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David Farragut Quotes and Sayings

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Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
- David Farragut

Related topics: Bold Choice Courage Adventure Positive Motivational

There are three types of lies -
lies, damn lies, and statistics.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Don't expect me to get excited over
another damn thing we need to find.
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day;
wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
- Elbert Hubbard

 

Damn it boss, I like you too much not to say it.
You've got everything except one thing: madness!
- the movie Zorba The Greek

I hate facts.
I always say the chief end of man is to form general propositions -
adding that no general proposition is worth a damn.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

There is only one basic human right,
the right to do as you damn well please.
And with it comes the only basic human duty,
the duty to take the consequences.
- P. J. O'Rourke

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When it comes to making love, I may not be the best,
but I'm damn gouda.
- Ryan Stiles

The mystery of that damn virus has been generated by
the $2 billion a year they spend on it.
- Kary Mullis

Making the best of things is...
a damn poor way of dealing with them.
My whole life has been a series of escapes from that quicksand.
- Rose Wilder Lane

You go out with a girl you used to date,
she looks so damn good, and then at a certain point you say,
Boy, now I remember.
I know why I left!
- Arsenio Hall

The happy people are failures because they are on such
good terms with themselves they don't give a damn.
- Agatha Christie

Oscar Wilde said the rich and the poor are equal -
they can both sleep under the bridge.
Right? Do they have a right? You're damn right they have a right!
- Al Lewis

Damn referees, I'll miss them less than anybody.
- Abe Lemons

Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say,
and not giving a damn.
- Gore Vidal

I was number one in the ratings four times last year and twice this season.
What could be more damn equal than that? If they get any more equal,
I don't want it.
- Flip Wilson

I've met them down in the Cost and Accounting Department,
clean-shaven and in white collars.
They can't see a damn thing ridiculous about themselves...
only about you.
- Jean Shepherd

The average user doesn't give a damn what happens,
as long as (1) it works and (2) it's fast.
- Daniel J. Bernstein

I'm much too young to feel this damn old.
- Garth Brooks

You can be fat and love yourself.
You can be fat and have a great damn personality.
You can be fat and sew your own clothes.
But you can't be fat and healthy.
- Susan Powter

You don't have to tell anybody a damn thing you don't want to.
- Mink Stole

I have lost someone I loved as a brother,
as a closest friend, and a remarkable human being.
We have also lost one of the best damn actors we'll ever see.
- Jack Lemon

You see I have to be in the clinic every Thursday and
it's in Phoenix so I have to fly down or drive down.
It has to be every Thursday for this damn stuff they're giving me.
- Lee Hazlewood

You have to be damn certain you're putting something better in its place.
- Jonathan Dimbleby

The good parts of a book may be only something a writer
is lucky enough to overhear or it may be the wreck
of his whole damn life and one is as good as the other.
- Ernest Hemingway

Damn your principles!
Stick to your party.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Maybe I'm not a great man but I damn well want to break the record.
- Roger Maris

I lived in an attached house.
My father used to drive into the wrong driveway all the time.
He'd say, Damn it, how do you tell one of these houses from another?
- Paul Simon

One day a whole damn song fell into place in my head.
- Billie Holiday

But I always wound up being the damn John,
when I wanted to be the Paul.
- Courtney Love

If a woman tells you she's twenty and looks sixteen,
she's twelve.
If she tells you she's twenty-six and looks twenty-six,
she's damn near fourty.
- Chris Rock

If a girl looks swell when she meets you,
who gives a damn if she's late? Nobody.
- J. D. Salinger

We have the power to do any damn fool thing we want to do,
and we seem to do it about every 10 minutes.
- J. William Fulbright

I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate -
it's apathy.
It's not giving a damn.
- Leo Buscaglia

Beer, it's the best damn drink in the world.
- Jack Nicholson

The man who is always worrying about whether or not
his soul would be damned generally has a soul that isn't worth a damn.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Basically, what happened was, I had moved out to Los Angeles,
I was pretty damn lazy and I put on some pounds.
- Jason Biggs

The pleasure of jogging and running is rather like
that of wearing a fur coat in Texas in August:
the true joy comes in being able to take the damn thing off.
- Joseph Epstein

I mean people up here aren't stupid,
I'm lower gene pool and I kind of sit in amazement
at watching some of them because they are pretty damn smart.
- Doug Ose

I'm far from being god, but I work god damn hard.
- Jay Z

If I could believe the Quakers banned music because
church music is so damn bad,
I should view them with approval.
- Ezra Pound

No member of our generation who wasn't a Communist
or a dropout in the thirties is worth a damn.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

I have no trouble with y enemies.
But my god damn friends...
they are the ones that keep me walking the floors at night.
- Oscar Levant

When I was 20, I didn't give a damn about song construction.
I just wanted to make as much noise and play as fast and as loud as possible.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I don't know what they'll say when I die.
I don't give a damn, but they'll probably cry.
- Marcel Carne

God will not damn a lunatic's soul.
He knows that the powers of evil are too great for
those of us with weak minds.
- Garrett Fort

Instead of seeing depression as a dysfunction,
it is a functioning phenomenon.
It stops you cold, sets you down, makes you damn miserable.
- James Hillman

Besides being a guitar player, I'm a big fan of the guitar.
I love that damn instrument.
- Steve Vai

I wouldn't go up on a stage now if you paid a thousand
dollars for one minute of acting.
It's a nasty experience.
You're up there all by yourself.
You're so damn exposed.
- Elia Kazan

These poems, with all their crudities,
doubts, and confusions, are written for the love of
Man and in praise of God,
and I'd be a damn' fool if they weren't.
- Dylan Thomas

I reserve the right to tell shaggy dog stories or even
common jokes as part of what I'm doing.
I don't give a damn if half the audience walks out.
- David Antin

People don't seem to understand that it's a damn war out there.
- Jimmy Connors

I don't know much about Americanism,
but it's a damn good word with which to carry an election.
- Warren G. Harding

Damn the great executives, the men of measured merriment,
damn the men with careful smiles oh,
damn their measured merriment.
- Sinclair Lewis

If an ad campaign is built around a weak idea -
or as is so often the case,
no idea at all - I don't give a damn how good the execution is,
it's going to fail.
- Morris Hite

Money may not buy happiness, but it can damn well give it!
- Freddie Mercury

I'm so gullible.
I'm so damn gullible.
And I am so sick of me being gullible.
- Lana Turner

But every single damn thing matters!
Only we don't realize.
We just tell ourselves that art runs on one track and life,
our lives, on another, and we don't realize that's a lie.
- Roberto Bolano

I don't know what I'm doing, but I'm damn well gonna do it!
- Geri Halliwell

Though by whim, envy, or resentment led,
they damn those authors whom they never read.
- Charles Churchill

I assure you that the training that you get in a midget,
in a sprint car and perhaps in a Silver Crown car is
really the kind of experience that makes you into a damn good race driver.
- Rodger Ward

People got insights into what was bothering them,
but they hardly did a damn thing to change.
- Albert Ellis

I have never known anyone worth a damn who wasn't irascible.
- Ezra Pound

People who keep stiff upper lips find that it's damn hard to smile.
- Judith Guest

Once women are not excluded, I don't think any of us
will give a damn what pronouns are used.
That wasn't the point.
- Holly Near

Americans seem sometimes to believe that if you are
a thinker you must be a frowning bore,
because thinking is so damn serious.
- Jacques Maritain

I'll have you understand I am running this court,
and the law hasn't got a damn thing to do with it!
- Sam Ervin

I will interview bigwigs if I get the chance,
but you are seldom surprised by people in power -
you've got to get awfully damn close to get anything new.
- Joe Sacco

Damn everything but the circus.
- Corita Kent

Damn you villains, who are you? And from whence came you?
- Edward Teach

Sigmund Freud was a novelist with a scientific background.
He just didn't know he was a novelist.
All those damn psychiatrists after him,
they didn't know he was a novelist either.
- John Irving


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