Lisbon's Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 38 Lisbon's Quotes

#1. Once, in Lisbon, I tried my best to work the phone book in a way that would assuage a longing [Alice and I] had for certain Chinese dishes ... - Author: Calvin Trillin
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#2. I once preached to a man in a telephone booth,
Long ago during the days of my youth,
I grew up different from the other boys,
As a little boy I studied the scriptures and avoided toys - Author: Lisbon Tawanda Chigwenjere
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#3. Down the hall I could hear the thud of basketballs, the blare of the time-out horn, and the shouts of the crowd as the sports-beasts fought: Lisbon Greyhounds versus Jay Tigers.
Who can know when life hangs in the balance, or why? - Author: Stephen King
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#4. I have read some of [the Lisbon Treaty] but not all of it. - Author: Caroline Flint
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#5. In 1755 one of the worst natural disasters of the eighteenth century occurred: the Lisbon earthquake that killed more than 20,000 people. This Portuguese city was devastated not just by the earthquake, but also by the tsunami that followed, and then by fires that raged for days. - Author: Nigel Warburton
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#6. It's not too late to stop the Lisbon Treaty. - Author: William Hague
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#7. The window was still open," Mr Lisbon said. "I don't think we'd ever remembered to shut it. It was all clear to me. I knew I had to close that window or else she'd go on jumping out of it forever. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#8. When I finished the juniors I felt, perhaps for about a year and a half, that everything was going to be the same and that I would be able to go out there and win any match. But it wasn't the case. I struggled. - Author: Amelie Mauresmo
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#9. American education has been littered with failed fads and foolish ideas for the past century. - Author: Diane Ravitch
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#10. Mr. Lisbon had the feeling that he didn't know who she was, that children were only strangers you agreed to live with. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#11. When you're in Portuguese-African Brazil, or Lisbon, or Mozambique, sometimes piri piri is used as a condiment. Sometimes piri piri is just spices from a jar, and sometimes it's made with garlic, olive oil, cilantro, parsley, and some light chilies. - Author: Marcus Samuelsson
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#12. When things go awry, trust powers the generators until the problem is fixed. - Author: Max De Pree
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#13. I had no books at home. I started to frequent a public library in Lisbon. It was there, with no help except curiosity and the will to learn, that my taste for reading developed and was refined. - Author: Jose Saramago
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#14. His lost look of a man who realized that all this dying was going to be the only life he ever had. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#15. She remembered no one at all. She remembered one day thinking: I am alone. There is no I but I. She lived in the dark. She taught herself to walk in the light, though it was not easy. - Author: Justin Cronin
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#16. So this was betrayal. It was like being left alone in the desert at dusk without water or warmth. It left your mouth dry and will broken. It sapped your tears and made you hollow. - Author: Anna Godbersen
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#17. On the morning the last Lisbon daughter took her turn at suicide - it was Mary this time, and sleeping pills, like Therese - the two paramedics arrived at the house knowing exactly where the knife drawer was, and the gas oven, and the beam in the basement from which it was possible to tie a rope. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#18. But how conceive a God supremely good/ Who heaps his favours on the sons he loves,/ Yet scatters evil with as large a hand?
[Written after an earthquake in Lisbon killed over 15,000 people] - Author: Voltaire
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#19. If we were to have a presidential election in Europe it would be an event that would spark a huge interest in people from Lisbon to Helsinki, just like national elections. And it would create a completely different political setting in Europe. - Author: Wolfgang Schauble
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#20. By day Lisbon has a naive theatrical quality that enchants and captivates, but by night it is a fairy-tale city, descending over lighted terraces to the sea, like a woman in festive garments going down to meet her dark lover. - Author: Erich Maria Remarque
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#21. I do not consider the Lisbon Treaty to be a good thing for Europe, for the freedom of Europe, or for the Czech Republic. - Author: Vaclav Klaus
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#22. If you feel that Heavenly Father is not listening to your petitions, ask yourself if you are listening to the cries of the poor, the sick, the hungry, and the afflicted all around you. - Author: Joseph B. Wirthlin
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#23. Lisbon Taxi,' a woman said, 'where the mileage is always smileage. How may we help you today? - Author: Stephen King
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#24. Take it easy, Norman. When the psychiatrist goes crazy, it's a bad sign. - Author: Michael Crichton
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#25. In Lisbon, a street cry gloated over the Spanish defeat: Which ships got home? The ones the English missed. And where are the rest? The waves will tell you. What happened to them? It is said they are lost. Do we know their names? They know them in London. Oh, - Author: Margaret George
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#26. I think that the EU with the Lisbon agenda has put the right emphasis on growth and employment. - Author: Angela Merkel
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#27. We want climbers to be extremely fit, but we also want you to understand how strength works in climbing and to use training methods that closely resemble the performance demands required by the routes you select.
The - Author: Dan Hague
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#28. At night the cries of cats making love or fighting, their caterwauling in the dark, told us that the world was pure emotion, flung back and forth among its creatures, the agony of the one-eyed Siamese no different from that of the Lisbon girls, and even the trees plunged in feeling. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#29. He was cross-examining my subconscious . - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#30. Only the Lisbon house remained dark, a tunnel, an emptiness, past our smoke and flames. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#31. Who demonstrated to him that the Bay of Lisbon had been made on purpose for the Anabaptist to be drowned. - Author: Voltaire
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#32. Whether meeting with leaders and parents concerned about drugs in Bonn, Lisbon, or with the Holy Father at the Vatican, or doing a pretty fair flamenco in Madrid, I think Nancy's one of the best ambassadors America's ever had. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#33. In the end, the tortures tearing the Lisbon girls pointed to a simple reasoned refusal to accept the world as it was handed down to them, so full of flaws. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#34. Everyone needs to get more comfortable with female leaders-including female leaders themselves. - Author: Sheryl Sandberg
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#35. At that moment Mr. Lisbon had the feeling that he didn't know who she was, that children were only strangers you agreed to live with, and he reached out in order to meet her for the first time. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#36. I was born in a family of landless peasants, in Azinhaga, a small village in the province of Ribatejo, on the right bank of the Almonda River, around a hundred kilometres north-east of Lisbon. - Author: Jose Saramago
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#37. I don't think that anybody in any war thinks of themselves as a hero. The minute anybody presumes that they are heroes, they get their boots taken away from them and buried in the sand. - Author: Steven Spielberg
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#38. The Lisbon girls were thirteen (Cecelia), and fourteen (Lux), and fifteen (Bonnie), and sixteen (Mary), and seventeen (Therese). - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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