Gittin' talked about is one o' th' penalties for bein' purty, while bein' above suspicion is about th' only compensation fer bein' homely.
Even an Englishman was niver improved by bein' blown up.Finley Peter Dunne
To be yersel'sand to mak'that worth bein'. Nae harder job to mortals has been gi'en.Grieve
I was hurt so deep that I made up my mind never to hurt anybody else, no matter what. I never made jokes about anybody's big ears, their stut- terin', or about them bein' off their nut.jimmy durante
It's purty hard t' be efficient without bein' obnoxious.kin hubbard
It's pretty hard t' be efficient without bein' obnoxious.kin hubbard
I’ll ha’e nae hauf-way hoose, but aye be whaur
Extremes meet – it’s the only way I ken
To dodge the curst conceit o’ bein’ right
That damns the vast majority o’ men.
Personal contraband? This is enough to get you court-martialed. Although, bein' 40 miles into enemy territory, you'd just as soon get thrown overboard.