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What exactly is the function of a rubber duck?
- the movie Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

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A boy cannot begin playing ball too early.
I might almost say that while he is still creeping
on all fours he should have a bouncing rubber ball.
- Christy Mathewson

Every time I toe the rubber, it's no different for
me than it was in the World Series.
- Roger Clemens

With their souls of patent leather, they come down the road.
Hunched and nocturnal, where they breathe they impose,
silence of dark rubber, and fear of fine sand.
- Federico Garcia Lorca

 

Money changes all the iron rules into rubber bands.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

I am ready and prepared to work with the President,
but I will not be a rubber stamp for any president.
- Daniel Inouye

I used to dress up and impersonate our next-door neighbor,
Miss Cox.
She wore rubber boots, a wool hat, and her nose always dripped.
- Tracey Ullman

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Mind is everything.
Muscle - pieces of rubber.
All that I am, I am because of my mind.
- Paavo Nurmi

I loved Mal Evans holding one note down on You Won't See Me from Rubber Soul.
- Benmont Tench

Safe sex - with a condom, rubber gloves and a wet suit
is fine as long as you don't fall in love.
- Kerry Thornley

Advice and consent does not mean rubber stamp in the Senate.
- Patricia Ireland

Every man prefers to look at a well-shaped woman instead of a rubber ball.
- Katarina Witt

He's a million rubber bands in his resilience.
- Alan K. Simpson

Some parents say it is toy guns that make boys warlike.
But give a boy a rubber duck and he will seize its
neck like the butt of a pistol and shout "Bang!"
- George Will

A pencil and rubber are of more use to thought than
a battalion of assistants.
To happiness the same applies as to truth:
one does not have it,
but is in it.
- Theodor Adorno

If you drag your shoe a bit those plastic spikes or
rubber spikes can be almost as bad as metal spikes.
- Bernhard Langer

I'm disappointed that Senator DeWine once again chose
to go along with his party leaders and their big corporate lobbyist supporters.
Ohio deserves a Senator who will be more than a rubber stamp.
- Sherrod Brown

Not only was it nearly impossible to hear because of
these huge rubber ears we had to wear,
but we also had these huge furry hands which were absolutely useless,
especially if you had to scratch yourself.
- Helena Bonham Carter

I think - I think I've always been kind of -
I used to think of myself as a piece of rubber when
I was a kid because I was kind of very shy and very -
very emotional about things,
but I kind of would bounce back.
- Lynn Redgrave

At a time when our moral standing in the world has
been weakened by a rubber stamp Justice Department
that placed the Bush Administration above the law,
we now need someone who is objective and independent.
And, make no mistake, Eric Holder is independent.
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz

The rubber industry is of much significance to our countries.
For millions of our smallholders, the rubber tree is a tree of life,
serving as a crucial source of income for earning a
living and raising families.
- Thaksin Shinawatra

It seems that almost every time a valuable natural
resource is discovered in the world-whether it be diamonds,
rubber, gold, oil, whatever-often what results is a
tragedy for the country in which they are found.
Making matters worse, the resulting riches from these
resources rarely benefit the people of the country from which they come.
- Edward Zwick

It was a challenge to be able to create a character
without being able to use one's normal set of expressions.
All the rubber and makeup attached to your face left
you with only a modest range of facial movements.
- Helena Bonham Carter

When gasoline and rubber are rationed,
electric power and transport facilities are becoming increasingly scarce,
and manpower shortages are developing,
it is difficult for people to understand their increased
use for other than the most vital needs of war.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

All pressure is self-inflicted.
It's what you make of it or how you let it rub off on you.
- Sebastian Coe

It's no secret that in my books I'm trying to make
the comic and the serious rub up against each other
just as closely and uncomfortably as I can.
- Richard Russo

The real rub is finding that authentic self and it's
not something that's going to come to you overnight.
- Paul Guilfoyle

Fear not; and the God of mercies grant a full gale
and a fair entry into His kingdom,
which may carry sweetly and swiftly over the bar,
that you find not the rub of death.
- Donald Cargill

It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day,
the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again,
to retrace one's steps to the upper air -
there's the rub,
the task.
- Virgil

In order to represent life on the stage,
we must rub elbows with life, live ourselves.
- Marie Dressler

A face in the picture would bother me,
so I'd rub it out with the turpentine and do it over.
- Norman Rockwell

When you've got your man down, rub him out.
- Rod Laver

Always try to rub up against money, for if you rub
up against money long enough,
some of it may rub off on you.
- Damon Runyon

I have perfected the art of putting my feet on my husband's
lap during awards ceremonies so he can rub them.
- Annette Bening

Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other.
It is as if I had words instead of fingers,
or fingers at the tip of my words.
My language trembles with desire.
- Roland Barthes

In the company of the accomplished, people hope it
will rub off on themselves,
in the company of the misfortunate, they fear it!
- Bryant H. McGill

It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others.
- Michel de Montaigne

The descent to the infernal regions is easy enough,
but to retrace one's steps, and reach the air above,
there's the rub.
- Virgil

I suppose meeting people whether it's in real life
and actually shaking their flesh and blood hand or
shaking the mystical hand of the character all rub off on you in some way.
- Janet Suzman

If I could only get people to rub my belly for good
lucky and then throw money in my fountain,
it'd be a perfect world.
- Christopher Meloni

You try on purpose to get players with different qualities
which will rub off on one another.
- James Levine

Sometimes I wake at night in the White House and rub
my eyes and wonder if it is not all a dream.
- Grover Cleveland

When you're away, I'm restless, lonely,
Wretched, bored, dejected; only here's the rub,
my darling dear, I feel the same when you're near.
- Samuel Hoffenstein

I've realized that being happy is a choice.
You never want to rub anybody the wrong way or not be fun to be around,
but you have to be happy.
When I get logical and I don't trust my instincts -
Thats when I get in trouble.
- Angelina Jolie

Painting is the most magical of mediums.
The transcendence is truly amazing to me every time
I go to a museum and I see how somebody figured another
way to rub colored dirt on a flat surface and make
space where there is no space or make you think of a life experience.
- Chuck Close

When you grow up your mother says, 'Wear rubbers or you'll catch cold.'
When you become an adult you discover that you have
the right not to wear rubbers and to see if you catch cold or not.
It's something like that.
- Diane Arbus

The other girls were so comfortable with their bodies
and it eventually rubbed off on me.
- Brooke Langton

Nobody likes having salt rubbed into their wounds,
even if it is the salt of the earth.
- Rebecca West

When she started to play, Steinway came down personally
and rubbed his name off the piano.
- Bob Hope

We cannot even recollect the actions of our infancy,
our childhood is like something written on a slate and rubbed off.
- Vinoba Bhave

It was as simple as this: The Kennedys had a feeling
of being heightened and it rubbed off on the people
who came in contact with them.
They were a unit.
- Charles Spalding

I did not lose myself all at once.
I rubbed out my face over the years washing away my pain,
the same way carvings on stone are worn down by water.
- Amy Tan

Thank goodness I was never sent to school;
it would have rubbed off some of the originality.
- Beatrix Potter

My mother told me I was begging her to be an actor when I was four.
My father and my grandfather saw at least one or two movies a week;
they were film buffs,
so I guess it just rubbed off on me.
And now it's kind of become a way of life for me.
- Giovanni Ribisi

I guess some of today's programming has rubbed off
on me because I find myself having to set time around for touring,
putting that together and then setting time around for recording.
- Bootsy Collins

I have felt cats rubbing their faces against mine and
touching my cheek with claws carefully sheathed.
These things, to me, are expressions of love.
- James Herriot

The ad in the paper said 'Big Sale.
Last Week.' Why advertise? I already missed it.
They're just rubbing it in.
- Yakov Smirnoff

On the one hand, there are individual actions such as throwing,
pushing, touching, rubbing.
It is these individual actions that give rise most
of the time to abstraction from objects.
- Jean Piaget

There are more ways of skinning a cat than rubbing its fur the wrong way.
- J. Carter Brown

Well, I'm used to rubbing shoulders with crooks and criminals.
- Jason Statham

Like, they know that I have a habit of rubbing my earlobes,
I've been doing it since I was two.
- Balthazar Getty

An icon painter starts not with Jesus Christ but by
finding earth and rubbing.
Now what is earth, what are you rubbing in directing?
- Peter Brook

Your spikes, which were really quite long then,
would catch the material of the track and your shoe would get heavier.
I was simply filing them down and rubbing some graphite on the spikes.
I thought I would run more effectively.
- Roger Bannister

Happiness is like a cat, If you try to coax it or call it,
it will avoid you; it will never come.
But if you pay not attention to it and go about your business,
you'll find it rubbing against your legs and jumping into your lap.
- William Bennett

If you go on with this nuclear arms race,
all you are going to do is make the rubble bounce.
- Winston Churchill

You have to give this much to the Luftwaffe:
when it knocked down our buildings it did not replace
them with anything more offensive than rubble.
We did that.
- Prince Charles

Bin Laden, who was in his country, attacked and damaged our Pentagon,
and killed our soldiers right out here at the Pentagon.
But his pentagon no longer exists.
It is rubble.
- Jeff Sessions

The clock of communism has stopped striking.
But its concrete building has not yet come crashing down.
For that reason, instead of freeing ourselves,
we must try to save ourselves from being crushed by its rubble.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

I became comfortable with what I knew would be the
process of trying to pick up the pieces of brain that
were in the rubble and tried to make some mosaic out
of the pieces and that that would be the trajectory.
- Art Spiegelman

As we all know, many people remain buried under tons of rubble and debris,
waiting to be rescued.
When we think of their suffering, we feel deeply and
profoundly that we should be there,
in Haiti, with them, trying our best to prevent death.
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide


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