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  • If it weren't for the fact that all of us are slightly abnormal, there wouldn't be any point in giving each person a separate name. Ugo Betti

  • Abstract art? A product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered. Al Capp

  • Acting, is not a profession for adults. Laurence Olivier

  • Seventy-five per cent of being successful as an actor is pure luck. The rest is just endurance. Gene Hackman

  • Actors and burglars work better at night. Sir Cedric Hardwicke

  • Human creatures have a mervellous power of adapting themselves to necessity. George Gissing

  • Adults - Are obsolete children. Dr Seuss

  • Adventure - Is the result of poor planning.. Col. Blashford-Snell

  • No-one wants advice - only corroboration. John Steinbeck

  • America - Is Got's Crucible, the Great Melting-Pot. Israel Zangwill

  • Antique, is something that's been useless so long it's still in good condition. Franklin P. Jones

  • Archaeologist - Is the best husband a woman can have; the older she gets the more interested he is in her. Agatha Christie

  • The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it. Dale Carnegie

  • Armour - is the kind of clothing worn by a man whose tailor was a blacksmith. Ambrose Bierce

  • Assassination - Is the extreme form of censorship. George Bernard Shaw

  • The worst moment for an atheist is when he feels grateful and doesn't know who to thank. Wendy Ward

  • If all the world is a stage, and all the men and women merely players, where do all the audiences come from? Denis Norden

  • Most people are such fools that it really is no compliment to say that a man is above average. Somerset Maugham

  • A Bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it. Bob Hope

  • Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance. John Ruskin

  • The number one book of the ages was written by a committee, and it was called "The Bible". Anon

  • The bigger they come, the harder they fall. Robert Fitzsimmons

  • When I am dead, I hope it may be said: "His sins were scarlet, but his books were read". Hilaire Belloc

  • Bore... is a fellow who talks when you wish him to listen. Ambrose Bierce

  • There is no such thing as bravery; only degrees of fear. John Wainwright

  • I want to be the white man's brother, not his brother-in-law. Martin Luther King

  • If I'd known how old I was going to be, I'd have taken better care of myself. Adolf Zukor

  • Celebrity... is a person who works hard all his life to become known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized. Fred Allen

  • When a child is grown up, it's time the parents learned to stand on their own feet. Francis Hope

  • Cinema - Is the most beautiful fraud in the world. Jean-Luc Godard

  • Comedy - Is simply a funny way of being serious. Peter Ustinov

  • Comment - Is free, but facts are sacred. C.P. Scott

  • You can do anything in this world if you are prepared to take the consequences. Somerset Maugham

  • Courtesy - Is not dead. It has merely taken refuge in Great Britain. George Duhamel

  • Customer - is always right. Anon

  • Cynic - Is a man who knows the price of everithing and the value of nothing. Oscar Wilde

  • I'm not afraid to die; I just don't want to be there when happens. Woody Allen

  • Keep a diary and one day it will keep you. Mae West

  • Die, My dear doctor? That's the last thing I shall do. Lord Palmerston

  • Dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself. Josh Billings

  • But I, being poor, have only my dreams. Anon

  • Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet. Rudyard Kipling

  • Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten. B.F. Skinner

  • I had and have a memory like an elephant. In fact, elephants often consult me. Noel Coward

  • Do not fear when your enemies criticize you. Beware when they applaud. Anon

  • An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms anorderly queue of one. George Mikes

  • The only way to enjoy anything in this life is to earn it first. Ginger Roger



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