Top 100 Quotes About Brooks

#1. He walked to Brooks's, intending to drink a glass of port, eat a joint of beef, and read the Times. But
even at his club, surrounded by all the trappings of the honorable British gentleman, he still longed for the
forbidden fruit; he still hungered for the hot, sweet kisses of an Italian girl.

Laura Lee Guhrke

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#2. In front of the coffee tablethere is a neon-pink stump stool, which I bought because my friend Amanda Brooks told me that every house has to have a 'wart,' or one really ugly piece.

Lauren Santo Domingo

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#3. I love sketch comedy. My real goal is to do something with Albert Brooks. That would be my fantasy. I stay up night and day thinking up stuff he might find funny.

Illeana Douglas

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#4. Not all broken things need to be fixed. Sometimes they just need to be loved. It would be a shame if only people who were whole were deserving of love." "Brooks.

Brittainy C. Cherry

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#5. There is greater clarity in the still waters of sadness, something not found in the babbling brooks of more sought after emotions.

Shaun Hick

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#6. The Arctic has a call that is compelling. The distant mountains [of the Brooks Range in Alaska] make one want to go on and on over the next ridge and over the one beyond. The call is that of a wilderness known only to a few ... This last American wilderness must remain sacrosanct.

William O. Douglas

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#7. I still write. I'd love to write more trashy chick-lit. At the moment, I just re-write my own lines, which probably annoys most directors - though, thankfully not Adam Brooks!

Isla Fisher

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#8. His eyes were exactly the color of that gleaming golden-brown moss you see on stones under the clear water of running brooks.

Eleanor Cameron

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#9. But see, the shepherds shun the noonday heat,
The lowing herds to murmuring brooks retreat,
To closer shades the panting flocks remove;
Ye gods! And is there no relief for love?

Alexander Pope

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#10. I don't see why you reporters keep confusing Brooks (Robinson) and me. Can't you see that we wear different numbers.

Frank Robinson

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#11. With Rue My Heart Is Laden
With rue my heart is laden
For golden friends I had,
For many a rose-lipt maiden
And many a lightfoot lad.
By brooks too broad for leaping
The lightfoot boys are laid;
The rose-lipt girls are sleeping
In fields where roses fade.

A.E. Housman

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#12. Sometimes you live life, and sometimes life happens to you. But you always get to choose what you do about it. Devon Brooks

Kevin Kelly DO The Pursuit Of Xcdeptional Execution

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#13. I had been drawing my weekly comic strip, 'Life in Hell,' for about five years when I got a call from Jim Brooks, who was developing 'The Tracey Ullman Show' for the brand-new Fox network. He wanted me to come in and pitch an idea for doing little cartoons on that show.

Matt Groening

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#14. Max Brooks' novel 'World War Z' is one of the greatest zombie stories ever written, partly for reasons that make it basically unfilmable.

Annalee Newitz

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#15. I'm a working-class former apprentice electrician; at the age of 14, if you'd told me I would one day be standing on a stage with Mel Brooks, I'd have thought you were off your head. But these things can happen.

John Gordon Sinclair

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#16. There's more than one way to die ... A heart can still beat when it's broken.
Concilium Series #1

Michelle K. Pickett

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#17. Make no mistake, this music is for everyone. Jazz is not an exclusive, elite club. Go ahead, listen to your Snoop Doggy Dog, Pearl Jam, Garth Brooks, but add a little Ellington, Basie and Coltrane to your life as well.

Christian McBride

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#18. You should have seen Willie Wells play shortstop: as good as Ozzie Smith and a better hitter. How I wish people could have seen Ray Dandridge play third base, as good as Brooks Robinson and Craig Nettles and all of those. He was bowlegged; a train might go through there, but not a baseball.

Monte Irvin

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#19. Around 14, I was turned on to Shania, Reba, Merle Haggard, Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood ... and I've followed it ever since.

Laura Bell Bundy

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#20. The most fun I ever had on a movie was working with Albert Brooks. He's the caviar of comedy. I mean, nobody's funnier; nobody is smarter than Albert Brooks.

Sharon Stone

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#21. I have a lot of musician friends. I worked in radio as a music director, and I know everybody hears about the George Straits and the Garth Brooks and the Kenny Chesneys and all that, but for every major star, there are thousands who didn't quite make it.

Robert David Hall

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#22. It didn't take him long, and he pulled up nearly nose-to-nose with Ash as they came in from opposite directions.
"You shaved off your ... " It couldn't rightfully be called a beard, Brooks considered. "Face hair."
"Yeah, it got too hot."

Nora Roberts

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#23. Lecturing Brooks was as useful as lecturing a cat.

Maureen Johnson

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#24. The sea of reporters on her lawn made Loretta Brooks do a double take.

Missy Lyons

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#25. If I was a bird, Kline Brooks could go fuck himself.

Max Monroe

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#26. There is a canyon within a reasonable distance of nearly every school in the city, [Elaine Brooks] pointed out. What an exciting prospect, she said - a network of natural libraries for teaching children about the region's rare and fragile ecosystems - and about themselves.

Richard Louv

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#27. They wanted me to play third like Brooks so I did play like Brooks - Mel Brooks.

Andy Van Slyke

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#28. Even the early droplets of selfish decisions suggest a direction. Then the little inflecting rivulets come, merging into small brooks and soon into larger streams; finally one is swept along by a vast river which flows into the "gulf of misery and endless wo" (Hel. 5:12).

Neal A. Maxwell

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#29. Jim Crow is alive and it's dressed in a Brooks Brothers suit, my friend, instead of a white robe.

Myrlie Evers-Williams

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#30. I don't want people running around saying Gwen Brooks's work is intellectual. That makes people think instantly about obscurity. It shouldn't have to mean that, but it often seems to.

Gwendolyn Brooks

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#31. I sing of brooks, of blossoms, birds, and bowers; Of April, May, of June, and July flowers. I sing of Maypoles, Hock-carts, wassails, wakes, Of bridegrooms, brides, and of their bridal cakes. - ROBERT HERRICK

Nora Roberts

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#32. I said (while The moon's smile Played o'er a stream, in dimpling bliss,) "The moon looks "On many brooks, "The brook can see no moon but this;"[1]

Thomas Moore

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#33. Terrible thing to live in fear. Brooks Hatlen knew it. Knew it all too well. All I want is to be back where things make sense. Where I won't have to be afraid all the time.

Stephen King

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#34. Sweet are the little brooks that run O'er pebbles glancing in the sun, Singing in soothing tones.

Thomas Hood

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#35. I think for Wes [Anderson] and me, the most important thing was James L. Brooks producing our first movie and giving us a chance to come to Hollywood, because without him, we might never have gotten the chance.

Owen Wilson

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#36. I'm drawn to intergenerational tension, and it must have been strong in the 1920s: I wondered how Louise's [Brooks] generation of flappers appeared to the women who came of age at the beginning of the century - wearing corsets, long skirts, and high collars.

Laura Moriarty

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#37. About Antrax by Terry Brooks: I wonder if he's planning a book called SRS? Or F'lu?

James Nicoll

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#38. You've got to remember, Vermont is a lot of beautiful mountains with valleys and small brooks that run into bigger rivers.

Peter Shumlin

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#39. Coleman Jacoby and Arnie Rosen won an Emmy and Mel Brooks didn't! Niezsche was right! There is no God! There is no God!

Mel Brooks

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#40. I always found Louise Brooks interesting. She was an icon of the silent - film era, and I knew she'd grown up in Kansas, and that she was smart and rebellious and sharp - tongued.

Laura Moriarty

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#41. I'm a big fan of Albert Brooks, Nichols and May. I'd like to follow in their footsteps and do comedy films.

Illeana Douglas

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#42. Apparently nobody really read it, it was a cheap movie, it fit their schedule in terms of things so fine, let the guy make that high school comedy. I used to work with Mel Brooks so they figured oh it's going to be one of those really silly movies and that's how it got made.

Barry Levinson

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#43. There's an army story in me, and I think there's a WWII Brooks film somewhere.

Mel Brooks

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#44. This isn't CM Punk talking to Triple H, this is Phil Brooks talking to
Paul Levesque

CM Punk

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#45. My friends that are snobs think its cool I did a movie with Albert Brooks.

Robin Tunney

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#46. Believe me, I know what it's like to feel all alone ... the worst kind of loneliness in the world is isolation that comes from being misunderstood, it can make people lose their grasp on reality. - Sienna Brooks

Dan Brown

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#47. Like Garth Brooks said about it, you need to live where you could honestly choose, if you had to, on whether to give up one yesterday for one more tomorrow, you have to be able to say no to that.

John Schmidt

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#48. Mr. Brooks and I have been friends forever. He is in seventh heaven with his new success on Broadway.

Dom DeLuise

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#49. Thick as autumnal leaves that strow the brooks In Vallombrosa, where th' Etrurian shades High over-arch'd imbower.

John Milton

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#50. I got a chance to work with Mel Brooks on two of his films: Silent Movie and High Anxiety.

Barry Levinson

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#51. His legions - Angel Forms, who lay entranced
Thick as autumnal leaves that strow the brooks

John Milton

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#52. David Brooks's The Social Animal. I recommend chapters 3 through 9, which give a far richer account than what I think about the subject.

Mark M. Weber

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#53. When I kissed Brooks, it was like I'd been stun-gunned. But I was still conscious."
Debbie Mae's eyebrows had gone way up. "Awake but nobody home?"
"Well, maybe awake but somebody home with really, really bad judgment.

Mary Jane Hathaway

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#54. Agatha sighed. "As the hart panteth after the water brooks," she said flatly, "so panteth my soul after Thee, O God.

Anne Tyler

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#55. For a variety of reasons, my books struck the marketplace like a thunderclap; and one of those reasons was that there were so few alternatives available. Readers who loved Tolkien, and who were not satisfied by Terry Brooks, had nowhere else to turn.

Stephen R. Donaldson

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#56. Shallow brooks murmur most, deep and silent slide away.

Philip Sidney

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#57. Bud forth as the rose planted by the brooks of waters. Give ye a sweet odor as frankincense. Send forth flowers, as the lily ... and bring forth leaves in grace, and praise with canticles, and bless the Lord in his works. - Ecclesiasticus 39:17-19

Douai-Rheims Bible

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#58. My movies were not reaping the kind of emotional rewards that I wanted. I wanted them to be appreciated and they weren't. I didn't want the reviews to say, "Mel Brooks has made another movie," and you get the title somewhere in the second paragraph.

Mel Brooks

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#59. If God had wanted to be a big secret, He would not have created babbling brooks and whispering pines.

Robert Breault

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#60. 'The Dictator' lands somewhere between wan Mel Brooks and good Adam Sandler, whose 'You Don't Mess With the Zohan,' about an Israeli Special Forces soldier at a hair salon, manages to strike better contrasts with vaguely similar culture differences - it's a nuttier movie, too.

Wesley Morris

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#61. I was reading Carl Sandburg and Gwendolyn Brooks, and I'm still very, very deeply moved by Gwendolyn Brooks's life and her work.

Sandra Cisneros

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#62. Yes, Louise Brooks was beautiful and intelligent, and she could be very funny, but obviously there was a deep insecurity there, a real destructive rage and immaturity.

Laura Moriarty

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#63. I tend to cut David Brooks more slack than most people I know do, and I do it for one main reason. He can write. He's the best writer on that page, and I'd usually rather read him than others on that page I'm more likely to agree with.

Michael Tomasky

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#64. I also try to surround myself with people I love - make a family out of the company. So I tend to use the same people over and over. There's a sort of Mel Brooks Repertory Company.

Mel Brooks

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#65. I fell for Levi "Painter" Brooks the first time I saw him, although in all fairness I did have a head injury at the time.

Joanna Wylde

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#66. I hope the car they (Sport Magazine who awarded it to the World Series MVP) give him (Brooks Robinson) has an extra large glove box.

Sparky Anderson

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#67. Be Chris LeDoux, Not Garth Brooks

Miles Anthony Smith

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#68. I'm reading a book about Romaine Brooks, a wonderful painter from early in the last century.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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#69. We were lying on the blanket in the backyard of 37 Brooks, like we always did that summer. Lena was on her side, cheek resting on her hand, hair loose. Beautiful.

Lauren Oliver

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#70. Id like to acknowledge three people who early on knew Mel Brooks was one of the funniest people in the world: Sid Caesar, me, and Mel Brooks.

Carl Reiner

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#71. I'm always begging people like James Brooks and Cameron Crowe to come to screenings, to see what they make of it, and they're always ridiculously helpful. They also keep me brave enough to commit to what I'm trying to do. They can be great cheerleaders for risk-taking.

Judd Apatow

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#72. My mother, twenty-two, was Harriet Gautier Brooks, named for her paternal grandmother, but always called Hallie. My father, twenty-six, was Albert Horton Foote, named for his father and great-grandfather, and I was named Albert Horton Foote, Jr.

Horton Foote

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#73. The person who should really write an appreciation of the late great Dom DeLuise is Burt Reynolds, who, even more than Mel Brooks, made of the jolly, beanie wearing fat man a side-kick and a legend.

Rich Cohen

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#74. I would love to do a movie with Albert Brooks; we're so different, but I find him so funny, and I can be just as seemingly narcissistic as he comes off, the 'it's all about me' kind of thing.

Chevy Chase

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#75. pictured a goddess, she'd have looked like Grace Brooks, Emma's friend, the woman I'd become obsessed with because, whether she knew it or not, her life

Lacey Silks

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#76. Bees and butterflies, moths and dragonflies, the flowers and the brooks and the clouds.

George MacDonald

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#77. MY river runs to thee:
Blue sea, wilt welcome me?
My river waits reply.
Oh sea, look graciously!
I 'll fetch thee brooks
From spotted nooks,
Say, sea,
Take me!

Emily Dickinson

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#78. I feel weird." Caroline blinked a few times. "Do you feel weird?"
Brooks shrugged. "How weird? We're all dressed like people in a Jane Austen book. I think weird comes with the territory.

Mary Jane Hathaway

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#79. I thank Heaven every summer's day of my life, that my lot was humbly cast within the hearing of romping brooks, and beneath the shadow of oaks.

Donald G. Mitchell

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#80. Clean-shaven and dressed in the conventional disguise with which Brooks Brothers cover the shame of American millionaires.

Ian Fleming

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#81. Milos Forman is a great director, Jim Brooks is a wonderful writer and director.

Twyla Tharp

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#82. Player haters be givin' me harsh looks,
But I'm tryin to sell records like Garth Brooks.

Big L

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#83. Elwyn Brooks White was a very Maine personality which is, "I hate everyone and everyone stay away from me."

John Hodgman

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#84. Forget birds singing, bells ringing, brooks quaintly babbling over rocks. Choirs of angels could go hang. Her voice, even scratchy and weak, was the most beautiful thing he'd ever heard.

Tessa Dare

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#85. I don't think, in all the years I managed them, I ever spoke more than thirty words to Frank and Brooks Robinson.

Earl Weaver

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#86. Colton Brooks kissed in an all-consuming way that stole her breath, demanded her surrender, and blocked everything else until the only thing she saw or heard or felt or knew was his lips, his tongue, his hands, his body.

Laura Kaye

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#87. With spots of sunny openings, and with nooks To lie and read in, sloping into brooks.

Leigh Hunt

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#88. When you use more than 3-5% of your brain, you don't want to be on Earth!"
-Bob Diamond, Interdimensional Attorney, from the Albert Brooks' movie, Defending Your Life

Albert Brooks

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#89. Unless you're like my friend, poet Brooks Haxton (who translates Greek, Latin, French, Hebrew, and German), throwing in three-dollar words will just make you look like a dick.

Mary Karr

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#90. Brooks Robinson is not a fast man, but his arms and legs move very quickly.

Curt Gowdy

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#91. The geographer and politician Edwin Brooks argued more than 40 years ago that what we had to avoid was a dystopian future of a 'crowded glowering planet of massive inequalities of wealth buttressed by stark force and endlessly threatened by desperate men in the global ghettoes'.2 These

Paul Rogers

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#92. Nothing activates adrenaline production like pain. - Dr. Sienna Brooks

Dan Brown

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#93. I love all of Albert Brooks' work from 'Defending Your Life' back to his first film, 'Real Life', but am sorry that he seems to have lost his edge in his more recent work.

Douglas Wood

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#94. As Brooks Adams put it, the sole problem of our ruling class is whether to coerce or to bribe the powerless majority.

Gore Vidal

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#95. The three theater peeps I would love to dine with are Mel Brooks, because he is so funny; Stephen Sondheim, because he is a god-like genius; and Ethel Merman, to compare notes on fabulous belting.

Nancy Allen

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#96. I used to sleep in the T-shirt I wore during the day and whatever ratty old gym shorts I could find on the floor. But one year for Christmas, someone gave me a very chic, comfortable pair of pajamas from Brooks Brothers, and I realized the error of my ways.

Derek Blasberg

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#97. Let's be simple and calm,
Like brooks and trees,
And God will love us by making
Beautiful things like the trees and brooks for us,
And give us greenness in his spring,
And a river for us to go to when we end...

Alberto Caeiro

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#98. Tolkien is considered the grandfather of fantasy and, for me, I consider myself the grandson, with Terry Brooks as the kind of crazy uncle of fantasy, being the one who brought me into it.

Peter V. Brett

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#99. Because of the Thames I have always loved inland waterways - water in general, water sounds - there's music in water. Brooks babbling, fountains splashing. Weirs, waterfalls; tumbling, gushing.

Julie Andrews

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#100. There are natures that go to the streams of life in great cities as the hart goes to the water brooks.

Philip Gilbert Hamerton

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