Would you convey my compliments to the purist who reads your proofs and tell him or her that I write in a sort of broken-downpatoiswhichissomething likethewaya Swiss waiter talks, and that when I split an infinitive,God damn it, I split it so it will stay split.Raymond Chandler
The most perfect of Swiss clockmakers.Igor Fedorovich Stravinsky
Toronto is a kind of New York operated by the Swiss.Quoted byJohn Bentley Mays in the Globe and Mail,1 Aug1987.
On Saturday, he ate through one piece of chocolate cake, one ice-cream cone, one pickle, one slice of Swiss cheese, one slice of salami, one lollipop, one piece of cherry pie, one sausage, one cupcake, and one slice of watermelon. That night he had a stomach ache.The Very Hungry Caterpillar
"We wouldn't want to be like the Swiss, would we? That would be awful! We'd be rich!"nigel farage
The engine driving the Kelly system is the "law of large numbers." In a 1713 treatise on probability, Swiss mathematician Jakob Bernoulli propounded a law that has been misunderstood by gamblers (and investors) ever since.william poundstone
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.woody allen
WikiLeaks will not comply with legally abusive requests from Scientology any more than WikiLeaks has complied with similar demands from Swiss banks, Russian offshore stem-cell centers, former African kleptocrats, or the Pentagon.julian assange
As the Swiss inscription says: Sprechen ist silbern, Schweigen ist golden "Speech is silvern, Silence is golden"; or, as I might rather express it: speech is of time, silence is of eternity.thomas carlyle
The Swiss are offended by being called gentlemen, and prove themselves true plebeians in order to be thought worthy of great office.Blaise Pascal PENSÉES 305
I am by heritage a Jew, by citizenship a Swiss, and by makeup a human being, and only a human being, without any special attachment to any state or national entity whatsoever.Albert Einstein, in a letter to Alfred Kneser (7 June 1918); Doc. 560 in The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein, Vol. 8
Analysis and synthesis ordinarily clarify matters for us about as much as taking a Swiss watch apart and dumping its wheels, springs, hands, threads, pivots, screws and gears into a layman's hands for reassembling, clarifies a watch to a layman.Unknown, in Accelerated Testing and Validation, Elsevier, 01-Jul-2004, p.191
I am by heritage a Jew, by citizenship a Swiss, and by makeup a human being, and only a human being, without any special attachment to any state or national entity whatsoever.Albert Einstein, in a letter to Alfred Kneser (7 June 1918); Doc. 560 in The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein Vol. 8.
By an application of the theory of relativity to the taste of readers, today in Germany I am called a German man of science, and in England I am represented as a Swiss Jew. If I come to be represented as a bête noire, the descriptions will be reversed, and I shall become a Swiss Jew for the Germans and a German man of science for the English!Albert Einstein, in a statement to The Times [London] (28 November 1919), quoted in The New Quotable Einstein (2005) by Alice Calaprice
Recently, a judge ordered some leaked documents concerning the Swiss bank Julius Baer to be removed from a Web site. But, instead of hiding the documents from public view, the judge's action drew more attention to them. The episode is the latest example of a phenomenon known as the "Streisand Effect." Robert Siegel talks with Mike Masnick, CEO of Techdirt Inc., who coined the term.Robert Siegel (February 29, 2008). "'Streisand Effect' Snags Effort to Hide Documents". All Things Considered (National Public Radio). Retrieved on October 29, 2012.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.Woody Allen, in Without Feathers (1975).