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Ah, lives of men! When prosperous they glitter - Like a fair picture; when misfortune comes - A wet sponge at one blow has blurred the painting.
I can cook to please people, but it's quite conventional. I make a good sponge cake. I find it hard to follow recipes.
Flames from the lips may be produced by holding in the mouth a sponge saturated with the purest gasoline.
Living life at a young age is like being a sponge thrust into the ocean. You absorb what's around you. If you're around people who are supportive and positive, that's how you look at the world.
Freddie Prinze, Jr.
I kind of like to be a sponge, in a way. So everywhere that I am, I like to keep an open mind and just get ideas from everything.
Certainly I'm not going to sit on the Internet all day and read what Sam from Iowa is saying about me. But I'm a sponge. I've always been a sponge.
Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow; and if they are unfortunate, a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away.
Officials at the White House are saying that President Bush hasn't changed his schedule much since the war started. The main difference, they say, is that he's started watching the news and taping Sponge Bob.
Children are very smart, in their own stupid way. A child's brain is like a sponge, and you know how smart sponges are.
New Orleans lives by the water and fights it, a sand castle set on a sponge nine feet below sea level, where people made music from heartache, named their drinks for hurricanes and joked that one day you'd be able to tour the city by gondola.
I never lost my interest in acting but I did lose my interest in the business and what I had to go through to make a film. I felt saturated, you know, like a sponge when it's saturated - it's not good.
I have an orthopedic pillow that's made out of a sponge material. I have a plate in my throat, and I have to be careful or I could end up with a bad neck in the morning. That pillow is a must everywhere I go.
Well, getting behind the camera is something I've always wanted to get involved with. Ever since I was doing movies like 'Zathura' I was very interested in all the different jobs on set and kind of soaking all the information up like a sponge.
Surround yourself with a bunch of like-minded people, and you'll soak up their habits like a starved sponge. Fat people with fat friends care less about their weight.
I was actually born in New York. We lived there until I was three so I grew up watching Sesame Street and hearing the accent. You are a sponge at that age, soaking everything up.
A sponge has that much absorbent capability and after a while you can pour water over it and nothing stays.
Clearly, for an organization to move on, it is the job of the leader to be that sponge that takes the stress from inside and the outside.
I act as a sponge. I soak it up and squeeze it out in ink every two weeks.
Don't pretend to know everything. I've been blessed to work with a lot of veteran actors, and I soak up lessons from them like a sponge.
Michael B. Jordan
It is time for me to chuck in the sponge. To retire from films and stage. The heart for it has gone out of me: it won't come back.
I drink no more than a sponge.
Written by a sponge dipped in warm milk and sprinkled with sugar.
I'm not a sponge exactly, but I find that something I look at is a great opportunity for ideas.
I like 'Sponge Bob' and 'The Last Airbender.' I like shows where people get creative to do the impossible.
I don't like tofu. I'd sooner eat a sponge.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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