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The public is like a piano. You just have to know what keys to poke.
I feel I would love to close down for a number of years in some way and just be in the country making pork pies and chutneys and never have to poke my head out of the parapet.
If I hurt someone, if I were to accidentally poke someone's eye out, I would laugh. And then I'd say, 'I'm sorry, I really do feel bad,' but then I'm on the floor rolling.
Smile, it's better than a poke in the eye.
When you're really close to someone, they can make fun of you a lot and get away with it. But they sort of poke you in all of the right places.
Even when people are rich and successful on TV shows, there's always some trouble - you have to poke holes in them, throw them out of a job, put a pie in the face.
Most of us don't have to worry about being shot of we poke our noses outside. So we are comfortable, but the people I'm writing about are definitely not comfortable, and being shot while they're still inside is a good possibility.
I'll do humor about myself, I'll poke fun and everything, but that's me and I can do it to me. I think it's cruel to do it to somebody else.
Quite casually I wander into my plot, poke around with my characters for a while, then amble off, leaving no moral proved and no reader improved.
I like girls who are self-deprecating. I like girls who make fun of themselves. If you can't poke fun at yourself, what are you? I just want someone with a good soul. That's about it. The rest I'm really flexible on.
In bringing the subject of religious oppression to a wider audience, I didn't just want to kick the Catholic Church but to poke a finger in the throat of theocracy and to let it be known that people shouldn't tolerate this anymore.
A man that ain't willin' to cheat for a poke don't want it bad enough.
To me, that means getting back to the point where our Constitution means that you don't tap people's phones and poke into their e-mail and you don't arrest people and keep them hidden for a year and a half without charging them.
Carol Moseley Braun
Being a comedy writer gives you permission to be an outsider and poke fun at what people think about other people.
Michael Patrick King
Grissom is a character who doesn't really want people poking around in his life. He likes to poke around in his work.
It's fun for someone to poke fun at himself.
I think the State shouldn't poke its nose into the sexual relations of consenting adults.
My aggression out there is my weapon. I think it's more letting them know that I'm not going to let them get away with something, and I'm not just going to kind of poke it back and be content to stay in rallies.
I check Style.com to look at the collections and love to poke around some of the other fashion blogs to see what's going on.
I see the cartoonist as contributing to the content, being critical, because we do poke holes in some of the dialogue and find new ways of seeing things.
There's a lot to do when you're a kid - spiders to catch, girls to poke in the eye - stuff to be getting on with.
I think people are tired of politicians trying to poke each other in the eye.
Lorna was quite young when her mother died, and I think she's blocked out some of the memories. I talked to her a little bit about that, but I wasn't prepared to go around and poke and hurt her.
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