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English writer and cleric 1771-1845
All this class of pleasures inspires me with the same nausea as I feel at the sight of rich plum-cake or sweetmeats; I prefer the driest bread of common life.
American poet 1923-2004
A lot of the fun lies in trying to penetrate the mystery; and this is best done by saying over the lines to yourself again and again, till they pass through the stage of sounding like nonsense, and finally return to a full sense that had at first escaped notice.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-1936
Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf ;is better than a whole loaf.
Unemployment is a great tragedy. The man who goes about hopelessly seeking work in order to earn bread for his children is a living reproach to civilization.
Irish actress, producer and former 1979-
'Game of Thrones' has multiple story lines, multiple countries, and it's complete fantasy.
French writer 1888-1948
A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
Acorns were good until bread was found.
British actress and politician 1936-
Acting is not about dressing up. Acting is about stripping bare. The whole essence of learning lines is to forget them so you can make them sound like you thought of them that instant.
American SEC chairman 1931-
Although the Internet makes it seem as if you have a direct connection to the securities market, you don't. Lines may clog; systems may break; orders may back-up.
English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
And having looked to government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn and bite the hand that fed them. To avoid that evil, government will redouble the causes of it; and then it will become inveterate and incurable.
American historian and journalist 1899-1978
And there is the headlight, shining far down the track, glinting off the steel rails that, like all parallel lines, will meet in infinity, which is after all where this train is going.Source: Bruce Cattons America: selections from his greatest works
John F. Kennedy
American politician 1917-1963
As far as the job of President goes, its rewarding and I've given before this group the definition of happiness for the Greeks. I'll define it again: the full use of your powers along lines of excellence. I find, therefore, that the Presidency provides some happiness.
Engels writer 1948-
Bread and books: food for the body and food for the soul - what could be more worthy of our respect, and even love?
American entrepreneur 1971-
Bread pudding makes me weak. I have been known to be moved to tears by cookies and ice cream, and ribs are a spiritual experience for me.
American actor, writer, producer and comedian 1958-
Bush wasn't elected, he was selected - selected by five judges up in Washington who voted along party lines.
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