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Sir Tom Stoppard Quotes

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'A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier'

'Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.'

'Eternity's a terrible thought. I mean, where's it all going to end?'

'Every exit is an entry somewhere else.'

'If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.'

'It's not the voting that's democracy; it's the counting.'

'My whole life is waiting for the questions to which I have prepared answers.'

'Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them.'

'The media. It sounds like a convention of spiritualists.'

'We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.'

'The hard part is getting to the top of Page 1'


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The trouble with political jokes is that they get elected - Tim Brooke-Taylor
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On this day:
Edgar the Peaceable Unites English Kingdoms - 0959, World's first railway inaugurated - 1604, First edition of the News of the World - 1843, First British Cable Car Opens - 1894, Kipling publishes Kim - 1901, Lawrence of Arabia Takes Damascus - 1918, 1st McDonalds opens in London - 1974, Toxteth Riots - 1985, Durham Pioneers Congestion Charge - 2002
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