No man, not even a doctor, ever gives any other definition of what a nurse should be than this — "devoted and obedient." This definition would do just as well for a porter. It might even do for a horse. It would not do for a policeman.
I believe that people are like portmanteauxpacked with certain things, started going, thrown about, tossed away, dumped down, lost and found, half emptied suddenly, or squeezed fatter than ever, until finally the Ultimate Porter swings them on to the UltimateTrain and away they rattle.Beauchamp
Jimmy Porter: They spend their time mostly looking forward to the past.john osborne
I was aggressively nonpolitical. I believed that people who make a fuss about politics do so because their heads are too empty to think about more important things. So I felt nothing but impatient contempt for Osborne's Jimmy Porter and the rest of the heroes of social protest.colin wilson
The difference between the most dissimilar characters, between a philosopher and a common street Porter, seems to arise not so much from nature, as from habit, custom and educationAdam Smith
Il serait impertinent pour un pays n’ayant pas subi l’occupation de Porter un jugement sur un autre l’ayant subi.anthony eden
La faute des hommes supérieurs est de dépenser leurs jeunes années à se rendre dignes de la faveur. Pendant qu'ils thésaurisent, leur force est la science pour Porter sans effort le poids d'une puissance qui les fuit; les intrigants, riches de mots et dépourvus d'idées, vont et viennent, surprennent les sots, et se logent dans la confiance des demi-niais.honoré de balzac
Got my ticket at the airport Well I guess I've been marking time I've been living in another country That operates along entirely different lines Keep me away from Porter or whiskey Don't play anything sentimental it'll make me cry I've got to go back my friend Is there really any need to ask why?van morrison
If a workman can conveniently spare those three halfpence, he buys a pot of Porter. If he cannot, he contents himself with a pint, and, as a penny saved is a penny got, he thus gains a farthing by his temperance.