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I knew there was an old axe down cellar;
by Lizzie Andrew Borden

I knew there was an old axe down cellar;
that is all I knew.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

I had no occasion for an apron on that morning.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

I thought I would go out, and see if the air would make me feel any better.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

I never eat any breakfast.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

 

I always went to my sister, because she was older and
had the care of me after my mother died.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

I can't do anything in a minute.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

She told me she had a note, somebody was sick.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

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Oh, Mrs.
Churchill, do come over, someone has killed father.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

I was on the stairs coming down when she let him in.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

I have been away a great deal in the daytime,
occasionally at night.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

When I first came down stairs, for two or three minutes
I went down cellar to the water closet.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

Last winter when I was coming home from church one Thursday evening,
I saw somebody run around the house again.
I told my father of that.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

I did not see his face, because he was all covered with blood.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

I think he came to the front door and rang the bell,
and Maggie let him in, and he said he had forgotten his key;
so I think she must have been down stairs.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

I was feeling well enough to eat the pears.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

I don't know whether Mrs.
Borden is out or in; I wish you would see if she is in her room.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

I said I thought first I was on the stairs;
then I remembered I was in the kitchen when he came in.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

I don't know what I have said.
I have answered so many questions and I am so confused
I don't know one thing from another.
I am telling you just as nearly as I know.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

She said she was going out, and would get the dinner.
That is the last I saw her, or said anything to her.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

I did not hear her go or come back, but I supposed she went.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

I was not up stairs when he came home;
no,
sir.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

Go for Dr. Bowen as soon as you can.
I think father is hurt.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

My door was open part of the time, and part of the
time I tried to get a nap and their voices annoyed me,
and I closed it.
I kept it open in summer more or less,
and closed in winter.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

Maggie went out of doors to wash the windows and father
came out into the kitchen and said he did not know
whether he would go down to the post office or not.
And then I sprinkled some handkerchiefs to iron.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

I know what she used to do sometimes.
She kept her best cape she wore on the street in there,
and she used occasionally to go up there to get it
and to take it into her room.
She kept a great deal in the guest room drawers.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

We are now at a point where we must educate our children
in what no one knew yesterday,
and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
- Margaret Mead

When I saw you I fell in love,
and you smiled because you knew.
- commonly but falsely attributed to William Shakespeare

I breathed a song into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
For who has sight so keen and strong,
That it can follow the flight of song -
The song from beginning to end,
I found again in the heart of a friend.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield

My family knew, but most of the sporting world did
not realize that my right hand been some 75% paralyzed.
- Bill Toomey

If we knew what it was we were doing,
it would not be called research, would it?
- Albert Einstein

I always knew that food and wine were vital,
with my mother being Italian and a good cook.
- Robert Mondavi

Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

I wasn't anything special as a father.
But I loved them and they knew it.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Without music, life would be a mistake...
I would only believe in a God who knew how to dance.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

My father? I never knew him.
Never even seen a picture of him.
- Eminem

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

The more he became truly wise,
the more he distrusted everything he knew.
- Voltaire

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

So my father was a person who never lied to me.
If I had a question, he answered it.
I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.
- Nick Cannon

I knew I was an unwanted baby when I saw that my bath
toys were a toaster and a radio.
- Joan Rivers

If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house
with the conscious design of doing me good,
I should run for my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there.
All you have to do is go after it.
- Curtis Carlson

John Candy knew he was going to die.
He told me on his 40th birthday.
He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time.
- Maureen O'Hara

Life turned out much better than I thought.
I knew after a little while that I could act.
- Peter O'Toole

I knew real show business from my father,
who had been an actor since he left the world of boxing.
- James Earl Jones

I always tried to do the best.
I knew I couldn't always be the best,
but I tried to be.
- Frank Robinson

When I started, I knew I didn't fit any visual that
anyone was going to lie down and take their clothes off about.
Work doesn't come to me; I go out and look for it.
- Whoopi Goldberg

We used to think that if we knew one,
we knew two, because one and one are two.
We are finding that we must learn a great deal more about 'and'.
- Arthur Eddington

So I all knew was you lost your limbs and you died from it.
I was scared silly.
- Della Reese

I knew the profanity used up and down my street would not go over the air...
So I trained myself to say 'Holy Cow' instead.
- Harry Caray

I doubt whether any girl would be satisfied with her
lover's mind if she knew the whole of it.
- Anthony Trollope

I knew that as a DJ from 1970 on up that I would eventually come with this sound.
I brought out all these other break beats that you
hear so much on a lot of these records.
- Afrika Bambaataa

The moment the curtain rose on that first ballet,
I knew something wonderful and new had come into my life.
I can still see the first scene.
The ballet was Divertimento No.
15.
- Robert Caro

I took that time off - I knew it was messing me up,
not being connected to a spiritual plane.
- Rick Springfield

The first time I went to Johnny Depp's house in LA
is when I realized what I was getting myself into.
I knew he was famous, but I didn't really know what that entailed.
- Kate Moss

I never felt a feeling that I knew or could know to
be unlike the feelings of other people.
I never consciously thought, except after patterns
that the world or my fellows set for me.
- Josiah Royce

Acting is all about big hair and funny props...
All the great actors knew it.
Olivier knew it, Brando knew it.
- Harold Ramis

Up to that point I never really knew what my character would be expected to do,
and prior to accepting the job I had actually turned
down the role three times before finally giving in.
- Gil Gerard

And I used to think that proof that I had religion
was whether I knew how to sing all of the songs.
- Bernice Johnson Reagon

I knew when I was 6.
I just knew it; I didn't care about nothing else.
If I didn't make it in this world, I would probably be homeless.
I gave myself that little to fall back on.
- Shawn Wayans

I had to tell about my colonic, which expresses the
fact why I'm so neat today as opposed to a few years ago.
I never knew that the weight made that much difference.
- James Brown

Senator, I served with Jack Kennedy,
I knew Jack Kennedy.
Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine.
Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy.
- Lloyd Bentsen

After 16 years in pictures I could not be intimidated easily,
because I knew where all the skeletons were buried.
- Gloria Swanson


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