Every day, every birthday candle I blow out, every penny I throw over my shoulder in a wishing well, every time my daughter says "Let's make a wish on a star," there is one thing I wish for: wisdom.
You've spent every Penny going out for adventures, and you expect the people back home to be your safety net. I know that, but again and again I get restless, and I need to just sell everything and take off, and I tell myself that I won't rely on people to catch me afterwards, but of course, they're always there, and they always catch me, because they love me whether I'm stupid or not.joey comeau
"Bourguiba is terribly awkward, but he said what most of us believe. The Egyptians take millions from the Communists and have the nerve to call us lackeys for accepting a Penny from America." Nasser's Cairo radio on Bourguiba- "the same destiny as Nuri as-Said," (the iraqi premier who was assasinated)habib bourguiba
Penny wise, pound foolish.
Not a Penny off the pay; not a second on the day.
Writing for a Penny a word is ridiculous. If a man really wanted to make a million dollars, the best way to do it would be start his own religion.l. ron hubbard
Writing for a Penny a word is ridiculous. If a man really wants to make a million dollars, the best way would be to start his own religion.l. ron hubbard
A Penny saved is of more value than a Penny paid out (Der Sparpfennig ist reicher denn der Zinspfenning).Martin Luther
Commentors to the Blog suggested Nick should take the Independent for every Penny...eddie mair
In for a Penny in for a pound.
A Penny for the Old Guy
As long as learning is connected with earning, as long as certain jobs can only be reached through exams, so long must we take the examination system seriously. If another ladder to employment was contrived, much so-called education would disappear, and no one be a Penny the stupider.e. m. forster
By the same proportion that a Penny saved is a Penny gained, the preserver of books is a Mate for the Compiler of them.thomas fuller
Without your love It's a honky-tonk parade Without your love It's a melody played in a Penny arcade. It's a Barnum and Bailey world Just as phony as it can be But it wouldn't be make-believe If you believed in me.yip harburg
A Penny for your thought.
This I did to prevent expences, for ... a Penny sav'd, is a Penny got.
He shivered. His coat was thin, and it was obvious he would not get his kiss, which he found puzzling. The manly heroes of the Penny dreadfuls and shilling novels never had these problems getting kissed.
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.
Can it be maintained that a person of any education can learn anything worth knowing from a Penny paper? It may be said that people may learn what is said in Parliament. Well, will that contribute to their education?