quote by John Madden

The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.

— John Madden

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Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.

In view of the fading animals the proliferation of sewers and fears the sea clogging, the air nearing extinction we should be kind, we should take warning, we should forgive each other Instead we are opposite, we touch as though attacking, the gifts we bring even in good faith maybe warp in our hands to implements, to manoeuvres

He'd (Yogi Berra) fall in a sewer and come up with a gold watch.

"The best thing for being sad," replied Merlin, beginning to puff and blow, "is to learn something. That's the only thing that never fails.

We can't leave everything to the free market.

In fact, climate change is, I would argue, the greatest single free-market failure. This is what happens when you don't regulate corporations and you allow them to treat the atmosphere as an open sewer.

Learn why the world wags and what wags it.

That is the only thing which the mind can never exhaust, never alienate, never be tortured by, never fear or distrust, and never dream of regretting. Learning is the only thing for you. Look what a lot of things there are to learn.

The sewer is the conscience of the city.

All philanthropy... is only a savory fumigation burning at the mouth of a sewer. This incense offering makes the air more endurable to passers-by, but it does not hinder the infection in the sewer from spreading.

The fact that there is no such thing as a perfect anti-sepsis does not mean that one might as well do brain surgery in a sewer.

Junk is the ideal product... the ultimate merchandise. No sales talk necessary. The client will crawl through a sewer and beg to buy.

"Life is like a sewer - what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.

" It's always seemed to me that this is precisely the sort of dynamic, positive thinking that we so desperately need today in these trying times of crisis and universal brouhaha.

You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see the world about you devastated by evil lunatics, or know your honour trampled in the sewers of baser minds. There is only one thing for it then - to learn.

The sea is the universal sewer.

No one has the right to use America's rivers and America's Waterways, that belong to all the people. as a sewer. The banks of a river may belong to one man or one industry or one State, but the waters which flow between the banks should belong to all the people.

The question arises whether all lawyers are the same.

This is like asking whether everything that gets into a sewer is garbage.

The question arises whether all lawyers are the same.

This is like asking whether everything that gets into a sewer is garbage.

I often have said that to be a college president, you need a thick skin, a good sense of humor, and nerves like sewer pipes.

They can't hurt me. Sure, they can crush you and kill you. They can lay you out on 42nd and Broadway and put hoses on you and flush you in the sewers and put you on the subway and carry you out to Coney island and bury you on the Ferris wheel. But I refuse to sit here and worry about dying.

My faith is the only thing that never fails me.

Water is the most precious, limited natural resource we have in this country.

..But because water belongs to no one - except the people - special interests, including government polluters, use it as their private sewers.

That conversation... was as dirty as a sewer! It is not enough for you to take no part in it. You must show your repugnance for it strongly!

Once you start doing something bad, then it's easy to take the next step - and in the end, you're a moral sewer.

Art is too popular. If plumbing was as popular as art is we would have amateur plumbers running around brandishing wrenches and Roto-Rooters, climbing in and out of sewers and writing gibberish about pipe systems. And none of our our toilets would work.

I rarely do anything on the show by myself.

I dont want it to be about me. Squatting in the sewer in San Francisco, its really hot, were up to our knees in a river of crap. Rats and cockroaches are all over. I would never, ever walk into that environment, except for the fact that the guy who does it every day is squatting next to me.

Show me one thing here on earth which has begun well and not ended badly.

The proudest palpitations are engulfed in a sewer, where they cease throbbing, as though having reached their natural term: this downfall constitutes the heart's drama and the negative meaning of history.

We got a right to climb out of the sewer and live like other people.

We could start from scratch. Make every minute count twice for the one we lost.

God is, as it were, the sewer into which all contradictions flow.

Show me one thing here on earth which has begun well and not ended badly.

The proudest palpitations are engulfed in a sewer, where they cease throbbing, as though having reached their natural term: this downfall constitutes the heart's drama and the negative meaning of history.

Woman is a temple built over a sewer.

I always say the truth is best even when we find it unpleasant.

Any rat in a sewer can lie. It's how rats are. It's what makes them rats. But a human doesn't run and hide in dark places, because he's something more. Lying is the most personal act of cowardice there is.

To say accounting for derivatives is Americais a sewer is an insult to sewage.

An interesting thing about New York City is that the subways run through the sewers.

. . . And so Charlie Asher . . . led an army of fourteen-inch-tall bundles of animal bits, armed with everything from knitting needles to a spork, into the storm sewers of San Fransciso.

I came out of school one day, and there was this pulp magazine.

It was a rainy day, and it was floating toward the sewer in the gutter. So I pick up this pulp magazine, and it's Wonder Stories, and it's got a rocket-ship on the cover, and I'd never seen a rocket-ship.

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