Quotations About / On: BROKEN

  • 21.
    The juries also break the law, with their gavel.
    (Judges and the juries are not faithful, they are vulnerable to corruption, bribery and favouritism)
    More quotations from: Sir Toby Moses
  • 22.
    The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken friendships.
    (H.G. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British author. Kipps, bk. 2, ch. 5 (1905).)
    More quotations from: H.G. (Herbert George) Wells, broken
  • 23.
    When you have broken the reality into concepts you never can reconstruct it in its wholeness.
    (William James (1842-1910), U.S. philosopher, psychologist. Originally published 1909. A Pluralistic Universe, lecture 6, Peter Smith (1967).)
    More quotations from: William James, broken
  • 24.
    Reason cannot break out of its own loop.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley
  • 25.
    Yeah, percentage players die broke too, don't they, Bert?
    (Sydney Carroll, U.S. screenwriter, and Robert Rossen. Eddie Felson (Paul Newman), The Hustler, to his former manager, Bert Gordon (George C. Scott) (1961).)
    More quotations from: Sydney Carroll, yeah
  • 26.
    When the affections so kindly break loose, Joy, is another name for Religion.
    (Laurence Sterne (1713-1768), British author, clergyman. Sermons, sermon 20, "The prodigal son" (1766), ed. Melvyn New, University Press of Florida (1996). Sterne's comment on the welcomed return of the prodigal.)
    More quotations from: Laurence Sterne, joy
  • 27.
    Only the broken-hearted know the truth about love.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley, broken, truth, love
  • 28.
    But, John, if "The Pirates of the Caribbeans" breaks down the pirates don't eat the tourists.
    (David Koepp (b. 1963), U.S. screenwriter, and Steven Spielberg. Dr. Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum), Jurassic Park, after the problems at Jurassic Park have been compared to early problems at Disneyland (1993).)
    More quotations from: David Koepp
  • 29.
    Never give a sucker an even break.
    (W.C. Fields (1879-1946), U.S. actor. Poppy (film) (1936). Fields is earlier reported to have uttered these words on stage in the musical Poppy (1923), though the phrase does not appear in the libretto. Fields made the film Never Give a Sucker an Even Break in 1941. The words have also been attributed to Edward Francis Albee.)
    More quotations from: W.C Fields
  • 30.
    Love Songs Now: Fewer broken hearts, more sexual misery.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Third Selection, New York (1986).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley, broken, love
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