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A high-brow is someone who looks at a sausage and thinks of Picasso. ...
by A. P. Herbert

A high-brow is someone who looks at a sausage and thinks of Picasso.
- A. P. Herbert

The concept of two people living together for 25 years
without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit
only to be admired in sheep.
- A. P. Herbert

The critical period of matrimony is breakfast-time.
- A. P. Herbert

I am sure that the party system is right and necessary.
There must be some scum.
- A. P. Herbert

 

An Englishman never enjoys himself, except for a noble purpose.
- A. P. Herbert

People must not do things for fun.
We are not here for fun.
There is no reference to fun in any Act of Parliament.
- A. P. Herbert

This high official, all allow, is grossly overpaid;
there wasn't any Board,
and now there isn't any Trade.
- A. P. Herbert

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May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.
- William Blake

Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal
of plain living and high thinking
the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants.
Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
- 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

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

Like an Eagle, May You Always Soar
High Above the Troubles of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never bend your head. Always hold it high.
Look the world straight in the eye.
- Helen Keller

It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person,
"Always do what you are afraid to do."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.
- Albert Einstein

I soar on eagle wings,
high above the madness of the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply
about what you believe in.
When you stumble, keep faith.
When you're knocked down, get right back up.
And never listen to anyone who says
you can't or shouldn't go on.
- Hilary Clinton

Life is too short, time is too precious,
and the stakes are too high
to dwell on what might have been.
- Hilary Clinton

Instead of needing lots of children,
we need high-quality children.
- Margaret Mead

Finish each day and be done with it.
You have done what you could;
some blunders and absurdities have crept in;
forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day;
you shall begin it serenely
and with too high a spirit
to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Like an Eagle, I Soar High Above the Troubles of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you not know that there comes a midnight hour
when every one has to throw off his mask?
Do you believe that life will always let itself be mocked?
Do you think you can slip away a little before midnight
in order to avoid this? Or are you not terrified by it?
I have seen men in real life who so long deceived others
that at last their true nature could not reveal itself;...
In every man there is something which to a certain degree
prevents him from becoming perfectly transparent to himself;
and this may be the case in so high a degree,
he may be so inexplicably woven into relationships of life
which extend far beyond himself that he almost cannot reveal himself.
But he who cannot reveal himself cannot love,
and he who cannot love is the most unhappy man of all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

High-quality food is better for your health.
- Michael Pollan

Make big plans; aim high in hope and work,
remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.
- Daniel Burnham

The willingness to learn new skills is very high.
- Angela Merkel

A systemic cleansing and detox is definitely the way
to go after each holiday.
It is the key to fighting high blood pressure,
heart disease, cancer, and other health-related illnesses.
- Lee Haney

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
- George S. Patton

Yet in this global economy, no jobs are safe.
High-speed Internet connections and low-cost,
skilled labor overseas are an explosive combination.
- Bob Taft

What if happiness were found in the serenity of simple pleasures.
What if we didn't need the newest gizmo... the highest high?
What if happiness is in the air we breathe...
slowly, deeply, and consciously?
What if happiness is one fresh grape, savored with gratitude?
What if happiness is in our oneness with all creation?
What if happiness is about enjoying life exactly as it comes to us -
without chasing after it?
What if happiness is something we CHOOSE...
regardless of our circumstances?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I quit high school on my birthday.
It was my senior year and I didn't see the point.
This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.
- Barry White

One may miss the mark by aiming too high as too low.
- Thomas Fuller

There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high,
simple and useful life.
- Booker T. Washington

I always felt that the great high privilege,
relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
- Katherine Mansfield

Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.
- Bo Jackson

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.
- Tom Stoppard

If you are over 30, get out your high-school yearbook
and look for ideas you can apply today -
perhaps an innocent optimism about life -
perhaps a hobby you loved.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows,
must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking,
belief in the absolute power of logic.
- Alexis Carrel

The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the
dream in the seeking of it.
- William Faulkner

A boxer's diet should be low in fat and high in proteins and sugar.
Therefore you should eat plenty of lean meat,
milk, leafy vegetables, and fresh fruit and ice cream for sugar.
- Gene Tunney

Think left and think right and think low and think high.
Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!
- Dr. Seuss

High expectations are the key to everything.
- Sam Walton

For NASA, space is still a high priority.
- Dan Quayle

Personally, I need a high level of physical fitness
in order to feel at ease.
- Jurgen Klinsmann

My progress was rendered delightful by the sylvan elegance of the groves,
chearful meadows, and high distant forests,
which in grand order presented themselves to view.
- William Bartram

Mad, adj.
Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
- Ambrose Bierce

Even when I work with computers, with high technology,
I always try to put in the touch of the hand.
- Issey Miyake

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
- Charles Kettering

I was obsessed with romance.
When I was in high school, I saw 'Doctor Zhivago' every
day from the day it opened until the day it left the theater.
- John Hughes

You need to overcome the tug of people against you
as you reach for high goals.
- George S. Patton

Experience is a good school.
But the fees are high.
- Heinrich Heine

Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative
of the dignity of my high vocation,
and its many responsibilities.
Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way
to coldness, unkindness, or impatience.
- Mother Teresa

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover
that your high school class is running the country.
- Kurt Vonnegut

I never did quite fit the glamour mode.
It is life with my husband and family that is my high now.
- Patty Duke

Ordinary life does not interest me.
I seek only the high moments.
I am in accord with the surrealists,
searching for the marvelous.
- Anais Nin

I have been looking forward to this age of my life for a long time.
In my twenties, I marked the days on the calendar -
I was sick of playing high-school kids.
- Rob Lowe

We have record high temperatures and record high energy
prices across the country,
and we've seen the dangerous effects caused by extreme
temperatures in the past.
- Louise Slaughter

It's healthy for government to be a kind of moral catalyst,
using the bully pulpit of high office.
- William Weld

I'm an actor.
And I guess I've done so many movies I've achieved some high visibility.
But a star? I guess I still think of myself as kind of a worker ant.
- Bill Vaughan

I am scared easily, here is a list of my adrenaline -
production: 1: small children,
2: policemen, 3: high places, 4: that my next movie
will not be as good as the last one.
- Alfred Hitchcock

He was the only person caught in the collapse,
and afterward, most of his work was recovered too,
and it is still spoken of, when it is noted,
with high regard, though seldom played.
- William Gaddis

High school is such a shared experience in North American culture.
- Doug Coupland

The number of opera houses around the world and the
high attendance rates show that opera an art form that
is more popular than ever.
- Bruce Beresford

It's always an enormous pressure when you do a sequel.
The demands are so high, and it's expensive.
- Jan de Bont

I grew up in Denver, Colorado.
After high school I went to Vegas.
- Paul Taylor

Mr. Speaker, high natural gas prices and the summer
spike in gasoline prices serve as a stark reminder
that the path to energy independence is a long and arduous one.
- Judy Biggert

If you haven't got it.
Fake it!
Too short? Wear big high heels, but do practice walking.
- Victoria Adams

In high school and college all my friends and my brother wrestled.
- Verne Troyer

Sex is the best high.
It's better than any drug.
I want to die making love because it feels so good.
- Bai Ling


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