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That Seaman is a handsome young man but he spends too
by Brian Clough

That Seaman is a handsome young man but he spends too
much time looking in his mirror rather than at the ball.
You can't keep goal with hair like that.
- Brian Clough

They say Rome wasn't built in a day,
but I wasn't on that particular job.
- Brian Clough

Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they
go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
- Brian Clough

When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
- Brian Clough

 

I want no epitaphs of profound history and all that type of thing.
I contributed.
I would hope they would say that, and I would hope somebody liked me.
- Brian Clough

I've decided to pick my moment to retire very carefully -
in about 200 years time.
- Brian Clough

On occasions I have been big-headed.
I think most people are when they get in the limelight.
I call myself Big Head just to remind myself not to be.
- Brian Clough

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Players lose you games, not tactics.
There's so much crap talked about tactics by people
who barely know how to win at dominoes.
- Brian Clough

Don't send me flowers when I'm dead.
If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
- Brian Clough

When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
- Brian Clough

Beckham? His wife can't sing and his barber can't cut hair.
- Brian Clough

The river Trent is lovely, I know because I have walked on it for 18 years.
- Brian Clough

If a chairman sacks the manager he initially appointed,
he should go as well.
- Brian Clough

I like my women to be feminine, not sliding into tackles and covered in mud.
- Brian Clough

I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business.
But I was in the top one.
- Brian Clough

Walk on water? I know most people out there will be
saying that instead of walking on it,
I should have taken more of it with my drinks.
They are absolutely right.
- Brian Clough

Telling the entire world and his dog how good a manager I was.
I knew I was the best but I should have said nowt and
kept the pressure off 'cos they'd have worked it out for themselves.
- Brian Clough

We used to go to the pictures every Saturday night
but we had to leave a little bit early and get home
and watch Match of the Day -
and my wife still complains she missed the last five
minutes of every film we saw.
- Brian Clough

The seaman tells stories of winds, the ploughman of bulls;
the soldier details his wounds,
the shepherd his sheep.
- Laurence J. Peter

I was a tried seaman when, for the first time,
I set foot upon the soil of my country,
and took up my residence where my people had lived
for over two hundred years.
- John Sergeant Wise

I was an able-seaman, a deck hand.
As I say, it's the way to see the world and get paid for it.
- David Walker

Every seaman is not only a navigator,
but a merchant and also a soldier.
- William Petty

And Seaman, just like a falling oak,
manages to change direction.
- John Motson

It's extremely difficult to get these jobs because
you can't get a job on a ship unless you have seaman's paper's,
and you can't get seaman's papers unless you have a job on a ship.
There had to be a way to break through the circle,
and he was the one who arranged it for me.
- Paul Auster

I sum up the prospects for 1967 in three short sentences.
We are back on course.
The ship is picking up speed.
The economy is moving.
Every seaman knows the command at such a moment:
'steady as she goes'.
- James Callaghan

When I first saw you, I thought you were handsome.
Then, of course, you spoke.
- the movie As Good As It Gets (1997)

Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly,
stupid or intelligent.
We love because we love.
- Honore de Balzac

The painter who feels obligated to depict his subjects
as uniformly beautiful or handsome and without flaws
will fall short of making art.
- Joyce Maynard

When you see a woman who can go nowhere without a staff of admirers,
it is not so much because they think she is beautiful,
it is because she has told them they are handsome.
- Jean Giraudoux

How do I stay so healthy and boyishly handsome? It's simple.
I drink the blood of young runaways.
- William Shatner

Now I have children of my own.
They ask their mother what will I be.
Will I be handsome, will I be rich?
- Jay Livingston

My dream date is a tall, dark, handsome,
blue eyed man with a bubble butt who will whisk me
away to Paris in a hot air balloon to wine me,
dine me and.
- Karen McDougal

In France, a woman may forget that she is neither young nor handsome;
for the absence of these claims to attention does not
expose her to be neglected by the male sex.
- Marguerite Gardiner

'Handsome' means many things to many people.
If people consider me handsome, I feel flattered -
and have my parents to thank for it.
Realistically, it doesn't hurt to be good-looking,
especially in this business.
- Richard Chamberlain

The sword is very handsome.
I am too old and infirm, as you see,
to ever use a sword again,
but I am glad that my old mother state has not entirely forgotten me.
- George Rogers Clark

You watched these people go through their lives and
just had a feeling that they existed outside the usual laws of nature;
that there was no other group so handsome,
so engaged.
- Charles Spalding

No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone,
any more that she can be witty by only the help of speech.
- Kin Hubbard

I am not handsome, but when women hear me play,
they come crawling to my feet.
- Niccolo Paganini

She was a handsome woman of forty-five and would remain so for many years.
- J. B. Priestley

Handsome, thin, sophisticated men often fall madly
in love with larger women,
we just never see it on TV.
- Camryn Manheim

I am, as I am; whether hideous, or handsome,
depends upon who is made judge.
- Herman Melville

Says he, 'I am a handsome man, but I'm a gay deceiver'.
- George Colman

The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians
in their personal appearance:
and have been always reputed,
since the first acquaintance made with them,
very civil and friendly.
- George Catlin

I'm handsome, no ands, buts or ifs.
- Colin Mochrie

Wit is more necessary than beauty; and I think no young woman ugly that has it,
and no handsome woman agreeable without it.
- William Wycherley

Robert Taylor was not only a splendid actor in a wide
variety of roles but one of the most handsome men in the western world.
- Audrey Meadows

Jaws was still a handsome, big guy.
He got the girl.
He was my favorite villain.
I tried to make this guy endearing somewhat because
all he wanted to do was unite his country.
- Rick Yune

He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30,
nor rich at 40, nor wise at 50, will never be handsome,
strong, rich or wise.
- George Herbert

A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies,
but a handsome fool is irresistible.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Handsome husbands often make a wife's heart ache.
- Samuel Richardson

The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome,
dubious eggs, called possibilities.
- George Eliot

These are my new shoes.
They're good shoes.
They won't make you rich like me, they won't make you rebound like me,
they definitely won't make you handsome like me.
They'll only make you have shoes like me.
That's it.
- Charles Barkley

I am not handsome or sexy.
Of course, it's not like I am hopeless.
- Keanu Reeves

The usual picture of Socrates is of an ugly little
plebeian who inspired a handsome young nobleman to
write long dialogues on large topics.
- Richard Rorty

I find very often that very ugly women have really
handsome men and vice versa because they don't have any competition.
Sometimes handsome men have avoided me.
- Hedy Lamarr

I don't call you handsome, sir, though I love you most dearly:
far too dearly to flatter you.
Don't flatter me.
- Charlotte Bronte

I don't look as handsome in Men in Black 2 as I did in the first one.
- Tony Shalhoub

Some mornings you wake up and think,
gee I look handsome today.
Other days I think, what am I doing in the movies?
I wanna go back to Ireland and drive a forklift.
- Liam Neeson

I learned early on, having known the most handsome,
successful, Gary Cooper, Clark Gable,
Robert Taylor, don't ever spend too much time looking in the mirror.
- Robert Stack

It wasn't until I saw James Dean that I began to think
that maybe I could actually do this.
Movies didn't have to be just this fantasy with this impossibly handsome guy.
- Terence Stamp

I'm six foot four, an all-American guy,
and handsome and talented as well!
- David Hasselhoff

When you first entered the restaurant,
I thought you were handsome...
and then, of course, you spoke.
- Helen Hunt

I'm quite obviously not the world's most handsome man -
I'm the second world's most handsome man!
- Robbie Williams

All over the land are vast and handsome pastures,
with good grass for cattle, and it strikes me the soil
would be very fertile were the country inhabited and
improved by reasonable people.
- Alvar N. C. de Vaca

I knew that I did not have to buy into society's notion
that I had to be handsome and healthy to be happy.
I was in charge of my "spaceship" and it was my up,
my down.
I could choose to see this situation as a setback or as a starting point.
I chose to begin life again.
- Warren Mitchell

We've had some really good guest stars.
But I have to go with Alec Baldwin as my favorite.
He is so neat and such a movie star.
He's handsome and quirky.
I was in heaven the week he was on the set.
- Nikki Cox

Words began to appear in English and to make some kind of equivalent.
For what satisfaction it is hard to say,
except that something seems unusually piercing,
living, handsome, in another language,
and since English is yours, you wish it to be there too.
- Robert Fitzgerald

I looked it at like this way.
To get folks to like you, as a screen player I mean,
I figured you had to sort of be their ideal.
I don't mean a handsome knight riding a white horse,
but a fella who answered the description of a right guy.
- Gary Cooper

No man but feels more of a man in the world if he have
a bit of ground that he can call his own.
However small it is on the surface, it is four thousand miles deep;
and that is a very handsome property.
- Charles Dudley Warner

He who busies himself with things other than improvement
of his own self becomes perplexed in darkness and entangled in ruin.
His evil spirits immerse him deep in vices and make
his bad actions seem handsome.
- Ali ibn Abi Talib

All I know is what the words know, and dead things,
and that makes a handsome little sum,
with a beginning and a middle and an end,
as in the well-built phrase and the long sonata of the dead.
- Samuel Beckett


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