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And he's got the icepack on his groin there, so possibly not the old shoulder injury.
Ray French

Yet another proposal would have us rocket the waste into the sun, but, as you're probably aware, about one in ten of our space shots doesn't quite make it out of the earth's gravitational field.
David Brower

If thou desire to profit, read with humility, simplicity, and faithfulness; nor even desire the repute of learning
Thomas A Kempis

I heard it on the radio and absolutely loved it. The song holds some great memories and it's definitely a track that will get me on the dance floor [tubthumping by chumbawamba]
Jonathan Ansell

Even if I go all the way and win, I will have to get up the following day and do it all again. [On why he is leaving Big Brother - everyone keeps on telling him how good he is!]
Jonathan Durden

Men exist for the sake of one another.
Marcus Aurelius

I didn't leave bodybuilding until I felt that I had gone as far as I could go. It will be the same with my film career. When I feel the time is right, I will then consider public service. I feel that the highest honour comes from serving people and your country.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

The first comment I read was very nice, and the next comment was terribly flattering, and then the next one said something like 'I can't bear the sight of him!' [on web forum discussion on him being Doctor Who]
David Tennant

It wasn't about the music [on giving up her pop career]
Holly Valance

There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.
André Gide

I enjoyed my time at Cardiff greatly but when you get the chance to play in the premiership you have to take it.
Daniel Gabbidon

As time passes we all get better at blazing a trail through the thicket of advice.
Margot Bennett

I used to watch Doctor Who and Star Trek, but they went PC - making women commanders, that kind of thing. I stopped watching
Patrick Moore

There comes that mysterious meeting in life when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be, igniting the circuits of our highest potential.
Rusty Berkus

The aim of flattery is to soothe and encourage us by assuring us of the truth of an opinion we have already formed about ourselves.
Dame Edith Sitwell

The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.
C S Lewis

I have tried to dispel the aura of invincibility at the club and I hope I have done that by now.
Frank Clark

The embarrassment of riches. [Title of play]
Leonor Jean D'allainval

The way to do it is enjoy our cricket and relax, to accept that occasionally you'll have a bad day and try to get out of bed with a smile on your face.
Graham Thorpe

Harmison looks certain to keep his place because England need a cutting edge to the attack.
Jonathan Agnew

And in closing, this goes out to Keith, the narcolectic I spoke to a bit earlier. I'd be glad to resume when you feel a bit more alert. But, in the meantime I suggest you reconsider applying for that traffic control position.
Kelsey Grammar

If all Christians acted like Christ, the whole world would be Christian.
Mahatma Gandhi

The one thing that men and women have in common - they both like the company of men
Michael Douglas

There aren't many irritations to match the condescension which a woman metes out to a man who she believes has loved her vainly for the past umpteen years.
Edward Hoagland

The cry of the Little Peoples goes up to God in vain, For the world is given over to the cruel sons of Cain.
Richard Le Gallienne

Television was not invented to make human beings vacuous, but is an emanation of their vacuity.
Malcolm Muggeridge

'My self-image it still isn't that alright. No matter how famous I am, no matter how many people go to see my movies, I still have the idea that I'm that pale no-hoper that I used to be. A pale no-hoper that happens to be a little lucky now. Tomorrow it'll be all over, then I'll have to go back to selling pens again.'
Johnny Depp

Fear accomplishes much in love. The husband of the Middle Ages was loved by his wife for his very severity. The bride of William the Conqueror, having been beaten by him, recognized him by this token for her lord and husband
Jules Michelet

If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.
Jack Lemmon

But it struck me that the extreme violence and cruelty of the English Civil War had gone understated.
Simon Schama

The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good, in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it.
John Stuart Mill

I thought it was fantastic - absolutely wonderful.

It was very funny, had good values at the end and Newcastle looked so beautiful. [on School for Seduction]
Denise Robertson

We no longer have to resort to superstition when faced with the deep problems: Is there a meaning to life? What are we for? What is man?
Richard Dawkins

It's a surreal experience to be working on the show. I've been a huge fan since I was 18.
Kathryn Hunt

When I discovered that I had been made custodian of this gift, in my earliest childhood, I pledged myself to God to be worthy of it, but I have received uncovenanted mercies all my life. The custodian has too often kept faith on his all-too-worldly terms.
Igor Stravinsky

There is such a belief in the squad that we could really do something. [On Euro 2004]
Frank Lampard

I don't consider stardom to be anything related with me. I hope that the only way this business will ever change me will be (giving me) a good life.
Jennifer Love Hewitt

It has been the great fault of our politicians that they have all wanted to do something (Phineas Finn, 13)
Anthony Trollope

There is nothing anyone can do anyway. The public has no power. The government knows I'm not a criminal. The parole board knows I'm not a criminal.
Jack Kevorkian

Perhaps the whole root of our trouble, the human trouble, is that we will sacrifice all the beauty of our lives, will imprison ourselves in totems, taboos, crosses, blood sacrifices, steeples, mosques, races, armies, flags, nations, in order to deny the fact of death, which is the only fact we have.
James Baldwin

It's much easier to consume the visual image than to read something.
Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Blood sport is brought to its ultimate refinement in the gossip columns.
Bernard Ingham

Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly often attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adult
Thomas Szasz

The hippies wanted peace and love. We wanted Ferraris, blondes and switchblades.
Alice Cooper

To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun
Robert Burton

It is a strange fact that freedom and equality, the two basic ideas of democracy, are to some extent contradictory. Logically considered, freedom and equality are mutually exclusive, just as society and the individual are mutually exclusive.
Thomas Mann

The story of Pope John Paul II is that of a man of immense faith and conviction and, in latter years, great personal courage.

He engaged with human culture and civilisation in every aspect and in every corner of the world.
Mary McAleese

The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Rene Descartes

I kissed her hard and held her tight and tried to open her lips; they were closed tight.
Ernest Hemingway

The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen and all of a sudden they've reached puberty, they believe that they like women. Actually, you're just horny. It doesn't mean you like women any more at twenty-one than you did at ten.
George William Curtis



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