Maybe not soapbox, but!!
"To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield."
You should make a point of trying every experience once, except incest and folk-dancing.
Sir Arnold Bax
Just found this link "Martin Amis: I was rather impressed by Katie Price's autobiographies" not even read it but I would never imagined that quote could be.
The text of the link from the BBC news page is the (unlikely) quote of note not the article itself.
Spiritburner wrote (see)
He may look like an idiot and talk like an idiot but don't let that fool you. He really is an idiot. The Didster!!!
He may look like an idiot and talk like an idiot but don't let that fool you. He really is an idiot.
Must have been talking when I should have been listening to end up with this job!Not sure if thats my fav or just the one most used!
(one i heard quite often as a kid when wanting things)Want in one hand, Sh*t in the other & see which one fills up first
Oh, ohA wise man is always eager to learn, but only a fool thinks they can teach them anything!
padstowe wrote (see)
Cameron and Milliband. Twa cheeks o the same erse.
You missed the best quote from Trainspotting, Dids.
To rest is not to conquer - Reinhold Messner - well that's where I first read it but I think it was actually in the 1950 flim The White Tower first.
Also the perennial toast at service dinners "Wives and Girlfriends, may they never meet".
And "I have known good times" Evelyn Waugh's frontispiece to Bridehead Revisited.
Milly. wrote (see)
Best filum ever made
Come kindly bombs and fall on Slough
The sound of English county families baying for broken glass.
Evelyn Waugh (who wrote, in exquisite prose, some of the funniest, wittiest and profoundest novels of the twentieth century).
The table talk of Dorothy Parker at the Algonquin Club in New York is a wonderful source of witticisms as, for example:
When asked how the word 'horticulture' shoud be used in a sentence she replied You can lead a whore to culture, but you can't make her think.
Among other gems are:
You'd have to have a heart of stone not to laugh at the death of Little Nell.Brevity is the soul of lingerie.If all the girls who attended the Yale prom were laid end to end, I wouldn't be a bit surprised.The longest ten years in a woman's life is from twenty-nine to thirty.
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