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Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves
Karl Kraus

Commitment means that it is possible for a man to yield the nerve centre of his consent to a purpose or cause, a movement or an ideal, which may be more important to him than whether he lives or dies.
Howard Thurman

Men are liars. We'll lie about lying if we have to. I'm an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.
Tim Allen

It's all changed now, which is why it mattered to those young men from Liverpool that they should be there to support their team.
Beryl Bainbridge

Steve Harmison was a big disappointment in South Africa, and I don't know the reason why, but he has to lift his game.
Jeff Thomson

[Epitaph]
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end, Amen.
Calvin S Harrington

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Jean De La Bruyere

A women who doesn't wear perfume has no future.
Coco Chanel

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

For too long the world has failed to recognise that the Olympic Games and the Olympic Movement are about fine athletics and fine art.
Avery Brundage

Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of men, but from doing something worthwhile.
Wilfred Grenfell

All modern revolutions have ended in a reinforcement of the State.
Albert Camus

He expressed his concerns and I expressed my disappointment with the way it was handled. I believe everything is fine now. [on a spat with Vijay Singh]
Phil Mickelson

The one who wins the top half will win the tournament [on US Open 2007, Henin won from the top half]
Marion Bartoli

We are all assumed, these days, to reside at one extreme of the opinion spectrum, or another. We are pro-abortion or anti-abortion. We are free traders or protectionist. We are pro-private sector or pro-big government. We are feminists or chauvinists. But in the real world, few of us holds these extreme views. There is instead a spectrum of opinion.
Michael Crichton

Men get laid, but women get screwed.
Quentin Crisp

It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to recognize that we live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom, whole worlds apart, who has no knowledge of us and by whom it is impossible to make ourselves understood: our body.
Marcel Proust

Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
Donald Trump

If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If we wish to see the insignificance of human learning, we may study his commentators.
William Hazlitt

'When I was a practicing alcoholic, I was unbelievable. One side effect was immense suspicion: I'd come off tour like Inspector Clouseau on acid. 'Where's this cornflake come from? It wasn't here before.'
Ozzy Ozbourne

The chess-board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us.
Thomas Huxley

The idea that men are created free and equal is both true and misleading: men are created different; they lose their social freedom and their individual autonomy in seeking to become like each other.
David Riesman

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

The younger generation of performers really enjoy their success. Its like they know their moment is here right now and probably won't be here in a few years.
Sheryl Crow

I do not inveigh against higher education, I simply maintain that the sort of education the people of the South stand most in need of, is elementary and industrial.
Timothy Fortune

Someday we'll look back on this moment and plough into a parked car.
Evan Davis

All movements go too far.
Bertrand Russell

Feverishly we cleared away the remaining last scraps of rubbish on the floor of the passage before the doorway, until we had only the clean sealed doorway before us. [on reaching the tomb of Tutankhamen]
Howard Carter

From the moment I picked up your book until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.
Groucho Marx

There is something utterly nauseating about a system of society which pays a harlot 25 times as much as it pays its prime minister, 250 times as much as it pays its members of Parliament and 500 times as much as it pays some of its ministers of religion.
Harold Wilson

This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper (The Hollow Men)
T S Elliot

Men feel that cruelty to the poor is a kind of cruelty to animals. They never feel that it is an injustice to equals; nay it is treachery to comrades.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton

When men reach their sixties and retire, they go to pieces. Women go right on cooking
Gail Sheehy

Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason.
Albert Pike

American women shoot the hippopotamus with eyebrows made of platinum (Abinger Harvest, 1936)
E M Forster

I shall endeavour still further to prosecute this inquiry, an inquiry I trust not merely speculative, but of sufficient moment to inspire the pleasing hope of its becoming essentially beneficial to mankind.
Edward Jenner

I allow myself to be known as a colourful fragment in a drab
Errol Flynn

The Jews are the living embodiment of the minority, the constant reminder of what duties societies owe their minorities, whoever they might be.
Abba Eban

Men fight and lose the battle, and the thing that they fought for comes about in spite of defeat, and when it comes it turns out not to be what they meant, and other men have to fight for what they meant under another name
William Morris

Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience.
Rebecca West

Quot Homines Tot Sententiae - So many men so many questions.
Terence

Why should not old men be mad?
W B Yeats

Fashions are the only induced epidemics, proving that epidemics can be induced by tradesmen.
George Bernard Shaw

Jess has always made funny comments where you're like, 'Where in the hell did that come from?' But I think it's charming [on sister Jessica]
Ashlee Simpson

Don't wait for the last judgment - it takes place every day.
Albert Camus

There is nothing anyone can do anyway. The public has no power. The government knows I'm not a criminal. The parole board knows I'm not a criminal.
Jack Kevorkian

The women's movement hasn't changed my sex life. It wouldn't dare.
Zsa Zsa Gabor

Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
John Stuart Mill

Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment.
Euripides

I am a great believer in loyalty, trust and integrity. Gary made a commitment to this club, the supporters and myself and I fully expect him to homour that commitment.
Milan Mandaric



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