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Eric Morecambe Quotes

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My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and
I told him of course he could,
so long as he didn't take it out of my garden.
- Eric Morecambe

Related topics: Gardening

We had not had time to establish ourselves as a double
act before Ernie joined the Merchant Navy.
I teamed up with the brother of the late Dave Morris.
- Eric Morecambe

I am playing all the right notes, but not necessarily in the right order.
- Eric Morecambe

Together with script writers Syd green and Dick Hills,
we worked on the comedy ideas for this series.
- Eric Morecambe


 

A book may be compared to your neighbour:
if it be good it cannot last too long;
if bad,
you cannot get rid of it too early.
- Henry Brooke

Love of our neighbour, then, has just the same respect to,
is no more distant from, self-love, than hatred of our neighbour,
or than love or hatred of anything else.
- Joseph Butler

I saw six men kicking and punching the mother-in-law.
My neighbour said 'Are you going to help?' I said 'No,
six should be enough.'
- Les Dawson


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A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words,
but in the desire and intention, by false speaking,
to deceive and injure your neighbour.
- Jonathan Swift

Intercessory prayer might be defined as loving our neighbour on our knees.
- Charles Bent

That past is still within our living memory,
a time when neighbour helped neighbour,
sharing what little they had out of necessity,
as well as decency.
- Mary McAleese

In laughter we always find an unavowed intention to
humiliate and consequently to correct our neighbour.
- Henri Bergson

Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of
their neighbour's buzzing glory,
and think that such killing is no murder.
- George Eliot

In a way, the sense of quality has improved,
the status symbol of the small things is gone,
and it is acceptable to use stainless steel,
even if the neighbour uses silver.
- Arne Jacobsen

Then, certainly, to be a Christian is to love God above all,
and our neighbour as ourselves.
- Elias Hicks

On my return to Cornwall I discovered that I was living in a tropical paradise.
For now I am content to explore my own home and our
nearest neighbour France.
- John Dyer

Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour.
Competition is as wholesome in religion as in commerce.
- Walter Savage Landor

You should not quarrel with your neighbour,
for he will remain where he is, but your high handedness
will become the talk of the people.
- Abu Bakr

Sad Patience, too near neighbour to despair.
- Matthew Arnold

Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire,
it cannot be amiss for the engines to play a little on our own.
- Edmund Burke

Salary stories are intrusive.
Do you ask your neighbour what they earn for their job?
- Nicole Kidman

Anything that prevents you from being friendly,
a good neighbour, is a terror tactic.
- Richard Stallman

The spirals of the helix should be as nearly approximated as possible,
as each aids by its heat that of its neighbour,
or rather diminishes the cooling effect of the gaseous atmosphere.
- William Robert Grove

Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men,
while envy is base and belongs to the base,
for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy,
while the other does not allow his neighbour to have them through envy.
- Aristotle

Care should be taken that all buildings are well lighted:
in those of the country this point is easily accomplished,
because the wall of a neighbour is not likely to interfere with the light.
- Marcus V. Pollio

If the United States leads a multinational force into
Iraq without United Nations backing,
Canada should fight beside its neighbour.
We've gone from being a middle power to a muddle power on this one.
- Peter MacKay

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend.
Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
- Groucho Marx

Life is a Book of Riddles,
with the Real Lessons Writ Small in its Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Book of Life is a Book of Riddles,
with its Real Lessons Writ Small in the Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A closed mind is like a closed book;
just a block of wood.
- Chinese proverb

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains,
but the thought which it suggests;
just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones
but in the echoes of our hearts.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

The real lessons from the book of life
are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Lessons of the Book of Life are
Writ Small in its Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Not everyone is always going to like what you do.
Your job application, your book proposal,
your offer of marriage is going to
get rejected sometimes - perhaps often.
Your boss, your spouse, even the person
behind you in the supermarket checkout line
is occasionally going to think that you are doing it all wrong.
Don't take it personally.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The things of this world exist;
they are; you can't refuse them.
- Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching - Book One #2 - version by Ursula K. Le Guin

Don't join the book burners.
Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts
by concealing evidence that they ever existed.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America,
the sale of a book can become a subject of inquiry,
and of criminal inquiry too.
- Thomas Jefferson

In the book of life, the answers aren't in the back.
- Charles M. Schulz in his Peanuts cartoon

What a book a devil's chaplain might write
on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low,
and horribly cruel work of nature!
- Charles Darwin

Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,
A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness -
And Wilderness is Paradise enow.
- Omar Khayyam

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
- Thomas Jefferson

The only way to store information is by agreement.
The belief system is like a Book of Law that rules our mind.
Our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive.
Humans punish themselves endlessly
for not being what they believe they should be.
We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others,
but we cannot accept and love ourselves.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Now there is one outstanding important fact regarding spaceship earth,
and that is that no instruction book came with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

I do not recall a Jewish home without a book on the table.
- Elie Wiesel

O Day of days when we can read!
The reader and the book, either without the other is naught.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Marriage - a book of which the first chapter is written
in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
- Beverley Nichols

You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
- Harrison Ford

The joke in our family is that we can cry reading the phone book.
- Ron Reagan

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
- Saint Augustine

Everyone thinks they're going to write one book of poems or one novel.
- Marilyn Hacker

It's a very good historical book about history.
- Dan Quayle

A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen,
is that you can take it to bed with you.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it.
I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint.
What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
- Henry David Thoreau

If I read a book that impresses me,
I have to take myself firmly in hand
before I mix with other people;
otherwise they would think my mind rather queer.
- Anne Frank

It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or a book.
- Cyril Connolly

Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club.
You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it.
- Erma Bombeck

I didn't write a book.
It wasn't for self-enrichment.
- Linda Tripp

The beginning of Book Three is the last one that I drew,
where V's conducting the 1812 overture.
- David Lloyd

I never learned anything at all in school and didn't
read a book for pleasure until I was 19 years old.
- Stanley Kubrick

I don't plan to write another science book,
but I don't plan not to.
I do enjoy writing histories, and taking subjects that
are generally dull and trying to make them interesting.
- Bill Bryson

I hate the only one of my book jackets when I was made up professionally,
my hair made into a smooth bell.
- Antonia Fraser

If one book's done this well, you want to write another
one that does just as well.
There's that horror of the second novel that doesn't match up.
- Mark Haddon

The book of Revelation says that we no longer need the sun or the moon,
for Christ is the light of the world.
- Tim LaHaye

Because they feel that without them telling you to do this,
you wouldn't have had the characters that you have,
you wouldn't have the book that you have.
- Dan DeCarlo

I've heard every pie joke in the book.
I'm still waiting for an original one.
- Jason Biggs

Publishing is a very mysterious business.
It is hard to predict what kind of sale or reception a book will have,
and advertising seems to do very little good.
- Thomas Wolfe

A book, like a landscape, is a state of consciousness varying with readers.
- Ernest Dimnet

I want a platform that, like a book or a magazine,
I can carry into the bath or leave at the beach.
- Walter Jon Williams

I never planned on doing a book about Paul Farmer or his organization.
I met him in Haiti when I was on a magazine assignment.
It's almost like his story sort of fell in my lap.
- Tracy Kidder

A novel is like a gland pill - it nips off the cream
of my hysterics and gets them running on track in a
book where they belong instead of rioting all over my person.
- Dawn Powell


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