Quotation Explorer - 'Remark'

A sympathetic Scot summed it all up very neatly in the remark, "You should make a point of trying every experience once, excepting incest and folk dancing." - Sir Arnold Bax
Sometimes the slightest things change the directions of our lives, the merest breath of a circumstance, a random moment that connects like a meteorite striking the earth. Lives have swiveled and changed direction on the strength of a chance remark. - Bryce Courtenay
It has become almost a cliché to remark that nobody boasts of ignorance of literature, but it is socially acceptable to boast ignorance of science and proudly claim incompetence in mathematics. - Richard Dawkins
I prize my downtime, count on it as a writer, a parent, a person. Sometimes I think of Woody Allen's remark about masturbation, that it is sex with someone he loves. I feel as though being alone is hanging out with someone I like. - Anna Quindlen
Books contain nothing, or almost nothing, that's important: everything is in the mind of the person reading them.'If you were trying to find an idiotic remark, that one took the cake! - Jacques Poulin
- How about flipping a coin; she made a pretty remark and the two women turned around andlooked at her irritated.- That's right, go ahead, jock about it. You are not the one trying to change her heart, I am, and youknow damn well how painful that can be!Sand of Passion - Georgia Kakalopoulou
Thus, from admiration of one wise and innocent child, and from a misheard remark, the process that not even Aristotle could codify was triggered. Where do you get your ideas? I purposely mishear things. - Harlan Ellison
Genius might well be defined as the ability to makes a platitude sound as though it were an original remark.
WITTICISM, n. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted, and seldom noted; what the Philistine is pleased to call a "joke." - Ambrose Bierce
To remark idly is the blind man's folly.
(Uncle) would remark that it was impossible to get by without such a (portentous and whimsical) tone when speaking of many things of this world, and especially of the things not entirely of this world. - Vladimir Odoevsky
Karma: I know I've seen this man someplace before.Artie (as McGuffey): Considering some of the places I frequent lady that's a comprising remark! Season 1Night of the Flaming Ghost - Wild Wild West TV
Jump high brother!! So high that if you fall, then people should remark on not how far you fell but how high you jumped - Anubhav Mishra
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