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I've had a fantastic time at Blue Peter and the whole team have been great to work with, but it's now time to move on.
I'm looking forward to working on new projects in the future.
Katy Hill

Which is better: to have fun with fungi or to have Idiocy with ideology, to have wars because of words, to have tomorrow's misdeeds out of yesterday's miscreeds?
Aldous Huxley

He hit me about half a dozen times full-on with his head. He was an awkward customer [on Sakio Bika]
Joe Calzaghe

As I have said for two years now, when Osama Bin Laden and al-Qaeda were cornered in the mountains of Tora Bora, it was wrong to outsource the job of capturing them to Afghan warlords who a week earlier were fighting against us.
John Kerry

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

War then is a relation not between man and man, but between State and State, and individuals are enemies only accidentally, not as men, nor as citizens, but as soldiers; not as members of their country, but as its defenders.
Jean Jacques Rousseau

I believe in compulsory cannibalism. If people were forced to eat what they killed, there would be no more wars.
Abbie Hoffman

Wars such as those which have occurred in Iraq only allow hatred, violence and terror to proliferate
Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances; departure of evil men by their return. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

The sense of being well-dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility which religion is powerless to bestow
C F Forbes

There was another war-related casualty today. The French were injured when they tried to jump on our bandwagon.
Jay Leno

Long afterward, many would remember those two days in the first week of October with vividness and anguish
Arthur Hailey

People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.
Otto Von Bismarck

I am never one to disappoint. When I decided to invest I decided to bring the club forward. I am ready bring new ideas, vision and investment to the club.
Thaksin Shinawatra

In our country, true teams rarely exist . . . social barriers and personal ambitions have reduced athletes to dissolute cliques or individuals thrown together for mutual profit . . . Yet these rugby players. with their muddied, cracked bodies, are struggling to hold onto a sense of humanity that we in America have lost and are unlikely to regain. The game may only be to move a ball forward on a dirt field, but the task can be accomplished with an unshackled joy and its memories will be a permanent delight. The women and men who play on that rugby field are more alive than too many of us will ever be. The foolish emptiness we think we perceive in their existence is only our own
Victor Cahn

A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future.
Leonard Bernstein

This is my 48th award this year. Apparently when I reach 50 I can trade them in for a kettle
Robbie Williams

Leg spin is an art. Not everybody has that art. Two or three people in the world can do what I do. Because of His help, His hand on me, I am going forward. That makes me down to earth and humble enough
Danish Kaneria

I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for the truth; and truth rewarded me.
Simone De Beauvoir

It is no good getting furious if you get stuck. What I do is keep thinking about the problem but work on something else. Sometimes it is years before I see the way forward. In the case of information loss and black holes, it was 29 years.
Stephen Hawking

I had a word with him afterwards [van der saar] and said if there was a clean sheet bonus I wanted half of it! [on playing as goalie for the last few minutes]
John O'Shea

[It will] blow people backwards out of their living room. [on a new decoder]
James Murdoch

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Lucy Larcom

I'm not panicking, and I'm not scared, I've been through the Gulf War, the Asia crisis, and the Russian crisis.
Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud

Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defences of peace must be constructed
Anonymous

If I see an ending, I can work backward.
Arthur Miller

A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
Carl Sagan

Being at the right place at the right time can only happen when you keep moving toward the next opportunity.
Arthur Pine

I work with horses a lot on the show and am aware that Strangles really is an awful, painful disease for horses
Georgia Slowe

Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
Walt Disney

A woman dictates before marriage in order that she may have an appetite for submission afterwards.
George Eliot

My show's like Jane Fonda meets SeaWorld meets Star Wars.
Charles Ross

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

'The problem, with the Conservative Party is that they are actually going backwards. They have now skipped a generation. At this rate the next leader will have to be exhumed' - after Michael Howard was made leader
Rory Bremner

It doesn't matter who you are, how many awards you've won, how popular you are, or how much critical acclaim you've had.
David Guterson

We are all afraid for our confidence, for the future, for the world. That is the nature of the human imagination. Yet every man, every civilization, has gone forward because of its engagement with what it has set itself to do.
Jacob Bronowski

When you start planning for war then you should also start planning for the consequences of that war.
Jay Garner

Cards are war, in disguise of a sport
Charles Lamb

Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another.
Ayn Rand

Your sex shouldn't matter when it comes to sport. If you put in the effort to train hard, whether you are male or female, you deserve the rewards.
Rain Mako

The ploughman homeward plods his weary way,
And leaves the world to darkness and to me
Thomas Gray

He was so mean it hurt him to go to the bathroom. [on Rod Stewart]
Britt Ekland

I'm particularly looking forward to getting into the dresses. 'I just love them the bright colours, the sparkles, all that.
Louisa Lytton

What's so touching is the way we fight the war right until the moment our business is taken care of and then we turn on a dime and we immediately start taking care of people. It's like a shock and aw shucks campaign.
Dennis Miller

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

Would you end war?
Create great Peace.
James Oppenheim

A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.
John Calvin

I'd love to get pyjamas. Good, nice and warm flannel ones.
Charlize Theron

Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death
Albert Einstein

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common then unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan ' press on ' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
Calvin Coolidge



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