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In Australia, not reading poetry is the national pastime.
Not reading poetry amounts to a national pastime here.
(1905—1978), The Love Letters of Phyllis McGinley, 1954
Sticks and stones are hard on bones/Aimed with angry art,/Words can sting like anything/But silence breaks the heart.
Some people will believe anything if it is whispered to them.
Don't accept rides from strange men--and remember that all men are as strange as hell.
(1869—1960), Irish writer
The young don't know what age is, and the old forget what youth was.
(1839—1919), Irish scholar
In Ireland the inevitable never happens and the unexpected constantly occurs.
And God said, 'Let there be light' and there was light, but the Electricity Board said He would have to wait until Thursday to be connected.
Contraceptives should be used on every conceivable occasion.
It was a perfect marriage. She didn't want to and he couldn't.