Shadwell hated all southerners and, by inference, was standing at the North Pole.
("Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch")
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You know how to pray, don't you? Just put your hands together and hope.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
He was the sort of person who stood on mountaintops during thunderstorms in wet copper armour shouting "All the Gods are bastards."
And therefore education at the University mostly worked by the age-old method of putting a lot of young people in the vicinity of a lot of books and hoping that something would pass from one to the other, while the actual young people put themselves in the vicinity of inns and taverns for exactly the same reason.
In defiance of Miss Maccalariat I'd like to commit hanky-panky with you, Miss Adora Belle Dearheart... well, certainly hanky, and possibly panky when we get to know one another better.
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On Saturday afternoons, there was a film, of course, and then we did about four shows between the films. And I would do a tap dance, a little military tap.
I had always been a tomboy - I still am, at heart.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.