Quotations About / On: LEAVE

  • 1.
    My belief is that no movie, nothing in life, leaves people neutral. You either leave them up or you leave them down.
    (David Puttnam (b. 1941), British film producer. International Herald Tribune (Paris, Oct. 23, 1989).)
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  • 2.
    The children won't leave without me; I won't leave without the King; and the King will never leave.
    (Elizabeth (b. 1900), British royalty, Queen Consort (1936-1952) and Queen Mother (1952- present). As quoted in Majesty, ch. 9, by Robert Lacey (1977). The Queen said this in 1940, responding to suggestions that the two young Princesses, Elizabeth (b. 1926) and Margaret (b. 1930), be evacuated from England for their safety during the Second World War. She was the Consort of King George VI (1895- 1952).)
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  • 3.
    I leave before being left. I decide.
    (Brigitte Bardot (b. 1933), French actor. Quoted in Newsweek (New York, March 5, 1973).)
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  • 4.
    "Mr. Van Buren, your friends may be leaving you—but my friends never leave me."
    (Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), U.S. president. Letter, May 1, 1834, from R.H. Wilde to Gulian C. Verplanck, Verplanck Papers, New York Historical Society.)
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  • 5.
    The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
    (Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896), U.S. novelist, anti-slavery campaigner. Little Foxes, ch. 3 (1865).)
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  • 6.
    When our vices leave us, we like to imagine it is we who are leaving them.
    (François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 193 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
  • 7.
    You left me in the darkness, you left me all alone, why did you, you said you were alright, you said you wouldn't leave, but that fateful night you did. why because you left with out a whisper, you left without a word. not even saying anything to the world. good bye dear heart because here comes the darkness
    (darkness)
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  • 8.
    I've always been more afraid of being left alone or left out than of things that go bump in the night.
    (Nelson Gidding (b. 1919), U.S. screenwriter, and Robert Wise. Eleanor Vance (Julie Harris), The Haunting, comparing fear of the supernatural to fears of things that truly exist (1963).)
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  • 9.
    Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory.
    (Thomas Beecham (1879-1961), British conductor. quoted in Sunday Times (London, Sept. 16, 1962).)
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  • 10.
    You have to be taught to leave us alone. Leave us alone.
    (Stirling Silliphant (b. 1918), U.S. screenwriter, and Wolf Rilla. David Zellaby (Martin Stephens), Village of the Damned, speaking to his uncle about himself and the other alien children (1960).)
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