Rod Liddle quotes

  • History has shown us that it's not religion that's the problem, but any system of thought that insists that one group of people are inviolably in the right, whereas the others are in the wrong and must somehow be punished.
    -- Rod Liddle

    #People #Groups #Problem

  • Here is the full list of the banned words I used: active homosexual; career women; Third World; blacks; Asians; Australasia; Bangalore; primitive African tribes; crippled; in a wheelchair; hare lip; ethnic minorities; handicapped; spinster; committed suicide; gypsies; Bombay; illegitimate daughter; air hostess; Siamese twins; Calcutta; deaf ears; illegal asylum seeker; province of Northern Ireland; grandmother; bachelor.
    -- Rod Liddle

    #Daughter #Suicide #Grandmother

  • Bayern's midfielder, Owen Hargreaves, who scampered around the pitch like an office boy on amphetamines for the last 25 minutes or so.
    -- Rod Liddle

    #Soccer #Football #Boys

  • I hope you are looking forward to the tsunami of industrial effluent which is coming your way in the first quarter of the new year. You will not be able to avoid it, unless you are Helen Keller. One way or another, Wills and Kate are going to get you.
    -- Rod Liddle

    #New Year #Years #Able

  • The poor Geordies are in the process of being rebuffed by every sentient human being whose ambition in life is more than simply to pocket six million quid for having been a failure and run for the hills. They want beautiful, flowing football and tangible success, at St James' Park. Fine. I, meanwhile, want Jessica Alba and the Nobel prize for literature. I make my prospects slightly more realistic.
    -- Rod Liddle

    #Beautiful #Soccer #Football

  • Faria Alam whined about the invasion of her privacy in yet another lucrative interview earlier this week. There is very good money to be made out of whining about the invasion of your privacy.
    -- Rod Liddle

    #Soccer #Football #Invasion

  • Facts are what pedantic, dull people have instead of opinions.

  • We must see what in the Israeli identity - in the Israeli - we can give to other people rather than speaking so often of taking, expanding territory.

  • People who deal with life generously and large-heartedly go on multiplying relationships to the end.

  • The bells they sound on Bredon, And still the steeples hum. "Come all to church, good people"- Oh, noisy bells, be dumb; I hear you, I will come.

  • I have never believed in being part of any one group or camp.

  • I played guitar. I've always considered myself an actor, but I wasn't making a living as an actor. So I was in a couple of folk groups that managed to keep me in underwear and burritos.

  • Solve a real problem and the world is yours.

  • The real problem with all drugs is that they work. Fantastically. They're great, right up until the moment they kill you.

  • Science, in the very act of solving problems, creates more of them.

  • We are great and our faults are great and therefore our problems great and great are our consolations.