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"Mulberry Garden, now the only place of refreshment about the town for persons of the best quality to be exceedingly cheated at."
"The roaring of the wind is my wife and the stars through the window pane are my children."
"We live in the present, we dream of the future, and we learn eternal truths from the past."
"In reality, it is more fruitful to wound than to kill. While the dead man lies still, counting only one man less, the wounded man is a progressive drain upon his side."
B. H. Liddell Hart
English military historian
"Ah! What is man? Wherefore does he why? Whence did he whence? Whither is he withering?"
"Look, I'm not an intellectualI just take pictures."
"Misfit patter is as bad as misfit clothing, and audiences are as slow to forgive an assault in the hearing, as one on the sight."
"I've been married to one marxist and one fascist, and neither one would take the garbage out."
"Americans will put up with anything, provided it doesn't block traffic."
"It would be very discouraging if somewhere down the line you could ask a computer if the Riemann hypothesis is correct and it said, `Yes, it is true, but you won't be able to understand the proof.'"
"Belfast is like an ugly childyou love it the most."
"Me and George and Billy are two of a kind."
US baseball player (Texas Rangers)
"Deafness has left me acutely aware of both the duplicity that language is capable of and the many expressions the body cannot hide."
US performance artist
"Once the Invisible Hand has taken all the historical inequities and smeared them out into a broad global layer of what a Pakistani brickmaker would consider to be prosperityy'know what? There's only four things we do better than anyone else: music, movies, microcode, and high-speed pizza delivery."
"What I don't like are pompous, pretentious movies."
"In case it is one of mine."
Augustus Edwin John
, patting the head of a child in Chelsea as he passed by
"The real reason I decided on show business was to avoid a day job."
US comic, actor
"If you live long enough, lots of nice things happen."
US football coach
"My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition."
(daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru)
"Realism is a bad word. In a sense everything is realistic. I see no line between the imaginary and the real."
"The older you are, the freer you are, as long as you last."