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#1. Ambition can take the place of everything - even sex. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#2. That Mick Jagger, I feel sorry for him. After all these years he still can't get no satisfaction. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#3. After the snap, Chad took off like a gazelle and the quarterback hurled a 30-yard bomb that rocketed straight to him. Fast as Chad was, Joshua ran him down like a Discovery Channel cheetah. It was no contest. - Author: C. Michael Forsyth
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#4. Lord, deliver us from what we already knew we wanted. Give us some new desires, the weirder the better. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#5. In the pioneer West Whitopias, immigration tended to be the dominant social and racial issue. In Forsyth County, Georgia, immigration is still an issue, but because you have that complicated history of the Trail of Tears and slavery and Jim Crow, the Whitopia has a different flavor. - Author: Richard Benjamin
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#6. I love getting on You Tube to look at the old comics. I am in my element seeing guys like Jack Benny and Phil Silvers give interviews. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#7. Search your own life for the story only you can tell. The best thing about writing from life is that you can be sure of using original material. And no research is needed beyond the time you spend looking deep inside your own heart. - Author: Elizabeth Held Forsyth
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#8. Not working is bad for you. It is my drug, it gives me a high; most performers will tell you that. And there is nothing like the high that an audience gives you. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#9. A round of golf is the ideal antidote to stress. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#10. Adjectives in English absolutely have to be in this order: opinion-size-age-shape-colour-origin-material-purpose Noun. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#11. On Foreign Secretary Robin Cook: If a man cannot keep a measly affair secret, what is he doing in charge of the Intelligence Service? - Author: Frederick Forsyth
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#12. You can only be as good as your audience. Sometimes you can be as bad as your audience, but you have to remember you can never be better than them. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#13. I've always been a family entertainer. Every show I have done has been suitable for any age - parents never need to worry that, if they pop out of the room, I'll say anything untoward. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#14. Pot itself has nothing to do with pots and pans, but comes from the Mexican-Spanish word potiguaya, which means marijuana leaves. And marijuana is a Mexification of 'Mary Jane' for reasons that everybody is much too stoned to remember. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#15. Faith is our relation not to what we possess but to what possesses us. - Author: Peter Forsyth
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#16. At the moment, my mother is the only one left in Glasgow, although it's certainly my home. - Author: Bill Forsyth
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#17. Probably more than anybody else, I loved Nat 'King' Cole as a performer - not only his singing but his piano playing. Whenever he had a new record come out, I'd get it and try to learn how he was playing. And he was one of the nicest people I'd ever met. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#18. The period is one of the most complicated and concepts of classical rhetoric. Nobody in the ancient world could quite decide what it meant, but they were united in the belief that it was terribly, terribly important. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#19. I have struggled all my life with my stuttering. Not to mention all my other speech impediments. I think I have every language disorder known to speech pathologists. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#20. Perhaps naively I thought people understand what humor was, that it was invented by the human race to cope with the dark areas of life, problems and terrors. - Author: Bill Forsyth
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#21. It's easier for me to get three times the amount of money I really want. - Author: Bill Forsyth
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#22. Angry letters of complaint, redundancy notices and ransom notes will, if written in careful hypotaxis, sound as reasonable, measured and genial as a good dose of rough Enlightenment pornography. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#23. What they do no' understand, they fear, and they hate what makes them afraid, for they think it is a sign o' weakness. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#24. Position for his colleague in Secret Intelligence would be just the reverse. Sir Mark was having - Author: Frederick Forsyth
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#25. The studio system reminds me of the stock market. - Author: Bill Forsyth
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#26. I wrote my novel 'Bitter Greens' as the creative component of a Doctorate of Creative Arts and am now looking at the history of the Rapunzel tale as my theoretical component. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#27. Television is great but for me, as a performer, nothing compares to a live theatre show. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#28. It means that if they misunderstood Comfort and Joy, they misunderstood my other films. - Author: Bill Forsyth
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#29. War is an unpredictable beast. Once unleashed, it runs like a rabid dog, ravening friend or foe alike. It can drag on for years, a slow attrition of nerve and fortitude, or be over in one brilliant flash, an extravagant conflagration of flame and blood and waste. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#30. Since the moment I could hold a pencil, I have spent nearly all day every day writing. And there is not an age group that I have not written for. You can read me from birth 'til death. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#31. It's frightening, the way life speeds up. When you're at school, time can't go fast enough. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#32. The stubbornness of a weak man should never be underestimated. The weak tend to be very stubborn when they've decided on something. - Author: Frederick Forsyth
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#33. A ham sandwich is better than nothing. Nothing is better than eternal happiness. So eternal happiness is beaten by a ham sandwich. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#34. Some investments do have higher expected returns than others. Which ones? Well, by and large they're the ones that will do the worst in bad times. - Author: William Forsyth Sharpe
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#35. Only the lame could love and only the maimed could mourn - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#36. Unless there is within us that which is above us, we shall soon yield to that which is about us. - Author: P.T. Forsyth
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#37. She felt as if she had strayed into a fairy tale, as full of peril as of wonder, a place where anything could happen. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#38. I don't really enjoy filming. - Author: Bill Forsyth
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#39. No one - apart from my agent, perhaps - should leave one of my shows in tears. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#40. If I go out one night, I must stay in the next. It's the same with my golf. If I play one day, I don't play the next. I try to pace myself. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#41. It is cold at six-forty in the morning on a March day in Paris, and seems even colder when a man is about to be executed by firing squad. - Author: Frederick Forsyth
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#42. There are enough tears in any child's life; we certainly don't need to add to them in the name of entertainment. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#43. Little did I know that there's nothing more competitive in the world than a professional ballroom dancer. They are as competitive as Olympic athletes. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#44. There are several ways of making quick money but in the general list, writing a novel rates well below robbing a bank. - Author: Frederick Forsyth
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#45. My biggest regret is that my mother didn't see me walk on to that London Palladium stage, being the star she always wanted me to be. But I always say that when she reached Heaven, she had a word with a few agents. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#46. It is not in our choice to spread the gospel or not. It is our death if we do not. - Author: Peter Forsyth
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#47. P. T. Forsyth's book Positive Preaching and the Modern Mind. These are its opening words: 'It is, perhaps, an overbold beginning, but I will venture to say that with its preaching Christianity stands or falls. - Author: John R.W. Stott
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#48. Wamblecropt is the most exquisite word in the English language. Say it. Each syllable is intolerably beautiful. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#49. Fairytales work on two levels. On a conscious level, they are stories of true love and triumph and overcoming difficult odds and so are pleasurable to read. But they work on a deeper and symbolic level in that they play out our universal psychological dramas and hidden desires and fears. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#50. I'm very sceptical about some of the excesses that I regard the Milibands of this world are leading towards. When you think about it, it's all been incredibly rapid - a year, a year and a half. And it's not a concern: it's an obsession. It's something very close to hysteria. - Author: Frederick Forsyth
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#51. By fire, fever, storm and sword, your blood shall suffer this bane. No peace or joy for Wintersloe's lord, till the puzzle ring is whole again - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#52. dispatcher, Alfredo Suarez, had to check the weather. - Author: Frederick Forsyth
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#53. It has always seemed a cruel joke to me that the very word 'stutter' is difficult for many stutterers to pronounce. It is onomatopoeic, an imitation of the halting, repetitive sound made by people with this speech dysfunction. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#54. What's wrong with writing about love? Everybody longs for love. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#55. Many people think fairy tales and retellings of fairy tales are only for children, but I'm not the only writer to take an old tale and retell it for a sophisticated adult audience. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#56. Gambling in medieval France was a simple business. All you needed were some friends, a pot, and a chicken. In fact, you didn't need friends - you could do this with your enemies - but the pot and the chicken were essential. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#57. People think I am the crazy person on stage, but I know how to relax. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#58. Nice to see you, to see you nice - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#59. I didn't think Comfort and Joy was going to be a box-office smash. - Author: Bill Forsyth
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#60. If we want a better world, we must never cease to think about what kind of world we want ... and we must not be afraid to do whatever it takes to make the world the way it should be. It is not enough just to talk. We must act! - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#61. I wish I could paint like Raphael," Lucio said. "I'd paint you! You should smile more often - it's like dawn breaking over a snowfield. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#62. To tell the truth, fairytales have never gone out of style. They have been told and retold for thousands of years, finding new shapes and structures with each new generation of tellers. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#63. I'm the leader of the pack, which makes me such a lucky Jack, for openers, here's a pair of cuties, here's my darling dealing beauties. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#64. You can spend all day trying to think of some universal truth to set down on paper, and some poets try that. Shakespeare knew that it's much easier to string together some words beginning with the same letter. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#65. It's important for a dancer to wear very tight underpants. I used to feel a bit exposed if I wasn't being held up in the right place. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#66. What if your advisor talks only about returns, not risk? ... It's his job to take risk into account by telling you the range of possible outcomes you face. If he won't, go to a new planner, someone who will get real. - Author: William Forsyth Sharpe
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#67. Prayer is a weapon, a mighty weapon in a terrible conflict. Our prayers are to be a continual, conscious, earnest effort of battle, the battle against whatever is not God's will. - Author: Peter Forsyth
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#68. It's sad when you see most of your friends in the business gone, like Tommy Cooper, Frankie Howard, Eric Morecambe, Roy Castle, Les Dawson. They were very dear to me. You no longer have the chance to bump into them at a celebrity do. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#69. The glamour's off. Almost any question you ask can be answered. It's only the questions that you didn't know to ask that remain, dancing the can-can behind your back. The unknown unknowns. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#70. Every word we speak calls on 37 muscles and thousands of nerves. It's not surprising that sometimes these nerves and muscles fail us. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#71. Some people hate the sight of me as soon as they see me on television. They loathe the look of me, and I accept that from the days of variety. I would walk on and some people would open a newspaper and think, 'He's first on, so he can't be any good.' I accept that. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#72. Hannah Rose Brown was not quite 13 years old when she discovered her family was cursed. THE PUZZLE RING - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#73. The beauty of merism is that it's absolutely unnecessary. It's words for words' sake: a gushing torrent of invention filled with noun and noun and signifying nothing. Why a rhetorical figure that gabs on and on for no good reason should be central to the rite of marriage is beyond me. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#74. It was not the sorrow of the world that broke the heart of Christ, but its wickedness. He was equal to its sorrow ... He began by being the world's healer. But what broke him was its sin. - Author: P.T. Forsyth
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#75. Puerto Rico is one of those places you can be as quiet or as crazy as you want, because there's so much nightlife. I have to take the craziness carefully. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#76. A dutiful son has to remember not to slouch or swear or, in Hamlet's case, murder the old bat. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#77. The Oxford English Dictionary is the greatest work of reference ever written, and it's largely the result of a Scotsman who left school at fourteen, and a criminally insane American. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#78. Seasickness ... is caused ... by the disturbance ... to the inner ear " he said. " You just need ... to ... look ... at ... the horizon ... " His last words disappeared as he vomited violently over the side of the boat. "What's wrong " "Doctor Death is seasick. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#79. Most people can improvise in unrhymed dactyls for hours. It's just that you lose all your friends if you do. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#80. The lawyer's lucky phrase is 'including but not limited to', which gets you out of the utterly unnecessary trouble that the unnecessary trouble merism got you into in the first place. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#81. It's the combination of marrying a beautiful woman three decades younger and my iPad that keeps me young. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#82. I hate the term 'arm candy.' But, look, a woman's figure is a beautiful thing, and if she has shapely legs, then she should show them off, because men love to see that. Not just heterosexual men - gay men like to see a woman in her beauty and the shape of her. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#83. In the old days, variety turns like me learned how to cope with failure - we all had nights when we 'died' on stage - but today's youngsters simply don't have that experience. For them, it really is instant make or break time - hence, all the tears and, hence, all the potential emotional damage. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#84. Prayer is the atmosphere of revelation, in the strict and central sense of that word. It is the climate in which God's manifestation bursts open into inspiration. - Author: Peter Forsyth
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#85. That the West thinks that seven is lucky and the Chinese think eight is shows both that numerology is wrong and that it's popular across the world. Numbers feel mysterious and significant. So all you need to do to sound mysterious and significant is to pick a number, any number. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#86. We shall come one day to a heaven where we shall gratefully know that God's great refusals were sometimes the true answers to our truest prayer. - Author: Peter Forsyth
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#87. Stern people dislike rhetoric, and unfortunately it's usually stern people who are in charge: solemn fools who believe that truth is more important than beauty. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#88. On stage, I think I'm 35. Working takes over my whole body and I become a younger man - that's why I won't stop. - Author: Bruce Forsyth
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#89. Human beings, for some reason or another, like symmetry. You leave a bunch of them next to a jungle for a couple of days and you'll come back to find an ornamental garden. We take stones and turn them into the Taj Mahal or St. Paul's Cathedral. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#90. ... Shannon's fingers itched to smash the man in the face. Inside his head he kept telling himself,
Keep cool, baby, absolutely cool. - Author: Frederick Forsyth
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#91. Kate Forsyth's Bitter Greens is an enthralling concoction of history and magic, an absorbing, richly detailed, and heart-wrenching reimagining of a timeless fairytale. - Author: Jennifer Chiaverini
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#92. So Shakespeare stole; but he did wonderful things with his plunder. He's like somebody who nicks your old socks and then darns them. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#93. When healthy people fall in love, they buy a bunch of flowers or an engagement ring and go and Do Something About It. When poets fall in love, they make a list of their loved one's body parts and attach similes to them. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#94. Ava's father believed that myths and fairy tales - like dreams - opened a window into the unconscious. by listening to the language of dreams and old tales, he said, all humans could learn to understand themselves and the world, better. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#95. Nothing opens up the mind and the heart like books do, and so they have the power to change the whole world. That's why the are burning books, Ava. To stop us thinking, and feeling, and imagining ... - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#96. Once upon a time, I was a little girl sick in the hospital, and my mother gave me a copy of 'Grimm's Fairy Tales' to comfort me. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#97. It's sad to see Time's toothless mouth laughing the poets to scorn. The stars are all explained and the mist is all measured, and there is no magic left in this dreary world. - Author: Mark Forsyth
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#98. The blood of Christ stands not simply for the sting of sin on God but the scourge of God on sin, not simply for God's sorrow over sin, but for God's wrath on sin. - Author: Peter Forsyth
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#99. Actors are just entertainers, even the serious ones. That's all an actor is. He's like a serious Bruce Forsyth. - Author: Bob Hoskins
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#100. I'm not fond of any of my films in an intimate way, but Gregory's Girl would be number 4 on my list. - Author: Bill Forsyth
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