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'I'd hate to deprive you of this. Remember salvation lies within...'
Warden Norton During the Cell inspection
Shawshank Redemption

She doesn't understand the concept of Roman numerals. She thought we just fought in world war eleven.
Joan Rivers

They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.
Arthur Schopenhauer

The first step towards amendment is the recognition of error.
Seneca

Military power wins battles, but spiritual power wins wars
George Catlett

The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.
Lao Tzu

He that does good for good's sake seeks neither paradise nor reward, but he is sure of both in the end.
William Penn

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

I'm not sure Americans are hesitant to do this again - to fight another war, because it looked to them like a courageous and terrific endeavour.
Ashleigh Banfield

Understand that most problems are a good sign. Problems indicate that progress is being made, wheels are turning, you are moving toward your goals. Beware when you have no problems. Then you've really got a problem... Problems are like landmarks of progress.
Scott Alexander

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

He could have mentioned this before. Talk about rubbing salt into the wound. I'm sure he would like me to say I've been robbed, and I would agree. And it's not like he hasn't got enough already [on having to collect an award for Ricky Gervais]
Stephen Merchant

She's sexy, and she's goofy. But she [Jennifer's] sexiest when she's unaware of how sexy she is.
Bradley Cooper

Because it was quite dark in that corner I was being pushed towards shaking hands with somebody just as a matter of courtesy and then it transpired it was President Mugabe.
Jack Straw

We intend to lead a government of purpose and direction so that we can offer the people of this nation the opportunity to move forward to independence, democracy and equality.
Alex Salmond

God warms his hands at man's heart when he prays
John Masefield

'Look neither Janet or me thought it was such a big deal. But when CBS and the FCC got so uptight, yeah, I lied about it and called it a wardrobe malfunction. I mean what else did you expect me to do? They could fine us big time for this which really sucks. I mean it's just a *@#?$% tit! Now I wish we'd shown both of 'em and really given them something to talk about!' (to reporter Sandy Baker re Janet Jackson's nipple slip at the Superbowl)
Justin Timberlake

Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
George Sand

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

You have to lead people gently toward what they already know is right.
Philip Crosby

If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Abraham Maslow

Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
Rudyard Kipling

You know the world is going crazy when the best rapper is a white guy, the best golfer is a black guy, the tallest guy in the NBA is Chinese, the Swiss hold the America's Cup, France is accusing the U.S. of arrogance, Germany doesn't want to go to war, and the three most powerful men in America are named 'Bush', 'Dick', and 'Colon.' Need I say more?
Chris Rock

The worst thing about playing Chelsea is having to listen to Mourinho afterwards
Edmilson

Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason.
Albert Pike

There is some ill a-brewing towards my rest, For I did dream of money-bags tonight.
William Shakespeare

The Avatar appears to be human and we are misled into thinking of him in these terms but the Avatar himself warns us against this error.
Sri Sathya Sai Baba

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

To play Pink, I had to lose alot of maturity that I gained... lose lovers, lose experiences... I had to go back to being that unaware person again.
Jason London

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

If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.
Mahatma Gandhi

I'm looking forward to getting back to EastEnders and working with everyone who has supported me throughout my time off.
Michelle Ryan

An Oscar means a lot of things because it's like the ultimate award for a film maker so it feels great.
Alejandro Amenabar

A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.
Caskie Stinnett

I'm a Mancunian born and bred and I feel I'm no different to the man in the crowd and it's nice to reward them. I want to become a great champion.
Ricky Hatton

Andy Warhol is the only genius I've ever known with an I.Q. of 60.
Gore Vidal

The bird alighteth not on the spread net when it beholds another bird in the snare. Take warning by the misfortunes of others, that others may not take example from you.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

I warn you not to be ordinary, I warn you not to be young, I warn you not to fall ill, and I warn you not to grow old.

( on prospect of Conservative re-election )
Neil Kinnock

England's best centre-forward of his type [on Emile Heskey]
Steve Bruce

This was love at first sight, love everlasting: a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected - in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness; it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
Thomas Mann

Publishing a protocol under the name Atom that tries to capture all of the prior art in this stage and might provide a good basis for winding down the syndication wars.
Tim Bray

When law and duty are one, united by religion, you never become fully conscious, fully aware of yourself. You are always a little less than an individual.
Frank Herbert

I'd say the chances are about 50-50 that humanity will be extinct or nearly extinct within 50 years. Weapons of mass destruction, disease, I mean this global warming is scaring the living daylights out of me.
Ted Turner

The geisha called 'Trembling Leaf,' on her knees beside James Bond, leant forward from the waist and kissed him chastely on the right cheek
Ian Fleming

I think it is important that we all try and be green where it is possible; an awareness of the world around us can never be a bad thing.
Judd Gregg

Quite frankly, I will pick who I want [on the latest whinge from Warnock]
Gareth Southgate

If he [Ronnie O'Sullivan] or anyone else thinks snooker on ice or played in sequinned outfits is the way forward, I'll be happy to listen to the proposals
Rodney Walker

A self-respecting nation is ready for anything, including war, except for a renunciation of its option to make war.
Simone Weil

Youth changes its tastes by the warmth of its blood; age retains its tastes by habit
Duc De La Rochefoucauld

I detest war: it ruins conversation.
Bernard Fontenelle



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