I was Chairman Mao’s dog. What he said to bite, I bit.
Men are every bit as gendered as women.
Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.
In true education, anything that comes to our hand is as good as a book: the prank of a page- boy, the blunder of a servant, a bit of table talk – they are all part of the curriculum.
Obviously, death is ahead of me. I don’t look forward to dying one little bit. But, you know, I simply don’t worry about it because it’s going to happen to me as it does to anybody.
There are people who are born deaf and grow up deaf who don’t speak at all, and some of them have told me that they resent a little bit that I do speak. But, you know, I have to be myself. I have to do what I’m comfortable doing.
Spanish alone was understood or spoken here; our friend, the countryman, stuck to us most nobly, he understood us not a bit better than the rest but saw that we were in distress and would not desert us.
Proverbs are all very fine when there’s nothing to worry you, but when you’re in real trouble, they’re not a bit of help.
One of the greatest gifts my father gave me – unintentionally – was witnessing the courage with which he bore adversity. We had a bit of a rollercoaster life with some really challenging financial periods. He was always unshaken, completely tranquil, the same ebullient, laughing, jovial man.
When you come from the working class and you do well enough whereby you can provide a little bit better for your family, get a decent roof over their head and send them to a good school, that’s considered a good thing.