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You have to do everything you can to make your butt stand out. Itís almost a requirement. But for me, I think I have enough to sit on, so itís fine. I like it as it is. But itís also a bad thing, because I have to work to keep it hard
Shakira

A belief may be larger than a fact. A faith that is overdefined is the very faith most likely to prove inadequate to the great moments of life.
Vannevar Bush

I said last night I only expected to see three men and his dog come along to this but once again this country has backed us. I remember having a few beers last night and then it all went a bit hazy. I passed out on the bedroom floor and the wife covered me with a dressing gown. I was even told I was in the room ten minutes before I even managed to speak! [2005 Ashes victory]
Matthew Hoggard

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.
Thomas Jefferson

I believe that all government is evil, and that trying to improve it is largely a waste of time.
Henry L Mencken

Like a wave gathering force, my thoughts go out to all men and women of today, to believers and non-believers alike.
Pope Benedict XVI

Convincing yourself doesn't win an argument
Robert Half

During the past 30 years, European governments have provided more than $15 billion in the form of low and no-cost loans to Airbus for the specific purpose of developing new aircraft lines
Norm Dicks

If you want to make good photographs, a camera has to be second nature to you. [Criticising over-emphasis on technical elements of what you are doing]
Robert Farber

Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise
Samuel Lover

The happiness of society is the end of government.
John Adams

Women: You can't live with them, and you can't get them to dress up in a skimpy little Nazi costume and beat you with a warm squash or something...
Emo Philips

Dad had said he thought marriage and the legal recognition of relationships was a matter for individual states to decide. He made it clear that he personally did not support the Federal Marriage Amendment.
Mary Cheney

The kind of evidence I have seen for clairvoyance or telepathy ó evidence that leads me to accept these phenomena as unquestionably real ó I have not experienced for the idea of past lives.
Michael Crichton

As long as I don't write about the government, religion, politics, and other institutions, I am free to print anything.
Pierre De Beaumarchais

He's a bit like a puppeteer because he's playing us all like fiddles [another inane comment from Stubbsy]
Ray Stubbs

Gentlemen: I have not had your advantages. What poor education I have received has been gained in the University of Life.
Horatio Bottomley

When anything goes, it's women who lose.
Camille Paglia

To prejudge other men's notions before we have looked into them is not to show their darkness but to put out our own eyes.
John Locke

I have heard many arguments which influenced my opinion, but never one which influenced any vote (Attributed)
Sir James Ferguson

Considering they do it week after week, the standard is phenomenal. And they make it look so easy, that's their great gift [on Coronation Street]
Sir Derek Jacobi

When a woman marries again, it is because she detested her first husband. When a man marries again, it is because he adored his first wife. Women try their luck; men risk theirs. [The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891]
Oscar Wilde

They can see the brave silhouette from almost anywhere in the District of Columbia and use it as a compass to locate other monuments and eventually to find their way out of the great, grey federal wilderness.
Hugh Sidey

There is no moral phenomena at all, only moral interpretation of phenomena
Friedrich Nietzsche

This unusual and highly successful species spends a great deal of time examining his higher motives and an equal amount of time ignoring his fundamental ones.
Desmond Morris

I won't be watching the women's final, that's for sure. I'm not into women's tennis any more.
Lleyton Hewitt

So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly arise and make them miserable. (Ends and Means)
Aldous Huxley

This merriment of parsons is mighty offensive.
Samuel Johnson

He could have mentioned this before. Talk about rubbing salt into the wound. I'm sure he would like me to say I've been robbed, and I would agree. And it's not like he hasn't got enough already [on having to collect an award for Ricky Gervais]
Stephen Merchant

I have said a lot in the past and now I think it is best that I do not comment on what I think when I look at President Bush!
Tommy Franks

No Government can be long secure without a formidable Opposition.
Benjamin Disraeli

Few businessmen are capable of being in politics, they don't understand the democratic process, they have neither the tolerance or the depth it takes. Democracy isn't a business.
Malcolm Forbes

Truth is the glue that holds government together.
Gerald Ford

It's a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realize that one's safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract.
Alan Shepherd

The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away.
Ronald Reagan

In every movement that Christianity makes to eradicate the corrupt practices of men in political and in social life Christ is setting up His kingdom on the earth.
Bernard Paine

The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.
Mignon McLaughlin

Professional coaching is a man trying to get you to keep your legs together when other men have spent a lifetime trying to get them wide apart.
Rachael Hayhoe-Flint

Congratulations on your appointment. I have watched the careers of all your
predecessors and I am certain you will die a lonely death and be buried in a traitor's grave [the first email he is said to have received upon his appointment]
Jim Murphy

If I hadn't gotten into entertainment I always thought I'd be 'a street person.'
D'Arcy Wretzky

It's a bit embarrassing. My first single was Little White Bull. It doesn't mean anything to me at all now. In fact I don't think I have ever mentioned that to anyone. I wish I hadn't told you.
James Whale

All movements go too far.
Bertrand Russell

Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous people for friends, have for friends the best of men.
George Santayana

It's two bodies trying to create a moment [on Rumba]
Brendan Cole

The habit of common and continuous speech is a symptom of mental deficiency.
Walter Bagehot

Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.
Ronald Reagan

Ballesteros felt much better today after a 69. [Commenting on a golf tournament]
Steve Ryder

I have said I will not work with the parliamentary party in Strasbourg again but of course I will continue to be a member of UKIP.
Robert Kilroy-Silk

I became nervous because it was new to me. I had the experience of other tournaments, but I couldnít control my nervousness. You canít replay history. [on losing French Open final, 2004]
Guillermo Coria

Your enjoyment of the world is never right, till every morning you awake in Heaven: see yourself in your Father's palace; and look upon the skies, the earth, and the air as celestial joys: having such a reverend esteem of all, as if you were among the angels.
Thomas Traherne



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