Glasgow Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Glasgow

#1. Though pleasure may be purchasable, happiness cannot be bought for a price. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#2. I'm always losing things. - Author: Kathleen Glasgow
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#3. I am half Scottish. My father is an expat from Glasgow, and on my mother's side there's a bit of French, a bit of Scottish, a bit of Irish. - Author: Adelaide Kane
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#4. After he died, my mother was like a crab: she tucked everything inside and left only her shell. - Author: Kathleen Glasgow
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#5. Happiness is a hardy annual. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#6. I'm very fond of Glasgow, particularly the West End. The whole stretch of the west coast of Scotland from Loch Lomond up through Mallaig to the Kyle of Localsh is so beautiful. - Author: John Niven
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#7. Women like to sit down with trouble - as if it were knitting. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#8. Nothing is more consuming, or more illogical, than the desire for remembrance. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#9. I just want to feel better. My own body is my deepest enemy. It wants, it wants, it wants and when it does not get, it cries and cries and I punish it. How can you live in fear of your own body? - Author: Kathleen Glasgow
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#10. I'm not going to lie down and let trouble walk over me. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#11. Women love with their imagination and men with their senses. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#12. She said,"Don't be scared, little one. - Author: Kathleen Glasgow
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#13. A successful politician does not have convictions; he has emotions. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#14. Glasgow is less polite than Edinburgh but that's a good thing - they keep it very real. - Author: Nik Kershaw
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#15. Glasgow is an incredibly creative and culturally vibrant place. - Author: Ruta Gedmintas
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#16. He who demands little gets it. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#17. Billy Rankin is a true Glasgow rock legend. He has everything going for him: he's a brilliant guitarist, he writes killer songs, he's worked with the best, toured the world and he is one handsome-looking chap. I know all of this because Billy told me. - Author: Robert Fields
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#18. Dignity is an anachronism. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#19. defiant, and her words have rough, girlish hope. The - Author: Kathleen Glasgow
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#20. I remember going to see Billy Graham in a cinema in Glasgow, and he was down in London. I used to go and hear preachers, and then we always went to church and Sunday school. That mattered a lot to me. - Author: Johann Lamont
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#21. Mickey holds up the soggy paper. DIE. Don't you die. - Author: Kathleen Glasgow
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#22. My first tour sold out in Glasgow, and they were one of the loudest. I couldn't hear myself. - Author: Rita Ora
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#23. That was the worst of being poor, you couldn't give the right things in sickness. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#24. She must face her grief where the struggle is always hardest-in the place where each trivial object is attended by pleasant memories. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#25. Few forms of life are so engaging as birds. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#26. When you least expect it, you run in to an old friend from school, or the neighbour's cat, not Mary the Virgin Mother of God. - Author: Margot McCuaig
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#27. Glasgow has truly become my home away from home. - Author: Caitriona Balfe
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#28. It was a perfect spring afternoon, and the air was filled with vague, roving scents, as if the earth exhaled the sweetness of hidden flowers. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#29. A few years ago, if you had told me I'd be moving back to Glasgow I'd have said, 'No way'. But it's changed. It's much more vibrant, bohemian. But I'm 35 and I've become a bit of a homebody, I don't really go out much. Same in New York. My home could be anywhere but I love Glasgow. - Author: Kelly Macdonald
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#30. It's very important for cities all around the world to reinvent themselves, and Glasgow is a good example of that. The Scots are very nice. I don't think they are burdened by their history. - Author: Zaha Hadid
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#31. I actually went to drama school at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama in Glasgow, so I stayed in my home town the whole time. However, I see more of my friends now than I did then. It's strange. - Author: James McAvoy
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#32. To teach one's self is to be forced to learn twice. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#33. Only on the surface of things have I ever trod the beaten path. So long as I could keep from hurting anyone else, I have lived, as completely as it was possible, the life of my choice. I have been free ... I have done the work I wished to do for the sake of that work alone. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#34. All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#35. Apparently when I went to school, I had a Glasgow accent. - Author: Annalena McAfee
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#36. The great thing about Glasgow is that if there's a nuclear attack it'll look exactly the same afterwards. - Author: Billy Connolly
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#37. Dear Ellis, I have something really fucking angelic to tell you. - Author: Kathleen Glasgow
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#38. I suppose I am a born novelist, for the things I imagine are more vital and vivid to me than the things I remember. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#39. If broken hearts could kill, the earth would be as dead as the moon. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#40. What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#41. In the past few years, I have made a thrilling discovery ... that until one is over sixty, one can never really learn the secret of living. One can then begin to live, not simply with the intense part of oneself, but with one's entire being. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#42. My mum always said you get more fun at a Glasgow stabbing than an Edinburgh wedding. - Author: Caro Ramsay
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#43. I came from a poor family. My father was from Glasgow, Scotland; my mother's brothers were brakemen on the railroad. We didn't have anything but mush for breakfast. - Author: Mickey Rooney
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#44. Idealism, that gaudy coloring matter of passion, fades when it is brought beneath the trenchant white light of knowledge. Ideals, like mountains, are best at a distance. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#45. The nearer she came to death, the more, by some perversity of nature, did she enjoy living. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#46. Who ever hoped like a cricketer? - Author: R.C. Robertson-Glasgow
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#47. The only natural human beings seem to be those who are making trouble. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#48. To be honest and yet popular is almost as difficult in literature as it is in life. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#49. It is difficult to deal successfully, he decided, with a woman whose feelings cannot be hurt. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#50. I like the Edinburgh Film Festival, and I've liked what I've experienced of Glasgow's Film Festival too. - Author: Aidan Gillen
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#51. Words, like acts, become stale when they are repeated. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#52. Though not invariably the worst choice, war is always an obscene horror. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#53. I don't feel sad. For just now, I don't feel scared. I feel, for right now, well, kind of triumphant. - Author: Kathleen Glasgow
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#54. I think you are having a different sort of heartbreak. Maybe a kind of heartbreak of being in the world when you don't know how to be. If that makes any sense? - Author: Kathleen Glasgow
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#55. 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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#56. Energy had fastened upon her like a disease. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#57. I've always been mentally tough. Believe me, you have to be that way when you've been an Old Firm player living in Glasgow. - Author: Charlie Adam
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#58. It is easy to convince a man who already thinks as you do ... - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#59. Beauty, like ecstasy, has always been hostile to the commonplace. And the commonplace, under its popular label of the normal,has been the supreme authority for Homo sapiens since the days when he was probably arboreal. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#60. Anything could happen in the company of a woman whose usual status is 'apparition'. - Author: Margot McCuaig
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#61. Glasgow is a great city. - Author: Nicola Sturgeon
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#62. I am inclined to believe that a man may be free to do anything he pleases if only he will accept responsibility for whatever he does. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#63. I'm running blind, ghosts swallowing me. - Author: Kathleen Glasgow
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#64. Do you know there is always a barrier between me and any man or woman who does not like dogs? - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#65. Girl listens to radio. Girl finds music. Girl has whole other world.

Girl slips on headphones. World gone. - Author: Kathleen Glasgow
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#66. Experience has taught me that the only cruelties people condemn are those with which they do not happen to be familiar. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#67. I waited and worked, and watched the inferior exalted for nearly thirty years; and when recognition came at last, it was too late to alter events, or to make a difference in living. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#68. No, one couldn't make a revolution, one couldn't even start a riot, with sheep that asked only for better browsing. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#69. I was in the ensemble and also covered the parts of Dee Dee and Mary!! I had a fantastic time doing this show especially when we performed in places like Cardiff and Glasgow where the audiences were just so enthusiastic, joining in with all the songs and up on their feet dancing at the end!! - Author: Francesca Jackson
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#70. The ordinary is simply the universal observed from the surface, that the direct approach to reality is not without, but within. Touch life anywhereand you will touch universality wherever you touch the earth. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#71. I've been lucky. I don't for a minute take for granted the good fortune I have had. You don't like to get ideas above your station, especially a boy from the south side of Glasgow. - Author: Tony Curran
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#72. What is a "canty day", Dennis?'
'I've never troubled to ask. Something like hogmanay, I expect.'
'What is that?'
'People being sick on the pavement in Glasgow.'
'Oh. - Author: Evelyn Waugh
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#73. The great novels have marched with the years. They are the contemporaries of time. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#74. I've liked life well enough, but I reckon I'll like death even better as soon as I've gotten used to the feel of it ... I shouldn't be amazed to find it less lonely than life after I'm once safely settled. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#75. We love from little motives, not for large reasons. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#76. To drink for pleasure may be a distraction, but to drink from misery is always a danger. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#77. I was always a feminist, for I liked intellectual revolt as much as I disliked physical violence. On the whole, I think women havelost something precious, but have gained, immeasurably, by the passing of the old order. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#78. Nothing in life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#79. Freud's theory was that when a joke opens a window and all those bats and bogeymen fly out, you get a marvellous feeling of relief and elation. The trouble with Freud is that he never had to play the old Glasgow Empire on a Saturday night after Rangers and Celtic had both lost. - Author: Ken Dodd
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#80. I am from a city (Glasgow) that is not unlike Liverpool. I am joining the people's football club. The majority of people you meet on the street are Everton fans. It is a fantastic opportunity, something you dream about. I said 'yes' right away as it is such a big club. - Author: David Moyes
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#81. A self-made martyr is a poor thing. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#82. Life is never what one dreams. It is seldom what one desires, but for the vital spirit and the eager mind, the future will always hold the search for buried treasure and the possibility of high adventure. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#83. And where was happiness if it sprung not from the soil? Where contentment if it dwelt not near to Nature? - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#84. Some women enjoy unhappy love affairs, you know, though I have always felt that they are greatly overrated. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#85. Preserve, within a wild sanctuary, an inaccessible valley of reverie. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#86. People should know about us. Girls who write their pain on their bodies. ~Louisa - Author: Kathleen Glasgow
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#87. The life of the mind is reality, and love without romantic illumination is a spiritless matter. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#88. The hardest thing for me is the sense of impermanence. All passes; nothing returns. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#89. There's so much light in Broughty Ferry. I think the humour in Glasgow is darker, because it's much more gloomy, there's a perpetual misery there. - Author: Brian Cox
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#90. Grandfather used to say that when a woman got ready to fall in love the man didn't matter, because she could drape her feeling over a scarecrow and pretend he was handsome ... - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#91. London is always fun, obviously, but something about Glasgow really speaks to me. Usually what it says, though, is "Let's get wasted." - Author: Keith Murray
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#92. He was from Glasgow. Everything past "good morning" was a blur. - Author: Natasha Pulley
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#93. Glasgow Rangers. God I loved playing for them - Author: Paul Gascoigne
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#94. But, of course only morons would ever think or speak of themselves as intellectuals. That's why they all look so sad. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#95. In the nineteen-thirties ... the most casual reader of murder mysteries could infallibly detect the villain, as soon as there entered a character who had recently washed his neck and did not commit mayhem on the English language. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#96. I revolted from sentimentality, less because it was false than because it was cruel. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#97. The worst thing about war is that so many people enjoy it. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#98. The novel, as a living force, if not as a work of art, owes an incalculable debt to what we call, mistakenly, the new psychology, to Freud, in his earlier interpretations, and more truly, I think, to Jung. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#99. Casper didn't give me direction for what to do if somebody I used to really like-like, somebody who would be somebody good to love, somebody right, somebody who understood about me, turned out to not have the same ideas about me. - Author: Kathleen Glasgow
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#100. You could have forgiven my committing a sin if you hadn't feared that I had a committed a pleasure as well. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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