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What broke in a man when he could bring himself to kill another? ...
by Alan Paton

What broke in a man when he could bring himself to kill another?
- Alan Paton

I envision someday a great, peaceful South Africa in
which the world will take pride,
a nation in which each of many different groups will
be making its own creative contribution.
- Alan Paton

If you wrote a novel in South Africa which didn't concern the central issues,
it wouldn't be worth publishing.
- Alan Paton

Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that
is the inheritor of our fear.
Let him not love the earth too deeply...
For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much.
- Alan Paton

 

When a deep injury is done us, we never recover until we forgive.
- Alan Paton

There is only one way in which one can endure man's
inhumanity to man and that is to try,
in one's own life, to exemplify man's humanity to man.
- Alan Paton

To give up the task of reforming society is to give
up one's responsibility as a free man.
- Alan Paton

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God forgives us...
who am I not to forgive?
- Alan Paton

But the one thing that has power completely is love,
because when a man loves, he seeks no power,
and therefore he has power.
- Alan Paton

You ask yourself not if this or that is expedient,
but if it is right.
- Alan Paton

Who knows for what we live, and struggle,
and die? Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand.
But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle,
is beyond all human wisdom.
- Alan Paton

To think that the new economy is over is like somebody
in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution
is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.
- Alvin Toffler

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

My boyfriend and I broke up.
He wanted to get married and I didn't want him to.
- Rita Rudner

I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
- Rodney Dangerfield

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

When I said I didn't have a cent, I didn't.
I used to get annoyed with people who said they were
broke when they had five dollars.
- Paul Lynde

When I look back at The Judy Garland Show,
I have such mixed feelings.
It broke my mother's heart when they canceled it.
- Lorna Luft

Somebody asked my friend Bob Seger, Why do you think
the Eagles broke up? He said,
Hotel California.
- Glenn Frey

If I was going to be broke I decided I might as well
be with actors as anyone else.
They were cheerful idiots and seemed to take it better.
- Peter Finch

It was a little at a time but I broke out my Walkman
and my lyric pad and started writing.
- Lou Gramm

Reduced to a miserable mass level, the level of a Hitler,
German Romanticism broke out into hysterical barbarism.
- Thomas Mann

We know that Medicare's going broke in seven years,
but we need to start over.That's what the American people want us to do.
- John McCain

I know that I'm very lucky to be alive.
For 35 or 40 years I've spilt my blood and broke my
bones and spent years in hospitals.
- Evel Knievel

Being broke is a temporary situation.
Being poor is a state of mind.
- Mike Todd

I've always found it very sanitary to be broke.
- Orson Welles

The president's claim that Social Security is going
broke is misleading at best.
The sky is not falling, although there is no doubt
that the system needs to be strengthened.
- Grace Napolitano

They all hope I will go broke and I wouldn't like to cause them displeasure.
- Florenz Ziegfeld

The amazing thing is that I'm sane.
I'm not bitter.
I'm not drugged out.
I'm not broke.
I'm still married to the same guy.
My children don't hate me.
- Brenda Lee

I broke my nose in gym when a ball hit me.
I took a girl to her debutante ball the next week wearing a tux and a big,
honking bandage.
Not the romantic night she had in mind.
- Wentworth Miller

Then when Gladys Knight came in to do my songs that
was the straw that broke the camel's back.
- Brenda Holloway

He loves his bonds who, when the first are broke,
Submits his neck into a second yoke.
- Robert Herrick

Those days if you drove cross country and you broke
down on the side of the road,
and the sign says 200 miles to the next gas station,
you knew you were so screwed.
- Rob Zombie

Last good pratfall I did, I broke bones in both hands.
I still feel it when people shake my hand.
- Chevy Chase

Until Charlie broke his ankle in Toronto,
we were as good a unit as anybody.
- Marcel Dionne

I was in a band called the valentines and they broke up last week.
- Bon Scott

We loved Andy, so we wanted to keep him.
He was in both bands, but Nerve Agents broke up.
- Brody Armstrong

I don't mean to be presumptuous that men don't feel this,
I don't mean this, but I found that when my child was born,
my first child, it felt like my heart broke.
- Tea Leoni

George W. Bush broke a mold four years ago: Even though
he lost the popular vote,
he governed as if he had won by acclamation.
- Tony Snow

I broke up the band in the office in Gerrard Street.
- Georgie Fame

World War I broke out largely because of an arms race,
and World War II because of the lack of an arms race.
- Herman Kahn

I decided I was going to be in love.
I was going to give it everything I had.
It was like heaven on that ranch.
I don't know why we broke up.
We never fought.
- Carrie Snodgress

I didn't even remember it because it kind of came up,
and then a week later it said I broke up with him.
- Rosario Dawson

I was supposed to be on the Tonight Show but I broke my shoulder instead.
- Rip Taylor

They put me on television.
And the whole thing broke loose.
It was wild, I tell ya for sure.
- Elvis Presley

That equals to being a fool, having fame and no fortune.
A lot of guys out there have fame doing this and doing that,
but they are broke.
- Mike Tyson

I came into the game when I broke into the major leagues,
the minimum salary was seven thousand dollars,
and I'd have to go home in the wintertime and get a job.
- Nolan Ryan

You may be surprised to discover you're rich,
especially if you're broke.
- P. J. O'Rourke

I've always thought if it's not broke,
why fix it?
- Tim Hardaway

I've always said when I broke in I was an average player.
I had an average arm, average speed and definitely an average bat.
I am still average in all of those.
- Brooks Robinson

Miles Davis had me play and he hired me the following week and after that,
everything broke wide open.
- Miroslav Vitous

Normal people...
believe that if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
Engineers believe that if it ain't broke,
it doesn't have enough features yet.
- Scott Adams

I was the worst hitter ever.
I never even broke a bat until last year when I was
backing out of the garage.
- Lefty Gomez

Doing that hunt scene was really quite demanding.
I actually broke a rib during that scene.
And then all the scenes after that became quite challenging,
just breathing and laughing.
- Guy Pearce

I broke down on Thursday, Nov.
3, and told Sheriff Howard Wells the truth.
It wasn't easy, but after the truth was out,
I felt like the world was lifted off my shoulders.
- Susan Smith

I broke with my religion in college.
- Anne Rice

God made me and broke the mold.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

I was in Liverpool city center and I thought I broke one of my toes,
just by jumping on buses.
I put my arm in the door on the outside,
and the bus just drives away with me naked.
- Mark Roberts

Twice a week I would receive injections or IV's of
Factor VIII which clotted the blood and then broke it down.
- Ryan White

When we first broke into that forbidden box in the other dimension,
we knew we had discovered something as surprising and
powerful as the New World when Columbus came stumbling onto it.
- Ken Kesey

My guitar only has five strings 'cause the top one
broke and I decided not to put it back on:
when I play chords I only play bar chords,
and the top one always used to cut me there.
- Brian Eno

While I support immigration regulated through a legal framework,
I do not support rewarding those who broke the law to get here.
- Kit Bond

You have to go broke three times to learn how to make a living.
- Casey Stengel

I was just in the middle of singing a song about how
broke we were and now my cell phone rings.
- Joel Madden

We had gay burglars the other night.
They broke in and rearranged the furniture.
- Robin Williams

I just broke up with my boyfriend, and I've been spending
more time alone than I'd like.
- Lucinda Williams

I was about five years old when I was eating soup in our kitchen,
and as I was lifting the spoon towards my mouth,
it bent and broke in half.
- Uri Geller

I was very happily married and never broke my vows.
- Dan Duryea

It was sort of good it happened because it broke the ice with everyone.
- Dannii Minogue

The frontiers we broke into in the '60s are still largely unexplored.
- Ken Kesey

To be famous and broke is hard.
- David Spade


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