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. Josh pseudonym of Henry Wheeler Shaw Billings Josh Billings, His Sayings, ch.71.
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. Sir Matt(hew) Busby Attributed, four years before Tottenham Hotspur won
both the League
Championship and the FA Cup.
thinkthat it is the best club in London. CharlesJohn Huffam Dickens ^5 Mr Twemlow's description of the House of Commons. Our Mutual Friend,
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense, differing
from the latter onlyas a veteran may differ from a raw
recruit: and its methods differ from those of common
sense only as far as the guardsman's cut and thrust
differ from the manner in which a savage wields his club. T(homas) H(enry) Huxley ^4 Collected Essays, no.4,'The Method of Zadig'.
All I've got against it is that it takes you so far from the club house. Eric Robert Linklater Of golf. Poet's Pub, ch.3.
Please accept my resignation. I don't want to belong to any club that will
accept me as a member. Groucho originally Julius Henry Marx Marx Recalled in his autobiography, Groucho and Me
Let us pause to consider the English, Who when they pause
to consider themselves they get all reticently
thrilled and tinglish, Because every
Englishman is convinced of one thing, viz.: That to be an
Englishman is to belong to the most exclusive club
there is. (Frederic) Ogden Nash I'm a Stranger Here Myself,'England
'I believe I take precedence,' he said coldly; 'you are merely the Club
Bore: I am the Club Liar.' Saki pseudonym of Hector Hugh Munro Beasts and Super-Beasts,'A Defensive Diamond'.
Thesecret of managing a ball club istokeepthefiveguys who hate you away
from the five who are undecided. Casey (Charles Dillon) Stengel Quoted in
ColinJarmanThe Guinness Dictionary of Sports Quotations (1990).
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. E(lwyn) B(rooks) White One Man's Meat,'One Man's Meat'.