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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

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

I've come to accept that the life of a frontrunner is a hard one, that he will suffer more injuries than most men and that many of these injuries will not be accidental.
Pele

Astonishment is the root of philosophy.
Paul Tillich

At that moment I hated Gordon Banks more than any man in soccer. [on Pele's reaction to his save]
Simon Kuper

Women's sexy underwear is a minor but significant growth industry of late-twentieth-century Britain in the twilight of capitalism.
Angela Carter

I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me - spiritually and financially.
Denzel Washington

In a cavern, in a canyon, Excavating for a mine Dwelt a miner, Forty-niner, And his daughter, Clementine.
Percy Montrose

Diplomacy means all the wicked devices of the Old World, spheres of influence, balances of power, secret treaties, triple alliances, and, during the interim period, appeasement of Fascism.
Barbara Tuchman

Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of a good example and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles.
Baron Pierre De Coubertin

In taking out an insurance policy one pays for it in dollars and cents, always at liberty to discontinue payments. If, however, woman's premium is a husband, she pays for it with her name, her privacy, her self-respect, her very life, 'until death doth part.'
Emma Goldman

Never trust a government that doesn't trust its own citizens with guns.
Benjamin Franklin

He had been eight years upon a project for extracting sunbeams out of cucumbers, which were to be put into vials hermetically sealed, and let out to warm the air in raw, inclement summers.
Jonathan Swift

There is a movement in club football, which I don't necessarily consider a prime example of solidarity, because it leads us to conclude the rich are getting richer and they are using everything in the market to create an exodus from Africa.
Sepp Blatter

Where nature's end of language is declined,
And men talk only to conceal the mind
Edward Young

Clemency is also a revolutionary measure.
Camille Desmoulins

Your morals and general character are strictly inquired into; it is therefore expected that you will improve every leisure moment in the acquirement of knowledge of your profession and you will recollect that a good moral character is essential to your high standing in the Navy.
Franklin Buchanan

And on seesaw Sunday nights, I'd woo who ever I would with my wicked eye! (Lament)
Dylan Thomas

A baby changes your dinner party conversation from politics to poops [very pleasant thanks for that mental image Maurice!]
Maurice Johnstone

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

The popularity of the paranormal, oddly enough, might even be grounds for encouragement. I think that the appetite for mystery, the enthusiasm for that which we do not understand, is healthy and to be fostered. It is the same appetite which drives the best of true science, and it is an appetite which true science is best qualified to satisfy
Richard Dawkins

But you have to get beyond that quite quickly. The moment of that slight 'out-of-body experience' ends when you realise you have to knuckle down and do it [on being the Doctor]
David Tennant

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

Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell; it demands complete abandon; if words or movements oppose the magic of caresses, the spell is broken.
Simone De Beauvoir

We've got to ride the global-warming issue. Even if the theory of global warming is wrong, we will be doing the right thing - in terms of economic policy and environmental policy.
Timothy Wirth

Great men hallow a whole people, and lift up all who live in their time.
Sydney Smith

Male and female gossip also sounds different, as women use more animated tones, more detail and more feedback.
Kate Fox

The highest point to which a weak but experienced mind can rise is detecting the weakness of better men
Georg Lichtenberg

Explanation separates us from astonishment, which is the only gateway to the incomprehensible.
Eugene Ionesco

I don't think I have played as well as I can for Arsenal, but hopefully in this tournament I can do that.
Ashley Cole

Morals are in all countries the result of legislation and government; they are not African or Asian or European: they are good or bad.
Denis Diderot

The man who reads only for improvement is beyond the hope of much improvement before he begins.
Jonathan Daniels

If the Old Testament were a reliable guide in the matter of capital punishment, half the people in the United States would have to be killed tomorrow.
Steve Allen

The American experiment is the most tremendous and far reaching engine of social change which
Charles Francis Adams

It's a pretty sure thing that the player's bat is what speaks loudest when it's contract time, but there are moments when the glove has the last word.
Brooks Robinson

The mind must become the servant of the intellect, not the slave of the senses. It must discriminate and detach itself from the body. Like the ripe tamarind fruit, which, becomes loose inside the shell, it must be unattached to this shell, this casement called body.
Sri Sathya Sai Baba Quotes

A single zealot may commence prosecutor, and better men be his victims
Thomas Jefferson

The increasing influence of the Bible is marvelously great, penetrating everywhere. It carries with it a tremendous power of freedom and justice guided by a combined force of wisdom and goodness
David Moir

Whenever a man's friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure that they think he is growing old
Washington Irving

Hope nothing from foreign governments. They will never be really willing to aid you until you have shown that you are strong enough to conquer without them.
Giuseppe Mazzini

Hundreds of hysterical persons must confuse these phenomena with messages from the beyond and take their glory to the bishop rather than the eye doctor.
James Thurber

Mentally I'm wondering 'Can England get up again after such a fantastic effort?' [England Vs Pakistan 2005]
Bob Woolmer

The unthinkable is not something we are thinking at the moment.
Peter Kenyon

You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don't trust enough.
Frank Crane

When you have an efficient government, you have a dictatorship.
Harry S Truman

Right now I have the distinct feeling that Iím two ages again, and the older part of me that I relied on many times in the past in difficult moments, thatís the part that got me here today.
Anne Hathaway

Shadow boxes become poetic theatres or settings wherein are metamorphasised the element of a childhood pastime. [You understand that, right?]
Joseph Cornell

Everybody favours free speech in the slack moments when no axes are being ground.
Heywood Broun

Men don't want any responsibility, and neither do I.
Julie Christie

The figure a poem makes. It begins in delight and ends in wisdom... in a clarification of life - not necessarily a great clarification, such as sects and cults are founded on, but in a momentary stay against confusion.
Robert Frost



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