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.
It was the most exclusive club in the world, in all the worlds, and this is a mighty pale statement to make about it. Let us emphasize that it was hard to get into.r. a. lafferty
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.
If Tiger Woods slamming his club into the ground is the biggest worry wehave, our sport isinprettygood shape.Arnold Palmer
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'.
Roger [Goodell] said he didn't want me in the strip club. I was like, well, you know, I don't think there's nothing wrong with going to the strip club. It ain't no sin to go to the strip club, you know, I was just being rebellion.Interview with Michael Irvin on The Michael Irvin Show on KESN radio, March 25, 2008
I sent the club a wire stating, "PLEASE ACCEPT MY RESIGNATION. I DON'T WANT TO BELONG TO ANY club THAT WILL ACCEPT PEOPLE LIKE ME AS A MEMBER".groucho marx
[Variant:] "Please accept my resignation. I don’t care to belong to any club that will have me as a member".groucho marx
When I think of the people who have been there, and the people I grew up admiring - the likes of Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, Sugar Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Leonard... it's just incredible that I'm in the same sort of club.Barry McGuigan
At a football club, there's a holy trinity – the players, the manager and the supporters.bill shankly
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.marina warner
The touch of time does more than the club of Hercules.james branch cabell
Comradeship is obvious and universal and open; but it is only one kind of affection; it has characteristics that would destroy any other kind. Anyone who has known true comradeship in a club or in a regiment, knows that it is impersonal.gilbert keith chesterton
I'm sorry, but I stand by my decision. I am now a member of the elite club of people that have fought a professional team mascot. You sir, are not in that club.tucker max
I won't ever get on stage at a comedy club when people know about it.john mayer
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)
To be an Englishman is to belong to the most exclusive club there is.ogden nash
Having cancer gave me membership in an elite club I'd rather not belong to.Gilda Radner, in Psycho-Oncology, p.2 (R)
Three months later, on September 5, 2001, at a pro-am event preceding the Canadian Open at the Royal Montreal Golf club, I was invited to play a round with Tiger Woods. Nothing in the game of politics had ever been as nerve-racking as that game of golf.jean chrétien
"Here are the folks that are involved in this New World Order: The United Nations [….] the World Council of Churches […..] the Council of Foreign Relations, the Trilateral Commission, the Bilderbergers […..] the International Monetary Fund […..] the club of Rome, the communists, the socialists, the National Education Association […..] the NOW organisation, the ACLU, the Masonic Lodge."kent hovind
"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
[Concerning the founding of the Sierra club:] Hoping that we will be able to do something for wildness and make the mountains glad.john muir
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