|Proverbs, aphorisms, quotations (English)
||by Linux fortune
|Everybody knows that the dice are loaded. Everybody rolls with their|
fingers crossed. Everybody knows the war is over. Everybody knows the
good guys lost. Everybody knows the fight was fixed: the poor stay
poor, the rich get rich. That's how it goes. Everybody knows.
Everybody knows that the boat is leaking. Everybody knows the captain
lied. Everybody got this broken feeling like their father or their dog
Everybody talking to their pockets. Everybody wants a box of chocolates
and long stem rose. Everybody knows.
Everybody knows that you love me, baby. Everybody knows that you really
do. Everybody knows that you've been faithful, give or take a night or
two. Everybody knows you've been discreet, but there were so many people
you just had to meet without your clothes. And everybody knows.
And everybody knows it's now or never. Everybody knows that it's me or you.
And everybody knows that you live forever when you've done a line or two.
Everybody knows the deal is rotten: Old Black Joe's still pickin' cotton
for you ribbons and bows. And everybody knows.
-- Leonard Cohen, "Everybody Knows"
|They sentenced me to twenty years of boredom for trying to change the|
system from within. I'm coming now I'm coming to reward them. First
we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin.
I'm guided by a signal in the heavens. I'm guided by this birthmark on
my skin. I'm guided by the beauty of our weapons. First we take Manhattan,
then we take Berlin.
I'd really like to live beside you, baby. I love your body and your spirit
and your clothes. But you see that line there moving through the station?
I told you I told you I told you I was one of those.
-- Leonard Cohen, "First We Take Manhattan"
|We tried to close Ohio's borders and ran into a Constitutional problem.|
There's a provision in the Constitution that says you can't close your
borders to interstate commerce, and garbage is a form of interstate commerce.
-- Ohio Lt. Governor Paul Leonard
|Beware of Programmers who carry screwdrivers.|
-- Leonard Brandwein
|Such efforts are almost always slow, laborious, political, petty, boring,|
ponderous, thankless, and of the utmost criticality.
-- Leonard Kleinrock, on standards efforts
|Actor Real Name|
Boris Karloff William Henry Pratt
Cary Grant Archibald Leach
Edward G. Robinson Emmanual Goldenburg
Gene Wilder Gerald Silberman
John Wayne Marion Morrison
Kirk Douglas Issur Danielovitch
Richard Burton Richard Jenkins Jr.
Roy Rogers Leonard Slye
Woody Allen Allen Stewart Konigsberg
|When your life is a leaf that the seasons tear off and condemn|
They will bind you with love that is graceful and green as a stem.
-- Leonard Cohen, "Sisters of Mercy"
|If at first you don't succeed, you're doing about average.|
-- Leonard Levinson
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