I remember that a wise friend of mine did usually say, "That which is everybody's business is nobody's business."
Running a cemetery is just like being President: you got a lot of people under you and nobody's listening.unknown
If the people don't want to come out to the park, nobody's gonna stop them.Quoted in Colin Jarman The Guinness Dictionary of Sports Quotations (1990).
Other people's babies That's my life! Mother to dozens, And nobody's wife.1930 'Other People's Babies'.
What was everybody's business in the end proved to be nobody's business. Each one looked to the other to take the lead, and the aggressorsgot away with it.Jan Christian Smuts
The English language is nobody's special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself.Interviewed in George Plimpton (ed) Writers atWork (8th series, 1988).
The English language is nobody's special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself.derek walcott
The difference between sex and death is, with death you can do it alone and nobody's going to make fun of you.woody allen
We look to the left and to the right And we need help but nobody's in sight Where is the man that we all need Tell him he's to come and rescue me.Ken Livingstone
Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy. That is not our business and, in fact, it is nobody's business. What we are asked to do is to love, and this love itself will render both ourselves and our neighbors worthy if anything can.thomas merton
You mean nothing to no one but that's nobody's fault.conor oberst
It bothers a lot of people, but like you said, it's nobody's business, it came from the Judeo-Christian ethos, especially Saint Paul the bastard, but he was complaining about youngsters who were not really that way, they did it for money, everybody suspects us or knows but nobody says anything about it.Gertrude Stein
Everybody's business is nobody's business.Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay, essay on Hallam's Constitutional History. Quoted as an old maxim. in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 85-87.
I remember that a wise friend of mine did usually say, "That which is everybody's business is nobody's business."Izaak Walton
I love the American Apparel long-sleeve waffle shirt. You can't do it too much. If you wear a long-sleeve black T-shirt every single day, nobody's going to say, "That guy wears a long-sleeve black T-shirt too much." If you're wearing a sweatshirt that says "Gap Est. 1969" on it, you've got a couple days of wearing that before someone goes, "Why don't you do some laundry?"John Mayer, [Snierson, Dan (2006). (with ELLE Magaine)"Man of Style" JMEyeCandy.com (accessed August 8, 2006)]
Taking about pollution, nobody's holy. They who pollute, sinned against nature.Toba Beta
nobody's reasonable when they're in love. That's the whole point of it.rene balcer
nobody's wrong but England – and England's always wrong, Too late – or else too early – too soft – or else too strong. And when for once the wide world begins to praise her name Her own sons crowd and hurry to shout her back to shame.a. p. herbert
Because he (Elton John) is pushing his face in all the time, and telling us about his private life. nobody's interested, he's incredibly rich, he should just go away, and he's just hoisting his problems onto everybody and working them out publicly and...I've said enough.morrissey
Oh, get ahold of yourself. nobody's proposing that we parse English.larry wall
nobody's going to spoil us.Who: Carl Wade
"Down there we know, the streets we know, but up here? nobody's been here."TFI - French TV[ ]
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