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"The Federal Department of Odds and Ends: sweepus underum carpetae." - Shaun Tan

"Any fool can tell a story. Take a few odds and ends of things that happen to you, dress them up, shuffle them about, add a dash of excitement, a little color, and there you have it." - Lloyd Alexander

"I like to say, Chop sueys the biggest culinary joke that one culture has ever played on another, because chop suey, if you translate into Chinese, means tsap sui, which, if you translate back, means odds and ends." - Jennifer Lee

"The day when the scientist, no matter how devoted, may make significant progress alone and without material help is past. This fact is most self-evident in our work. Instead of an attic with a few test tubes, bits of wire and odds and ends, the attack on the atomic nucleus has required the development and construction of great instruments on an engineering scale." - Ernest Lawrence

"Negro servants have been smuggling odds and ends out of white homes for generations, and white people have been delighted to have them do it, because it has assuaged a dim guilt and testified to the intrinsic superiority of white people." - James A Baldwin

"Kitschis one of the major categories of the modern object. Knick-knacks, rustic odds-and-ends, souvenirs, lampshades, and African masks: the kitsch-object is collectively this whole plethora of "trashy," sham or faked objects, this whole museum of junk which proliferates everywhere.... Kitsch is the equivalent to the "cliche" in discourse." - Jean Baudrillard

"When we are young, we think life will be like a supo: one fabric, one weave, one grand design. But in truth, life turns out to be more like the patchwork cloths-bits and pieces, odds and ends-people, places, things we never expected, never wanted, perhaps." - Alan Brennert

"It wasn't like the spare rooms of immigrants - packed to the rafters with all that they have ever possessed, no matter how defective or damaged, mountains of odds and ends - the stand testament to the fact that they have things now, where before they had nothing." - Zadie Smith

"Tedious as it may appear to some to dwell on the discovery of odds and ends that have, no doubt, been thrown away by the owner as rubbish ... yet it is by the study of such trivial details that Archaeology is mainly dependent for determining the date of earthworks. ... Next to coins fragments of pottery afford the most reliable of all evidence ..." - Augustus Pitt Rivers

"The act of facing overwhelming odds produces greatness and beauty." - Malcolm Gladwell

"When honor and truth are at odds, let truth prevail." - Jose Bernardo

"Reason and memory are nearly always at odds." - Paul Auster

"When you got to the table you couldn't go right to eating, but you had to wait for the widow to tuck down her head and grumble a little over the victuals, though there warn't really anything the matter with them. That is, nothing only everything was cooked by itself. In a barrel of odds and ends it is different; things get mixed up, and the juice kind of swaps around, and the things go better." - Mark Twain

"Corrigan told me once that Christ was quite easy to understand. He went where He was supposed to go. He stayed where He was needed. He took little or nothing along, a pair of sandals, a bit of a shirt, a few odds and ends to stave off the loneliness. He never rejected the world. If He had rejected it, He would have been rejecting mystery. And if He rejected mystery, He would have been rejecting faith." - Colum Mccann

"So much of the past in encapsulated in the odds and ends. Most of us discard more information about ourselves than we ever care to preserve. Our recollection of the past is not simply distorted by our faulty perception of events remembered but skewed by those forgotten. The memory is like twin orbiting stars, one visible, one dark, the trajectory of what's evident forever affected by the gravity of what's concealed." - Sue Grafton

"Religion ends and philosophy begins, just as alchemy ends and chemistry begins, and astrology ends and astronomy begins." - Richard Dawkins

"Quality control starts and ends with training." - Kaoru Ishikawa

"And where love ends, hate begins" - Leo Tolstoy

"Karate begins and ends with courtesy." - Gichin Funakoshi

"Effective teamwork begins and ends with communication" - Mike Krzyzewski

"Where knowledge ends... feeling and imagination begin." - Neville Goddard

"Volunteering is an act of heroism on a grand scale. And it matters profoundly. It does more than help people beat the odds; it changes the odds." - William J Clinton

"Reason's voice and God's, Nature's and Duty's, never are at odds." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"I won't bet $100 against house odds between now and the grave." - Charlie Munger

"fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers And the temple of his gods?" - Thomas B. Macaulay

"Judging is balancing an account, and determining on which side the odds lie." - John Locke

"It's better to succeed against daunting odds than settle for a fantasy and get nowhere." - Michael Hyatt

"I wo' bet $100 against house odds between now and the grave." - Charlie Munger

"It's better to succeed against daunting odds than settle for a fantasy and get nowhere." - Michael Hyatt

"A writer must take risks, defy the odds, be a bit obsessed and a little mad." - Robert Cormier

"I just love seeing people embrace freedom, faith, and courage in the face of enormous odds." - Edwina Findley

"A little rain, a little blood. Black fingernails in August; and going berserk, going bananas. As if entrapped in a tropical heatwave, with dozens of whirlwinds swirling in one's mind, one thinks of a way out, or a way in: out of the scorching bosom of a volcano, and in - into the centre of a raging hurricane. And tracing the labyrinthine ways of your mind, the haphazard vagaries of your thoughts at ease, the odds and ends of your mental surplus you carelessly throw at the world, one wants to be at a loss, in a maze; amazed, and amazingly unabashed." - Adam Zagajewski

"A little rain, a little blood. Black fingernails in August; and going berserk, going bananas. As if entrapped in a tropical heatwave, with dozens of whirlwinds swirling in one's mind, one thinks of a way out, or a way in: out of the scorching bosom of a volcano, and in - into the centre of a raging hurricane. And tracing the labyrinthine ways of your mind, the haphazard vagaries of your thoughts at ease, the odds and ends of your mental surplus you carelessly throw at the world, one wants to be at a loss, in a maze; amazed, and amazingly unabashed." - Adam Zagajewski

"You do not know how much they mean to me, my friends, And how, how rare and strange it is, to find In a life composed so much, so much of odds and ends, (For indeed I do not love it ... you knew? you are not blind! How keen you are!) To find a friend who has these qualities, Who has, and gives Those qualities upon which friendship lives. How much it means that I say this to you- Without these friendships-life, what cauchemar!" - T S Eliot

"Justice and injustice indeed begins and ends with the self." - Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas

"When we deliberate it is about means and not ends." - Aristotle

"Ballet is a riddle of means and ends." - Gelsey Kirkland

"horses: dangerous on both ends and crafty in the middle" - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Who can determine where one ends and the other begins?" - Sun Tzu

"Faith begins as an experiment, and ends as an experience." - William Ralph Inge

"Fear never shows up and the party ends early." - Bret Easton Ellis

"Childhood and youth are ends in themselves, not stages." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Karate-do begins with courtesy and ends with rei." - Gichin Funakoshi

"The ends and means are a seamless web." - Gloria Steinem

"Every addiction starts with pain and ends with pain." - Eckhart Tolle

"Soon comes the cold, and the night that never ends." - George R R Martin

"Cowardice rightly understood begins with selfishness and ends with shame." - Jose Rizal

"Life is a cycle of ends and starts." - Mark Webber

"I humble myself before God, and there the list ends." - Sam Houston

"Form and Substance are opposite ends of the same coin." - Ronald Reagan

"Everything begins in mysticism and ends in politics." - Charles Peguy

"History begins in novel and ends in essay." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"It starts with a whistle and ends with a gun," - John Facenda

"The road goes on forever and the party never ends." - Robert Earl Keen

"National literature begins with fables and ends with novels." - Joseph Joubert

"Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance." - Pythagoras

"Everything starts with a lie and ends with an apology." - Zoran Drvenkar

"Exceeding expectations is where satisfaction ends and loyalty begins." - Ron Kaufman

"Over futile odds, and laughed at by the gods And now the final frame. Love is a losing game." - Amy Winehouse

"Life ain't all beer and skittles, and more's the pity; but what's the odds, so long as you're happy?" - George du Maurier

"Right now, holding you, I feel like we have a shot at beating all odds and making it together." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"Quit smoking, and observe posted speed limits. This will improve your odds of getting old enough to be wise." - Barbara Kingsolver

"My personal opinion is that truth, like honesty and non-harmfulness, often are at odds with one another." - Ezra Miller

"I write novels about ordinary women who face seemingly insurmountable odds but through courage and determination find their heart's desire." - Francis Ray

"Courtroom : A place where Jesus Christ and Judas Iscariot would be equals, with the betting odds favoring Judas." - H L Mencken

"One day of praying and six days of fun, the odds against going to heaven are six to one." - Brook Benton

"Heaven has given human beings three things to balance the odds of life: hope, sleep, and laughter." - Immanuel Kant

"As our planet faces seemingly insurmountable odds, we must find new ways to survive and thrive together." - Nikhil Advani

"Move only when you have an advantage. It's very basic. You have to understand the odds and have the discipline to bet only when the odds are in your favor." - Charlie Munger

"Wisdom is the power to perceive the best ends to aim at and the best means for reaching those ends." - Wallace D. Wattles

"It is not a matter of ends justifying means: but of the creation of new means and new ends." - Joseph O'Connor

"Each year it grows harder to make ends meet - the ends I refer to are hands and feet." - Richard Armour

"Never tell me the odds!" - George Lucas

"Man is a means and not an end, and he is a means to economic or political ends which are not really ends in themselves but means to other ends which in their turn are means and so ad infinitum" - Christopher Dawson

"Forgiveness is an embrace, across all barriers, against all odds, in defiance of all that is mean and petty and vindictive and cruel in this life." - Kent Nerburn

"And how am I to face the odds Of man's bedevilment and God's? I, a stranger and afraid In a world I never made." - A E Housman

"The story of Pakistan, its struggle and its achievement, is the very story of great human ideals, struggling to survive in the face of great odds and difficulties." - Muhammad Ali Jinnah

"Leadership is about taking charge and influencing others to follow your vision. It's about going against the odds and accepting responsibility for the outcomes along the way" - Robin Crow

"Sincerity of conviction and purity of motive will surely gain the day; and even a small minority, armed with these, is surely destined to prevail against all odds." - Swami Vivekananda

"Everest for me, and I believe for the world, is the physical and symbolic manifestation of overcoming odds to achieve a dream" - Junko Tabei

"... the human soul, beaten down, overwhelmed, faced by complete failure and ruin, can still rise up against unbearable odds and triumph." - Harold Russell

"If we write our dreams and goals down, we dramatically increase our odds of realization. If we share them with others, they become potent and alive." - Kristin Armstrong

"In the final analysis, means and ends must cohere because the end is preexistent in the means, and, ultimately, destructive means cannot bring about constructive ends." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Man begins by loving love and ends by loving a woman. Woman begins by loving a man and ends by loving love." - Remy De Gourmont

"Bet you ten bucks we make it." What are the odds? she thought, and realized with sudden, blinding clarity that she wouldn't take the other side of that bet, that only a loser would bet against them. This is really it, she thought, amazed. This is really forever. I believe in this. "Min?" he said, and she kissed him, putting all her heart into it. "No bet," she said against his mouth. "Your odds are too good." "Our odds are too good" - Jennifer Crusie

"Peace will not come out of a clash of arms but out of justice lived and done by unarmed nations in the face of odds." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I never feel more alive than when I'm in great pain, struggling against insurmountable odds and untold adversity. Hardship? Suffering? Bring it!" - Dean Karnazes

"A deep man believes that the evil eye can whither, the heart's blessing can heal, and that love can overcome all odds...." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"What are the odds so long as the fire of the soul is kindled at the taper of conviviality, and the wing of friendship never molts a feather?" - Charles Dickens

"The value of free expression is perceived to be at odds with goals that were considered 'more important,' like inclusiveness, diversity, nondiscrimination, and tolerance." - Greg Lukianoff

"If you criticize a fine genius, the odds are that you are out of your reckoning, and, instead of the poet, are censuring your owncaricature of him." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Being a member of the labor force and a full-time parent means trying to manage against overwhelming odds in an unresponsive society." - Sheila Kamerman

"I usually try not to think about actors while writing, because the odds of those stars aligning and you getting those specific people are so rare." - Diablo Cody

"I had learned that every patient has the right to hope, despite long odds, and it was my role to help nurture that hope." - Jerome Groopman

"I'm skeptical of passive learning. If you don't write down what you're hearing and learning, what the odds you remember it?" - Ben Casnocha

"But even in your world it's a byword. Men will fight bravely and be heroes, but for last-ditch defense against any odds... get a Mother." - Diane Duane

"Where have all the good men gone, and where are all the gods? Where's the street-wise Hercules, to fight the rising odds?" - Bonnie Tyler

"If you're a voracious reader and you write something that you want to read, odds are other people will want to read it, too." - Tim Maleeny

"To nourish children and raise them against odds is in any time, any place, more valuable than to fix bolts in cars or design nuclear weapons." - Marilyn French

"What is the odds so long as the fire of souls is kindled at the taper of conwiviality, and the wing of friendship never moults a feather?" - Charles Dickens

"If you're disagreeing with a friend with whom you normally agree and the topic relates to your issue, the odds are in favor of your friend being right." - Alan Robert Neal

"Anytime someone calls you and identifies themselves with their full name, odds are it isn't someone you want to talk to under any circumstances." - Bill Simmons

"No matter what the odds, a man does not pin his last hope for survival on something and then expect that it will fail." - Alfred Lansing

"Hope was based on the unknown, and I liked knowing things. Like that I was going to fail. Failure had better odds." - Nami Mun

"But even in your world it's a byword. Men will fight bravely and be heroes, but for last-ditch defense against any odds... get a Mother." - Diane Duane

"It's imprecise and insufficient, defining the homosexual as a person whose gender expression is at odds with his or her sex." - Alison Bechdel

"But even in your world it's a byword. Men will fight bravely and be heroes, but for last-ditch defense against any odds... get a Mother." - Diane Duane

"You take a fraction of reality and expand on it. It's very seldom totally at odds with the facts. It's shaving a piece of reality off." - Frank Snepp

"We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us." - Charles Bukowski

"We are never more creative than when we are at odds with the world and there is nothing so artistically destructive as comfort. Princess Leia taught me that." - Simon Pegg

"The way past despair and false hope is just letting go. It doesn't improve your odds of survival, but it doesn't waste mental energy." - James Alan Gardner

"I'm skeptical of passive learning. If you do' write down what you're hearing and learning, what the odds you remember it?" - Ben Casnocha

"The arts significantly boost student achievement, reduce discipline problems, and increase the odds students will go on to graduate from college." - Arne Duncan

"I thought bringing those two [Taylor Sheridan and David Mackenzie] together, odds are you're going to come up with something pretty good." - Jeff Bridges

"In our rhythm of earthly life we tire of light. We are glad when the day ends, when the play ends; and ecstasy is too much pain." - T S Eliot

"Take one story, viewed from two different angles. It is the same day, the same moment, but one angle ends happily... and the other ends badly." - Mitch Albom

"Where your life ends, your being doesn't. Where your being ends, you don't. That is what is able to have and move your forms." - John de Ruiter

"Where your life ends, your being does'. Where your being ends, you do'. That is what is able to have and move your forms." - John de Ruiter

"I listen to a mixture of old jazz, contemporary, pop, some world beat stuff and various odds and ends." - Walter Becker

"The romance of life begins and ends with two blank pages. Age and extreme old age." - Jean Paul

"Fame and secrecy are the high and low ends of the same fascination." - Don Delillo

"Hospitality sometimes degenerates into profuseness, and ends in madness and folly." - Francis Atterbury

"Great determination can overcome most odds." - Aesop

"Love that is ignorant and hatred have almost the same ends." - Ben Jonson

"All human knowledge thus begins with intuitions, proceeds thence to concepts, and ends with ideas." - Immanuel Kant

"Alas! that the farthest and of all our thoughts should be the thought of our ends." - Thomas Adams

"A search always starts with Beginner's Luck and ends with the Test of the Conqueror." - Paulo Coelho

"The pipe marks the point at which the orangutan ends and man begins." - Ben Jonson

"Worse than idle is compassion if it ends in tears and sighs." - William Wordsworth

"The freedom to do your own thing ends when you have obligations and responsibilities." - Lou Holtz

"Unlimited power corrupts the possessor; and this I know, that, where law ends, there tyranny begins." - William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

"My term ends in June 2004 and I have no intention to change that," - Joseph Estrada

"Out here where the world begins and ends, it's like nothing ever stops happening." - Bryan Lee O'Malley

"[Retirement] is a dangerous experiment, and generally ends in either drunkenness or hypochrondriacism." - Erasmus Darwin

"The road to creativity passes so close to the madhouse and often detours or ends there." - Ernest Becker

"If we don't think about God, everything ends up being about 'me' and my own comfort." - Pope Francis

"A good novel begins with a small question and ends with a bigger one." - Paula Fox

"Violence ends up defeating itself. It creates bitterness in the survivors and brutality in the destroyers." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"If all were as it seems, and men made the elements their servants for noble ends!" - Henry David Thoreau

"Love begins like a triolet and ends like a college yell." - H L Mencken

"Rigging a loudspeaker and a microphone at both ends of a sewer pipe." - Leonard Chess

"Out here where the world begins and ends, it's like nothing ever stops happening." - Bryan Lee O'Malley

"We have three tremendous tight ends in Christianson, Casper, and Chester." - Jim Otto

"Marriage, in contrast to the flu, starts with a fever and ends with the chills." - Georg C Lichtenberg

"Everyone knows that wizards are pigheaded and come to bad ends." - Kelly Link

"Mistakes and dead-ends often mean more to these artists than any proven problem" - Robert Smithson

"It is difficult to distinguish where the feminine ends and nature begins." - Antonio Carlos Jobim

"I burned my candle at both ends, And now have neither foes nor friends." - Samuel Hoffenstein

"Excuses are like rear ends. Everybody has one and they stink." - Tom Curle

"You came form different starts and you'll come to different ends." - Lauren Oliver



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