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Leonard Woolley Quotes and Sayings

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When digging ceases to be a great game and becomes,
as in Egypt, merely business, it will be a bad thing.
- Leonard Woolley

Public opinion polls are rather like children in a garden,
digging things up all the time to see how they're growing.
- J. B. Priestley

A strong economy depends on a strong middle class,
but George Bush has put the middle class in a hole,
and John McCain has a plan to keep digging that hole
with George Bush's shovel.
- Rahm Emanuel

If I hadn't done this I might have ended up digging the roads.
- Dylan Moran

 

He who thinks he is raising a mound may only in reality be digging a pit.
- Ernest Bramah

I thought I knew a lot about music.
Then you start digging and the deeper you go,
the more there is.
- John Mellencamp

I think that one's art is a growth inside one.
I do not think one can explain growth.
It is silent and subtle.
One does not keep digging up a plant to see how it grows.
- Emily Carr

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Journalists are supposed to be skeptical,
that's what keeps them digging rather than simply accepting the official line,
whether it comes from government or corporate bureaucrats.
- Linda Chavez

First law on holes - when you're in one,
stop digging!
- Denis Healey

Realize what you really want.
It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold.
- William Moulton Marston

It is a good thing to follow the First Law of Holes:
if you are in one,
stop digging.
- Denis Healey

Writing was like digging coal.
I sweat blood.
The spell is on me.
- Zane Grey

My fondest hope is that 'Roots' may start black,
white, brown, red, yellow people digging back for their own roots.
Man, that would make me feel 90 feet tall.
- Alex Haley

We who are interested in relative truth have to keep
digging for it and not let ourselves be sucked under.
- Holly Near

It is no use asking me or anyone else how to dig...
Better to go and watch a man digging,
and then take a spade and try to do it.
- Gertrude Jekyll

When you're in a hole, stop digging.
- Denis Healey

I felt that if we, as the Met, were not intervening
once one person starts digging up Parliament Square,
then someone else is going to join in and you have a spiral.
- Michael Todd

We knew we were talking about spies.
I knew he knew I knew.
I was digging my own grave.
- Christine Keeler

We could imagine nothing pleasanter than to spend all
of our lives digging for relics of the past.
- Heinrich Schliemann

How horrible, fantastic, incredible,
it is that we should be digging trenches and trying
on gas-masks here because of a quarrel in a faraway
country between people of whom we know nothing.
- Neville Chamberlain

I have to tell everyone that when I finish a film and
it goes out and is released,
I never look at my films again.
I don't like looking back.
I don't even like talking about 'em!
So I'm really digging back in my memory because I don't
like to sit and look at my films again.
- Jim Jarmusch

During the mission, Walter Jones, a team member was
given a package containing bone fragments by a Lao.
The source said they were from a crash site.
He presented photographs showing himself in company
with others digging around obvious aircraft debris.
- Bo Gritz

There would be a paragraph about some veteran digging
tunnels for the Germans in a slave labor camp,
or something like that.
Finally I decided to look it up and go further into it.
- Charles Guggenheim

The thing about a hero, is even when it doesn't look
like there's a light at the end of the tunnel,
he's going to keep digging, he's going to keep trying
to do right and make up for what's gone before,
just because that's who he is.
- Joss Whedon

Finally, after a lot of searching and digging,
it was simply the love of family that gave me a road into the character.
Once I got into that, and we delved into what it would
be like to survive cancer and the ability to see how precious life is,
it became easier to play her.
- Jeanne Tripplehorn

I don't want to see people decorating a house or digging a garden.
As for guys like Jonathan Ross, he got an award there last Christmas.
What for? He doesn't sing, dance or tell jokes,
does he?
- Ian St.
John

I describe my plots as follows; A character is walking
down the street when all of a sudden a piano falls on them.
They spend the rest of the story digging out from under that piano.
How they dig, how long and how well,
this all depends entirely on the character.
- Sarah Zettel

As an undergraduate, I had an opportunity to go on
a number of archeological digs.
So I had experience excavating, digging up remains
of ancient Indian villages in the Midwest and in the Southwest.
- Donald Johanson

Just the other day I pulled out this old cassette of
Ragged Glory and I popped it into my cassette player and I was digging it.
They were just a great rock and roll band,
one that presents the song ahead of everything else -
there's no grand idea or concept behind it.
- Krist Novoselic

Without a doubt, first thing we should do is clean up our fiscal house,
and that starts with balancing our budgets and digging out of this red ink.
We cannot expect to continue in this fashion and remain
the leader of the free world.
- Marcy Kaptur

Now, given the experience that we have had thus far,
with our subsequent trade agreements with NAFTA and others,
you would think that with our experience of job loss
that we have had there that when you find yourself
in a hole that you might stop digging.
- Stephen F. Lynch

The book begins and ends with the visits to give the
impression of a tunnel into their ancestors and family history.
I believe in going backwards into the past -
I felt I was digging a tunnel back to the past.
- Anita Desai

Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.
- Joseph Campbell

Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

God is, even though the whole world deny him.
Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Imagine for yourself a character,
a model personality whose example you determine to follow,
in private as well as in public.
- Epictetus

For me every ruler is alien that defies public opinion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Baseball is a public trust.
Players turn over, owners turn over and certain commissioners turn over.
But baseball goes on.
- Peter Ueberroth

Public misbehavior by the famous is a powerful teaching tool.
- Bill O'Reilly

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations,
for Nature cannot be fooled.
- Richard P. Feynman

Money is power, and in that government which pays all
the public officers of the states will all political
power be substantially concentrated.
- Andrew Jackson

The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children.
They did not want public office.
- Herbert Hoover

I am not bound for any public place,
but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees,
and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods.
- Wendell Berry

The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

There is no such thing as public opinion.
There is only published opinion.
- Winston Churchill

What the public expects and what is healthy for an
individual are two very different things.
- Esther Williams

What's sort of interesting about the whole public relations
disaster that is the Net,
in some ways, is that the fundamentals are really good.
- Meg Whitman

Expressing anger is a form of public littering.
- Willard Gaylin

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

Congress will pass a law restricting public comment
on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum
of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line.
- Andy Grove

Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning
the instrument as one goes on.
- Samuel Butler

We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.
- Bryan White

Why are ecologists and environmentalists so feared
and hated? This is because in part what they have to
say is new to the general public,
and the new is always alarming.
- Garrett Hardin

The great secret of doctors, known only to their wives,
but still hidden from the public, is that most things
get better by themselves;
most things,
in fact, are better in the morning.
- Lewis Thomas

And I believe that the best buy in public health today
must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.
- Julie Bishop

The doctor has been taught to be interested not in health but in disease.
What the public is taught is that health is the cure for disease.
- Ashley Montagu

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.
The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
- Ambrose Bierce

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt,
finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
sermons in stones, and good in everything.
- William Shakespeare

Like religion, politics, and family planning,
cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public.
It's too controversial.
- Erma Bombeck

The human brain starts working the moment you are born
and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.
- George Jessel

Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life:
in education,
medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
- Barry Commoner

All the president is, is a glorified public relations
man who spends his time flattering,
kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what
they are supposed to do anyway.
- Harry S. Truman

Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate,
exercises a public trust.
- Grover Cleveland

The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust;
its sole ammunition,
the collective hopes of our society.
- Irving R. Kaufman

In the beds which the piety of the public has prepared on every side,
stricken men await the verdict of fate.
- Georges Duhamel

If I'm tired of me, I'm sure the public is as well.
- Michael Stipe

If you file your waste-paper basket for fifty years,
you have a public library.
- Tony Benn

Whenever a youth is ascertained to possess talents
meriting an education which his parents cannot afford,
he should be carried forward at the public expense.
- James Madison

I'll always be grateful to the public of intelligent amateurs.
- Paul Cezanne


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