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Funny Ordeal Quotes
Funny Quotes about Ordeal

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I am prepared to meet my Maker.
Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal
of meeting me is another matter.
- Winston Churchill

Fiji had experienced the ordeal of two military coups.
- Kamisese Mara

The hardest part of this whole ordeal is not knowing
if your children are getting what they need to survive.
- Susan Smith

The ordeal of virtue is to resist all temptation to evil.
- Thomas Malthus


 

These years of the Ecole Normale were an ordeal.
Nothing was handed to me on the first try.
- Jacques Derrida

The artist is extremely lucky who is presented with
the worst possible ordeal which will not actually kill him.
At that point, he's in business.
- John Berryman

Life is an ordeal, albeit an exciting one,
but I wouldn't trade it for the good old days of poverty and obscurity.
- Jim Carrey


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People everywhere enjoy believing things that they know are not true.
It spares them the ordeal of thinking for themselves
and taking responsibility for what they know.
- Brooks Atkinson

Men and women whose early youth was shaped in the ordeal
of the Great Depression showed the values formed in
that crucible when tyranny threatened a world.
- Steve Buyer

I'm grateful this ordeal is over, and I'm so looking
forward to getting back to the job I love.
- Paula Abdul

The divorce was rough on all of us.
I don't blame Hollywood for my family's problems.
But having all of it reported in the press made it more of an ordeal.
- Kieran Culkin

The difficulty, the ordeal, is to start.
- Zane Grey

I am just through with a summer, and a summer is to
me always a trying ordeal.
- Maria Mitchell

She goes through the vale of death alone,
each time a babe is born.
As it is the right neither of man nor the state to
coerce her into this ordeal,
so it is her right to decide whether she will endure it.
- Margaret Sanger

Well, I think they're all basically the same story.
Every culture in the world has them.
When you strip it down and analyze it,
it's the young man or girl who goes through a trial
or ordeal and hits a very low ebb but manages to get
guidance from a Merlin type figure.
- Liam Neeson

How is it that, once victory took form and the horrible
spectacle of the extermination camps was revealed,
we could have shamelessly broken the promises given
to the peoples in those years of ordeal?
- Rene Cassin

Men do not fight for flag or country,
for the Marine Corps or glory or any other abstraction.
They fight for one another.
And if you came through this ordeal,
you would age with dignity.
- William Manchester

Egypt has suffered more ordeals than the other countries to get where it is.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

Student journeys which were important to me were Sicily,
Greece, and Egypt, where I really saw these buildings,
and that is where you're able to grasp what things mean.
- Ben Nicholson

We are like a woman with a difficult pregnancy.
We have to rebuild the social classes in Egypt,
and we must change the way things were.
- Naguib Mahfouz

These are the multinationals, like General Motors and Nestle;
these are the big industrial groups that weigh,
on the monetary scale, much more than big countries like Egypt.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

We are not at war with Egypt.
We are in an armed conflict.
- Anthony Eden

I am dying, Egypt, dying.
- Marc Antony

In Egypt, the living were subordinate to the dead.
- Stephen Gardiner

We had Taiwan, Egypt, Lebanon, and Oman open their markets to our beef,
and we're excited about that.
- Mike Johanns

I am damn good.
I am doing all this for Egypt and nothing else.
I reject 70 per cent of media interviews while these
people who accuse me are running after them.
- Zahi Hawass

An honest observer of the evolution of conditions in
Egypt would discover that terrorism is an alien phenomenon,
strange to our values and heritage.
- Hosni Mubarak

Do not forget that the Arab countries,
starting with Algeria and Egypt, are the ones that
have paid the heaviest toll because of Islamic terror.
- Omar Bongo

Some dog I got too.
We call him Egypt.
Because in every room he leaves a pyramid.
- Rodney Dangerfield

Our hearts and prayers go out to the people in London and in Egypt.
We're very concerned about it.
We are providing our expertise to aid in the investigation in London.
- Alberto Gonzales

I was a fighter pilot, flying Hurricanes all round the Mediterranean.
I flew in the Western Desert of Libya,
in Greece, in Syria, in Iraq and in Egypt.
- Roald Dahl

The president requested me to restore order in the national team.
I have been designated to be part of the official delegation
to Egypt to help boost the morale of our players.
- Roger Milla

Jews have been in Egypt since Biblical times,
and Alexandria had once been, at least partially,
a Jewish city.
- Meir Kahane

You can't make war in the Middle East without Egypt
and you can't make peace without Syria.
- Henry A. Kissinger

When digging ceases to be a great game and becomes,
as in Egypt, merely business, it will be a bad thing.
- Leonard Woolley

The Egyptians could run to Egypt, the Syrians into Syria.
The only place we could run was into the sea,
and before we did that we might as well fight.
- Golda Meir

If you want to move people, you look for a point of sensitivity,
and in Egypt nothing moves people as much as religion.
- Naguib Mahfouz

In Egypt today most people are concerned with getting bread to eat.
Only some of the educated understand how democracy works.
- Naguib Mahfouz

But my friends, these people in Egypt have stood by us in a tough,
tough neighborhood.
- Roger Wicker

Egypt, the Egypt of antiquity, at a later time,
exercised a mysterious fascination over me.
I recognized a picture of it immediately,
without hesitation and astonishment,
in an illustrated magazine.
- Pierre Loti

Lebanon is restless, Syria got its walking papers,
Egypt is scheduling elections with more than one candidate,
and even Saudi Arabia, whose rulers are perhaps more
terrified of women than rulers anywhere else in the world,
allowed limited municipal elections.
- Suzanne Fields

If Iran becomes a nuclear weapon state it is the end
of non-proliferation as we know it.
If Iran gets a nuclear weapon you are likely to see Saudi,
Egypt and other countries follow suit and we will bequeath
to the next generation a nuclear arms race in the world's most unstable region.
- Liam Fox

By 3000 B.C.
the art of Egypt was so ripe and so far advanced that
it is surprising to find any student of early culture
proposing that the crude contemporary art of the early
Babylonians is the product of a civilization earlier than that of the Nile.
- James H. Breasted

The attacks in Jordan, just like those before it in Indonesia,
Egypt, Spain and the United States, demonstrate that
terrorism does not discriminate by race,
ethnicity or region.
Instead, terrorists indiscriminately target those seeking to live a peaceful,
loving and free life.
- Allyson Schwartz

There is but little room for doubt that Egypt led the
way in the creation of the earliest known group of
civilizations which arose on both sides of the land
bridge between Africa and Eurasia in the fourth millennium B.C.
- James H. Breasted

Well, one thing that has happened is they have had
a presidential election in Egypt which has represented progress.
Now, we were not happy with everything that happened
with the parliamentary elections,
and it was not exactly a perfect presidential election in Egypt.
- Roger Wicker

The metaphor of the king as the shepherd of his people
goes back to ancient Egypt.
Perhaps the use of this particular convention is due to the fact that,
being stupid, affectionate, gregarious,
and easily stampeded, the societies formed by sheep
are most like human ones.
- Northrop Frye

More immediately, I'm currently working on another
Dracula in which there will be connections with ancient Egypt.
That's about as far as I want to go in commenting on current work.
- Fred Saberhagen

I wouldn't attach too much importance to these student riots.
I remember when I was a student at the Sorbonne in Paris,
I used to go out and riot occasionally.
- John Foster Dulles

Every time a student walks past a really urgent,
expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college,
it can help reassure him that he does have that mind,
does have that soul.
- Louis Kahn

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
- Buddhist Proverb

I was a fantastic student until ten,
and then my mind began to wander.
- Grace Paley

O friend unseen, unborn, unknown, Student of our sweet English tongue,
I never indulge in poetics - Unless I am down with rheumatics.
- Quintus Ennius

I hope that Requiem is better than Pi.
I hope that Pi is better than my student films,
and I'm hoping that I'm getting better as I get older.
- Darren Aronofsky

Dates and periods are of interest only to the student of musical history.
- Peter Warlock

Responsibility for learning belongs to the student,
regardless of age.
- Robert Martin

It is our hope that the AP program can serve as an
anchor for increasing rigor in our schools.
Rigor can be maintained while increasing student participation.
- Gaston Caperton

After some minor pieces of theoretical study that I worked on,
a student in my statistical mechanics class brought
to my attention a problem in polyelectrolytes.
- Rudolph A. Marcus

Time to Die:
A Zen teacher had a rare and priceless teacup.
One day, his precocious student accidentally broke the cup.
Hearing the footsteps of his teacher,
the student held the pieces of the cup behind his back.
When the master appeared, he asked: "Why do people have to die?"
"This is natural," explained the teacher.
"Everything has to die and has just so long to live."
The student showed the shattered cup, saying,
"It was time for your cup to die."
- Traditional Zen Koan

Consequently the student who is devoid of talent will
derive no more profit from this work than barren soil
from a treatise on agriculture.
- Quintilian

I met Milos in 1967.
I was working on a student film.
And there is Milos Forman.
So that's how I met Milos.
- Vincent Schiavelli

I was a student in Germany when Hitler came to power.
- Klaus Fuchs

I haven't yet figured out how I was made first captain,
because I was not an outstanding student.
I was an adequate student.
- William Westmoreland

I was a student at Columbia College,
actually,
in the Architecture school.
Paul would drive in from Queens, showing me these new songs.
I can't remember us working it out.
- Art Garfunkel

When I was in junior high school, the teachers voted
me the student most likely to end up in the electric chair.
- Sylvester Stallone

It is hard to convince a high-school student that he
will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than
those of algebra and geometry.
- Edward W. Howe

If I had had me for a student I would have thrown me
out of class immediately.
- Lynda Barry

I met Hilary Vaughan at a Student Ball in 1944 and
we married in the summer of 1946,
as soon as I graduated.
- James W. Black

If I can get some student interested in science,
if I can show members of the general public what's
going on up there in the space program,
then my job's been done.
- Christa McAuliffe

Berkeley had a liberal element in the student body
who tended to be quite active.
I think that's in general a feature of intellectually active places.
- John Searle

You are always a student, never a master.
You have to keep moving forward.
- Conrad Hall


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