Teenage crush is like flu. If you find a remedy for it, it lasts for a couple of days. If you don't, it still lasts for a couple of days.
[..] I was watching him in training for the first couple of days and he was one of the worst trainers I'd ever seen [...] His technique was lousy, his shots were going wide – but then he scored ten goals in the first five or six games and I realised what a player he was. (Brian Laudrup, his ex-Fiorentina teammate, 2006).gabriel batistuta
Evidently there are plenty of people in journalism who have neither got what they liked nor quite grown to like what they get. They write pieces they do not much enjoy writing, for papers they totally despise, and the sad process ends by ruining their style and disintegrating their personality, two developments which in a writer cannot be separated, since his personality and style must progress or deteriorate together, like a married couple in a country where death is the only permissible divorce.claud cockburn
There were a couple of occasions when it was passed around – and, unlike President Clinton, I did inhale!.brian cowen
Marriage is like a table with four legs - the couple, the children, the parents and the in-laws. Break any of these and the marriage crashes to the floorsiddharth katragadda
If you start throwing hedgehogs under me, I shall throw a couple of porcupines under you.nikita khrushchev
Even if I was really prolific — which I'm not — I think I'd always put at least a couple of covers on my record. I think it's a sort of healthy thing to do. It shows that you're not totally self-obsessed.nick lowe
If there would not have been a Waco, I would have put down roots somewhere and not been so unsettled with the fact that my government … was a threat to me. Everything that Waco implies was on the forefront of my thoughts. That sort of guided my path for the next couple of years.timothy mcveigh
Oh, I suppose my wife and I will open a bottle of champagne with another couple.paul scofield
The same way people are now paying a couple thousand dollars to fly to other parts of the world, people will be paying $50,000 to spend a weekend on a space station.alan shepard
Yes, I did have to struggle very hard to get this [the vote on the Iraq war] through, but the reason I did it was because I thought it was the right thing to do. I didn't take this on myself... just because I thought, 'Let's give myself a really hard time for a couple of years!'tony blair
[I]n 1938, Superman appeared. He had been mailed to the offices of National Periodical Publications from Cleveland, by a couple of Jewish boys who had imbued him with the powers of a hundred men, of a distant world, and of the full measure of their bespectacled adolescent hopefulness and desperation.michael chabon
But now here is the director's cut, which is 20 minutes shorter, lops off a couple of characters and a few of the infinite subplots, and is even more of a mess. I recommend that Kelly keep right on cutting until he whittles it down to a ukulele pick.roger ebert
Marriages should culminate on account of the wishes of the couple. It is their knitting of the hearts that should lead to marriages”.periyar e. v. ramasamy
This combines a couple of things I like best cars and sport.mitt romney
"We named the ship the Kangaroo, because we hoped I could get to California in a couple of jumps."eddie august schneider
Bukharin 's a swine and surely worse than a swine because he thinks it below his dignity to write a couple of lines.joseph stalin
Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
Come, let's be a comfortable couple and take care of each other! How glad we shall be, that we have somebody we are fond of always, to talk to and sit with.charles dickens
A great marriage is not when the 'perfect couple' comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.Dave Meurer
Our understanding of the first use of diamond is based on textual evidence from 500 BC in India . But even that - though probably right - is speculative. This is physical evidence a couple of thousand years earlier.
There's something depressing about a young couple helplessly in love. Their state is so perfect, it must be doomed. They project such qualities on their lover that only disappointment can follow.Roger Eber
To be in a couple, do you have to put your single self on a shelf?Sarah Jessica Parker
A romantic relationship requires honesty between a couple.Tzipi Livni