Christianity is most admirably adapted to the training of slaves, to the perpetuation of a slave society; in short, to the very conditions confronting us to-day. … The rulers of the earth have realized long ago what potent poison inheres in the Christian religion. That is the reason they foster it; that is why they leave nothing undone to instill it into the blood of the people. They know only too well that the subtleness of the Christian teachings is a more powerful protection against rebellion and discontent than the club or the gun.
Mi advise to them who are about tu begin, in arnest, the jurneyov life, istu take their harte in one hand and a club in the other.1865 Josh Billings, His Sayings, ch.71.
The theory that the League and Cup double will never be done in modern times is nonsense. I realize no one has done it for sixty years, but there is a simple explanation for that. No club has been good enough.1957 Attributed, four years before Tottenham Hotspur won both the League Championship and the FA Cup.
Thesecret of managing a ball club istokeepthefiveguys who hate you away from the five who are undecided.Quoted in ColinJarmanThe Guinness Dictionary of Sports Quotations (1990).
Although Marycannot be a model for the New Woman, a goddess is better than no goddess at all, for the sombre-suited masculine world of the Protestant religion is altogether too much like a gentlemen's club to which the ladies are only admitted on special days.1976 Alone of All Her Sex: the Myth and Cult of theVirgin Mary, epilogue.
It is easier for a man to be loyal to his club than to his planet; the by-laws are shorter, and he is personally acquainted with the other members.1942 One Man's Meat,'One Man's Meat'.
Totti is a fantastic player." "I am proud to play in a team with a player like him who is the symbol of Roma and that means a lot to the fans of this club. The modern game has changed a lot, but I think it is critical to a club with a player who is much like Totti at Roma or Maldini at Milan. Money is important in football, but there are other things more important value for an entity."francesco totti
A recent study also revealed that the rupee millionaire club in Karnataka 's capital is the largest in India .Rediff Business Desk, in "India's hottest IT destinations".
It was a big challenge for me when I decided to start with the Sufi night. It took a while for the crowd to understand the music that was being played at the club since Delhi's crowd is more used to listening to hip-hop and Bollywood music, but the introduction of Sufi music definitely brought in a change.Akshay Anand, The Times of India (2012)
"For one crime there is no asylum even in the club," whispered Horace the Snake, who had sharp ears for whispering. "For all other crimes we give asylum, for the most heinous crime in the universe we give no asylum." "What is the most heinous crime in the universe?" Roadstrum asked. "Killing a songbird."r. a. lafferty