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This time last year I was looking at the Page 3 calendar and thinking 'I want to be in that' - now I am!
Krystle

"Ewan McGregor and I had very similar first-time light sabre experiences. We both burned ourselves! These things are hot - they're full of batteries!"
Hayden Christensen

There was obviously excitement when Kimi Raikkonen came on the scene, but he hasn't been able to deliver the number of wins people expected him to have.
Jackie Stewart

On her husband: He's the funniest, smartest person I know. It doesn't mean he doesn't bug me and I'm sure I bug him sometimes.
Sarah Jessica Parker

We murdered them 0-0.
Bill Shankly

And without fear the lawless roads Ran wrong through all the land.
Edwin Muir

What the detective story is about is not murder but the restoration of order
P D James

The workers have nothing but their chains to lose in this. They have a world to win. Workers of the world, unite!
Karl Marx

Arabs cross to collect the grain that they left in the abandoned villages and we set mines for them and they go back without an arm or a leg.
Moshe Dayan

I'm one of those people you hate because of genetics. It's the truth.
Brad Pitt

Curses are like young chickens, they always come home to roost (the Curse of Kehama)
Robert Southey

Everybody's for democracy in principle. It's only in practice that the thing gives rise to stiff objections. [True, which is why we never have in practice anything like true democracy]
Meg Greenfield

I'm easy. Put me in an interesting location with good people and I'm there.
Jane Curtin

I've been working hard in the studio. I postd a couple of new songs to get an idea of my new direction, they are just at a demo stage so don't be too hard on them.
Lily Allen

I often feel, and ever more deeply I realize, that fate and character are the same conception.
Novalis

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.
Marissa Miller

Statues and pictures and verse may be grand, But they are not the Life for which they stand.
James Thomson

It could be a good bet - and you'd probably get some good odds too!
[on betting odds of him winning a grand slam before his brother]
Jamie Murray

The power of positive thinking (Title of book)
Norman Vincent Peale

Once upon a time the world was sweeter than we knew. Everything was ours; how happy we were then, but then once upon a time never comes again.
Johnny Mercer

Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage - they have experienced pain and bought jewellery
Rita Rudner

Instead of asking - 'How much damage will the work in question bring about?' why not ask - 'How much good? How much joy?'
Henry Miller

You have to be careful with the clitoris, because if the piercer doesn't know what he's doing, it can be numbed for good.
Janet Jackson

'If you're writing songs, there are two things that you just don't write about: politics and religion. We write about both.'
Bono

What I think we are seeing is a loss of nerve from the prime minister. This is a charade that the prime minister could have put an end to before now.
Sir Menzies Campbell

Miller cast a reproachful look upon his tormentor, and answered absently 'When it is ajar', and threw himself from a high promontory into the sea!
Ambrose Bierce

I'm delighted to be stepping up to the mantle at such a fantastic football club. I see Leeds as a great club that has fallen on hard times.
Ken Bates

Manufacturing and commercial monopolies owe their origin not to a tendency imminent in a capitalist economy but to governmental interventionist policy directed against free trade and laissez faire.
Ludwig Mises

Lesbia, let us live and love, and pay no heed to all the tales of grim old men.
Catullus

The greatest mistake is trying to be more agreeable than you can be.
Walter Bagehot

Part of the problem is that he lacks confidence. He is nervous[on Gordon Brown]
Charles Clarke

My alphabet starts with this letter called yuzz. It's the letter I use to spell yuzz-a-ma-tuzz. You'll be sort of surprised what there is to be found once you go beyond 'Z' and start poking around!
Theodor Geisel

A democracy, the realistic observer is forced to conclude, is likely to be idealistic in its feelings about itself, but imperialistic about its practice.
Irving Babbitt

Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to tap, at three, on the teeth. Lo. Lee. Ta
Vladimir Nabokov

Writers are a strange breed, we are overly critical perhaps of others work but if others dare criticise our work, we take great umbrage and offence.
Thomas Fleming

To invoke a Kierkegaardesque figure of speech, the beauty of the language of the Bible can be like a set of dentist's instruments nearly laid out on a table and hanging on a wall, intriguing in their technological complexity and with their stainless steel highly polished--until they set to work on the job for which they were originally designed. Then all of a sudden my reaction changes from 'How shiny and beautiful they all are!' to 'Get that damned thing out of my mouth!'
Jaroslav Pelikan

Man's love is of man's life a part; it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
Lord Byron

Farmers markets are green shoots coming out of the gun. They represent hope and they need to be cultivated. But we have a juggernaut coming at us.
Jerry Brown

'I'm extremely disappointed that our own country still has a province that thinks boobies and bare bums are something to be embarrassed about. There's nothing to be ashamed of, we've all got them!'
Greig Nori

We need Van Nistelrooy up there again because we missed some incredible chances at Portsmouth. He's the best.
Sir Alex Ferguson

Christian morality prefers remorse to precede lust, and then lust not to follow
Karl Kraus

He that communicates his secret to another makes himself that other's slave.
Baltasar Gracian

Exeter City's trip to Old Trafford will be a great day for their fans but that is about it - they won't get the result they want against Manchester United.
Mark Lawrenson

We do not talk - we bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests.
Henry Miller

It's no exaggeration to say that the undecideds could go one way or another.
George Bush

And now the really difficult part: We have to rebuild Iraq into a strong and independent nation that will one day hate the United States.
David Letterman

In 1962 when rejecting the Beatles "we don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out"
Decca Recording

A mathematical theory is not to be considered complete until you have made it so clear that you can explain it to the first man whom you meet on the street. [hmm so that means no mathematical theory is complete then!]
David Hilbert

Wisdom is meaningless until your own experience has given it meaning and there is wisdom in the selection of wisdom.
Bergen Evans

Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
J K Rowling



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