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"Somewhere", said Father Vittorini, "did Blake not speak of the
Machineries of Joy? That is, did not God promote environments, then
intimidate these Natures by provoking the existence of flesh, toy men and
women, such as are we all? And thus happily sent forth, at our best, with
good grace and fine wit, on calm noons, in fair climes, are we not God's
Machineries of Joy?"
"If Blake said that", said Father Brian, "he never lived in Dublin."
-- R. Bradbury, "The Machineries of Joy"
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The Almighty in His infinite wisdom did not see fit to create Frenchmen
in the image of Englishmen.
-- Winston Churchill, 1942
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The American nation in the sixth ward is a fine people; they love the
eagle -- on the back of a dollar.
-- Finlay Peter Dunne
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The Anglo-Saxon conscience does not prevent the Anglo-Saxon from
sinning, it merely prevents him from enjoying his sin.
--Salvador De Madariaga
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The best case: Get salary from America, build a house in England,
live with a Japanese wife, and eat Chinese food.
Pretty good case: Get salary from England, build a house in America,
live with a Chinese wife, and eat Japanese food.
The worst case: Get salary from China, build a house in Japan,
live with a British wife, and eat American food.
--Bungei Shunju, a popular Japanese magazine
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The best thing that comes out of Iowa is I-80.
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The big cities of America are becoming Third World countries.
-- Nora Ephron
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The British are coming! The British are coming!
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The climate of Bombay is such that its inhabitants have to live elsewhere.
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The curse of the Irish is not that they don't know the words to a song --
it's that they know them *all*.
-- Susan Dooley