Quotes by pocket

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  • Joey Adams
    Joey Adams
    American comedian 1911-1999
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    Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding in which you put your money in your pants pocket and give your coat to your creditors.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
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    Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people, to discourage them from ambitious attempts, and generally console them in their mediocrity.
  • Horace Greeley
    Horace Greeley
    American editor 1811-1872
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    Abstaining is favorable both to the head and the pocket.
  • Bill Janklow
    Bill Janklow
    American politician 1939-2012
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    Folks can't carry around money in their pocket. They've got to go to an ATM machine, and they've got to pay a few dollars to get their own dollars out of the machine. Who ever thought you'd pay cash to get cash? That's where we've gotten to.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.
  • Ashley Montagu
    Ashley Montagu
    British-American anthropologist 1905-1999
    Ashley Montagu
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    Hell has been described as a pocket edition of Chicago.
  • Adam Sandler
    Adam Sandler
    American actor, comedian, and filmmaker 1966-
    Adam Sandler
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    I shouldn't be near Vegas and have money in my pocket.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    I'm very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    It is at a fair that man can be drunk forever on liquor, love, or fights; at a fair that your front pocket can be picked by a trotting horse looking for sugar, and your hind pocket by a thief looking for his fortune.
  • It's not so much the amount of tax we pay - it's the sense that our pocket's being picked without our knowing what's going on.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    Never seem more learned than the people you are with. Wear your learning like a pocket watch and keep it hidden. Do not pull it out to count the hours, but give the time when you are asked.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    Never seem wiser, nor more learned, than the people you are with. Wear your learning, like your watch, in a private pocket: and do not merely pull it out and strike it; merely to show that you have one.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    Once I planned to write a book of poems entirely about the things in my pocket. But I found it would be too long; and the age of the great epics is past.
  • Agatha Christie
    Agatha Christie
    British writer 1891-1976
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    One has occasionally to pocket one’s pride and readjust one’s ideas.
    Source: Death in the Clouds (1935) ch. 25
  • Bev Perdue
    Bev Perdue
    American businesswoman and politician 1947-
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    President Obama is also standing up for women in North Carolina and across our country. He has helped women fight for equal pay for equal work; he has fought to guarantee that women have access to quality, affordable health care, including making sure that insurance plans cover birth control with no out-of-pocket cost.
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