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I'm all in favour of free expression provided it's
by Alan Bennett

I'm all in favour of free expression provided it's
kept rigidly under control.
- Alan Bennett

We were put to Dickens as children but it never quite took.
That unremitting humanity soon had me cheesed off.
- Alan Bennett

My films are about embarrassment.
- Alan Bennett

I've never seen the point of the sea,
except where it meets the land.
The shore has a point.
The sea has none.
- Alan Bennett

 

If you think squash is a competitive activity,
try flower arranging.
- Alan Bennett

Children always assume the sexual lives of their parents
come to a grinding halt at their conception.
- Alan Bennett

Life is like a box of sardines and we are all looking for the key.
- Alan Bennett

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Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed
to have read and often thinks they have.
- Alan Bennett

Cancer, like any other illness, is a bore.
- Alan Bennett

Life is generally something that happens elsewhere.
- Alan Bennett

Your whole life is on the other side of the glass.
And there is nobody watching.
- Alan Bennett

I write plays about things that I can't resolve in my mind.
I try to root things out.
- Alan Bennett

Those who have known the famous are publicly debriefed of their memories,
knowing as their own dusk falls that they will only
be remembered for remembering someone else.
- Alan Bennett

Were we closer to the ground as children,
or is the grass emptier now?
- Alan Bennett

We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community,
but people wouldn't obey the rules.
- Alan Bennett

If you're so pro-life, do me a favour:
don't lock arms and block medical clinics.
If you're so pro-life, lock arms and block cemeteries.
- Bill Hicks

We should be wary of politicians who profess to follow
history while only noticing those signposts of history
that point in the direction which they themselves already favour.
- Douglas Hurd

When the intensity of emotional conviction subsides,
a man who is in the habit of reasoning will search
for logical grounds in favour of the belief which he finds in himself.
- Bertrand Russell

I am rather in favour of dealing with teenage hooliganism.
- James Callaghan

Everything in our favour was against us.
- Danny Blanchflower

For some years I deserted religion in favour of Marxism.
The republic of goodness seemed more attainable than the Kingdom of God.
- Lionel Blue

God made man in his own image, and man returned the favour.
- Frank Wedekind

Mars, when guilty of homicide, and set free from the
charge of murder by the Athenians through favour,
lest he should appear to be too fierce and savage,
committed adultery with Venus.
- Lactantius

I beg the Most High to allow me the favour of the double reward,
but if God only finds me worthy of one reward,
I will accept it in all humility.
- King Hassan II

Everyone is always in favour of general economy and particular expenditure.
- Anthony Eden

Every time you go to the doctor and get a good report,
the odds keep staking more in your favour.
- Fran Drescher

With regard to the ballot, it is worthy of remark that
no meeting has been held in favour of Reform at which
the ballot has not been strongly insisted upon.
- John Bright

Some people argue that we should limit choice in favour of good local services.
My response is simple: why should we assume those two
concepts are mutually exclusive?
- John Hutton

I got a hundred bucks says my baby beats Pete's baby.
I just think genetics are in my favour.
- Andre Agassi

I go on giving interviews because I've been brought
up to support the projects I'm involved in.
When you've enjoyed working on a production,
you want to do them a favour.
- Francesca Annis

A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself;
his aim is so exalted that riches,
office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him.
- Samuel Johnson

John Paul II, above all, managed to contain the huge mass of frustration,
of hate that had accumulated in that region,
in favour of a peaceful transition.
This was, without doubt, something that changed European history.
- Rocco Buttiglione

A common creation demands a common sacrifice,
and perhaps not the least potent argument in favour
of a constructed international language is the fact
that it is equally foreign,
or apparently so, to the traditions of all nationalities.
- Edward Sapir

So high do these plants stand in the favour of the Chinese gardener,
that he will cultivate them extensively,
even against the wishes of his employer;
and,
in many instances, rather leave his situation than
give up the growth of his favourite flower.
- Robert Fortune

There's another way we are getting behind business -
by sorting out the banks.
Taxpayers bailed you out.
Now it's time for you to repay the favour and start
lending to Britain's small businesses.
- David Cameron

Those nations have a very great responsibility at this
juncture of the world's affairs,
for by throwing their joint weight into the scales
of history on the right side,
they may tip the balance decisively in favour of peace.
- Arthur Henderson

Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.
- Aristotle

If you love something, set it free;
if it comes back it's yours,
if it doesn't, it never was.
- Richard Bach

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

Today is your day to Spread Wing and Soar.
Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Freedom is not worth having if it
does not connote freedom to err.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
- Epictetus

Exercise free-will.
CHOOSE each and every action you make,
every thought you think,
and every emotion you feel.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To know how to free oneself is nothing;
the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom.
- Andre Gide

The only way to deal with an unfree world
is to become so absolutely free
that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
- Albert Camus

The best things in life are free.
- Anonymous

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

Anyone is free who lives as he wishes to live.
- Epictetus

Live wild, life free, live as master of your own fate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must free ourselves of the hope
that the sea will ever rest.
We must learn to sail in high winds.
- Aristotle Onassis

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
- The Buddha

Lend your voices only to sounds of freedom,
no longer lend your strength to that
which you wish to be free from.
Fill your life with love and bravery,
and you shall live a life uncommon.
- Jewel

Forgiveness is unlocking the door to set someone free
and realizing you were the prisoner!
- Max Lucado

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation.
Live wild, life free, live as master of your own fate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

No man is free who is not master of himself.
- Epictetus

The really great secret - Happiness is free.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you think you're free, there's no escape possible.
- Ram Dass

Know the power of choice.
Fly life on free wings,
and sing to its glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are not afraid to follow truth
wherever it may lead,
nor to tolerate any error
so long as reason is left free to combat it.
- Thomas Jefferson

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil,
when one feels tranquil,
one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings;
when one has these feelings and appreciates them,
one is free of fear.
- The Buddha

We must be free not because we claim freedom,
but because we practice it.
- William Faulkner

Forgiveness ... is the finishing of old business
that allows us to experience the present,
free of contamination from the past.
- Joan Borysenko

For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains,
but to live in a way that respects
and enhances the freedom of others.
- Nelson Mandela

I Make Free-Will Choices.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free
and there was nothing to break the light of the sun.
I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo

I am a being of free-will,
and I CHOOSE each and every action I make,
every thought I think, and every emotion I feel.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I celebrate my free-will.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We disrespect ourselves and our free-will
whenever we say that we NEED to do something.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I choose to enjoy people as I enjoy a rainbow or a butterfly -
they are most beautiful when they are free.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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