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Hopefully I can get a run of six months at least to just play tournaments, practise, travel, just be a normal tennis player rather than having to check myself into hospital most of the time
Elena Baltacha

Kill a man, and you are an assassin. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror. Kill everyone, and you are a god.
Jean Rostand

The process of renewal and reinvigoration that your premiership has inspired is without precedent. In each of our constituencies remarkable achievements have resulted directly from the policies of Labour governments since 1997
Mark Tami

We are bound to lose Ireland in consequence of years of cruelty, stupidity and misgovernment and I would rather lose her as a friend than as a foe.
William E Gladstone

What we call 'progress' is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance. (Impressions and Comments)
Havelock Ellis

We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose.
Charles Baudelaire

Crying is the refuge of plain women but the ruin of pretty ones
Oscar Wilde

Meetings are a great trap. Soon you find yourself trying to get agreement and then the people who disagree come to think they have a right to be persuaded. However, they are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.
Galbraith

The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight.
Arthur Ashe

It is not my fault that certain so-called bohemian elements have found in my writings something to hang their peculiar beatnik theories on.
Jack Kerouac

Country music has changed tremendously, so what now is considered country was not considered country at that time. We were doing stuff that probably could have been called country music today, but would certainly have not have fit in at that time.
Charlie Daniels

Women are like elephants. I like to look at 'em, but I wouldn't want to own one.
W C Fields

Life is a foreign language: all men mispronounce it (Thunder on the Left)
Christopher Morley

Whenever I talk about beating Steve Davis in that final I still feel the excitement of potting that final ball.
Dennis Taylor

Christianity is the root of all democracy, the highest fact in the rights of men.
Novalis

The one thing that men and women have in common - they both like the company of men
Michael Douglas

The trouble is the BBC now is run by women and it shows soap operas, cooking, quizzes, kitchen-sink plays. You wouldn't have had that in the golden days
Patrick Moore

There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself
Johann Sebastian Bach

That some Forms of Government are preferable to others, cannot be doubted; yet neither our Saviour, nor his Apostles have decided where that Preference is due
Charles Inglis

Lapdancing and establishments full of scantily clad women? Yes, they are categorised the same as a pub or bar - only in Britain!
Anonymous

The making of an Atheist implies a mental stimulation and training which brings into play the primary factors of social progress.
Joseph McCabe

Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.
Queen Elizabeth II

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
Mario Andretti

I love the makers of South Park, because they're political, strong, and they're making all of these comments that would get you shot for if you did it in a drama.
Michelle Rodriguez

Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men. It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out.
Ty Cobb

There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes
William Bennett

I was disappointed in Niagara - most people must be disappointed in Niagara. Every American bride is taken there, and the sight of the stupendous waterfall must be one of the earliest, if not the keenest, disappointments in American married life.
Oscar Wilde

The great principle of human satisfaction is engagement
William Paley

Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.
Mary L Cook

Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives
Abba Eban

Those who profess to favour freedom, and deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder and lightning.
Frederick Douglass

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

Death is not the worst than can happen to men.
Plato

This, if I understand it, is one of those golden moments of our history, one of those opportunities which may come and may go, but which rarely return.
William E Gladstone

I dislike him and I think he dislikes me! [talking about Shaun Murphy in the tough, gritty dog-eat-dog environment that is professional snooker]
Stephen Maguire

All men are created equal, It is only men themselves who place themselves above equality.
David Allan Coe

Women need a reason to have sex. Men just need a place
Billy Crystal

Getting along with men isn't what's truly important. The vital knowledge is how to get along with one man.
Phyllis McGinley

You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen, it said 'Parking Fine.' So that was nice.
Tommy Cooper

Wearing pearls gives me an air of refinement
Kyoko Fukada

The moment eternal - just that and no more - When ecstasy's utmost we clutch at the core While cheeks burn, arms open, eyes shut, and lips meet!
Robert Browning

A skilful leech is better far, than half a hundred men of war.
Samuel Butler

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

A game where white men can dress up as black pimps and get away with it [golf]
Robin Williams

In the last two days, people were more congratulating me for the impressions than for the tennis. I was wondering, I am here for the impressions, the entertainment, or to play tennis?
Novak Djokovic

Strive for continuous improvement, instead of perfection.
Kim Collins

No doubt I'll get a letter from the FA, asking me to explain my comments. Maybe I'll show them a video of the game and say, 'There are my comments, you tell me about it'
Paul Jewell

If the individual is to be happy in the contemporary order, he must be open-minded with respect to new values and new arrangements.
Thomas Cochrane

I love argument, I love debate. I don't expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that's not their job.
Margaret Thatcher

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



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