lived up to its agreement.
View quotes by Barbara Boxer

She adds the diplomacy of Alf Garnett to the economics of Arthur Daley.

I often compare Margaret Thatcher with Florence Nightingale. She stalks through the wards of our hospitals as a lady with a lamp. Unfortunately, it's a blowlamp. [describing Maggie Thatcher]
View quotes by Dennis Healey

The situation [with British middle-distance runners] would be less worrying if it were not being reflected at the next level down... Unfortunately someone seems to have pulled out the plug because the depth is now very worrying.
View quotes by Steve Cram

I'm going to miss everybody but unfortunately... it's time to go [on leaving Dawson's Creek]
View quotes by Kerr Smith

Unfortunately, I ended up kind of getting sadly duped, in a way. I haven't had an agent in 10 years, and now I'm doing some of the most interesting films I've ever had an opportunity to play in.
View quotes by Daryl Hannah

These are bagpipes. I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equalled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig.
View quotes by Alfred Hitchcock

Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.
View quotes by Ulysses S Grant

Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
View quotes by Vincent T Lombardi

Unfortunately we couldn't pull through with the win but I enjoyed it very much and hopefully I'll play for many years to come. [on losing to England in 2005]
View quotes by AB De Villiers

We were happily married for eight months. Unfortunately, we were married for four and a half years.
View quotes by Nick Faldo

Whatever starts in California unfortunately has an inclination to spread.
View quotes by Jimmy Carter

Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.
View quotes by Patrick Henry

The booing of Peter Crouch was not good. Unfortunately, people believe what they read in the papers.
View quotes by Joe Cole

Unfortunately in the emotion of winning the game, my comments have come across partly in the wrong way. I want to make it clear that I don't dive. This was the intention of my answer.
View quotes by Didier Drogba

The more you can reinvent yourself, the better - and unfortunately TV is designed not to let you redesign yourself.
View quotes by Peter Berg

Unfortunately, with the exception of the win against South Africa on 18 November, England's recent results have not gone the way that Andy, the players, supporters and the RFU would have wished for
View quotes by Rob Andrew

I felt like I prepared great for the game. Unfortunately, I just didn't play as well as I wanted to. [On a bad performance]
View quotes by Trent Dilfer

He is, unfortunately, just the tip of the iceberg and this has opened a can of worms.
View quotes by Susan Moore

We were bashing each other up and, unfortunately, Willie caught one
View quotes by Peter Sharp

Unfortunately my personal involvement in some of my projects is being misconstrued as high-handedness.
View quotes by Aishwarya Rai

I've long harboured radio presenting ambitions. [Unfortunately the British public doesn't harbour that same ambition back!]
View quotes by Abi Titmuss

A wise man's question contains half the answer. [Unfortunately the other 50% is harder to come by!]
View quotes by Solomon Gabirol

Being a comedian it kinda helps if you can make people laugh, unfortunately we all go through stages where we find that a little harder than we might like!
View quotes by David Grier

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