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"Every fat (vat) must stand upon its bottom." - John Bunyan

"Drown in a vat of liquor? Death, where is thy sting?" - W C Fields

"Drown in a cold vat of whiskey? Death, where is thy sting?" - W C Fields

"Professor Eric Zolt of UCLA, said to me, "The VAT is such a good idea, mark my words, within five years, the U.S. will have a VAT." Then he said, "Of course, I've been saying that for 20 years."" - T.R. Reid

"Do you know what Margaret Thatcher did in her first Budget? Introduced VAT on yachts! It somewhat ruined my retirement" - Edward Heath

"Do not put this product in a big vat and drop rats into it from a cat-walk." - Dave Barry

"Do you know what Margaret Thatcher did in her first Budget? Introduced VAT on yachts! It somewhat ruined my retirement." - Edward Heath

"Sometimes I worry I don't want to get married as much as I'd like to be dipped in a vat of warm, rising bread dough." - Maria Bamford

"I'm up to my neck in the real world, every day. Just you try doing your VAT return with a head full of goblins." - Terry Pratchett

"Falling in love with another man is like falling into a vast vat of yourself. For some men this is ultimately nourishing, for others . . . it is drowning." - Perry Brass

"On getting mugged: I carry around months and months of receipts. I need a mugger who can file my VAT returns." - Dara O Briain

"Burned and squashed to death in a silver vat of soup. There must be worst ways to go. But not many." - Jonathan Stroud

"I set up stations, buy a big vat of chili, and then guests do what they want to do - and I still get to party." - Emily Henderson

"Like a church bell, a coffin, and a vat of melted chocolate, a supply closet is rarely a comfortable place to hide." - Daniel Handler

"I've never got into debt and I've always been in control of my taxes and VAT, but having four children costs a lot. They are my weakness." - Sadie Frost

"John Major put the 'er' back into Conservative, David Cameron's put the 'Con' into Conservative - and Norman Lamont put the 'vat' into Conservative!" - David Miliband

"Far off, most secret, and invilate Rose. Enfold me in my hour of hours; where those Who sought thee in the Holy Sepulchre Or in the wine vat, dwell beyond the stir And tumult of defeated dreams." - William Butler Yeats

"The first pressure of sorrow crushes out from our hearts the best wine; afterwards the constant weight of it brings forth bitterness, the taste and stain from the lees of the vat." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The first pressure of sorrow crushes out from our hearts the best wine; afterwards the constant weight of it brings forth bitterness, - the taste and stain from the lees of the vat." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The promise to use the money we currently send to Brussels and invest it instead on the priorities of the British people - principally in the NHS - and to cut VAT on domestic fuel. With my leadership, it will be delivered." - Michael Gove

"My family makes these vinegars - out of everything from grapes to peaches and cherries. We go through the whole process with the giant vat and drainer, label them, and give them as Christmas presents." - Mario Batali

"If you're Mejicana or Mejicano and don't know who Pedro Infante is, you should be tied to a hot stove with yucca rope and beaten with sharp dry corn husks as you stand in a vat of soggy fideos." - Denise Chavez

"Some years down the pike, we're going to get the real solution, which is going to be a combination of death panels and sales taxes. It's going to be that we're actually going to take Medicare under control, and we're going to have to get some additional revenue, probably from a VAT. But it's not going to happen now." - Paul Krugman

"[In Mexico] they have a VAT tax. We're on a different system. When we sell into Mexico, there's a tax. When they sell in - automatic, 16 percent, approximately. When they sell into us, there's no tax. It's a defective agreement. It's been defective for a long time, many years, but the politicians haven't done anything about it." - Donald Trump

"I remember one play [when I was kid] was about this murderous mad scientist, and my whole part was to be the guy who got thrown into a vat of acid as the curtain went up. I was very pissed off at these older kids; they'd outsmarted me." - Paul Reubens

"When then is lost, as time is by, we look upon the yearly wine to see our substance in the lees. Did tribe and purse most pleasing leave? To look for clear and faithful sense, that gives a bodied stance bouquet, then see the vat at mirror's face and find in it, the yearly pace." - E. Marshall

"My life changed irrevocably four-and-a-half years ago when my spine failed and collapsed. I spent two years on the floor, in excruciating, debilitating and unrelenting pain. I can only describe the pain as being submerged into a vat of scalding acid that has an electric current running through it. And you can never get out, ever." - Bill Walton

"I used to have this fantasy when I was growing up where Princess Leia would be in the slave Leia costume and she would be in a vat of Breyer's ice cream. A recurring dream where I would eat my way to her." - Dan Fogler

"When my girlfriend's away, I cook a big vat of meaty pasta and sauce and eat that for about a week. Then I eat out the rest of the time. When she's home, we eat at home probably twice a week. I chop, she cooks." - Paul Dano

"I do wanna get married. It just sounds great. You get to go grocery shopping together, rent videos, and the kissing and the hugging and the kissing and the hugging under the cozy covers. Mmmm! But sometimes I worry that I don't wanna get married as much as I want to get dipped in a vat of warm, rising bread dough. That might feel pretty good, too." - Maria Bamford

"Science and mathematics [are] much more compelling and exciting than the doctrines of pseudoscience, whose practitioners were condemned as early as the fifth century B.C. by the Ionian philosopher Heraclitus as 'night walkers, magicians, priests of Bacchus, priestesses of the wine-vat, mystery-mongers.' But science is more intricate and subtle, reveals a much richer universe, and powerfully evokes our sense of wonder. And it has the additional and important virtue-to whatever extent the word has any meaning-of being true." - Carl Sagan

"Did they launch the last space shuttle yet?" - Sundown "I don't follow." - Ren "I'm just thinking maybe we should evacuate the whole planet. I've heard the moon is kind of nice this time of year." - Sundown "Focus your ADD, Jess." - Ren "I gotcha, brother. What you're forecasting is six more plagues coming out of the northwest at maximum velocity with a mild chance of survival. Followed by the world getting swallowed whole in a vat of evil." - Sundown" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"On my 70th birthday, I was asked how I felt about mankind's prospects. This is my reply: We are behaving like yeasts in a brewer's vat, multiplying mindlessly while greedily consuming the substance of a finite world. If we continue to imitate the yeasts, we will perish as they perish, having exhausted our resources and poisoned ourselves in the lethal brew of our own wastes. Unlike the yeasts, we have a choice. What will it be?" - Farley Mowat

"Did they launch the last space shuttle yet?" - Sundown "I do' follow." - Ren "I'm just thinking maybe we should evacuate the whole planet. I"ve heard the moon is kind of nice this time of year." - Sundown "Focus your ADD, Jess." - Ren "I gotcha, brother. What you're forecasting is six more plagues coming out of the northwest at maximum velocity with a mild chance of survival. Followed by the world getting swallowed whole in a vat of evil." - Sundown" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"It turns out there's only one thing that capuchins really, really love - and that's sweet stuff. If you give them a big vat of say, marshmallow fluff, and you let them go at it, what they'll do is eat their body weight in marshmallow fluff, walk away, they'll vomit, and they'll come back and eat their body weight again. And they'll vomit. And they'll do that for as long as there is marshmallow fluff out there. They love marshmallow fluff." - Bill Vaughan

"The Value-Added Tax, a sales tax that applies at every level of business transactions, is an easy tax for governments to collect, and a hard tax to evade. So it makes the job of raising revenue easier. The revenues from the VAT can then be used to lower taxes on income and saving and investment. The Value-Added tax doesn't penalize work or saving; it's a tax on buying stuff." - T.R. Reid

"It turns out a VAT - a value-added tax - is a very easy tax to collect and a very hard tax to evade. It's a really good idea. It was invented about 60 years ago in France, of course. Because they're so good at taxing. They had a business tax that was easy to evade, and the head of the French IRS invented this value-added tax, which is very hard to evade." - T.R. Reid

"Terence O'Ryan heard him and straightway brought him a crystal cup full of the foaming ebon ale which the noble twin brothers Bungiveagh and Bungardilaun brew ever in their divine alevats, cunning as the sons of deathless Leda. For they garner the succulent berries of the hop and mass and sift and bruise and brew them and they mix therewith sour juices and bring the must to the sacred fire and cease not night or day from their toil, those cunning brothers, lords of the vat." - James Joyce

"When you don't fit in, you become superhuman. You can feel everyone else's eyes on you, stuck like Velcro. You can hear a whisper about you from a mile away. You can disappear, even when it looks like you're still standing right there. You can scream, and nobody hears a sound. You become the mutant who fell into the vat of acid, the Joker who can't remove his mask, the bionic man who's missing all his limbs and none of his heart. You are the thing that used to be normal, but that was so long ago, you can't even remember what it was like." - Jodi Picoult



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