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A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?
All great change in America begins at the dinner table.
I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The other night I ate at a real nice family restaurant. Every table had an argument going.
Of course, it does depend on the people, but sometimes I'm invited places to kind of brighten up a dinner table like a musician who'll play the piano after dinner, and I know you're not really invited for yourself. You're just an ornament.
I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.
I'm at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I've just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.
Talent in cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
People today are still living off the table scraps of the sixties. They are still being passed around - the music and the ideas.
Mom and Dad were married 64 years. And if you wondered what their secret was, you could have asked the local florist - because every day Dad gave Mom a rose, which he put on her bedside table. That's how she found out what happened on the day my father died - she went looking for him because that morning, there was no rose.
Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets the best of the argument.
Use a make-up table with everything close at hand and don't rush; otherwise you'll look like a patchwork quilt.
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Humanity should question itself, once more, about the absurd and always unfair phenomenon of war, on whose stage of death and pain only remain standing the negotiating table that could and should have prevented it.
Pope John Paul II
Leadership in today's world requires far more than a large stock of gunboats and a hard fist at the conference table.
Hubert H. Humphrey
A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek.
It is better for you to be free of fear lying upon a pallet, than to have a golden couch and a rich table and be full of trouble.
Insurance - an ingenious modern game of chance in which the player is permitted to enjoy the comfortable conviction that he is beating the man who keeps the table.
I think the best thing I can do is to be a distraction. A husband lives and breathes his work all day long. If he comes home to more table thumping, how can the poor man ever relax?
Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own table.
W. H. Auden
No matter what message you are about to deliver somewhere, whether it is holding out a hand of friendship, or making clear that you disapprove of something, is the fact that the person sitting across the table is a human being, so the goal is to always establish common ground.
There are advantages to being a star though - you can always get a table in a full restaurant.
In true education, anything that comes to our hand is as good as a book: the prank of a page- boy, the blunder of a servant, a bit of table talk - they are all part of the curriculum.
Michel de Montaigne
A lawyer is never entirely comfortable with a friendly divorce, anymore than a good mortician wants to finish his job and then have the patient sit up on the table.
Self-esteem is as important to our well-being as legs are to a table. It is essential for physical and mental health and for happiness.
On the Continent people have good food; in England people have good table manners.
Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity.
If you're playing a poker game and you look around the table and and can't tell who the sucker is, it's you.
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