For ten years Caesar ruled with an iron hand. Then with a wooden foot, and finally with a piece of string.
The Goons Spike Milligan
Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.
At last God caught his eye.
Each day I live in a glass room unless I break it with the thrusting of my senses and pass through the splintered walls to the great landscape.
It is easy to forget that the most important aspect of comedy, after all, its great saving grace, is its ambiguity. You can simultaneously laugh at a situation, and take it seriously.
There was an Old Man with a beard,
Who said, "It is just as I feared!—
Two Owls and a Hen,
Four Larks and a Wren,
Have all built their nests in my beard!"
Get out of the blocks, run your race, stay relaxed. If you run your race, you'll win. Channel your energy. Focus.
Wales is the land of my fathers. And my fathers can have it.
All the time I feel I must justify my existence.
Prince Of Wales Charles
Men are gentle, honest and straightforward. Women are convoluted, deceptive and dangerous.
Beneath this sod A poet lies, or that which once seemed he-- Oh, lift one thought in prayer for S. T. C.! That he, who many a year, with toil of breath, Found death in life, may here find life in death.
Think globally, act locally.
The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he really is very good, in spite of all the people who say he is very good.
It's funny, isn't it? How your best friend can just blow up like that?
There was a time when I used to get lots of ideas... I thought up the Seven Deadly Sins in one afternoon. The only thing I've come up with recently is advertising.
It is a trick among the dishonest to offer sacrifices that are not needed, or not possible, to avoid making those that are required.
In the course of an average lifetime anyone growing up in a house with such a clock will hear the tune over a million times.
Being a sex symbol was rather like being a convict.
None of you can ever be proud enough of being the child of SUCH a Father who has not his equal in this world -- so great, so good, so faultless. Try, all of you, to follow in his footsteps and don't be discouraged, for to be really in everything like him none of you, I am sure, will ever be. Try, therefore, to be like him in some points, and you will have acquired a great deal.
Money can't buy poverty.
I'm what you might call centre-right but I've always disliked the right wing as much as I've disliked the left wing.