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

Be not frightened at the hard words 'imposition,' 'imposture;' give and ask no questions. Cast thy bread upon the waters. Some have, unawares, entertained angels
Charles Lamb

To give and not to count the cost;
To fight and not to heed the wounds;
To toil and not to seek for rest;
To labour and not ask for any reward
Save that of knowing that we do Thy will.
St Ignatius Loyola

No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now.
Richard Nixon

A man is a fool if he drinks before he reaches the age of 50, and a fool if he doesn't afterward.
Frank Lloyd Wright

I have reaffirmed my political will to work towards national unity.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Be sure that it is not you that is mortal, but only your body. For that man whom your outward form reveals is not yourself; the spirit is the true self, not that physical figure which and be pointed out by your finger.
Cicero

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

Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury.
Francis Quarles

Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.
Thomas Merton

Cards are war, in disguise of a sport
Charles Lamb

On the last morning of Virginia's bloodiest year since the Civil War, I built a fire and sat facing a window of darkness where at sunrise I knew I would find the sea. - Cause of Death
Patricia Cornwell

The decline in literature indicates a decline in the nation. The two keep pace in their downward tendency.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

In Cleveland there is legislation moving forward to ban people from wearing pants that fit too low. However, there is lots of opposition from the plumber' union.
Conan O'Brien

Tottenham have a lot of young English players and it's a young squad, it's a squad going forward and that's the direction I wanted to take.

It's exciting times for me and Spurs and hopefully I'll show what I can do.

Darren Bent

Now the only thing I miss about sex is the cigarette afterward. Next to the first one in the morning, it's the best one of all. It tasted so good that even if I had been frigid I would have pretended otherwise just to be able to smoke it.
Florence King

With Jedi, I was amazed that you could make a half a movie out of a finale. [on seeing Star Wars]
Roland Emmerich

I'm looking forward to the grass court season where the conditions will suit my game more [season, what season]
Greg Rusedski

Bernard always had a few prayers in the hall and some whiskey afterwards as he was rather pious.
Daisy Ashford

There's a plane flying over me and I'm looking forward to being able to relax and not worry about the weather or boat speed.
Ellen MacArthur

A muscle is like a car. If you want it to run well early in the morning, you have to warm it up.
Florence Griffith Joyner

Were I to affirm that Laennec contributed more towards the advancement of the medical art than any other single individual, either of ancient or of modern times, I should probably be advancing a proposition which, in the estimation of many, is neither extravagant nor unjust.
Thomas Addison

Hazel Motes sat at a forward angle on the green plush train seat, looking one minute at the window as if he might want to jump out of it, and the next down the aisle at the other end of the car.
Flannery O'Connor

I live a normal life, I take care of our baby, I cook, and I look forward to the weekend so I can spend some time with my husband. It's the kind of change we all secretly dream of, but which isn't always easy to deal with.
Angela Lindvall

A wartime Minister of Information is compelled, in the national interest, to such continuous acts of duplicity that even his natural hair must grow to resemble a wig.
Claud Cockburn

War paralyzes your courage and deadens the spirit of true manhood.
Alexander Berkman

He who has not first laid his foundations may be able with great ability to lay them afterwards, but they will be laid with trouble to the architect and danger to the building.
Niccolo Machiavelli

For to tempt and to be tempted are things very nearly allied - whenever feeling has anything to do in the matter, no sooner is it excited than we have already gone vastly farther than we are aware of.
Catherine II

Being sexy doesn't mean you shouldn't be safe [promoting AIDS awareness]
Dannii Minogue

And all for love, and nothing for reward (The Faerie Queen)
Edmund Spenser

Life is a book. Once you reach the end, there is no more. You can't keep reading. You are done. But look. Each stage in your life - going to high school, getting married, moving to a different city, having children, traveling to a new country - is a different chapter. Each chapter holds surprises, joys, and hardships. Look at it that way, and look forward to beginning that new chapter. You can never get on with the story if you don't keep reading.
Jesse Adams

If you can walk with crowds and keep your virtue,
Or walk with Kings - nor lose the common touch,
If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you,
If all men count with you, but none too much;
If you can fill the unforgiving minute
With sixty seconds' worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,
And - which is more - you'll be a Man, my son!
(Rewards and Fairies 1910, 'If-')
Rudyard Kipling

The political object is the goal, war is the means of reaching it, and the means can never be considered in isolation form their purposes.
Karl Von Clausewitz

'Give me a handful of Westpoint Graduates and I'll win the battle. Give me a handful of Texas Aggies and I'll win the war.'
General George Patten

He's such a warm person. He was immediately warm to me, and it invited a good energy. [on John Travolta]
Scarlett Johansson

Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation. And honour the reward of action.
Francis Quarles

It would be judicious to act with magnanimity towards a prostrate foe.
Zachary Taylor

I wish he did his politics like his bowling. He would be a lot easier to beat. [on Prime Minister John Howard's offbreaks.]
Mark Latham

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

The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
George Eliot

In politics, strangely enough, the best way to play your cards is to lay them face upwards on the table.
H G Wells

This Halloween the most popular mask is the Arnold Schwarzenegger mask. And the best part? With a mouth full of candy you will sound just like him.
Conan O'Brien

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

Jonathan Edwards - he has his faith, his health, his wife and his children, but more importantly, he has his Olympic gold medal.
Brian Alexander

When our attitude towards ourselves is big, and our attitude toward others is generous and merciful, we attract big and generous portions of success.
W Clement Stone

Humour is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention, but it has no persuasive value at all.
Galbraith

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

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Brian Tracy

The purpose of all wars, is peace.
Saint Augustine

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



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