Famous quotes containing the words profession, education, referring, association, football, club and/or names:
“install me in any profession
Save this damnd profession of writing,
where one needs ones brains all the time.”
—Ezra Pound (18851972)
“Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.”
—William Congreve (16701729)
“Usually, when people talk about the strength of black women they are referring to the way in which they perceive black women coping with oppression. They ignore the reality that to be strong in the face of oppression is not the same as overcoming oppression, that endurance is not to be confused with transformation.”
—bell hooks (b. c. 1955)
“It is not merely the likeness which is precious ... but the association and the sense of nearness involved in the thing ... the fact of the very shadow of the person lying there fixed forever! It is the very sanctification of portraits I thinkand it is not at all monstrous in me to say ... that I would rather have such a memorial of one I dearly loved, than the noblest Artists work ever produced.”
—Elizabeth Barrett Browning (18061861)
“Idont enjoy getting knocked about on a football field for other peoples amusement. I enjoy it if Im being paid a lot for it.”
—David Storey (b. 1933)
“Of course we women gossip on occasion. But our appetite for it is not as avid as a mans. It is in the boys gyms, the college fraternity houses, the club locker rooms, the paneled offices of business that gossip reaches its luxuriant flower.”
—Phyllis McGinley (19051978)
“Well then, its Granny speaking: I dunnow!
Mebbe Im wrong to take it as I do.
There aint no names quite like the old ones, though,
Nor never will be to my way of thinking.
One mustnt bear too hard on the newcomers,
But theres a dite too many of them for comfort....”
—Robert Frost (18741963)