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When I get a little money, I buy books. And if there is any left over, I buy food.
– Desiderius ErasmusRate it:
When I get smitten, I stay smut.
– Charlie McCarthyRate it:
When I give a lecture, I accept that people look at their watches, but what I do not tolerate is when they look at it and raise it to their ear to find out if it stopped.
– Marcel ArchardRate it:
When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.
– Dom Helder CamaraRate it:
When I go back to school everyone asks a lot of questions. Then, after about a week, when I've answered everything, we get back to normal.
– Daniel RadcliffeRate it:
When I go home, its an easy way to be grounded. You learn to realize what truly matters.
– Tony StewartRate it:
When I have a kid, I wanna put him in one of those strollers for twins, then run around the mall looking frantic.
– Steven WrightRate it:
When I have been asked during these last weeks who caused the riots and the killing in L.A., my answer has been direct and simple Who is to blame for the riots The rioters are to blame. Who is to blame for the killings The killers are to blame.
– Dan QuayleRate it:
When I have been asked during these last weeks who caused the riots and the killing in L.A., my answer has been direct and simple: Who is to blame for the riots? The rioters are to blame. Who is to blame for the killings? The killers are to blame.
– Dan QuayleRate it:
When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes.
– Thomas Alva EdisonRate it:
When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
When I hear somebody sigh that Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what?
– Sydney J. HarrisRate it:
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what'
– Sydney HarrisRate it:
When I hear the word "culture" I reach for my gun.
– Hans Johst (c. 1939)Rate it:
When I held you in my arms at your baptism, I wanted it to be a fresh start, for you to be more complete than we had ever been ourselves, but I wonder if we expected too much.
– Richard OltonRate it:
When I interview people, and they give me an immediate answer, they're often not thinking. So I'm silent. I wait. Because they think they have to keep answering. And it's the second train of thought that's the better answer.
– Robin LeachRate it:
When I investigate and when I discover that the forces of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves, then truly I seem to be living among the gods.
– Leon Battista AlbertiRate it:
When I look at the world I'm pessimistic, but when I look at people I am optimistic.
– Carl R. RogersRate it:
When I look back now over my life and call to mind what I might have had simply for taking and did not take, my heart is like to break.
– AkhenatonRate it:
When I look back on all the worries I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which never happened.
– Winston ChurchillRate it:
When I meet a man I ask myself, 'Is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with'
– Rita RudnerRate it:
When I only begin to read, I forget I'm on this world. It lifts me on wings with high thoughts.
– Anzia YezierskaRate it:
When I pass, speak freely of my shortcomings and my flaws. Learn from them, for I'll have no ego to injure.
– Aaron McGruderRate it:
When I played ball, I didn't play for fun. . . . It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It's a contest and everything that implies, a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest.
– Ty CobbRate it:
When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes part of me.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:

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