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Whoever called snooker 'chess with balls' was rude,
by Clive James

Whoever called snooker 'chess with balls' was rude,
but right.
- Clive James

It is only when they go wrong that machines remind
you how powerful they are.
- Clive James

Even in moments of tranquility, Murray Walker sounds
like a man whose trousers are on fire.
- Clive James

Disco dancing is just the steady thump of a giant moron
knocking in an endless nail.
- Clive James

 

She was good at playing abstract confusion in the same
way that a midget is good at being short.
- Clive James

A life without fame can be a good life,
but fame without a life is no life at all.
- Clive James

Fiction is life with the dull bits left out.
- Clive James

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Everyone has a right to a university degree in America,
even if it's in Hamburger Technology.
- Clive James

Anyone afraid of what he thinks television does to
the world is probably just afraid of the world.
- Clive James

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters
cannot be trusted with important matters.
- Albert Einstein

Whoever undertakes to set himself up
as a judge of Truth and Knowledge
is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
- Albert Einstein

Whoever does not regard what he has
as most ample wealth, is unhappy,
though he be master of the world.
- Epictetus

Love is an act of faith,
and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
- Erich Fromm

Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge,
but he who hates correction is stupid.
- Anonymous

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
- Anne Frank

Nothing is more valuable than your self respect.
When you lose respect for yourself, you have lost everything.
Whatever it takes, and whoever you upset,
do what you know - deep inside - is the right thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I haven't reported my missing credit card to the police
because whoever stole it is spending less than my wife.
- Ilie Nastase

Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with
the gift of your attention.
- Jim Rohn

Whoever is new to power is always harsh.
- Aeschylus

Whoever has trusted a woman has trusted deceivers.
- Hesiod

Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy,
and when I make music I always hope it will have the
same effect on whoever listens to it.
- Aaron Carter

Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause,
does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
- Hesiod

The future is something which everyone reaches at the
rate of 60 minutes an hour,
whatever he does, whoever he is.
- C. S. Lewis

Whoever is in a hurry shows that the thing he is about is too big for him.
- Lord Chesterfield

Whoever you are, you will not write this book.
I can tell you nothing.
Do not call me again.
Ever.
- Roberto Calvi

All I can do is be me, whoever that is.
- Bob Dylan

Arithmetic!
Algebra!
Geometry!
Grandiose trinity!
Luminous triangle!
Whoever has not known you is without sense!
- Comte de Lautreamont

Whoever sees no other aim in the game than that of
giving checkmate to one's opponent will never become a good Chess player.
- Max Euwe

Whoever does not philosophize for the sake of philosophy,
but rather uses philosophy as a means,
is a sophist.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

God uses whoever he wants.
- Dyan Cannon

Whoever is content with the world, and who profits
from its lack of justice,
does not want to change it.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

I do not believe in pure idioms.
I think there is naturally a desire,
for whoever speaks or writes,
to sign in an idiomatic, irreplaceable manner.
- Jacques Derrida

It's a crying shame we don't play more parks and fairs.
I would love to go right to the Chamber of Commerce or whoever they are,
so that we could get involved in a different way.
- Davy Jones

I believe that any candidate who supports the war should not receive our support.
It doesn't matter if they're Senator Clinton or whoever.
- Cindy Sheehan

Whoever eats anything at a wedding luncheon? They make
the food out of papier mache.
My salad had been used four or five times this week.
- Peter Ruric

Whoever moves into a community has a vested interest in it.
- Andrew Goodman

Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps.
- Saul Bellow

Then on to all the terrific american songwriters,
from Tin Pan Alley to the Beatles, from Bob Dylan to Paul Simon.
Whoever wrote and sang in the song form I have appreciated.
- Tom Chapin

Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Whoever wants peace among nations must seek to limit
the state and its influence most strictly.
- Ludwig von Mises

In football you always get judged on your last game.
Whoever you are, or how amazing you are,
it's the last game that everyone has seen.
- Thierry Henry

Whoever loves becomes humble.
Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.
- Sigmund Freud

Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America
had better learn baseball,
the rules and realities of the game -
and do it by watching first some high school or small-town teams.
- Jacques Barzun

Whoever places his trust into a system will soon be without a home.
While you are building your third story,
the two lower ones have already been dismantled.
- Franz Grillparzer

It is a light thing for whoever keeps his foot outside
trouble to advise and counsel him that suffers.
- Aeschylus

As an actress we don't beat one another.
It's whoever's right for the part.
- Juliette Binoche

Whoever looks at America will see: the ship is powered by stupidity,
corruption, or prejudice.
- Johann Most

Everyone takes surveys.
Whoever makes a statement about human behavior has
engaged in a survey of some sort.
- Andrew Greeley

Oil is like a wild animal.
Whoever captures it has it.
- J. Paul Getty

Know thyself.
A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly.
Whoever studies himself arrest his own development.
A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly.
- Andre Gide

Whoever loveth me, loveth my hound.
- Thomas More

Whoever seeks to set one religion against another seeks to destroy all religion.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

We are different people - you get a different take
on the band whoever you speak to.
Somehow, at the end of it, it goes through the filtering
process and out comes the Radiohead thing.
- Ed O'Brien

Whoever wishes peace among peoples must fight statism.
- Ludwig von Mises

Whoever lights the torch of war in Europe can wish for nothing but chaos.
- Adolf Hitler

Whoever is winning at the moment will always seem to be invincible.
- George Orwell

Whoever is detected in a shameful fraud is ever after
not believed even if they speak the truth.
- Phaedrus

Whoever degrades another degrades me,
And whatever is done or said returns at last to me.
- Walt Whitman

The world is apt to judge of everything by the success;
and whoever has ill fortune will hardly be allowed a good name.
- William Dampier

Whoever envisions not one but two series in New York?
- Christopher Meloni

Whoever named it necking was a poor judge of anatomy.
- Groucho Marx

Whoever best serves the song is going to be served by the song.
- Michael Bolton

Whoever becomes the head of the National Theater finds
himself in a position like that of Nelson's Column -
pigeons dump on you because you're there.
- Peter Hall

Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
- Voltaire

Whoever lives among many evils just as I,
how can dying not be a source of gain?
- Sophocles

Whoever is spared personal pain must feel himself called
to help in diminishing the pain of others.
We must all carry our share of the misery which lies upon the world.
- Albert Schweitzer

One must not make oneself cheap here -
that is a cardinal point -
or else one is done.
Whoever is most impertinent has the best chance.
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Whoever heard of an electric violin,
electric cello or,
for that matter, an electric singer?
- Andres Segovia

Whoever controls the media, the images,
controls the culture.
- Allen Ginsberg

Whoever thinks that he alone has speech,
or possesses speech or mind above others,
when unfolded such men are seen to be empty.
- Sophocles

Positiveness is a good quality for preachers and speakers because,
whoever shares his thoughts with the public will convince
them as he himself appears convinced.
- Jonathan Swift


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