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I am depressed because of the state of my life at the moment. I've got this 'orrible feeling that if there is such a thing as reincarnation, knowing my luck, I'll come back as me. [As Rodney]
Nicholas Lyndhurst

I know I'm not in government anymore. In fact I'm out of work.
Ronald Reagan

The difference between having a Labour government for business to having a Tory government has been fairly negligible.
Richard Branson

I want women to be liberated and still be able to have a nice ass and shake it.
Shirley MacLaine

Excessive distrust is not less hurtfJul than its opposite. Most men become useless to him who is unwilling to risk being deceived.
Luc De Vauvanargues

To deny women directors - as I suspect is happening in the States - is to deny the feminine vision. [what vision is that?]
Jane Campion

Good government is good politics.
Richard J Daley

I know that every good and excellent thing in the world stands moment by moment on the razor-edge of danger and must be fought for...
Thornton Wilder

When superstition is allowed to perform the task of old age in dulling the human temperament, we can say goodbye to all excellence in poetry, in painting, and in music.
Denis Diderot

As a teenager I was the average aspirant yob. I wanted to be menacing but I was brought up in Cheam - and rebelling in Cheam means going through the traffic lights when they're on amber.
Jeremy Vine

I'm just looking for that moment to drop my Jedi knickers and pull out my real light saber.
Ewan McGregor

One of the reasons I don't see eye to eye with Women's Lib is that women have it all on a plate if only they knew it. They don't have to be pretty either.
Charlotte Rampling

Music is very important. It's important as a tool for learning, it can be a tool for healing, it can be no telling what, as long as we remain free to be able to create the music, to be able to experiment and to really research, and to really get time to develop the music.
Lester Bowie

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

The fundamental evil of the world arose from the fact that the good Lord has not created money enough.
Heinrich Heine

I've got cousins galore. Mexicans just spread all their seeds. And the women just pop them out.
Jessica Alba

The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man's right to his body, or woman's right to her soul.
Emma Goldman

The walking stick serves the purpose of an advertisement that the bearer's hands are employed otherwise than in useful effort, and it therefore has utility as an evidence of leisure.
Thorstein Veblen

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

I have always found women difficult. I don't really understand them. To begin with, few women tell the truth.
Barbara Cartland

My own experience and development deepen everyday my conviction that our moral progress may be measured by the degree in which we sympathize with individual suffering and individual joy.
George Eliot

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals.
Albert Schweitzer

The first rule of business is: Do other men for they would do you
Charles Dickens

Man does not bring to God's altar the stuff of nature in itself, in its initial structure, but something he has made and moulded out of nature for the nourishment and the inspiration of men.
Wilford Cross

It is conventional to call 'monster' any blending of dissonant elements. I call 'monster' every original inexhaustible beauty.
Alfred Jarry

The idea of bringing all men on an equality with each other has always been a pleasant dream; the law cannot equalize men in spite of nature.
Luc De Vauvanargues

I like to use the audience as my colour palette, my instrument.
Bobby McFerrin

In truth there is no such thing in man's nature as a settled and full resolve either for good or evil, except at the very moment of execution
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Mountains are earth's undecaying monuments
Nathaniel Hawthorne

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
Niels Bohr

A baby is an alimentary canal with a loud voice at one end and no responsibility at the other.
Ronald Reagan

Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Thomas Paine

When women are encouraged to be competitive, too many of them become disagreeable.
Benjamin Spock

The people recognize themselves in their commodities; they find their soul in their automobile, hi-fi set, split-level home, kitchen equipment.
Herbert Marcuse

There's nothing I like less than bad arguments for a view that I hold dear.
Daniel Dennett

With my name in cement, I feel actualised. - On cementing his hand prints on Sunset Boulevard
Nicholas Cage

Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
Thomas Carlyle

The duty of man is the same in respect to his own nature as in respect to the nature of all other things, namely not to follow it but to amend it.
John Stuart Mill

Seeing Murray play great tennis, beating guys in the top 10 and taking home tournaments is a great boost for everyone who knows him.
Arvind Parmar

I can promise you that when I go to Sacramento, I will pump up Sacramento.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King

The first reference I can find to this quotation seems to be in 'The St Catharines Standard' (St Cathariens, Ontario, Canada (Osprey Press)) Ocober 13, 2000.

A Canadian politician William Peter Randall was lamenting on the lack of election races and apparent public lack of interest.

He said, 'Acclamation is not democracy, it is apathy'.

You can find more about him in Wikipedia etc.

I have seen the quotation used a few times since then and belive it may be a good addition to your database.

John

Acclamation is not democracy, it is apathy.

-Willam Peter Randall
Canadian Politician, Quotiation circa 2000
William Peter Randall

We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts, and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death.
Robert G Ingersoll

The difference last year was so small - it was a symbolic gesture for the last couple of years - but finally the club have realised it's not worth the effort to maintain it [on equal prize money for men and women at Wimbledon]
Peter Fleming

Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.
Ezra Pound

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

The law cannot equalize men in spite of Nature.
Luc De Vauvanargues

I feel tremendous pride in coaching Wales and gratitude at the chance to work at the highest level. Wales is the sleeping giant of world rugby, I want to achieve potential.
Warren Gatland

Adversity reminds men of religion
Livy

Facing him is hard work because he hits the pitch so hard, allowing him to gain the advantage of any inconsistent pace or bounce from the natural elements of the turf surface. [on Andrew Flintoff]
Justin Langer



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