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I think I've always had the shots. But in the past, I've suffered too many mental lapses. Now, I'm starting to get away from that and my mental discipline and commitment to the game are much better. I think I'm really taking a good look at the big picture. That's the difference between being around for the final or watching the final from my sofa at home.
Andre Agassi

Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during the moment.
Carl Sandburg

We gentlemen, whose chariot's roll only upon the four aces, are apt to have a wheel out of order.
Sir John Vanbrugh

I will drive a coach and six horses through the Act of Settlement
Sir Stephen Rice

America is a land where men govern, but women rule.
John Brown

For many sportsmen, coming face to face with irrefutable evidence of their mortality is the moment they dread above all others.
Ian Botham

Good for tennis, good for women players and good for Wimbledon [on equal prize money for women]
Tim Phillips

Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Franklin D Roosevelt

There's only one good test of pornography. Get twelve normal men to read the book, and then ask them, 'Did you get an erection?' If the answer is 'Yes' from a majority of the twelve, then the book is pornographic.
W H Auden

I think that maybe if women and children were in charge we would get somewhere.
James Thurber

I know that this team has had tremendous success in recent years and is firmly a premiership club and I hope to contribute fully.
Bruno N'gotty

Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others.
Amelia Earhart

Consider the momentous event in architecture when the wall parted and the column became.
Louis Kahn

As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.
Adam Smith

The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men of early performance it is useless. To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job.
Thomas Hardy

To ask women to become unnaturally thin is to ask them to relinquish their sexuality
Naomi Wolf

I remember the moment when I looked at a newsstand and stared at myself on a cover for the first time. Weird!
Frederique Van Der Wal

The man who gives me employment, which I must have or suffer, that man is my master, let me call him what I will
Henry George

Who trusts himself to women, or to waves,
Should never hazard what he fears to lose.
John Oldmixon

Italians come to ruin most generally in three ways: women, gambling, and farming. My family chose the slowest one.
Pope John XXIII

They should go back home and re-create their countries which we have freed from tyranny, whether it is Kosovo or now Afghanistan. I have no sympathy whatsoever with young men in their twenties who do not.
David Blunkett

I have done nothing wrong. The president has asked me not to comment at this stage [on drug allegations]
Shoaib Akhtar

Set your expectations high; find men and women whose integrity and values you respect; get their agreement on a course of action; and give them your ultimate trust.
John Akers

The basic discovery about any people is the discovery of the relationship between men and women.
Pearl Buck

A citizen, first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen. ( Funeral oration on the death of George Washington.)
Henry Lee

To congratulate oneself on one's commitment to the environment, or to peace, or to the oppressed, and think no more is a profound moral fault.
Robert Conquest

Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young. - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
J K Rowling

Biologically the species is the accumulation of the experiments of all its successful individuals since the beginning.
H G Wells

David James has improved as a goalkeeper but the one thing he hasn't improved on is his judgement.
Alan Hansen

Any garment which is cut to fit you is much more becoming, even if it is not so splendid as a garment which has been cut to fit somebody not of your stature
Edna Ferber

To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to continue in a state of childhood all our days.
Plutarch

I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it. (31 August 1959)
Dwight Eisenhower

Do you want my one-word secret of happiness - It's growth - mental, financial, you name it.
Harold Geneen

Corrupted freemen are the worst of slaves
David Garrick

Who knows for what we live, struggle and die?... Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand. But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle, is beyond all human wisdom.
Alan Paton

Certain women should be struck regularly, like gongs (Private Lives, 1930)
Noel Coward

Chances rule men, and not men chances.
Herodotus

Americans like fat books and thin women.
Russell Baker

No deeply rooted tendency was ever extirpated by adverse judgment. Not having originally been founded on argument, it cannot be destroyed by logic
G H Lewes

The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Benedict Spinoza

The only DIY haircut I would ever recommend is a crop woth the clippers: mess around with scissors and you'll regret it!
Charles Worthington

That's what children do - throw food. That's not fighting. We were real men. We'd have chinned them.
George Best

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Anthony Robbins

Rich men are too influential at Downing Street.
Jack Dromey

Women now have choices. They can be married, not married, have a job, not have a job, be married with children, unmarried with children. Men have the same choice we've always had: work, or prison.
Tim Allen

I have been very careful to put forward new ideas - on tackling inequality, extending democratic reform and the green agenda, because I think these are all absolutely fundamental to a successful next period of office for Labour
Peter Hain

If one could be friendly with women, what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with relations with men. Why not write about it truthfully?
Virginia Woolf

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

I do like to empower women to be comfortable with their bodies, their sexuality.
Christina Aguilera

Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context - a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan.
Eliel Saarinen



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