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Wendy Cope Quotes and Sayings

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Bloody men are like bloody buses - you wait for about
a year and as soon as one approaches your stop two or three others appear.
- Wendy Cope

I think it's a question which particularly arises over women writers:
whether it's better to have a happy life or a good supply of tragic plots.
- Wendy Cope

Bloody Christmas, here again, let us raise a loving cup,
peace on earth, goodwill to men, and make them do the washing up.
- Wendy Cope

I've been to war, and it's not easy to kill.
It's bloody and messy and totally horrifying,
and the consequences are serious.
- Oliver Stone

 

To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets,
but peaceful ballots only, are necessary.
- Abraham Lincoln

An isolationist America is no bloody use to anyone.
- Billy Bragg

A total of 1,580 people, the civilian population,
suffered as a result of the bloody wave of terrorist
acts that swept over Moscow and other towns and villages of our country.
- Boris Yeltsin

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One night Roger was in a foul mood and he threw his
entire bloody drumset across the stage.
The thing only just missed me - I might have been killed.
- Freddie Mercury

In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud:
Under the bludgeoning of chance my head is bloody,
but unbowed.
- William Ernest Henley

I suggest that instead of criticising us,
the establishment has a bloody good look at itself.
- Trisha Goddard

I'm a compulsive musician, but it's also a bloody good
way out of having to do anything else.
- Alexis Korner

But I don't want anybody to say have the right to say
well if you bloody Brits don't like it go home.
And they have the right to say that if you haven't become a citizen.
- Lynn Redgrave

You know, the thing that struck me about Civil War
music was how bloody it was;
it was full of hatred.
There was incredible vitriol in it.
- T-Bone Burnett

You have to hold your bloody own or you're lost.
- Christine Baranski

When people ask me if Dean Martin drank,
let me put it this way.
If Dracula bit Dean in the neck, he'd get a Bloody Mary.
- Red Buttons

I just feel tired now if people are shocked.
If it's not for you, just don't bloody watch it.
- Chris Morris

I love soccer.
That's all I ever watch.
I'll watch it all day if I can.
But I'm too bloody old to play now.
- Geezer Butler

Life is to be lived.
If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well
better find some way that is going to be interesting.
And you don't do that by sitting around.
- Katharine Hepburn

The nature of the Catilinarian conspiracy was bad and bloody.
- Florence E. Allen

I wasn't absolutely too sure where the Falklands was,
and I didn't want to make a bloody fool of myself.
- Denis Thatcher

Say what you like about my bloody murderous government,'
I says,
'but don't insult me poor bleedin' country.
- Edward Abbey

Those who in quarrels interpose, must often wipe a bloody nose.
- John Gay

Look at Judi Dench, who's brilliant in whatever bloody job she does.
- Imelda Staunton

It is women who bear the race in bloody agony.
Suffering is a kind of horror.
Blood is a kind of horror.
Women are born with horror in their very bloodstream.
It is a biological thing.
- Bela Lugosi

Bloody hell, Ma'am, what's he doing in here?
- Elizabeth Andrews

I just started making Bloody Marys.
I always thought they looked gross, then I tasted one.
There's an art to it, from the Tabasco to the Worcestershire.
- Tara Reid

Writing for children is bloody difficult;
books for children are as complex as their adult counterparts,
and they should therefore be accorded the same respect.
- Mark Haddon

I keep seeing myself in my daughter,
and I see my mother in me and in her.
Bloody hell.
- Julie Walters

The president took the advice of my East Texas grandmother:
If you can skin a cat without getting the room all bloody,
why not do it that way?
- Richard Land

Nobody is the same.
If we were all the same it would be bloody boring.
- Peter Hook

No one need think that the world can be ruled without blood.
The civil sword shall and must be red and bloody.
- Andrew Jackson

Hate is able to provoke disorders, to ruin a social organization,
to cast a country into a period of bloody revolutions;
but it produces nothing.
- Georges Sorel

Part of me wanted something bloody and really fun.
- Nicole Sullivan

Well, that's what it was bloody well designed to do,
wasn't it?
- Frank Whittle

I'm sick of making bloody history.
- Patrick Rafter

Time and again we see leaders and members of religions incite aggression,
fanaticism, hate, and xenophobia - even inspire and
legitimate violent and bloody conflicts.
- Hans Kung

Blondes make the best victims.
They're like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.
- Alfred Hitchcock

A serious writer is not to be confounded with a solemn writer.
A serious writer may be a hawk or a buzzard or even a popinjay,
but a solemn writer is always a bloody owl.
- Ernest Hemingway

People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because
I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
- Nick Cave

The last act is bloody, however pleasant all the rest of the play is:
a little earth is thrown at last upon our head,
and that is the end forever.
- Blaise Pascal

It was bloody difficult getting followed around all the time.
- Shane Warne

If I didn't have fake nails, my fingers would be bloody stumps.
- Nikki Cox

I can understand why those bands do it.
It can be a hell of a lot of bloody fun.
People are allowed to have a bit of fun after the age of 40,
and a lot of them do need the money.
- Nik Kershaw

To make the bloody thing talk the way I do when I'm on a verbal roll,
in my idioms and rhythms.
- Gary Lucas

What this country needs what every country needs occasionally
is a good hard bloody war to revive the vice of patriotism
on which its existence as a nation depends.
- Ambrose Bierce

There's nothing undignified about lying about all day
and being waited on by servants,
sipping bloody champagne.
- Jeffrey Bernard

I don't know any musician who got to the top without hard work.
Take whoever you want.
They all work bloody hard, harder than you think.
- Gavin Rossdale

For God's sake bring me a large Scotch.
What a bloody awful country.
- Reginald Maudling

Comedy is underrepresented in every actor's life,
because it's so bloody difficult to write.
- Michael Caine

We may be up against a stone wall, but we don't have
to bloody our heads against it unless we choose to.
- William Glasser

I think getting drunk is the key to flying comfortably.
A couple of bloody marys or several glasses of champagne,
and suddenly it's like you're on a roller coaster.
- Amanda Peet

All I want is a gentleman.
I'm sick to bloody death of bastards.
- Katie Price

The world of this is a load of crap.
You get all these bloody people, so incredibly sycophantic.
- Charlie Watts

Even the highest forms of sacrificial worship present
much that is repulsive to modern ideas,
and in particular it requires an effort to reconcile
our imagination to the bloody ritual which is prominent
in almost every religion which has a strong sense of sin.
- William Robertson Smith

This bloody past suggests to us that enemies cease
hostilities only when they are battered enough to acknowledge
that there is no hope in victory -
and thus that further resistance means only useless sacrifice.
- Victor Davis Hanson

As the world's finest democracy, we do not do guillotines.
But there are other less bloody rituals of humiliation,
designed to reassure the populace that order is restored,
the Republic cleansed.
- William Greider

I want to direct but I think I'd be bloody awful and
I don't want to produce but I think I'd be a very good
producer because if I believed in something I'd be able to protect it.
- Christopher Eccleston

When I left school I went on trip around the world -
I only got as far as Australia,
but like a bloody fool I cut it short because of a girl.
It's probably one of my big regrets in life.
- Ben Nicholson

But you've got to have money for comfort,
which obviously doesn't matter as much when you're young,
but even so.
I always like to bloody eat well and be warm.
Have a drink when I want it.
- Jeffrey Bernard

I have had so many great moments, but I would have
to say that dancing the Swan in 'Swan Lake' was such
a unique and passionate experience for me.
It was such bloody hard work, even at that very early age,
that I would not want to try to replicate it again now.
- William Kempe

It took me about 10 years to get rid of.
I'm all right now, though, lovely, I'm throwing some
nice darts at the moment,
but every now and then I get a bit of a jump.
I wish I could find a cure, I'd make a bloody fortune.
- Eric Bristow

Playing and singing at the same time is pretty cool,
but sometimes it's difficult to know when you can just
really let go a bit because you've got to get back
to bloody microphone and sing some stuff.
- Graham Coxon

Absurdity is what I like most in life,
and there's humor in struggling in ignorance.
If you saw a man repeatedly running into a wall until he was a bloody pulp,
after a while it would make you laugh because it becomes absurd.
- David Lynch

I heard this massive thud.
I spun around, and there Keith was, on the ground.
He'd cut his gums up on impact, he was very bloody,
and clutching his head.
I think it was a kind of wake-up call for him.
- Ron Wood

It didn't take long for the world to realize that the
Shah was an enlightened liberal next to the bloody
reactionary regime that followed,
and which executed more people in three months than
the Shah had done in 30 years.
- Alexander Haig

Democracy...
while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy.
Remember, democracy never lasts long.
It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself.
There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
- John Adams

Let a new earth rise.
Let another world be born.
Let a bloody peace be written in the sky.
Let a second generation full of courage issue forth;
let a people loving freedom come to growth.
- Margaret Walker

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

For all sad words of tongue and pen,
The saddest are these, "It might have been.
- John Greenleaf Whittier


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