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John Wilkes Quotes

May you find comfort and joy in these encouraging quotes by John Wilkes.

That, sir, depends on whether I embrace your mistress or your politics.
- John Wilkes

A people whose souls are so little tuned to joy.
- John Wilkes

There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Might I perhaps win my wings?
I've been waiting for over 200 years now, sir,
and people ARE beginning to talk.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

 

If a man does not make new acquaintances
as he advances through life,
he will soon find himself alone.
A man, sir, should keep his friendships in constant repair.
- Samuel Johnson

The very idea of true patriotism is lost,
and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes.
A patriot, sir!
Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!
- Robert Walpole

When true friends meet in adverse hour,
'Tis like a sunbeam through a shower.
A watery way an instant seen,
The darkly closing clouds between.
- Sir Walter Scott

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Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth.
It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and
civilized nations together.
- Daniel Webster

Sir, I am no sycophant or worshipper of power anywhere.
- Benjamin F. Wade

My dear sir, it haunted me for the rest of my life.
- Peter O'Toole

I remember seeing the movie To Sir With Love when I was a little girl.
- Chaka Khan

Sir Larry could be very strict and a disciplinarian,
too.
He had many faces; he wore many hats.
But, ultimately, he loved the theater and he loved actors.
- Derek Jacobi

Yes, sir, a patrol car came and took me down to a station
where they were trying to develop films,
but they hadn't got the facilities to develop colored film.
- Abraham Zapruder

Faith, sir, we are here today, and gone tomorrow.
- Aphra Behn

Yes, sir.
I'm a real Southern boy.
I got a red neck, white socks, and Blue Ribbon beer.
- Billy Carter

Sir, you have tasted two whole worms;
you have hissed all my mystery lectures and been caught
fighting a liar in the quad;
you will leave by the next town drain.
- W. A. Spooner

But, sir, I shall take the path of duty and shall not swerve from it.
- Benjamin F. Wade

I phoned this number and said, Please,
sir, I want to be an actor.
- Charles Dance

I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people
except for a few public officials.
- George Mason

It makes me feel good that I can now sit there and go,
I've worked with Jack Nicholson, Al Pacino,
all the great actors that I've worked with...
Sir Ben Kingsley.
- Aaron Eckhart

It's a real blessing for me to tell you,
sir, that calvary has arrived - Fox is here!
- Glenn Beck

Could we have entered into the mind of Sir Isaac Newton,
and have traced all the steps by which he produced his great works,
we might see nothing very extraordinary in the process.
- Joseph Priestley

A fly, Sir, may sting a stately horse and make him wince;
but,
one is but an insect, and the other is a horse still.
- Samuel Johnson

I don't call you handsome, sir, though I love you most dearly:
far too dearly to flatter you.
Don't flatter me.
- Charlotte Bronte

Pray look better, Sir...
those things yonder are no giants, but windmills.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Cheerfulness, sir, is the principle ingredient in the composition of health.
- Arthur Murphy

When you work with Sir Anthony there are days when
he will do a lot of takes if he's really enjoying a scene.
- Claire Forlani

I know not, sir, whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare,
but if he did not, it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life.
- James M. Barrie

To be President of the United States,
sir, is to act as advocate for a blind,
venomous, and ungrateful client.
- John Updike

Someone once accused me of being like Eliot Ness.
I sad no sir, I'm not E.N., but I can promise you that I'm not Al Capone!
- Robert Stack

If you don't have my army supplied, and keep it supplied,
we'll eat your mules up, sir.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

I think Col.
North is first a U.S.
citizen and he has the same rights as you yourself do,
sir.
- Fawn Hall

No, sir, I'm not saying that charming,
witty and warm copy won't sell.
I'm just saying I've seen thousands of charming,
witty campaigns that didn't sell.
- Rosser Reeves

Sir Walter, with his 61 years of life,
although he never wrote a novel until he was over 40,
had, fortunately for the world, a longer working career
than most of his brethren.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their
immediate representatives.
- Alexander Hamilton

Oh, Mr Coward, sir - I could never have an affair with you,
because you remind me of my father!
- Kenneth More

I also found being called Sir rather silly.
- Harold Pinter

Sir one more comment like that and I will strangle
you with my microphone wire!
- Adam Sandler

The Conservatives over the years have done a great deal,
from Sir John A, to Diefenbaker, and others.
- Brian Mulroney

Writing allows me the time to travel and see the world,
which is what I always wanted to do.
I'd really like to have been Sir Richard Francis Burton,
but it's the wrong century.
- Alan Dean Foster

A losing trade, I assure you, sir: literature is a drug.
- George Borrow

That's part of American greatness, is discrimination.
Yes, sir.
Inequality, I think, breeds freedom and gives a man opportunity.
- Lester Maddox

Sir Rodin convinced my parents to have me committed;
they are all in Paris to arrange it.
- Camille Claudel

I was not up stairs when he came home;
no,
sir.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

Sir, I wish to understand the true principles of the Government.
I wish them carried out.
I ask nothing more.
- William Henry Harrison

Yes, sir, I was in the processing room watching them
actually process the film.
- Abraham Zapruder

Poetry is a mere drug, Sir.
- George Farquhar

Nobody's ever called me Sir Richard.
Occasionally in America, I hear people saying Sir Richard
and think there's some Shakespearean play taking place.
But nowhere else anyway.
- Richard Branson

When the American spirit was in its youth,
the language of America was different:
Liberty,
sir, was the primary object.
- Patrick Henry

Was I believer in Enron Corporation? Yes,
sir, I was.
- Jeffrey Skilling

In England, it's now Sir Ben.
Mister has just disappeared.
It's not even on my passport anymore.
They've taken Mister away from me.
- Ben Kingsley

Issue the orders Sir, and I will storm Hell.
- Anthony Wayne

Drama is action, sir, action and not confounded philosophy.
- Luigi Pirandello

I, sir, I just like to work.
I'm humble.
- Bruce McCulloch

The principles upon which a safety lamp might be constructed
I stated to several persons long before Sir Humphrey
Davy came into this part of the country.
- George Stephenson

Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side;
my greatest concern is to be on God's side,
for God is always right.
- Abraham Lincoln

And, Mr. Speaker, if the Governor and Council don't
see fit to fall in with us,
I say let the general duty law, and all,
go to the devil, sir, and go about our business.
- Christopher Gadsden

My breakthrough as a reader was when I discovered the
European adventure story writers -
Alexander Dumas,
Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Walter Scott,
to name a few.
- Terry Brooks

My mom took me to see Goldfinger.
My mom took me to see To Sir, With Love.
- Chaka Khan

Winston Churchill was not entirely British.
His mother was American, making Sir Winston part Iroquois Indian.
- Rachel Blanchard

Sir, there is no Christian nation, thus free to choose as we are,
which would establish slavery.
- William H. Seward

It may not be proper for me, perhaps,
to let my feelings carry me further am therefore resigned to stop here,
if sir, you think my particular reasons following too free,
or will give offense to the House, which I would be
sorry to be thought capable of intending.
- Christopher Gadsden

Every true man, sir, who is a little above the level
of the beasts and plants does not live for the sake of living,
without knowing how to live; but he lives so as to
give a meaning and a value of his own to life.
- Luigi Pirandello

Sir, I see a lot of documents in my day-to-day business,
and I can't tell you every document that I've seen.
It may have passed across my desk.
It may not have passed across my desk.
I truthfully cannot answer that question,
other than to say I don't remember.
- Rand Beers

Sir, allusion has been made, in an early stage of this debate,
to the history of the excitement which once pervaded
a considerable part of the country,
in reference to the transportation of the mails on the Lord's day.
- Caleb Cushing

What, Sir, is the use of a militia? It is to prevent
the establishment of a standing army,
the bane of liberty.
Whenever governments mean to invade the rights and liberties of the people,
they always attempt to destroy the militia,
in order to raise an army upon their ruins.
- Elbridge Gerry

Do not suppose, dearest Sir, that I am so short-sighted
as to destroy my life by English preaching,
or any other preaching.
St.
Paul did much good by his preaching,
but how much more by his writings.
- Henry Martyn

There is no need to worry about mere size.
We do not necessarily respect a fat man more than a thin man.
Sir Isaac Newton was very much smaller than a hippopotamus,
but we do not on that account value him less.
- Bertrand Russell

Sir, I am a republican; and I desire to see this House
observe the principles of that democracy which is ever
on the lips of its members,
and which, I hope, is in their hearts,
as I know and feel it is in mine, and mean it shall be in my conduct.
- Caleb Cushing

I tell you, sir, the only safeguard of order and discipline
in the modern world is a standardized worker with interchangeable parts.
That would solve the entire problem of management.
- Jean Giraudoux

My part had three lines.
I said, 'You look wonderful, sir,' three times.
All my friends said, 'Do not take that role -
and do not understudy.
You'll regret it the rest of your life.'
I did both of those things,
and I've never regretted it once.
- Jeffrey Tambor


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