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Withnail and I Quote of the Day

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Don't threaten me with a dead fish.
- the movie Withnail & I (1987)

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I don't advise a haircut, man.
All hairdressers are in the employment of the government.
Hairs are your aerials.
They pick up signals from the cosmos,
and transmit them directly into the brain.
This is the reason bald-headed men are uptight.
- the movie Withnail & I

Most children threaten at times to run away from home.
This is the only thing that keeps some parents going.
- Phyllis Diller

Even now there is no evidence that anyone involved
in the Nixon operation was going to threaten us.
- Bob Woodward


Change can either challenge or threaten us.
Your beliefs pave your way to success or block you.
- Marsha Sinetar

The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home,
and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence.
- Elbert Hubbard

Only seven years ago we made a treaty by which we were
assured that the buffalo country should be left to us forever.
Now they threaten to take that from us also.
- Sitting Bull

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Oh, how sweet it is to pity the fate of an enemy who
can no longer threaten us!
- Pierre Corneille

The defense of our democracy against the forces that
threaten it from without has made some of its failures
to function at home glaringly apparent.
- Wendell Willkie

In a world we find terrifying, we ratify that which doesn't threaten us.
- David Mamet

The danger that may really threaten (crime fiction)
is that soon there will be more writers than readers.
- Jacques Barzun

To threaten the institution is to threaten fair administration
of justice and protection of liberty.
- Stephen Breyer

How in heaven's name can a nation with a $1 trillion
surplus threaten so much scientific research so vital to its future?
- David R. Gergen

The very success of medicine in a material way may
now threaten the soul of medicine.
- Walter Martin

There were certain questions about the foundations
of morals that advances in science all threaten to make more complicated.
- Leon Kass

The dangers which threaten us are twofold:
from the Confederate forces, composed of men whose
earnest convictions and reckless bravery it is idle to deny.
- Robert Dale Owen

We can't allow the world's worst leaders to blackmail,
threaten, hold freedom-loving nations hostage with
the world's worst weapons.
- George W. Bush

It is natural that we should always expect an Israeli attack,
even when it does not threaten.
- Bashar al-Assad

Don't threaten me with love, baby.
Let's just go walking in the rain.
- Billie Holiday

The core political values of our free society are so
deeply embedded in our collective consciousness that only a few malcontents,
lunatics generally, ever dare to threaten them.
- John McCain

We cannot have that relationship if we only dictate
or threaten and condemn those who disagree.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski

Two dangers constantly threaten the world:
order and disorder.
- Paul Valery

Insurgents throughout Iraq continue to threaten our
efforts and pose a danger to stability in the region.
They fight not for their country, but rather against ours.
- Paul Gillmor

Please understand the reason why Chinese vegetables taste so good.
It is simple.
The Chinese do not cook them, they just threaten them!
- Jeff Smith

And we think that our citizens and yours would be very
angry if they thought that we hadn't taken every possible
step for prevention and then for joint action in the
likelihood of those who threaten our lives and our well-
taking action at the same time.
- David Blunkett

In the absence of sound oversight,responsible businesses
are forced to compete against unscrupulous and underhanded businesses,
who are unencumbered by any restrictions on activities
that might harm the environment,
or take advantage of middle-class families,
or threaten to bring down the entire financial system.
- Barack Obama

Since other countries and terrorist organizations are
working to secure information that could threaten national security,
more funding is provided in the bill to increase counter-intelligence activities.
- Roger Wicker

There will always be disputes between nations which,
at times, will inflame the public and threaten conflicts,
but the main thing is to educate the people of the
world to be ever mindful that there are better means
of settling such disputes than by war.
- Frank B. Kellogg

We shall listen, not lecture; learn,
not threaten.
We will enhance our safety by earning the respect of
others and showing respect for them.
In short, our foreign policy will rest on the traditional
American values of restraint and empathy,
not on military might.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

This resolution simply says Israel has the right to defend itself.
This includes conducting operations both inside its
borders and in the territory of nations that threaten it,
which is in accordance with international law.
- John Boehner

It has been popular to threaten "small islands and
low-lying coasts" with scenarios of disastrous future flooding.
The Maldives has been the most utilised target.
We have undertaken a careful analysis of actual sea
level changes in the Maldives.
No rise has been recorded either in the present or the past centuries.
- Nils-Axel Morner

Not longer loved or fostered by religion,
beauty is lifted from its face as a mask,
and its absence exposes features on that face which
threaten to become incomprehensible to man.
- Hans Urs von Balthasar

Therefore, if we are a Nation of laws and a Nation of immigrants,
immigration should occur within a legal framework,
not through the machinations of illegal schemes and
scams that threaten our national security.
- J. D. Hayworth

Things can fall apart, or threaten to,
for many reasons, and then there's got to be a leap of faith.
Ultimately, when you're at the edge,
you have to go forward or backward; if you go forward,
you have to jump together.
- Yo-Yo Ma

Social Security, a critically important,
great program which does serve as the cornerstone of
support for senior citizens,
now faces challenges that threaten its long-term stability and well-being.
The facts are there.
The facts are crystal clear.
- Bill Frist

I've had some threaten not to give Communion to me,
even though they don't know my position,
just because I'm a Democrat.
I've had cardinals refuse to shake my hand because I'm a Democrat.
- Bart Stupak

We have a war dictator who was not elected,
he snuck in.
So he punishes people that threaten him in any way,
or even say something he doesn't like.
It has no resemblance to democracy.
- Joni Mitchell

All the aftermath that so frequently follows in the
wake of war still confront the nation,
and we now, as ever before, must hold fast to the ancient
landmarks and see to it that all of these plagues that
threaten so mightily shall be rendered harmless.
- Alexander Henry

Chemistry itself knows altogether too well that -
given the real fear that the scarcity of global resources
and energy might threaten the unity of mankind -
chemistry is in a position to make a contribution towards
securing a true peace on earth.
- Kenichi Fukui

Accordingly, globalization is not only something that
will concern and threaten us in the future,
but something that is taking place in the present and
to which we must first open our eyes.
- Ulrich Beck

We would very much like to see Iran take a position
as a responsible leader that doesn't intimidate or
threaten or scare its neighbors and others.
But the choice is really up to Iran and we're going
to keep working to try to come out with the right decision.
- Hillary Clinton

In no other country in the world is the love of property
keener or more alert than in the United States,
and nowhere else does the majority display less inclination
toward doctrines which in any way threaten the way property is owned.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

To be clear, climate change is a true 800 pound gorilla in the room.
The effects of global warming threaten global environmental
upheaval over the coming century.
But for South Florida and the Everglades,
it could be our death knell if urgent action is not taken.
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz

The restriction of religion to private life therefore
does not necessarily threaten the vital interests of the majority religion,
if there is one, and it protects minority religions
from tyranny of the majority.
- Phillip E. Johnson

The only justification for repressive institutions
is material and cultural deficit.
But such institutions, at certain stages of history,
perpetuate and produce such a deficit,
and even threaten human survival.
- Noam Chomsky

Moreover, the practical recommendations deduced from
ecological principles threaten the vested interests of commerce;
it is hardly surprising that the financial and political
power created by these investments should be used sometimes
to suppress environmental impact studies.
- Garrett Hardin

I do not want our children and grandchildren to live
in a world where everyday they fear some regional strongman
with weapons of mass destruction.
We need to send a message to these future would-be bullies:
you will not be allowed to threaten the world.
- George Voinovich

I have never made a threat.
I've never made a threat, never expressed a threat,
never - I've never - I would never threaten violence ever,
because I am a man of peace, dedicated to peace.
- Feisal Abdul Rauf

Some in my party threaten to send a message that they
don't know a just war when they see it,
and more broadly that they're not prepared to use our
military strength to protect our security and the cause of freedom.
- Joe Lieberman

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

We must respect the other fellow's religion,
but only in the sense and to the extent
that we respect his theory that
his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

We will not learn how to live together in peace
by killing each other's children.
- Jimmy Carter

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Live so that when your children think of fairness,
caring and integrity, they think of you.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We must teach our children to resolve
their conflicts with words, not weapons.
- William J. Clinton

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children
of the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
- Napoleon Hill

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy,
the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child.
The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
- Emma Goldman

My children have made me more aggressive about the world
that they're about to inhabit.
- Bono

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul
than the way in which it treats its children.
- Nelson Mandela

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

Children are educated by what the grown-up is
and not by his talk.
- Carl Jung

I have also seen children successfully
surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance.
That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet.
We all breathe the same air.
We all cherish our children's future.
And we are all mortal.
- John F. Kennedy

How paramount the future is to the present
when one is surrounded by children.
- Charles Darwin

We are now at a point where we must educate our children
in what no one knew yesterday,
and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
- Margaret Mead

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

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