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I think this is a very exciting market to be in, as the potential developments and changes ahead in this sector are bound to be huge.
Andrew Gould

Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen.
Marquis Of Halifax

It is difficult for me to believe that quantum mechanics, working very well for currently practical set-ups, will nevertheless fail badly with improvements in counter efficiency.
John S Bell

We are all esquires now, and we are none of us gentlemen any more.
Sir Ernest Gowers

Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.
Henry Ford

All sorts of computer errors are now turning up. You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who claim they are treating pregnant men.
Isaac Asimov

Science is a kind of glorified tailoring enterprise, a method for taking measurements that describe something ó reality ó that may not be understood at all.
Michael Crichton

Who can wonder at the attractiveness of the bar, for our ambitious young men, when the highest bribes of society are at the feet of the successful orator?
Marsilio Ficino

Although the dream is a very strange phenomenon and an inexplicable mystery, far more inexplicable is the mystery and aspect our minds confer on certain objects and aspects of life.
Giorgio De Chirico

Women never look so well as when one comes in wet and dirty from hunting.
R S Surtees

He who discommendeth others obliquely commendeth himself (Christian morals)
Sir Thomas Browne

Trying to be a first-rate reporter on the average American newspaper is like trying to play Bach's St Matthew Passion on a ukulele: The instrument is too crude for the work, for the audience and for the performer.
Ben Bagdikian

Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

It's what Jonathan Swift suggested two and a half centuries ago: making two blades of grass grow where one grew before - and doing it in such a way that doesn't deplete the earth's resources. [on sustainable development]
Martin Bell

Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Will Rogers

All men are mortal. Socrates was mortal. Therefore, all men are Socrates.
Woody Allen

Sex is a momentary itch, love never lets you go.
Kingsley Amis

I'm too short to host a late-night talk show. It's like the bar at an amusement-park ride. You have to be six foot two or over.
Jon Stewart

Good government could never be a substitute for government by the people themselves.
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.
Deepak Chopra

In the last 48 hours, I have been advised by senior colleagues that those who have governance over me - the RFU management board - do not, and will not, continue to support me as England head coach.
Andy Robinson

Art comes to you proposing frankly to give nothing but the highest quality to your moments as they pass
Walter Pater

Language is not only the vehicle of thought, it is a great and efficient instrument in thinking.
Humphrey Davy

Union of the weakest develops strength not wisdom. Can all men, together, avenge one of the leaves that have fallen in autumn? But the wise man avenges by building his city in snow.
Wallace Stevens

Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
Ludwig Wittgenstein

We shall reach greater and greater platitudes of achievement.
Richard J Daley

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him (Julius Caesar, Act 3, Scene 2)
William Shakespeare

If he who employs coercion against me could mould me to his purposes by argument, no doubt he would. He pretends to punish me because his argument is strong; but he really punishes me because his argument is weak.
William Godwin

A parliament can do any thing but make a man a woman, and a woman a man.
Henry Herbert

Truth sits upon the lips of dying men.
Matthew Arnold

I come from a generation where the dreams and aspirations of a whole lot of young men were sacrificed at the altar of getting some kind of menial job.
Bill Dixon

Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
Ayn Rand

Get not your friends by bare compliments, but by giving them sensible tokens of your love.
Socrates

As long as men are liable to die and are desirous to live, a physician will be made fun of.
Jean De La BruyFre

Is it really so difficult to tell a good action from a bad one? I think one usually knows right away or a moment afterward, in a horrid flash of regret.
Mary McCarthy

In the decade ahead I can predict that we will provide over twice the productivity improvement that we provided in the 90's.
Bill Gates

Men enter local politics solely as a result of being unhappily married.
C Northcote Parkinson

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Aristotle

Hundreds of hysterical persons must confuse these phenomena with messages from the beyond and take their glory to the bishop rather than the eye doctor.
James Thurber

I played a Bosendorfer when I was little. I felt a difference in the presence of this instrument. It was like it had a ghost protecting it. Sometimes it was sinister, others alluring. It was like the soul of it came from the underworld. Iíve played some Steins that Iíve had a relationship with For the most part, the Bosendorfers are hand made, you get the personality of the maker. It gives you more stuff to work with as a player. Theyíre live things, they really are.
Tori Amos

It is a rare and difficult attainment to grow old gracefully and happily.
Arnold Palmer

The language and concepts contained herein are guaranteed not to cause eternal torment in the place where the guy with the horns and pointed stick conducts his business
Frank Zappa

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

The first thing I saw was 'A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far, Far Away'. Anybody who knows me knows my life changed at that moment [on seeing Star Wars]
John Singleton

Successful people turn everyone who can help them into sometime mentors.
John Crosby

A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
Ogden Nash

Some men can live up to their loftiest ideals without ever going higher than a basement.
Theodore Roosevelt

If the Old Testament were a reliable guide in the matter of capital punishment, half the people in the United States would have to be killed tomorrow.
Steve Allen

I like American women. They do things sexually Russian girls never dream of doing - like showering.
Yakov Smirnoff

Change is the watchword of progression. When we tire of well-worn ways, we seek for new. This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb, and to seek the mountain viewdream
Ella Wilcox



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