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"Everyone thinks his sack heaviest." - George Herbert

"Everybody's got a sack of rocks." - Elaine Stritch

"I don't need to see Paxton's sack." - Kerry Jackson

"When posh boys get into trouble they sack the servants." - Dennis Skinner

"It's good tying the sack before it be full." - George Herbert

"You can't divide a business like a sack of apples." - Edward Bernds

"Your face looks like a sack of purple potatoes" - Jim Butcher

"Honor and profit lie not all in one sack." - George Herbert

"Lucifer's hairy ball sack! You"ve become a morlock." - Jeaniene Frost

"Lucifer's hairy ball sack! You've become a morlock." - Jeaniene Frost

"Covetousness bursts the sack and spills the grain." - Walter Scott

"Don't criticize in the sack. Discuss constructively later." - Ruth Westheimer

"A 10-pound sack of potatoes lasts a long time." - Octavia E Butler

"We care not for money, riches, nor wealth; Old sack is our money, old sack is our wealth." - Thomas Randolph

"The cat is in the sack, but the sack is not closed. The cat is in it, but it's open...and it's a wild cat." - Giovanni Trapattoni

"Honour and profit lie not in one sacke. [Honour and profit lie not in one sack.]" - George Herbert

"life is a trick, life is a kitten in a sack." - Anne Sexton

"Better to have a single perfect diamond than a sack of flawed stones." - Erin Morgenstern

"Truly, one gets easier accustomed to a silken bed than to a sack of leaves." - Berthold Auerbach

"I'm like a sack of potatoes, to be abused at will." - Tre Cool

"Waiting turns men into bears in a barn, and women into cats in a sack." - Robert Jordan

"O monstrous! but one halfpennyworth of bread to this intolerable deal of sack!" - William Shakespeare

"Trouble follows me wherever I go. Thing I'm in is just a sack o'woe." - Jon Hendricks

"The trick to writer's block is to sack up and write through it, you see." - Jeph Jacques

"Unless the chairman decides to sack me, I won't be quitting." - Carlton Palmer

"A definition is a sack of flour compressed into a thimble" - Remy De Gourmont

"To embrace a woman is to embrace a sack of manure..." - Odo of Cluny

"I look for people who work to solve problems and help colleagues, I sack politicians." - Lou Gerstner

"He was deader than a shrunken head at a Hackey Sack festival." - Scott Adams

"It is easier to guard a sack full of fleas than a girl in love." - Proverbs

"Kill, Destroy, Sack, Tell lie; how much you want after victory nobody asks why?" - Adolf Hitler

"I like to win; I like to compete; I like to sack the quarterback." - Jason Babin

"When results aren't good the manager gets the sack, that's the game." - Roy Keane

"Actually, the Department of Transport were at one stage going to sack me." - David Prowse

"A sack that can contain a person's greed...doesn't exist in this world. If your hearts not content, no matter how much you put in the sack, it's never enough." - Seo Do-young

"Here I stand, hobbled in a sack of doom, determined to tear out of it, knowing that I will." - Kate Simon

"A writer is like a bag lady going through life with a sack and a pointed stick collecting stuff." - Tony Hillerman

"He was probably selfish in the sack. Probably selfish and greedy and...unsophisticated. And hung like a horse." - Josh Lanyon

"Friends, I was pretty sure, lift their friends up; they don't weigh them down like a sack full of stones" - Dana Reinhardt

"Harvester might have a halo, but dear, sweet Lord, she was no angel in the sack. Awesome." - Larissa Ione

"Marrying means, to grasp blindfolded into a sack hoping to find out an eel out of an assembly of snakes." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"I look real good and feel even better, I make a burlap sack look like a cashmere sweater." - Rick Rude

"Niggas tried to holla, but couldn't holla back Now they gots to swallow, everything in the sack." - Dmx

"A musical is the same as a burlap sack, I would not want to be in either" - Demetri Martin

"Caryl Churchill is a writer of some note, but in the sack, she makes me explain everything." - Sam Shepard

"Lord Cranborne told the leader of the opposition to 'back me or sack me' - he succeeded in doing both." - Tony Blair

"Literature is not a sack race. There aren't real winners and losers in the Republic of Letters." - Charles Baxter

"Scars are not injuries, Tanner Sack. A scar is a healing. After injury, a scar is what makes you whole." - China Mieville

"A person is full of sorrow the way a burlap sack is full of stones or sand." - Jane Hirshfield

"I might do 'X Factor' next year. It's looking good that I won't get the sack at Christmas." - Gary Barlow

"The safest course for public officials is simply to throw all of the money in a sack." - Dave Freudenthal

"Ahh, Earth Day, the only day of the year where being able to hacky-sack will get you laid." - Jon Stewart

"We were playing a fair, and a few people were handing me stuffed animals and flowers, but one person handed me a paper sack. So I took all the stuff back to the bus. I put the sack in my lap and opened it, and a live iguana jumped out of the sack and onto my shirt. I screamed like a little girl!" - Blake Shelton

"For those of you who like to scarf your popcorn in the sack, the good news is that Newman's Own contains an aphrodisiac." - Paul Newman

"When you're in love, it's not just about the messing around in the sack, it's about how empty you feel when they're gone." - Ozzy Osbourne

"I'm certainly no victim in this. I don't want to come off as a sad sack; I pissed a lot of people off." - Harry Anderson

"The Brazilian bikini wax is torture. To show a little appreciation, you could trim your nose hair. And your nut sack." - Kathryn Hahn

"Up above, what wind walks! What lovely behavior of silk-sack clouds has wilder, wilful, wavier, meal-drift molded over and melted across skies!" - Gerard Manley Hopkins

"Lov Bensey trudged homeward through the deep white sand of the gully-washed tobacco road with a sack of winter turnips on his back." - Erskine Caldwell

"When you're in love, it's not just about the messing around in the sack, it's about how empty you feel when they"re gone." - Ozzy Osbourne

"The spectrum on the list is very broad. It includes leftists who think that whiny liberals should be stuffed in a sack and drowned." - Alan Bradley

"In high school I had sex with girls quite a few times. They were straight women who I convinced to jump in the sack with me" - Portia De Rossi

"He treated me like a son and I let him down. I must take some responsibility for him getting the sack. I regret letting him down so much." - Kieron Dyer

"in a village you can't sack or fight with someone, as you'll find yourself stuck beside them in the hairdresser's next morning." - Jilly Cooper

"A good sherris-sack hath a twofold operation in it. It ascends me into the brain,... makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble, fiery, and delectable shapes." - William Shakespeare

"The general at the radar screen he should have got the sack But that wouldn't bring Three thousand million, seven hundred, and sixty-eight people back, Would it?" - Roger Mcgough

"Who's that yonder all in flames? Draggin' behind him a sack of chains Who's that yonder all in flames? Up jumped the Devil and staked his claim" - Nick Cave

"I was in a panto last year, Aladdin and The Wonderful Lamp. I played the wick. I got the sack because I was too well-oiled every night." - Frank Carson

"When I heard Cristiano Ronaldo was pictured holding a manbag, I was surprised it was a gucci bag and not another guy's sack." - Frankie Boyle

"An open sack hides nothing, And an open door hides little, but an open man is surely hiding something. lini is quoted by Nynaeve." - Robert Jordan

"The worst of all hobbies are those that people think they can get money at. They shoot their money down like corn out of a sack then." - George Eliot

"I like to win, I like to compete and I like to sack the quarterback. I imagine there's a team out there looking for that." - Jason Babin

"I'm the world's worst after-dinner speaker. I need pictures to respond to. I was the voice of the lottery balls once and got the sack." - Sid Waddell

"The first band I was in, I think was called The Strangers. I got the sack because I was too small!" - Noel Redding

"In high school I had sex with girls quite a few times. They were straight women who I convinced to jump in the sack with me." - Portia De Rossi

"When I vacate this sack of old bones I won't care what you do with it. Bury or burn it but don't make much fuss." - Wilbur Smith

"I'm not a potato sack; I've never sat on my couch. If I'm home, I'm cleaning, feeding my dogs, doing stuff. Life is too precious to waste time." - Gisele Bundchen

"Are you a fun-loving Tigger or a sad-sack Eeyore? Pick a camp. I think it's clear where I stand on the great Tigger/Eeyore debate!" - Randy Pausch

"Right now I would take homeopaths and I'd put them in a big sack with psychics, astrologers and priests. And I'd close the top of the sack with string, and I'd hit them all with sticks. And I really wouldn't be bothered who got the worst of the belt of the sticks." - Dara O Briain

"Unwearied, and with springing steps elate, I had conveyed my wealth along the road. The empty sack proved now a heavier load: I was borne down beneath its worthless weight. I stumbled on, and knocked at Death's dark gate. There was no answer. Stung by sorrow's goad I forced my way into that grim abode, And laughed, and flung Life's empty sack to Fate. ..." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"Of all the things in sports, getting a sack is one of the hardest things to do. It's like a last-second, game-winning shot in the NBA. A guy hits the last-second shot, and the fans scream. For us (defensive ends), the sack is everything. It's hard to get there. But once you do, there's nothing like it." - Dwight Freeney

"I'm gonna give them the advice that I always took myself, that it's better to get to know somebody before you jump into the sack with them. Because then if you jump into the sack and fall in love, and you liked them already, you're home free." - Pia Zadora

"A fact is like a sack which won't stand up if it's empty. In order that it may stand up, one has to put into it the reason and sentiment which caused it to exist." - Luigi Pirandello

"I have a sack of hate mail that I want to respond to. One day, when I'm tired or tipsy, I will respond and tell them what I think." - Chris Colfer

"Contemporary politics is all about phony energy, about running around slamming doors for the sake of it-or, more to the point, opening them and tossing through a huge sack of taxpayer dollars." - Mark Steyn

"I'll follow, as they say, for reward. He that rewards me, God reward him. If I do grow great, I'll grow less; for I'll purge, and leave sack, and live cleanly, as a nobleman should do." - Francis Bacon

"I'll follow, as they say, for reward. He that rewards me, God reward him. If I do grow great, I'll grow less; for I'll purge, and leave sack, and live cleanly, as a nobleman should do." - William Shakespeare

"We sack, we ransack to the utmost sands Of native kingdoms, and of foreign lands: We travel sea and soil; we pry, and prowl, We progress, and we prog from pole to pole." - Francis Quarles

"I have a sack of hate mail that I want to respond to. One day, when I'm tired or tipsy, I will respond and tell them what I think." - Chris Colfer

"Self-loathing and self-worship can easily be the same thing. You hate the small sack of fluids and resentments that you are, and you would go to any length, and betray anything and anyone, to preserve it." - N.D. Wilson

"You are an ocean in a drop of dew, all the universes in a thin sack of blood. What are these pleasures then, these joys, these worlds that you keep reaching for, hoping they will make you more alive?" - Rumi

"Nature has provided for the exigency of privation, by putting the measure of our necessities far below the measure of our wants. Our necessities are to our wants as Falstaff's pennyworth of bread to his any quantity of sack." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"Strife brings all things into being on her battlefield. This I know. I have been there many times," says Vashanka, lord of sack and pillage. "I have died before." - Janet Morris

"A man cannot make him laugh; but that's no marvel; he drinks no wine.... If I had a thousand sons, the first human principle I would teach them should be, to forswear thin potations and to addict themselves to sack." - William Shakespeare

"We sack, we ransack to the utmost sands Of native kingdoms, and of foreign lands: We travel sea and soil; we pry, and prowl, We progress, and we prog from pole to pole." - Francis Quarles

"Summer ends now; now, barbarous in beauty, the Stooks arise Around; up above, what wind-walks! what lovely behavior Of silk-sack clouds! Has wilder, willful-waiver Meal-drift molded ever and melted across skies?" - Gerard Manley Hopkins

"(Talon pulled another beignet from the sack and held it up for her to eat.) That stuff is hazardous to your health. (Sunshine) Baby, life is hazardous to your health. (Talon)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"If you ask any lady they want to be taller, they want to be slimmer, you know, and they want a waist. I'm not here to make people look like a sack of potatoes." - Alexander Mcqueen

"Sustainability is now a big baggy sack in which people throw all kinds of old ideas, hot air and dodgy activities in order to be able to greenwash their products and feel good." - Kevin Mccloud

"Throughout much of our lives, our association with the temporary has risen. This transitory body, a sack of bones and flesh, is considered erroneously as our true body and we have accepted this temporary condition as conclusive." - George Harrison

"My parents mistook me for a sack of potatoes so I sat in the corner of the kitchen for the first 13 years of my life. My birth name is Thom Potatoes." - Thom Yorke

"I've been trying to quit smoking weed and it's really hard quitting pot. It was actually easier to become a vegetarian because your friends never show up at your house with a sack of beef." - Brian Posehn

"Nero watched the conflagration from the Tower of Maecenas, enraptured by what he called "the beauty of the flames"; then put on his tragedian's costume and sang The Sack of Ilium from beginning to end." - Suetonius

"Anatomists see no beautiful women in all their lives, but only a ghastly sack of bones with Latin names to them, and a network of nerves and muscles and tissues inflamed by disease." - Mark Twain

"Even with a turkey that you know will fold, You may be stranded out in the cold, Still you wouldn't change it for a sack of gold. Let's go on with the show." - Irving Berlin

"A fact is like a sack which won't stand up when it is empty. In order that it may stand up, one has to put into it the reason and sentiment which have caused it to exist." - Luigi Pirandello

"Meantime I say to both sides of industry, 'Please don't support us with general expressions of good will and kind words, and then undermine us through unjustified wage increases or price increases. Either back us or sack us." - James Callaghan

"You, said Purity, have been long enough out of England to pick up some American brag. But surrounded by Americans as I am, said Cooper, my brag is like a farthing in a sack of guineas." - Orson Scott Card

"Take your clothes, put 'em in a sack. You goin' down the road, baby, and you cant come back. Someday baby, you ain't gonna worry po' me any more." - Bob Dylan

"Besides, George pointed out, dragons burn towns and demand princesses as ransom. The dragons, referring to the Siege of Jerusalem, the Sack of Constantinople and a thousand years of dynastic marriages, said, Look who's talking. - c. 4" - Tom Holt

"Summer ends now; now, barbarous in beauty, the stooks arise Around; up above, what wind-walks! what lovely behaviour Of silk-sack clouds! has wilder, wilful-wavier Meal-drift moulded ever and melted across skies?" - Gerard Manley Hopkins

"Has anyone ever told you," I said, "that you coalesce reality?" "No. They only say that I'm good in the sack." "They are accurate but limited," I said. "And if you give me their names I'll kill them." - Robert B Parker

"I wrote five issues of that and got the sack. Actually, they paid me for eight, but they changed their minds about the direction and threw three issues out the window." - Eddie Campbell

"Of course most people underestimate the warrior characteristics of the Anglo-Saxon and Norman peoples anyway. It takes a heap of piety to keep a Viking from wanting to go sack a city." - Jerry Pournelle

"Chili, spice of red Thursday, which is the day of reckoning. Day which invites us to pick up the sack of our existence and shake it inside out. Day of suicide, day of murder." - Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

"I worked at a place that followed a system where the quarterback was taught to take the sack rather than force the throw. That's kind of an old-school theory, but it has existed in this game." - Mike Mccarthy

"What happens style wise behind closed doors, in your home, shouldn't be incidental. Home isn't just where you stow your things or sack out for the night. It should be your private escape." - Rachel Zoe

"A fact is like a sack - it won't stand up if it's empty. To make it stand up, first you have to put in it all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place." - Luigi Pirandello

"I can remember standing in a W.P.A. line with a gunny sack, and I remember having to buy chocolate milk instead of white because it was one cent cheaper." - Jerry Buss

"All the people you have killed, all the lies you have told have come back to haunt you and the best thing the Labour Party can do is sack you tomorrow morning." - George Galloway

"I did come up with the term "sack" to describe the devastation I was bringing on the poor, cringing quarterbacks in the NFL. "Sack the quarterback." That was nice. I thought it was lots better than saying, "Jones tackles the QB behind the line for another loss of yardage ..." It had a ring to it, and it caught on with the sports writers. But I tell you, doing it was a lot more fun than talking about it." - Deacon Jones

"I got a burlap sack, put a brick in the middle, and filled it with rags, corncobs, some Spanish moss, and sand. I hung that sack off the branch of an oak tree. I'd wrap my hands with a necktie of my daddy's and punch at it. My mom gave me an hour a day. My brothers and sisters said, "Nah." I said, "You'll see."" - Joe Frazier

"With hacky sack, somebody brought one to recess in sixth grade and it kind of all went downhill from there! The same with the yoyos! One kid brought a yoyo one day and people started getting them. I just kept at it and found that I really loved it." - Jason Dolley

"The size of a challenge should never be measured by what we have to offer. It will never be enough. Furthermore, provision is God's responsibility, not ours. We are merely called to commit what we have - even if it's no more than a sack lunch." - Charles R Swindoll

"Love and charity share the same root word (caritas). How is that possible, when everything in our recent history suggest they cannot coexist, that they are antiethical, that if you put the two of them together in a sack they would bite and scratch and scream, until one of them is torn apart?" - Nick Hornby

"I had imagined a kind, ugly, intuitive man looking up and say, 'Ah!' in an encouraging way, as if he could see something I couldn't, and then I would find words to tell him how I was so scared, as if I were being stuffed farther and farther into a black, airless sack with no way out." - Sylvia Plath

"And yet there was something about his strength, his arrogance, his sheer size that got under my skin. He probably couldn't even spell vanilla. He was probably selfish in the sack. Probably selfish and greedy and...unsophisticated. And hung like a horse." - Josh Lanyon

"Could there be a more hilarious sad sack than Duncan Leland, whose trials and tribulations, so wittily conveyed, had me laughing (and wincing) from the first page? Hart's Maine landscape is rich with eccentric characters, dried fish, and other surprising and original treasures. While Duncan sinks, the reader will float on a cloud nine of classy entertainment." - Mameve Medwed

"Auri took it, and peered inside the small leather sack. "Why this is lovely, Kvothe. What lives in the salt?" Trace minerals, I thought. Chromium, bassal, malium, iodine . . . everything your body needs but probably can't get from apples and bread and whatever you manage to scrounge up when I can't find you. "The dreams of fish," I said. "And sailor's songs." - Patrick Rothfuss

"You ca' blame a fella for kissing the prettiest girl in New York, can you, sister?" Sam's grin was anything but apologetic. Evie brought up her knee quickly and decisively, and he dropped to the floor like a grain sack. "You ca' blame a girl for her quick reflexes now, can you, pal?" - Libba Bray

"Gardening is the handiest excuse for being a philosopher. Nobody guesses, nobody accuses, nobody knows, but there you are, Plato in the peonies, Socrates force-growing his own hemlock. A man toting a sack of blood manure across his lawn is kin to Atlas letting the world spin easy on his shoulder." - Ray Bradbury

"The human mind is so complex and things are so tangled up with each other that, to explain a blade of straw, one would have to take to pieces an entire universe. A definition is a sack of flour compressed into a thimble." - Remy De Gourmont

"I'd prefer not to be the pretty thing in a film. It's such a bloody responsibility to look cute, because people know when you don't and they're like, They're trying to pass her off as the cute girl and she's looking like a bedraggled sack of potatoes." - Minnie Driver

"Science fiction properly conceived, like all serious fiction, however funny, is a way of trying to describe what is in fact going on, what people actually do and feel, how people relate to everything else in this vast sack, this belly of the universe, this womb of things to be and tomb of things that were, this unending story." - Ursula K Le Guin

"The camel is an ugly animal, seen from above. Its shoulders slope formless like a sack, its silly little ears and fluff of bleached curls behind them have a respectable, boarding-house look, like some faded neatness that dresses for propriety but never dressed for love." - Freya Stark

"Unless hours were cups of sack, and minutes capons, and clocks the tongues of bawds, and dials the signs of leaping-houses, and the blessed sun himself a fair hot wench in flame-colored taffeta, I see no reason why thou shouldst be so superfluous to demand the time of the day." - William Shakespeare

"You can't blame a fella for kissing the prettiest girl in New York, can you, sister?" Sam's grin was anything but apologetic. Evie brought up her knee quickly and decisively, and he dropped to the floor like a grain sack. "You can't blame a girl for her quick reflexes now, can you, pal?" - Libba Bray

"The easier an experience, or the more entrenched, or the more familiar, the fainter our sensation of it becomes. This is true of chocolate and marriages and hometowns and narrative structures. Complexities wane, miracles become unremarkable, and if we're not careful, pretty soon we're gazing out at our lives as if through a burlap sack." - Anthony Doerr

"If you don't understand weapons you don't understand fighting. If you don't understand fighting you don't understand war. If you don't understand war you don't understand history. And if you don't understand history you might as well live with your head in a sack." - Jeff Cooper

"What people really want, no matter who they are, is someone to listen to them. ... people have a lot on their minds, however trivial, and if you're simply willing to sit there like a sack of dirt and let them yammer, they will tell it to you." - Chip Kidd

"I want a big man physically as well as intellectually. l want a man with the thigh muscles to give me a good frolic in the sack, the kind who'll tear hell out of a thick steak, and yet who can go to the ballet with me and discuss Hegelian dialectic and know what the hell he's talking about." - Madalyn Murray O'Hair

"I think my music is a reflection of what I think life is. Which is beautiful and sad, you know. I'm a bit of a sad-sack, in a way. I try not to be a mope. But life is hard, you know, and life is weird. Not to get too depressing. But it's also beautiful and gorgeous, and I'm glad I'm here." - Gary Louris

"Most of the designers are eco-friendly, even by default, through their use of up-cycled materials and organic fabrics, and by producing in small quantities. Ultimately, the design has to be great - no one will buy it if it looks like a hemp sack!" - Amber Valletta

"Those seemingly interminable dark walks between houses, long before street-lit safety became an issue, were more adrenalizing than the mountains of candy filling the sack. Sadly Halloween, with our good-natured attempts to protect the little ones, from the increasingly dangerous traffic and increasingly sick adults, has become an utter bore." - Lauren Springer

"In a life, most of us turn no more than 45 degrees. Not much compared to those who turn full-circle in the slighest breeze or those who totally uncoil, but enough in the end to tell a bag of diamonds from a sack of coal." - Simon Armitage

"I hold the brimming wineglass and relive the toils of my grandfathers and great-grandfathers. The sweat of my labor runs down like a fountain from my tall, intoxicated brow. I am a sack filled with meat and bones, blood, sweat, and tears, desires and visions." - Nikos Kazantzakis

"I remember talking to Alex Ferguson about Tony [Blair] and Gordon [Brown], and he said: "Why doesn't Tony just get rid of him?" But if you sack someone in football, they can't turn up to training the next day. In politics they're still on the pitch. Gordon would still have been a big player." - Alastair Campbell

"Auri took it, and peered inside the small leather sack. "Why this is lovely, Kvothe. What lives in the salt?" Trace minerals, I thought. Chromium, bassal, malium, iodine . . . everything your body needs but probably ca' get from apples and bread and whatever you manage to scrounge up when I ca' find you. "The dreams of fish," I said. "And sailor's songs." - Patrick Rothfuss

"We'd like to fight but we fear defeat, We'd like to work but we're feeling too weak, We'd like to be sick but we'd get the sack, We'd like to behave, we'd like to believe, We'd like to love, but we've lost the knack." - C Day Lewis

"It means rock'n'roll in the sack. It means sex: the lyrics, the beat of it, the thunderous feeling through your body. Before the word groupie even existed I knew that I wanted to share myself with someone who created that music and turned me on in every kind of way." - Pamela Des Barres



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