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All the dreamers in all the world are dizzy in the noodle.
Edie Adams

It's going to take a miracle for anyone to win a British gold in track and field at the 2012 Olympic Games.
Colin Jackson

Doubtless criticism was originally benignant, pointing out the beauties of a work rather than its defects. The passions of men have made it malignant, as the bad heart of Procrustes turned the bed, the symbol of repose, into an instrument of torture
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The first thing I do every morning is go online to check the surf. If the waves are good, I'll go surf. The beach is 10 minutes away.
Marisa Miller

I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that's OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots
Ozzy Ozbourne

I'm very happy to be back playing rugby for England again - there were times when I questioned if this would happen.
Jonny Wilkinson

Cos it's strange, isn't it. You stand in the middle of a library and go 'Aaaaaagghhh!' and everyone just stares at you. But you do the same thing on an aeroplane, and everyone joins in.
Tommy Cooper

It was hard walking around the pitch... You do that when you win trophies. The fans were throwing flags on and that was hard to take, something which put a lump in your throat.
Darren Fletcher

The tendency of the casual mind is to pick out or stumble upon a sample which supports or defies its prejudices, and then to make it the representative of a whole class.
Walter Lippmann

Looking back, we could have been bolder and we should be now. I've got the experience.
Tony Blair

If there wasn't death, I think you couldn't go on.
Stevie Smith

Remember if you marry for beauty, thou bindest thyself all thy life for that which perchance, will neither last nor please thee one year: and when thou hast it, it will be to thee of no price at all.
Virginia Woolf

I do not know how guilty Mutu is but I agree with the high moral standards at the club [Chelsea]
Arsene Wenger

Death not merely ends life, it also bestows upon it a silent completeness, snatched from the hazardous flux to which all things human are subject.
Hannah Arendt

We have arrived at the point where the public are right in thinking that John Prescott no longer serves a purpose in governing the country, only a purpose in trying to hold together the fragile peace in the Labour Party
Andrew Lansley

Full many a gem of purest ray serene,
The dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear
Thomas Gray

Because every punter has to register full identity details to open an account with exchanges, and sign a declaration allowing the authorities access to that account, it is more likely that we are today seeing the results of this extra source of intelligence. [on scandals in betting]
J A McGrath

The Woman-Soul leadeth us upward and on!
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Once victim, always victim - that's the law!
Thomas Hardy

The only time to buy these is on a day with no 'y' in it.
Warren Buffett

Oscar is probably going to change the world of Paralympic sport in ways that we never imagined [on Oscar Pistorius]
Tanni Grey Thompson

Curiosity in children Nature has provided to remove the ignorance they were born with
John Locke

There are no dead. ( L'oiseau bleu - act 4 )
Maurice Maeterlinck

Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection, if it means nothing more than the freedom to stagnate.
Adlai E Stevenson

There are three things I always forget. Names, faces and... the third I can't remember
Italo Svevo

It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a squash.
Josh Billings

Modelling is a tough job, your co-workers are your rivals, it really puts a damper on your perspective of other girls.
Adriana Lima

Whom the mad would destroy, they first make gods. (Of Mao Tse-tung in 1967)
Bernard Levin

The likes of Shane Warne, Hayden, Ponting have a go at you on the field and mentally they try to get hold of your brain and wreck it over the course of six or seven weeks.
Kevin Pietersen

I'm not the callow youth of yesteryear. I'm a man of steel, honed on the handle of life. [Reg in Corrie]
Ken Morley

I like playing Tim Henman, I feel that the power of my game matches up well against the way that he plays.
Dmitry Tursunov

Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend.
Margaret Thatcher

To see with the eyes of another, to hear with the ears of another, to feel with the heart of another. For the time being, this seems to me an admissible definition of what we call social feeling.
Alfred Adler

The readiest and surest way to get rid of censure, is to correct ourselves.
Demosthenes

People will frighten you about a graduation...They use words you don't hear often... "And we wish you Godspeed." It is a warning, godspeed. It means you are no longer welcome here at these prices.
Bill Cosby

There's a lot to be pleased about and there is a lot to be down about on what we can improve on (after scoring 35 points in an 80 - 23 win!)
Johnny Wilkinson

Not all the labour of the earth
Is done by hardened hands.
Will Carleton

I got players with bad watches - they can't tell midnight from noon.
Casey Stengel

The way they bowled on a flat wicket was tremendous. We didn't want to chase too many because the wicket was wearing and we knew Warne would have a big say [on Ashes fourth test, 2005]
Michael Vaughan

Here is the ghost
Of a summer that lived for us,
Here is a promise
Of summer to be.
William Ernest Henley

There's only one head bigger than Tony Grieg's and that's Birkenhead.
Fred Trueman

Dignity and love do not blend well, nor do they continue long together
Ovid

Architecture is the art of how to waste space (New York Times)
Philip Johnson

'Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.'
Yoda

It seems not to have been written. It is the quintessence of life. It is the basic truth.
Brooks Atkinson

The mines of knowledge are often laid bare by the hazel-wand of chance.
Martin Tupper

Scientists - the crowd that for dash and style make the general public look like the Bloomsbury set.
Fran Lebowitz

Then I saw Keanu Reeves in 'Much Ado About Nothing' and I know if he can do it, I can do it too...
Leonardo Dicaprio

We are not retreating - we are advancing in another direction
Douglas Macarthur

Short of letting everybody have a feel, I don't know what to do [on how to stop people thinking she had been under the plastic surgery knife]
Jennifer Aniston



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