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People ask 'do you make a conscious effort not to swear?' - if you're doing silly stuff you're not tempted to put swearing in. All the comics from my childhood, who were funny without swearing, were the people that influenced me. What I do is quite traditional anyway.
It was illegal for black people and white people to play checkers together in Birmingham. And there were even black and white Bibles to swear to tell the truth on in many parts of the South.
You should not take a fellow eight years old and make him swear to never kiss the girls.
Liars are always most disposed to swear.
All presidents swear an oath to the Constitution to keep this country united, and when the country fell apart, Lincoln had to put it back together again, with a lot of help. But he bore total responsibility.
I am fascinated by crime scene investigating. I swear, I wish I was a crime scene investigator sometimes!
I never yet feared those men who set a place apart in the middle of their cities where they gather to cheat one another and swear oaths which they break.
I have a very dark sense of humor. I swear. I have a very playful relationship with Jesus.
Utility is the great idol of the age, to which all powers must do service and all talents swear allegiance.
My father could swear in Gaelic and English, by the way, ladies and gentlemen.
Well, you know, Thomas Jefferson, who was the author of the Declaration of Independence said he wouldn't have any atheists in his cabinet because atheists wouldn't swear an oath to God. That was Jefferson and we have never had any Muslims in the cabinet.
It's likely that taboo words are stored in the right hemisphere of the brain. Massive left hemisphere strokes or the entire surgical removal of the left hemisphere can leave people with no articulate speech other than the ability to swear, spout cliches and song lyrics.
Working out is incredibly boring. I swear it's true that the bigger your muscles get, the fewer brain cells you have.
I swear my car won't run unless I'm picking my nose: At least, I'm that superstitious about it, so I don't want to take any chances.
I have never knowingly, I swear to God, written satire. The word connotes exaggeration of the foibles of mankind. To me, mankind just has foibles. You don't have to push it!
We all in real life put on these masks - we don't swear when we're around certain people... When we come home, when you're on your own I'm sure you're really different than when you're with your boss.
I've got an overactive, analytical brain. I get frustrated, impatient, angry with myself. I swear at myself a lot.
As Members of Congress, we swear an oath to uphold the United States Constitution. It means something to be an American because we believe in our country, we believe in our people, and we believe in our constitution.
I swear, if you existed I'd divorce you.
'Nice' means nothing. Is it someone who doesn't swear and shout? I swear and shout. 'Nice' sounds ineffectual.
Many persons swear by positive thinking, and quite a few have been helped by it. Nevertheless, it is not a very effective tool and can be downright harmful in some cases.
To swear off making mistakes is very easy. All you have to do is swear off having ideas.
One trick I swear by: I pour a little neroli or lavender oil onto a hot towel and use it to wipe off my makeup. It opens up my pores, and then my face cream sinks in better.
I don't swear much; I've taken those words out of my vocabulary, and having kids, you have to have two sets of language!
I don't think people should be able to swear whenever they want. I just don't want the federal government making laws about swearing. We should trust people's own instincts about what is appropriate in any given situation.
In fact, my son learned his first swear word from E.T. at age five. The way I look at it, E.T. stole a bit of my son's childhood.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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