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Funny Pentameter Quotes
Funny Quotes about Pentameter

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I would talk in iambic pentameter if it were easier.
- Howard Nemerov

Everyone should have at least two friends -
one to talk to and one to talk about.
- Anonymous

You know what? Maybe there's a good reason
donkeys shouldn't talk.
- the movie Shrek (2001)

I cannot sing, dance or act; what else would I be but a talk show host.
- David Letterman


 

Might I perhaps win my wings?
I've been waiting for over 200 years now, sir,
and people ARE beginning to talk.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

The reason I talk to myself is because
I'm the only one whose answers I accept.
- George Carlin

Talk doesn't cook rice.
- Chinese Proverb


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Children, cartoon animals, comedians,
and space aliens can get away with saying
what the rest of us are afraid is true,
but are embarrassed to talk about.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is far too important a thing
ever to talk seriously about.
- Oscar Wilde

"The time has come," the walrus said, "to talk of many things:
of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings."
- Lewis Carroll

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words
but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Who's a boy gonna talk to if not his mother?
- Donald E. Westlake

To hear some men talk of the government,
you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation,
and kept the planets in their places.
- Wendell Phillips

I'm always rather nervous about how you talk
about women who are active in politics,
whether they want to be talked about as women or as politicians.
- John F. Kennedy

Talk not of the river or lake
To those who have looked on the sea.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The left dismisses talk about the collapse of family
life and talks instead about the emergence of the growing
new diversity of family types.
- Christopher Lasch

The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned.
When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

All this talk about equality.
The only thing people really have in common is that
they are all going to die.
- Bob Dylan

Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody
that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.
- David Byrne

I could talk food all day.
I love good food.
- Tom Brady

Talk is cheap - except when Congress does it.
- Cullen Hightower

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins

It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
- Thomas Fuller

Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.
- Denis Waitley

There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about,
there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.
- Shirley Knight

I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps.
I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician,
though I'm glad I am not any of these.
- Tom Glazer

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening
when you'd have preferred to talk.
- Doug Larson

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

Children are educated by what the grown-up is
and not by his talk.
- Carl Jung

The less food, the more time to talk,
the more to talk about.
- Damon Wayans

It isn't enough to talk about peace.
One must believe in it.
And it isn't enough to believe in it.
One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

You talk about German technocracy and you get automobiles.
- Gordon Sinclair

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense,
and have her nonsense respected.
- Charles Lamb

When we talk about democracy, if the people's
stomach is empty, democracy is also empty.
Democracy can not be installed by fiat;
it must be achieved by the people themselves.
- Jimmy Yen

I sometimes talk about the making of a poem within the poem.
- Howard Nemerov

I'm very girly.
I love to talk about diets, exercise,
kids, make-up.
- Rachel Hunter

Writers write.
Dreamers talk about it.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

Don't talk about what you have done
or what you are going to do.
- Thomas Jefferson

Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.
- Dion Boucicault

Talk not of wasted affection;
affection never was wasted.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Little do men perceive what solitude is,
and how far it extendeth.
For a crowd is not company,
and faces are but a gallery of pictures,
and talk but a tinkling cymbal,
where there is no love.
- Francis Bacon

If you love it enough, anything will talk with you.
- George Washington Carver

Patriots always talk of dying for their country and
never of killing for their country.
- Bertrand Russell

There's three things men always talk about -
women,
sports, and cars.
- Mario Lopez

Have a talk with your mind
(it really is something separate from yourself).
Lay down the law.
"My life begins TODAY.
I am like a newborn.
I have what I have today;
I have my fingers, my toes,
some people in my life,
some material and financial state.
Yesterday is only a dream -
perhaps a nightmare,
perhaps a cherished memory,
but only a dream - nothing more.
I will make all decisions and actions based solely
on what I have today as a starting point."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the present Congress errs in too much talking,
how can it be otherwise in a body to which the people
send one hundred and fifty lawyers,
whose trade it is to question everything,
yield nothing, and talk by the hour?
- Thomas Jefferson

Being a teenager is an amazing time and a hard time.
It's when you make your best friends -
I have girls who will never leave my heart and I still talk to.
You get the best and the worst as a teen.
You have the best friendships and the worst heartbreaks.
- Sophia Bush

There was endless action - not just football,
but sailboats, tennis and other things:
movement.
There was endless talk - the ambassador at the head
of the table laying out the prevailing wisdom,
but everyone else weighing in with their opinions and taking part.
- Charles Spalding

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough.
Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower
or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets,
but I have found that when I silently commune with people
they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough.
- George Washington Carver

I've made an odd discovery.
Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that
happiness is no longer a possibility.
Yet when I talk with my gardener, I'm convinced of the opposite.
- Bertrand Russell

Beauty is only skin deep.
If you go after someone just because she's beautiful
but don't have anything to talk about,
it's going to get boring fast.
You want to look beyond the surface and see if you
can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person.
- Amanda Peet

Relationships are made of talk - and talk is for girls and women.
- Deborah Tannen

I was 23, and he was 86.
I saw a very sick man.
I just wanted to just talk with him.
There was no physical attraction at all.
He was very much attracted to me.
- Anna Nicole Smith

I board with a poor Scotchman: his wife can talk scarce any English.
- David Brainerd

My husband is exceedingly busy.
For some time the talk of his going had been slack,
but just now again there seems to be a move to get him sent to the front!
- Sarojini Naidu

I want to do movies but not talk about them.
- Nastassja Kinski

We need to be around our families not because we have
so many shared experiences to talk about,
but instead because they know precisely which subjects to avoid.
- Doug Coupland

There's nothing more boring than unintelligent actors,
because all they have to talk about is themselves and acting.
There have to be other things.
- Tim Robbins

I have heard talk and talk, but nothing is done.
- Chief Joseph

When I was recording from '70 to '82,
I always played piano and laid the tracks down.
But I used to talk to the other musicians while the track was playing.
- Roy Ayers

We need to be careful when we talk about cutting health care costs.
They are not going to be reduced - what we really want
to do is do is slow the rate of increase.
- David Obey

College ain't so much where you been as how you talk when you get back.
- Ossie Davis

The fact that people will pay you to talk to people
and travel to interesting places and write about what intrigues you,
I am just amazed by that.
- Nicholas D. Kristof

I drive with my knees.
Otherwise, how can I put on my lipstick and talk on my phone?
- Sharon Stone

If I talk about something I either talk about it or I DO it...
the minute I talk about it it's lost all it's drive and all it's fun.
- Carol Channing

In all honesty, I'm not able to talk about contracts.
It's nothing with 'American Idol' in particular,
it's just things I really need to take care of in my life.
- Mario Vazquez

If you want to talk to me, you'll have to put out that cigarette.
- Jimmy Piersall

There's so much talk about the drug generation and songs about drugs.
That's stupid.
They aren't songs about drugs; they're about life.
- Cass Elliot

Most rock journalism is people who can't write,
interviewing people who can't talk, for people who can't read.
- Frank Zappa


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