For my own part I think no innocent species of wit or pleasantry should be suppressed: and that a good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation.

By : James Boswell 0 Likes          


To be here recovers from a state of soul, from a state of mind. I have the memory of the heart. I know what I received. I must have the will to give back to others.

By : Jacky Ickx

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There's a statue of Jimmy Stewart in the Hollywood Wax Museum, and the statue talks better than he does.

By : Dean Martin

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Audiences are always better pleased with a smart retort, some joke or epigram, than with any amount of reasoning.

By : Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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Villa Grande has in many ways symbolized an important, but less than pleasant, part of our history.

By : Kjell Magne Bondevik

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So stick up ivy and the bays, and then restore the heathen ways, green will remind you of the Spring, though this great day denies the thing, and mortifies the earth, and all, but your wild revels, and loose hall.

By : Henry Vaughan

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I have always paid income tax. I object only when it reaches a stage when I am threatened with having nothing left for my old age - which is due to start next Tuesday or Wednesday.

By : Noel Coward

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The earth and its resources belong of right to its people.

By : Gifford Pinchot

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Music - opera particularly - is a process which is endurable or successful only if it is achieved by people who love to collaborate.

By : Sarah Caldwell

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I don't think that what's going on in Bosnia is political activity. It's partly political, but it's partly atavistic as well.

By : John Keegan

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Russia knows of the vulnerability of her frontiers in this part of the world.

By : Aly Khan

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The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.

By : Dale Carnegie

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A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.

By : Jonathan Swift

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