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  • Bill Engvall
    Bill Engvall
    American comedian and actor 1957-
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    (mimicking a fish's gills wither side of his neck) Hey... (cracks) You paid to see it... hey... Ever eaten a worm? (2nd fish) What? When did you eat a worm? Oh I was on the riverbank... catching my breath... - thank you, those of you who got that...
    Source: 15 degrees Off Cool
  • Dave Barry
    Dave Barry
    American humorist, writer
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    Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth *and* fresher breath.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Youth is full of sport,
    age's breath is short;
    youth is nimble,
    age is lame;
    Youth is hot and bold,
    age is weak and cold;
    Youth is wild, and age is tame.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    'Tis the maddest trick a man can ever play in his whole life, to let his breath sneak out of his body without any more ado, and without so much as a rap o'er the pate, or a kick of the guts; to go out like the snuff of a farthing candle, and die merely of the mulligrubs, or the sullens.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    A little flesh, a little breath, and a Reason to rule all - that is myself.
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    American writer 1896-1940
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    All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.
  • John Donne
    John Donne
    English poet 1572-1632
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    As virtuous men pass mildly away, and whisper to their souls to go, whilst some of their sad friends do say, the breath goes now, and some say no.
  • A. E. Housman
    A. E. Housman
    British poet 1859-1936
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    Clay lies still, but blood's a rover;
    Breath's a ware that will not keep.
    Up, lad: when the journey's over
    There'll be time enough to sleep.
    Source: A Shropshire Lad (1896) No. 4 (Reveille), st. 6
  • Sir Walter Scott
    Sir Walter Scott
    British writer and poet 1771-1832
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    Credit is like a looking-glass, which when once sullied by a breath, may be wiped clear again; but if once cracked can never be repaired.
  • Barbara Sher
    Barbara Sher
    American speaker, lifestyle coach, and author 1935-
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    Doing is a quantum leap from imagining. Thinking about swimming isn't much like actually getting in the water. Actually getting in the water can take your breath away. The defense force inside of us wants us to be cautious, to stay away from anything as intense as a new kind of action. Its job is to protect us, and it categorically avoids anything resembling danger. But it's often wrong. Anything worth doing is worth doing too soon.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree. We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know because they have never deceived us.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
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    Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.
  • Robert Heller
    Robert Heller
    British management journalist, management consultant and author 1932-2012
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    Fear is excitement without breath.
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran
    Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
    Kahlil Gibran
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    For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun? And what is it to cease breathing but to free the breath from its restless tides, that it may rise and expand and seek God unencumbered?
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