Quotations About / On: STAY

  • 41.
    Americans, indeed, often seem to be so overwhelmed by their children that they'll do anything for them except stay married to the co-producer.
    (Katharine Whitehorn (b. 1926), British journalist. "Suffer How Many of the Little Children?" Observations (1970).)
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  • 42.
    I'll stay until I'm tired of it. So long as Britain needs me, I shall never be tired of it.
    (Margaret Thatcher (b. 1925), British Conservative politician, prime minister. Observer (London, Jan. 2, 1983), said in 1982.)
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  • 43.
    You can't stay married in a situation where you are afraid to go to sleep in case your wife might cut your throat.
    (Mike Tyson (b. 1966), U.S. boxer. quoted in Daily Telegraph (London, Feb. 1, 1989).)
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  • 44.
    Death is just around the corner. If only it would stay there.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 45.
    Placing the extraordinary at the center of the ordinary, as realism does, is a great comfort to us stay-at-homes.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)
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  • 46.
    We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over.
    (Aneurin Bevan (1897-1960), British Labour politician. quoted in Observer (London, Dec. 6, 1953).)
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  • 47.
    Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness, but come down into the green valleys of silliness.
    (Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), Austrian philosopher. Culture and Value, entry for 1934, ed. G.H. von Wright with Heikki Nyman (1980).)
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  • 48.
    Barney McKlennan was a real man. When he kissed you, you stayed kissed.
    (Lamar Trotti (1898-1952), U.S. screenwriter, Sonya Levien, and John Ford. Mrs. McKlennan (Edna May Oliver), Drums Along the Mohawk, response to being kissed by Adam Hartmann (Ward Bond) at a wedding (1939). Based on the novel by Walter D. Edmonds.)
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  • 49.
    It's a tragic irony. The sick stayed well and the healthy became blind.
    (Philip Yordan (b. 1913), U.S. screenwriter, and Steve Sekely. Christine Durrant (Nicole Maurey), Day of the Triffids, discussing the triffids' attack on England, which left their victims blind (1963).)
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  • 50.
    Whoever lives for the sake of combating an enemy has an interest in the enemy's staying alive.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 326, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980); Human, All-Too-Human, p. 240, trans. by Marion Faber and Stephen Lehmann, Lincoln, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Press (1984). Human, All-Too-Human, "Man Alone With Himself," aphorism 531, "The Enemy's Life," (1878).)
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