Don Newcombe quotes

  • Oh, Eeyore, you are wet!” said Piglet, feeling him. Eeyore shook himself, and asked somebody to explain to Piglet what happened when you had been inside a river for quite a long time.

  • As long as you want anything very much, especially more than you want God, it is an idol.

  • The greatest problem about old age is the fear that it may go on too long.

  • It's hard to say what I want my legacy to be when I'm long gone.

  • There's the really angry drunk, who's just annoying to be around. I prefer the drunk who falls all over the place and is being completely inappropriate. Or the super-loud, happy drunk, which is evidentially what I am.

  • Summer is the time when one sheds one's tensions with one's clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you can become drunk with the belief that all's right with the world.

  • I got drunk in Canada. I was there for 2 days but I was drunk there for 4 days. I don't know how it worked. I guess it was with the time difference or something.

  • Fascism was little more than terrorist rule by corrupt gangsters. Mussolini was not corrupt himself but he did nothing except to rage impotently.

  • Some men, like spaniels, will only fawn the more when repulsed, but will pay little heed to a friendly caress.

  • A tiny remnant of a big thing is better than a whole little thing.

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