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Once, the parental bed collapsed because all the children sat on it at once.
- Diane Cilento

The studio system collapsed only when Elizabeth Taylor
charged $1 million for Cleopatra.
- Leslie Caron

The man who has allowed his body to deteriorate cuts a pitiful figure -
chest collapsed,
stomach protruding.
- Gene Tunney

My life collapsed.
People ran from me because suddenly it was 'Oh my God!
It's over for her now!'
- Nicole Kidman

 

Yeah, there was the Flora Plum thing,
where I trained for about a month and I had taken a semester off for that,
and two weeks prior to filming, the financing collapsed.
- Claire Danes

As a result of the World War, this old Germany collapsed.
It collapsed in its constitution, in its social order,
in its economic structure.
Its thinking and feeling changed.
- Gustav Stresemann

In St.
Louis, some people were hurt seriously when some fans
got on top of a roof that was where other fans were underneath it,
at a park somewhere, and it collapsed.
- Phil Lesh

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The scientific argument advanced for intelligent design at the Dover trial,
those arguments collapsed, scientifically and intellectually.
- Kenneth Miller

History shows us that other highly developed forms
of civilization have collapsed.
Who knows whether the same fate does not await our own?
- Christian Lous Lange

I couldn't hold it together today.
George Clooney asked me if I was OK,
and I practically collapsed.
I couldn't stop crying, I had to go off sobbing like an idiot.
- Candice Bergen

Anyway, I collapsed in France in the middle of a tour.
I hadn't been eating properly, I was getting very phobic about audiences,
and I collapsed in pure fright.
- Andy Partridge

Of the twenty-two civilizations that have appeared in history,
nineteen of them collapsed when they reached the moral
state the United States is in now.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

Then they held my mouth shut for a while and hit me in the face,
and with a whip across chest and back.
I then collapsed, rolled on the floor,
always keeping face down and no longer replied to any of their questions.
- Ernst Thalmann

I remember in 1968 when we were in Cannes,
in the festival, and we were supposed to be there 10 days,
and the second day the festival collapsed because the French,
you know, film-makers raised the red flag in the festival and ended the festival.
- Milos Forman

Initially charged with assaulting a police officer
and resisting arrest I was held for 36 hours,
was beaten by cops and made to stand spread eagled
against the cell wall for 12 hours with no food or water,
until I collapsed.
Everyone was strip searched on the way in.
- John Blair

It was generally believed that Catholics were not interested
in arts and science graduate schools.
They weren't going to be intellectuals.
And so I put the theses to the test.
And they all collapsed.
- Andrew Greeley

I certainly would have regretted not getting into wrestling.
It's been very lucrative for me and I've been fortunate
to get into it and make money and not do anything stupid
where I invested in something that collapsed.
- Owen Hart

We were in opposition to the decision to go to war.
But after the war happened, it was clear that you could
not sit and look-there would be a breeding ground for
terrorism or a new collapsed or failed state named Iraq!
- Joschka Fischer

The left dismisses talk about the collapse of family
life and talks instead about the emergence of the growing
new diversity of family types.
- Christopher Lasch

America cannot continue to lead the family of nations
around the world if we suffer the collapse of the family here at home.
- Mitt Romney

When we were doing a scene, lots of times we would collapse giggling,
because it seemed so silly because it felt like we
were doing a home movie at times.
- Illeana Douglas

I usually point out that most loss of life and property
has been due to the collapse of antiquated and unsafe structures,
mostly of brick and other masonry.
- Charles Francis Richter

The only hope is that our civilization will collapse at a certain point,
as always happens in history.
Then, out of barbarity, a renaissance.
- Pierre Schaeffer

With the advent of genetic engineering the time required
for the evolution of new species may literally collapse.
- Dee Hock

The internet will catastrophically collapse in 1996.
- Robert Metcalfe

Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
- Robert Mugabe

So South Korean ability is very much limited to handle North Korean,
you know, difficulties.
So we don't want to see an immediate collapse of the North Korea regime.
- Kim Dae Jung

After two world wars, the collapse of fascism,
nazism, communism and colonialism and the end of the cold war,
humanity has entered a new phase of its history.
- Hans Kung

I could feel his muscle tissues collapse under my force.
It's ludicrous these mortals even attempt to enter my realm.
- Mike Tyson

Gladio had been necessary during the days of the Cold War but,
in view of the collapse of the East Block,
Italy would suggest to Nato that the organisation was no longer necessary.
- Giulio Andreotti

You get in before sunrise and you get out after sunset and you go home,
eat and collapse.
While you're aware of the ratings, you aren't prepared
for the response of the fans.
- Parker Stevenson

Truth is the greatest of all national possessions.
A state, a people, a system which suppresses the truth or fears to publish it,
deserves to collapse.
- Kurt Eisner

Every wave, regardless of how high and forceful it crests,
must eventually collapse within itself.
- Stefan Zweig

We may get to the point where the only way of saving
the world will be for industrial civilization to collapse.
- Maurice Strong

The more the history of the World War and what led up to it is studied,
the more clearly those tragic years become revealed
as a vast collapse of civilization.
- Arthur Henderson

If your theory is found to be against the second law of theromodynamics,
I give you no hope; there is nothing for it but to
collapse in deepest humiliation.
- Arthur Eddington

The collapse of Enron was devastating to tens of thousands
of people and shook the public's confidence in corporate America.
- Robert Mueller

A couple of flop plays, a death in the family,
and it could all collapse.
- Patrick Marber

Without energy life would be extinguished instantaneously,
and the cellular fabric would collapse.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Exercise? I get it on the golf course.
When I see my friends collapse, I run for the paramedics.
- Red Skelton

The ecosystem of our world is a closed system:
it would run out of gas,
collapse of its own weight.
- Joan D. Vinge

I think money is due for some sort of collapse.
People are going to realize that money has a half-life,
like radioactive elements.
- Doug Coupland

All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet
zeal may be pursued with great vigor at first,
but are sure to collapse in the end.
- Tacitus

I've been in on the beginning, the rise,
peak, collapse and end of the talking picture.
- Joseph L. Mankiewicz

The collapse of Russia was the second great event of 1917.
- Kelly Miller

Perfection of planned layout is achieved only by institutions
on the point of collapse.
- C. Northcote Parkinson

First of all, I think the Saudis are deeply concerned
about the collapse of negotiations between the Israelis
and the Palestinians and the resumption of conflict.
- Brent Scowcroft

You know, we all have our inner demons.
I, for one - I can't speak for you, but I'm on the
verge of moral collapse at any time.
It can happen by the end of the show.
- Glenn Beck

He was the only person caught in the collapse,
and afterward, most of his work was recovered too,
and it is still spoken of, when it is noted,
with high regard, though seldom played.
- William Gaddis

The last three decades have seen the collapse of the family wage system.
- Christopher Lasch

The chief task was to stop the arms race before it brought utter disaster.
However, after the collapse of communism and the disintegration of the Soviet Union,
any rationale for having nuclear weapons disappeared.
- Joseph Rotblat

I think the best president - because he changed the
whole mood of the country,
the whole economy of the country, and stood up to Communism...
that was continuing its causes around the world,
and backed them off and caused them to collapse -
and that was Ronald Reagan.
- Pat Boone

We expected that people were just waiting for the collapse of the Soviet Union,
or at least for its retreat, and they were going to
be full of initiative in all areas of life -
in culture,
in economy and in politics.
- Andrzej Wajda

Investing in auto companies and ensuring a financial
collapse didn't lead not from a recession to a great
depression may not have been the most popular thing to do,
but it was the right thing to do.
- Robert Gibbs

Socialism is undoubtedly in the throes of a crisis
greater than at any time since 1917.
The last half of 1989 saw the dramatic collapse of
most of the communist party governments of Eastern Europe.
- Joe Slovo

If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate
back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago.
If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.
- E. O. Wilson

Your home is regarded as a model home,
your life as a model life.
But all this splendor, and you along with it...
it's just as though it were built upon a shifting quagmire.
A moment may come, a word can be spoken,
and both you and all this splendor will collapse.
- Henrik Ibsen

The New Deal is plainly an attempt to achieve a working
socialism and avert a social collapse in America;
it is extraordinarily parallel to the successive 'policies'
and 'Plans' of the Russian experiment.
Americans shirk the word 'socialism',
but what else can one call it?
- H. G. Wells

What was new was the symbolic force of the targets struck.
The attackers did not just physically cause the highest
buildings in Manhattan to collapse;
they also destroyed an icon in the household imagery of the American nation.
- Jurgen Habermas

When a place gets crowded enough to require ID's,
social collapse is not far away.
It is time to go elsewhere.
The best thing about space travel is that it made it
possible to go elsewhere.
- Robert A. Heinlein

An American of the present day reading his Sunday newspaper
in a state of lazy collapse is one of the most perfect
symbols of the triumph of quantity over quality that the world has yet seen.
- Irving Babbitt

A matter that seems to be very clear in terms of the alternative view,
is what do you expect to happen in Africa with regard to immune systems,
where people are poor, subject to repeat infections and all of that.
Surely you would expect their immune systems to collapse.
- Thabo Mbeki

I would sign on for projects that were meant to shoot in July,
and then they would postponed and they would bleed
into the following semester,
and then I'd take a semester off, and then the movie would collapse.
- Claire Danes

The middle class is teetering on the brink of collapse
just as surely as AIG was in the fall of 2009 -
only this time,
it's not just one giant insurance company (and its
banking counterparties) facing disaster,
it's tens of millions of hardworking Americans who played by the rules.
- Arianna Huffington

It took us years to get into the mess that we got ourselves in at the end of 2008,
and it's going to take a while to get us out.
We lost eight million jobs, we saw a financial system near collapse,
we have a continuing housing crisis that we're making
progress on dealing with.
- Robert Gibbs

Larry, I spent probably most of my professional life
helping to build Enron Corporation.
I don't think there was anyone that was as shocked by the -
by the collapse of the company as I was.
- Jeffrey Skilling

Particularly at around the age of 70 you reach a stage
where you have to be very careful.
If, at that point, you abandon the work you have been doing,
there is a good chance that you will just collapse and drift.
- Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Men were only made into "men" with great difficulty
even in primitive society:
the male is not naturally "a man" any more than the woman.
He has to be propped up into that position with some ingenuity,
and is always likely to collapse.
- Wyndham Lewis

I felt just overwhelmed by input: the Vietnam war and
the collapse of the '60s and the proliferation of media'
it just felt like everything was too much to handle and you just tuned out.
- Richard Hell

The Berlin Wall wasn't the only barrier to fall after
the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War.
Traditional barriers to the flow of money,
trade, people and ideas also fell.
- Fareed Zakaria

Despite elections and the experience of post-Soviet
personal freedoms by the Russian people,
the fate of democracy in Russia is perhaps more ambiguous
now than at any time since the collapse of the Communist system.
- Richard Lugar


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