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I am proud to be an American.
Because an American can eat anything on the face of
this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread.
- Bill Cosby

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Men kick friendship around like a football,
but it doesn't seem to crack.
Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful
than Thor with his hammer.
The one melts, the other breaks into pieces.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is health that is real wealth,
and not pieces of gold and silver.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

 

It is a truth universally acknowledged that
when one part of your life starts going okay,
another falls spectacularly to pieces.
- the movie Bridget Jones Diary

When someone you love dies,
you don't lose them all at once.
You lose them in pieces over time
- the movie Simon Birch

Time to Die:
A Zen teacher had a rare and priceless teacup.
One day, his precocious student accidentally broke the cup.
Hearing the footsteps of his teacher,
the student held the pieces of the cup behind his back.
When the master appeared, he asked: "Why do people have to die?"
"This is natural," explained the teacher.
"Everything has to die and has just so long to live."
The student showed the shattered cup, saying,
"It was time for your cup to die."
- Traditional Zen Koan

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You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm
not hungry enough to eat six.
- Yogi Berra

Stock prices have been quoted in fractions for two centuries,
based on a system descended from Spanish pieces of eight.
Each dollar was cut into eight bits worth 12.5 cents each.
- Charles A. Jaffe

I would never want to be a member of a group
whose symbol was a man nailed to two pieces of wood.
- George Carlin

We all need to look into the dark side of our nature -
that's where the energy is,
the passion.
People are afraid of that because it holds pieces of us we're busy denying.
- Sue Grafton

When I first was conducting as guest conductor in Europe 25 years ago,
I would propose doing American pieces and grudgingly
it would be accepted from time to time.
- Michael Tilson Thomas

The best thing about being a cartoonist is to walk
into a bar or someone's apartment and they don't know you,
but they've taped one of your pieces up.
- Ted Rall

God employs several translators; some pieces are translated by age,
some by sickness, some by war, some by justice.
- John Donne

Simple stories...
emerge as lovely films or television pieces.
- Cyril Cusack

I used to write bits and pieces of comedy material
for various comics that were at the Windmill...
as well as my film job, I was under contract,
I was allowed to do that and everything.
- Val Guest

The challenge coaches face is replacing players they
were counting on to be major pieces of a puzzle.
In a lot of cases, there is just no way to make the necessary adjustments.
- Ron Jaworski

On reaching the place where the Indians had surprised us,
we found the bodies of the three men whom they had killed and scalped,
and literally cut into pieces.
- Buffalo Bill

You can't sit on the lid of progress.
If you do, you will be blown to pieces.
- Henry J. Kaiser

I'm just doing little bits and pieces for other magazines right now.
- Jhonen Vasquez

The ear disapproves but tolerates certain musical pieces;
transfer them into the domain of our nose,
and we will be forced to flee.
- Jean Cocteau

I wanted something very dense, something that would
sustain long and more pieces of wood that would be soft,
sweet, for more of a mellow sound.
- Les Paul

If the feminist program goes to pieces on the arrival of the first baby,
it's false and useless.
- Crystal Eastman

It's weird when you see pieces of choreography that
were done for you 15 or 20 years ago and now they are
being done by another dance company.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

I don't see how they can with most of my pieces,
but I think it's unfortunate that they can through
familiarity with flashy performances of a great deal of other music.
- Peter Maxwell Davies

The vanity of loving fine clothes and new fashion,
and placing value on ourselves by them is one of the
most childish pieces of folly.
- Matthew Hale

Small communities grow great through harmony,
great ones fall to pieces through discord.
- Sallust

My operas and my theatre works are very formal pieces.
- Harrison Birtwistle

Colors must fit together as pieces in a puzzle or cogs in a wheel.
- Hans Hofmann

There are no extra pieces in the universe.
Everyone is here because he or she has a place to fill,
and every piece must fit itself into the big jigsaw puzzle.
- Deepak Chopra

Yeah, I love doing ensemble pieces.
You get to meet so many new people and make new friends.
- Devon Sawa

I always write the pieces I want to write.
- Harrison Birtwistle

After some minor pieces of theoretical study that I worked on,
a student in my statistical mechanics class brought
to my attention a problem in polyelectrolytes.
- Rudolph A. Marcus

When I look at some of my old work, the pieces I find
most interesting are the ones with people in them.
- Peter Wright

I can't do pieces I only admire technically.
I have to feel some direct contact with them.
- Michael Tilson Thomas

Arrange whatever pieces come your way.
- Virginia Woolf

A fellow oughtn't to let his family property go to pieces.
- Anthony Trollope

It's logical for us to sing, but not necessarily operatic pieces.
- Jose Carreras

I only know two pieces; one is 'Clair de Lune' and the other one isn't.
- Victor Borge

Our relationships, relationships between adults,
how all those pieces fit together - that's the most
complicated thing we all face.
- Bill Condon

I've written six novels and four pieces of nonfiction,
so I don't really have a genre these days.
- Anne Lamott

I've had confidence in myself all along.
It was just a matter of getting the pieces back in place.
- Dale Earnhardt

Eighty percent of my pieces gravitate towards an A,
as a tonal thing, not at the beginning,
but somewhere in it.
- John Corigliano

All managers are losers, they are the most expendable
pieces of furniture on the face of the Earth.
- Ted Williams

One curious thing about growing up is that you don't
only move forward in time;
you move backwards as well,
as pieces of your parents' and grandparents' lives come to you.
- Philip Pullman

I guess when I first started speaking with an American accent,
there's a tendency to create a caricature of the accent
because you just exaggerate the pieces that stand out to you.
- Radha Mitchell

In the morning we received some very thin coffee.
For lunch we had potato soup with a few pieces of meat in it,
in the evening we had a very thin meat soup with some potatoes in it.
- Leon Askin

I'll play with a hundred pieces or do a solo job.
- Teddy Wilson

A director makes only one movie in his life.
Then he breaks it into pieces and makes it again.
- Jean Renoir

Air power is indivisible.
If you split it up into compartments,
you merely pull it to pieces and destroy its greatest asset,
its flexibility.
- Bernard Law Montgomery

Monuments and archaeological pieces serve as testimonies
of man's greatness and establish a dialogue between
civilizations showing the extent to which human beings are linked.
- Vincente Fox

I'd go on the train to castings, changing from my school uniform on the train.
I carried on like that for a few years,
getting jobs in bits and pieces.
- Kate Moss

We can bomb the world to pieces, but we can't bomb it into peace.
- Michael Franti

All good performance pieces have some philosophical validity.
That's the difference between mere theater and performance art.
- Jack Bowman

I'm going to sit back, light up, and hope I don't chew the cigarette to pieces.
- Vin Scully

Like Joseph Mitchell, I would scour the streets of
New York and find little pieces of what other people think of as junk -
and collect it.
- Stanley Tucci

Most of my life I've had long periods of feeling down and lost.
That's why every five years or so I've smashed my life
to pieces and started again.
- Siobhan Fahey

The challenge we have in the war on terrorism is looking
around for those pieces that matter and trying to fit them together.
- Mac Thornberry

I'm glad I don't have to explain to a man from Mars
why each day I set fire to dozens of little pieces of paper,
and then put them in my mouth.
- Mignon McLaughlin

A lot of the work in United States is highly critical of technology.
I'm using 15,000 watts of power and 18 different pieces
of electronic equipment to say that.
- Laurie Anderson

Back a hundred years ago, especially around Woodrow Wilson,
what happened in this country is we took freedom and
we chopped it into pieces.
- Ron Paul

I'm always jotting things down on pieces of paper.
I've got pieces of paper all over my house.
- Don Henley

There is nothing in the world more stubborn than a corpse:
you can hit it,
you can knock it to pieces, but you cannot convince it.
- Alexander Herzen

I've got one idea I want to do for a film and you know
I just enjoy myself doing bits and pieces.
- Norman Wisdom

How is it the great pieces of good luck fall to us?
- William Dean Howells

Fortunately, both television adaptations and the film
I've been involved with are pieces of work that I'm proud of,
so I'm very happy for people to focus on them.
- Jenny Agutter

I don't watch the show - only bits and pieces of all of them.
The only one I sat through was the pilot.
- Calista Flockhart

Our clothes are going to pieces fast.
Send provisions as soon as possible.
- William John Wills

Yes, I get a report from BMI about the frequency of performances,
and it is very surprising.
They played one of my most advanced pieces,
and one of my most unusual ones on the radio.
- Elliott Carter

I have done some short pieces that are not horror.
- Richard King

We hope to find more pieces of the puzzle which will
shed light on the connection between this upright,
walking ape, our early ancestor, and modern man.
- Richard Leakey


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