Quotes by boot-lace

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  • Andrew Vachss
    Andrew Vachss
    American crime fiction author 1942-
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    Building a mechanical device for its appearance is like putting lace on a bowling ball.
  • Mikhail Bakunin
    Mikhail Bakunin
    Russian politicial theorist 1814-1876
    Mikhail Bakunin
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    Does it follow that I reject all authority? Perish the thought. In the matter of boots, I defer to the authority of the boot-maker.
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
    American singer-songwriter and actress 1981-
    Beth Ditto
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    Even talking, I'm super-loud. I could never have that kind of meek, little wispy whimsical lavender and lace voice. It comes from my body. There's no way I can fight it.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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    I can never bring you to realize the importance of sleeves, the suggestiveness of thumb-nails, or the great issues that may hang from a boot-lace.
  • A. J. Liebling
    A. J. Liebling
    American journalist 1904-1963
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    If you just try long enough and hard enough, you can always manage to boot yourself in the posterior.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever.
  • It is difficult to see why lace should be so expensive; it is mostly holes.
  • Germaine Greer
    Germaine Greer
    Australian writer and public intellectual 1939-
    Germaine Greer
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    Older women can afford to agree that femininity is a charade, a matter of colored hair, ecru lace and whalebones, the kind of slap and tat that transvestites are in love with, and no more.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
    Eric Hoffer
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    People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them.
  • Bruce Chatwin
    Bruce Chatwin
    English travel writer, novelist and journalist 1940-1989
    Bruce Chatwin
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    The history of Buenos Aires is written in its telephone directory. Pompey Romanov, Emilio Rommel, Crespina D. Z. de Rose, Ladislao Radziwil, and Elizabeta Marta Callman de Rothschild - five names taken at random from among the R's - told a story of exile, desolation, disillusion, and anxiety behind lace curtains.
  • Bruce Cockburn
    Bruce Cockburn
    Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist 1945-
    Bruce Cockburn
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    These fragile bodies of touch and taste
    This vibrant skin, this hair like lace
    Spirits open to the thrust of grace
    Never a breath you can afford to waste, when you're
    Lovers in a dangerous time
    Lovers in a dangerous time...
    Source: Stealing Fire (1984)
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
    Barney Frank
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    This bill is the legislative equivalent of crack. It yields a short-term high but does long-term damage to the system and it's expensive to boot.
  • Buzz Osborne
    Buzz Osborne
    American guitarist, vocalist and songwriter 1964-
    Buzz Osborne
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    To me, traveling by bus is like climbing into a closet and watching 'Das Boot.'
  • Carine Roitfeld
    Carine Roitfeld
    French fashion editor 1954-
    Carine Roitfeld
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    We are very luck to be women, so even if we're wearing trousers, I always wear them with some lace underwear or a very feminine bra - I like that.
  • William S. Burroughs
    William S. Burroughs
    American writer and artist 1914-1997
    William S. Burroughs
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    Admittedly, a homosexual can be conditioned to react sexually to a woman, or to an old boot for that matter. In fact, both homo - and heterosexual experimental subjects have been conditioned to react sexually to an old boot, and you can save a lot of money that way.
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