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Little boxes on the hillside... And they're all made out of ticky-tacky And they all look just the same
Malvina Reynolds

Mix a little foolishness with your prudence: it's good to be silly at the right moment. (Odes, bk. 4, no. 12, l. 27)
Horace

I lament the score. I'm sorry for Colombia and for my country... we dominated the game
Jorge Luis Pinto

The frivolous work of polished idleness
Sir James Mackintosh

The voice of the majority is no proof of justice.
Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

He that well his warke beginneth
The rather a good ende he winneth.
John Gower

Maybe there is no actual place called hell. Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents breathe through their noses when they're eating sandwiches.
Jim Carrey

The Navy is very old and very wise.
Rudyard Kipling

If there is anything in the universe that can't stand discussion, let it crack.
Wendell Phillips

Writing's much the same at any age - sticking one's head out of the trench to be shot at, the better to catch some butterfly.
Fay Weldon

Can I win the Open? Sure I can. Do I think I will win the Open? I've no bloody idea [on his chance of winning Royal Troon]
Darren Clarke

When she interviewed Matt Damon: Is there anything you want me to ask you, besides your phone number?
Pink

My back swing off the first tee had put him in mond of an eldery woman of dubious morals trying to struggle out of a dress too tight around the shoulders.
Patrick Campbell

Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why, when I am in special need of help, the good deed is usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim
William Feather

An actor should never be larger than the film he's in.
Christian Bale

Order and simplification are the first steps toward the mastery of a subject.
Thomas Mann

You know that look women get when they want sex? Me neither!
Drew Carey

Politics governs everything we do - the games we play, the way we play them, who we play.
John Arlott

The question is the morning after. What sort of Iraq do we wake up to after the bombing? What happens in the region? What impact could it have? These are questions leaders I have spoken to have posed.
Kofi Annan

He who assists the wicked will in time rue it
Phaedrus

Devout believers are safeguarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses; their acceptance of the universal neurosis spares them the task of constructing a personal one.
Anatole France

Fortune pays you sometimes for the intensity of her favours by the shortness of their duration. She soon tires of carrying any one long on her shoulders.
Baltasar Gracian

Can you imagine? Finding out that you're going to be on two series at one time? I said to myself, my life is never going to be the same again. - on being cast for both Baywatch and Baywatch Nights
Donna D'Errico

We're all of us guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.
Tennessee Williams

Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or music. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them. Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself
Truman Capote

Use every weapon within the rules and stretch the rules to breaking point, I say.
Fred Trueman

It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.
Henry L Mencken

We were far behind at a certain period of the year and we came back two races before the end [on 2006 season]
Jean Todt

Now I see the secret of making the best person: it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.
Walt Whitman

This is an enormous club and has had so much success in the last couple of years, I think that he [Mourinho] is one of those managers who can get the best out of the players.
Claude Makelele

A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece.
Ludwig Erhard

I know you're supposed to set goals for yourself. I see all that motivational stuff on television. 'Think about the future, what's next!' But I'm all into the journey. It's fascinating to me. So if I make certain what I want moment to moment, I'm cool at the crossroads.
Cassandra Wilson

If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another.
Epicurus

I'm a guy who just wanted to see his name in the lineup everyday. To me, baseball was a passion to the point of obsession.
Brooks Robinson

To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea, though many there be that have tried it.
Herman Melville

It's a way of inspiring people in the sense that if we get started on the problem now then our contribution will be massive [on his Ministry of Food series]
Jamie Oliver

I tend to live in the wonderful world of my head, where every day the sun shines. Because of my age I like to live in an armchair and do just that.
Eric Sykes

I also know people in the Morrison family, the Wolfson family, the Murdoch family. Remarkably, I know quite a lot of families.
Allan Leighton

The experience of the irrationality of the world has been the driving force of all religious revolution.
Max Weber

And the weather is going to be very stormy tonight, so you really had better wrap up warm!
Becky Mantin

In times like these, it is helpful to remember that there have always been times like these
Paul Harvey

I really enjoy a good movie, there is something really engrossing about it and you feel good or stimulated afterwards.
Sammy Gravano

But when I think of superchicks, I think of the roles, not the variety.
Adrienne Barbeau

Leonardo DiCaprio (Quick and the Dead): 'When we see each other now, it's a very pleasant experience. It's beyond his being smart. He has something good inside of him, mate, that you can't destroy with this business. He's gone from strength to strength as an actor.'
Russell Crowe

I had my extensions taken out for a day or two. Everyone told me they liked it. I thought I might try it a bit shorter.
Jordan

'Jesus Christ rose from the grave.' With this proclamation, the Christian church began. This may be the fundamental element of Christian faith; certainly it is the most radical.
Elaine Pagels

When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.
Otto Von Bismarck

I'm not a lemming about to run off the end of a cliff.
Glenn Roeder

When dogs leap onto your bed, it's because they adore being with you. When cats leap onto your bed, it's because they adore your bed [very perceptive quote!]
Alisha Everett

Be thou the first true merit to befriend, his praise is lost who stays till all commend.
Alexander Pope



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