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"But the standing toast
that pleased me most
Was, "The wind that blows,
the ship that goes,
And the lass that loves a sailor!"
"It is unfortunate, considering enthusiasm moves the world, that so few enthusiasts can be trusted to speak the truth."
Sir Arthur James Balfour
British Prime Minister (33)
(see other British PMs)
"Lack of education is an extraordinary handicap when one is being offensive."
"Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life."
"Whenever you observe an animal closely, you feel as if a human being sitting inside were making fun of you."
"Too many of you, my friends, are dying. Now it's time for me to do my part and help you."
(died near her birthday)
, on launching fundraising for AIDS research
"I want to be remembered as the guy who gave his all whenever he was on the field."
US football player
"Hits are for squares."
US guitarist (Sonic Youth)
"The pain is very painful."
Brazilian football player
"Making a film is like going down a mineonce you've started you bid a metaphorical goodbye to the daylight and the outside world for the duration."