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I am fond of pigs.
Dogs look up to us.
Cats look down on us.
Pigs treat us as equals.
- Winston Churchill

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If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you;
but if a cat does the same thing,
it is because your lap is warmer.
- Alfred North Whitehead

It is well that war is so terrible.
We should grow too fond of it.
- Robert E. Lee

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

A mother's happiness is like a beacon,
lighting up the future but reflected also on the past
in the guise of fond memories.
- Honore de Balzac

I have often been asked why I am so fond of playing male parts.
As a matter of fact, it is not male parts,
but male brains that I prefer.
- Sarah Bernhardt

Here was a man with loads of talent,
loads of ability,
lots of love to give; but that had been stifled and aborted.
I became very fond of that character.
- Michael Zaslow

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Real people are places to me as much as persons:
I want to see them,
as I want to see the places I am fond of,
in all weathers and at all times of the year.
- Leonard Alfred George Strong

And I agreed with that, and I couldn't wait to change my name anyway,
because I'm not too fond of the name of Reginald.
It's a very kind of '50s English name.
- Elton John

I'm very fond of piano players.
- Michael Parkinson

I like cinema.
I am very fond of it.
But from time to time I feel like having some time on my own.
- Patrice Leconte

I'm very fond of doing movies where men fight over me.
I don't get to do enough.
- Anjelica Huston

I am more fond of achieving than striving.
My theories must prove to be facts or be discarded as worthless.
My efforts must soon be crowned with success,
or discontinued.
- Carolyn Wells

We are very fond of blaming the poor for destroying the environment.
But often it is the powerful, including governments,
that are responsible.
- Wangari Maathai

Everybody goes through obstacles and problems and issues
and turn their backs on people that we are fond of
and love just because we hurt;
and everybody goes through that.
- Boris Kodjoe

My memories of camp - I was four years old to eight years old -
they're fond memories.
- George Takei

From childhood I was passionately fond of music and wanted to be a musician.
I have no recollection of any real desire ever to be anything else.
- John Philip Sousa

My father-in-law was once Chairman of Military Affairs in the Senate,
the latter part of the Wilson Administrations.
He knew a lot about and was fond of the Army.
- Stuart Symington

People with insufficient personalities are fond of cats.
These people adore being ignored.
- Henry Morgan

No jealousy their dawn of love overcast,
nor blasted were their wedded days with strife;
each season looked delightful as it past,
to the fond husband and the faithful wife.
- James Beattie

I'm not too fond of the hard work and the constant
battle with self-doubt that goes on when I write,
but I figure that's part of the territory.
- Robert Sheckley

I'm not too fond of changing things into waltzes,
but sometimes that works.
- Marian McPartland

It's a character that I always found really likable.
I'm fond of Zorro because he was a popular figure who worked for the people.
- Antonio Banderas

The gods too are fond of a joke.
- Aristotle

One must be fond of people and trust them if one is
not to make a mess of life.
- E. M. Forster

It's a fairly recent thing but I've become very fond of making drinks myself.
- Utada Hikaru

Mama is slowly getting better.
So many people are so fond of her.
- Rocco DiSpirito

Unless one is inordinately fond of subordination,
one is always at war.
- Philip Roth

Nobody now is going from department to another department.
Only Walt did that.
I was very fond of him, really.
- John Hench

The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought,
and of elevated opinions.
- John Dawkins

I'm not terribly fond of soapboxes.
- Laurell K. Hamilton

Some people are so fond of ill luck that they run halfway to meet it.
- Douglas William Jerrold

I cannot be so bad when everybody is so fond of me.
- Clara Schumann

There is not a soul who does not have to beg alms of another,
either a smile, a handshake, or a fond eye.
- Lord Acton

None are so fond of secrets as those who do not mean to keep them.
- Charles Caleb Colton

I read less of everything now.
With only fond memories of others' work,
it will be interesting to give my own journal writing a try now.
- Jonathan Carroll

During my 2004 presidential campaign,
I was fond of saying that it was high time for the
Christian right to meet the right Christians.
- Al Sharpton

I'm very fond of the Talent series, and also the Crystal Singer trio.
- Anne McCaffrey

Our family was very fond of the University of Iowa.
We thought it was a good place to go.
- James Van Allen

It appears that the English think the Japanese...
are fond of opium, and they want to bring it here also.
- Townsend Harris

I play loud onstage for my own benefit as I like.
But I'm not too fond of the P.A.
either.
- Kerry King

I'm not fond of any of my films in an intimate way,
but Gregory's Girl would be number 4 on my list.
- Bill Forsyth

Man is fond of counting his troubles,
but he does not count his joys.
If he counted them up as he ought to,
he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky

I have always noticed that deeply and truly religious
persons are fond of a joke,
and I am suspicious of those who aren't.
- Alfred North Whitehead

You have to be very fond of men.
Very, very fond.
You have to be very fond of them to love them.
Otherwise they're simply unbearable.
- Marguerite Duras

I am not one who was born in the custody of wisdom;
I am one who is fond of olden times and intense in
quest of the sacred knowing of the ancients.
- Gustave Courbet

I did, but I'm not real fond of giving interviews.
- Priscilla Presley

People who have what they want are fond of telling
people who haven't what they want that they really don't want it.
- Ogden Nash

I used to be fond of Indian arm wrestling.
- Leslie Fiedler

I abhor a hoe.
I am fond of flowers but not of dirt,
and had rather buy them than cultivate them.
- Lyman Abbott

I shot Footloose nearby, and we used to hike.
Very fond memories.
- Dianne Wiest

To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.
- Jane Austen

What then in love can woman do? If we grow fond they shun us.
And when we fly them, they pursue: But leave us when they've won us.
- John Gay

I am fond of them, of the inferior beings of the abyss,
of those who are full of longing.
- Richard Wagner

Philosophers, as things now stand, are all too fond
of offering criticism from on high instead of studying
and understanding things from within.
- Edmund Husserl

I'm very fond of Norfolk.
My husband came from there and the kids love it.
Devon is beautiful, too.
- Honor Blackman

I kind of have a rededication in my life now to acting
because I'm very fond of being in this movie.
- Thomas Haden Church

I have never been over fond of scenes anywhere.
- Chris Bailey

We are so fond on one another because our ailments are the same.
- Jonathan Swift

Be fond of the man who jests at his scars,
if you like; but never believe he is being on the level with you.
- Pamela Hansford Johnson

I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.
- Voltaire

I'm very fond of drugs.
- Grace Slick

Fond memory brings the light of other days around me.
- Thomas More

I have visited Australia several times,
and I always try to make a point of going to Melbourne
because it's almost my favorite city there,
Melbourne and Sydney.
But I shouldn't say that because I haven't been everywhere-and
I'm very fond of Perth too!
- Jackie Collins

A peasant becomes fond of his pig and is glad to salt away its pork.
What is significant, and is so difficult for the urban stranger to understand,
is that the two statements are connected by an and not by a but.
- John Berger

A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old.
It is easy to love children.
Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children.
But the affection and care for the old,
the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

Lennon was not very fond of me.
Lennon didn't like to be around somebody else who was
likely to be the center of attention and didn't like
being on deck with somebody who was intellectually as hot as he was.
- Peter Fonda

I'm supposed to have a Ph.D.
on the subject of women.
But the truth is I've flunked more often than not.
I'm very fond of women; I admire them.
But, like all men, I don't understand them.
- Frank Sinatra

I love to play in the different keys like B or F sharp,
or keys that most people don't play in,
because they have a better resonance or something.
I'm really not fond of F and C. I just stay away from those if I can.
- Marian McPartland

I was asked by a group to write a song on the theme of brotherhood.
This was before women's liberation, when brotherhood
meant men and women both,
so I wrote the song.
Since I had always been very fond of the Passion Chorale,
I wrote words to that great piece.
- Tom Glazer

People so far have been very fond of the Robert Altman movie,
as I am, and when one things goes well it shines light
on your other projects and now I seem to have a number
of projects that are moving forward.
- Bob Balaban


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