Billiards is very similar to snooker, except there are only three balls and no one watches it.
Stephen Colbert: So you're an agnostic? Bart Ehrman: That's right. Colbert: Isn't that just an atheist without balls?
I am not superwoman. The reality of my daily life is that I am juggling a lot of balls in the air? And sometimes some of the balls get dropped.Geoffrey Norman Blainey
Forasmuch as there isgreat noise in the city caused by hustling over large balls, from which many evils may arise, which God forbid, we command and forbid on behalf of the King, on pain of imprisonment, such game to be used in the city in future.
And there he plays extravagant matches In fitless finger-stalls On a cloth untrue With a twisted cue And elliptical billiard balls.Sir W(illiam) S(chwenck) Gilbert
How on earth are the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Governor of the Bank of England?to be taken seriouslyagainst that kind of background noise? It is rather like sending your opening batsmen to the crease, only for them to find, the moment the first balls are bowled, that their bats have been broken before the game by the team captain.Baron Howe
Mother, they would praise my balls if I hung them high enough.brendan behan
Look at that! If you ever needed convincing that we live in the solar system, that we are on a ball of rock, orbiting around the Sun with other balls of rock, then look at that! That’s the solar system coming down and grabbing you by the throat.brian cox
Oh, I hate the thought of all those costumes and grease paint! When I think that characters like Kundry will now have to be dressed up, those dreadful artists' balls immediately spring into my mind. Having created the invisible orchestra, I now feel like inventing the invisible theatre!richard wagner
Organisms are not billiard balls, propelled by simple and measurable external forces to predictable new positions on life's pool table. Sufficiently complex systems have greater richness. Organisms have a history that constrains their future in myriad, subtle ways.stephen jay gould
We are merely the stars' tennis balls, struck and bandied which way please them.john webster
Let's not pretend that mental phenomena can be mapped on to the characteristics of billiard balls.
I am single. Waiting for a man who has more balls than me
No matter how long you play rock and roll, songs might change just as long as the balls are there, the rock balls. And that's what's important to us
[Boxed] Multiple bouncing balls in a box are a metaphor for community. Notice how the escaping balls explode. This is what happens to people who move from Perl to Ruby .
You gave me blue balls, you tease.
"I got a buzz bigger than a beehive, cough up my cookies let loose what's on the inside - the Tussin, the Tussin! put it down like it was nothin', Robocop couldn't stop me from pukin' and flushin', no balls to be bustin', no fightin', no cussin', just love for a drug called Robitussin !"
Else if you would be a man speak what you think to-day in words as hard as cannon balls, and to-morrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said to-day.
...the rights of them the others are down upon, Of the deform'd, trivial , flat, foolish , despised, Fog in the air, beetles rolling balls of dung.
Sexism in politics is nothing new when you're standing for election. But don't stand for election and it's almost as bad. Shockingly, David Cameron thought it acceptable to claim this week that my decision not to run for the Labour leadership was because my husband, Ed balls, "stopped [me] from standing."yvette cooper
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