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The English language is an arsenal of weapons; if you are going to brandish them without checking to see whether or no they are loaded you must expect to have them explode in your face from time to time. "Poppycock" means "soft shit" - from the Dutch, I need scarcely remind you, pappe kak.


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One thing I can give and still keep is my word.
JEFFREY FRY
The moon is nothing but a circumambulating aphrodisiac divinely subsidized to provoke the world into...
CHRISTOPHER FRY
Coffee in England is just toasted milk.
CHRISTOPHER FRY
Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
ELIZABETH FRY
Great leadership involves three things. The ability to realize when you are wrong, a willingness to ...
JEFFREY FRY
Between our birth and death we may touch understanding, As a moth brushes a window with its wing.
CHRISTOPHER FRY
The task of police was made much more difficult if not impossible by the failure to give a precise l...
ALAN FRY
To realize that everything in the universe is connected is to both accept our insignificance and und...
JEFFREY FRY
Great relationships do not depend on who you find, they depend on who you are.
JEFFREY FRY
Being good is making it look easy, but getting good is never easy.
JEFFREY FRY
As a blacksmith uses heat to temper steel, so should a trial by fire strengthen one’s mettle.
JEFFREY FRY
Never has an angry word spoken ever made this world better.
JEFFREY FRY
We have to be realistic. If we don't win, life will continue.
HAYDEN FRY
Investing in a startup does not make you an entrepreneur any more than buying a grand piano makes yo...
JEFFREY FRY
Opportunity may come to the patient, but always comes to the persistent.
JEFFREY FRY
Be bold in life. Seize the moment. There is no surrender, no retreat. There is only conquer or be co...
JEFFREY FRY
Always fornicate / Between clean sheets and spit on a well-scrubbed floor.
CHRISTOPHER FRY
I find my chances for success improve when I associate with a few talented people as opposed to a pl...
JEFFREY FRY
THOMAS
Guilty
Of mankind. I have perpetrated human nature.
My father and...
CHRISTOPHER FRY
Unless you can demonstrate your benefits, all you are left to compete with is price.
JEFFREY FRY
You've got to give them kudos. They've been doing a good job out there.
DENNY FRY
If you hate redwoods, then you'll love Maxxam, ... Even if you love redwoods, you might like this st...
ERIC FRY
We are truly feeling the growth all over the place in Pleasant Grove. There are many multi-family pr...
GARY FRY
Defeat your fears and you can never be defeated.
JEFFREY FRY
Lust makes you insane, love gives you sanity.
JEFFREY FRY
I just hope and pray that the person is OK, and I hope that whatever Ivory did was in the line of du...
HAYDEN FRY
In my plays I want to look at life - at the commonplace of existence-as if we had just turned a corn...
CHRISTOPHER FRY
I travel light; as light, / That is, as a man can travel who will / Still carry his body around beca...
CHRISTOPHER FRY
When your back is against the wall, you will find it is a good place to push off.
JEFFREY FRY
Diamonds are only lumps of coal that stuck at it no matter how much heat or pressure they faced.
JEFFREY FRY
It is amazing how much wisdom has been handed down through the ages, yet we still make the same mist...
JEFFREY FRY
Mark has identified that he would like Lee on a permanent basis,
BARRY FRY
A single thread of hope is stronger than all the chains that bind you.
JEFFREY FRY
Bravery is when you walk into a battle you are not sure of winning.
JEFFREY FRY
We'll take what the other team gives us. We'll scratch where it itches.
HAYDEN FRY
I sometimes think
His critical judgement is so exquisite
It leaves us nothing to admire except...
CHRISTOPHER FRY
Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith.
CHRISTOPHER FRY
Imagination is the wide-open eye which leads us always to see truth more vividly.
CHRISTOPHER FRY
Entrepreneurship does not build character; it reveals character.
JEFFREY FRY
The best thing we can do is to make wherever we're lost in look as much like home as we can
CHRISTOPHER FRY
He looked like a midget standing next to it.
KEVIN FRY
Everyone is invited, it doesn't cost anything, it's free to everyone we're really hoping to have som...
ELIZABETH FRY
Does Capital punishment tend to the security of the people? By no means. It hardens the hearts of me...
ELIZABETH FRY