Quotes: belly

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  • Georges Bernanos
    Georges Bernanos
    French writer 1888-1948
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    A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    Better belly burst than good liquor be lost.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    But the effort, the effort! And as the marrow is eaten out of a man's bones and the soul out of his belly, contending with the strange rapacity of savage life, the lower stage of creation, he cannot make the effort any more.
  • André Gide
    André Gide
    French writer 1869-1951
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    Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Have you not a moist eye, a dry hand, a yellow cheek, a white beard, a decreasing leg, an increasing belly? Is not your voice broken, your wind short, your chin double, your wit single, and every part about you blasted with antiquity?
  • John Lennon
    John Lennon
    British musician 1940-1980
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    He didn't come out of my belly, but my God, I've made his bones, because I've attended to every meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fish because I took him to the ocean. I'm so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    Here's to Cisco an' Sonny an' Lead Belly too, an' to all the good people that traveled with you.
    Source: Bob Dylan (1962)
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    I can reason down or deny everything, except this perpetual Belly: feed he must and will, and I cannot make him respectable.
  • B. Kevin Turner
    B. Kevin Turner
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    I'm a competitive person by nature, and I have been in competitive companies, and I love to compete - joining a company where, certainly, there is a real fire in the belly to compete and bring that energy is something I look forward to.
  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
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    It is a difficult matter to argue with the belly since it has no ears.
  • Life has this in common with prizefighting: if you've received a belly blow, it's likely to be followed by a right to the jaw.
  • Bob Kerrey
    Bob Kerrey
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    Like Jonah, the whale had swallowed me; unlike him, I believed I would spend eternity inside the belly of the beast.
  • Bil Keane
    Bil Keane
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    Many of my cartoons are not a belly laugh. I go for nostalgia, the lump in the throat, the tear in the eye, the tug in the heart.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
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    My parents were exactly like millions of other Americans who had a fire in their belly to build something of their own, and in so doing they exemplified the dignity of work, the opportunity available in this great nation to those willing to work, and they left the world a bit better than it was when they first showed up.
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