Matthew Davidson (mjd) tagged q

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Matthew Davidson
Sawtell, NSW, Australia
Hypersensitive New Age Guy

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  1. "When the # emerged from his private meeting with #, he was smiling in a relieved, almost charming way – like a man who had just left the dentist’s chair" # Robert #

    about 4 days ago from web
  2. @strypey "I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me." # Winston Churchill - Mind you, I never touch marijuana. I was born hungry and slightly paranoid, so it's completely redundant.

    about 13 days ago from web in context
  3. "There was an Irish athlete who went to the doctor. She said 'I'm really worried that I'm growing a penis 'cos of the steroids.' And the doctor said 'Anabolic?' She said 'No, just a penis.'" # Jeremy Hardy

    about 22 days ago from web
  4. "I look back on all the taboos that I was taught, that everybody was taught, and I see now that they were parts of a great swindle. Their purpose was to make Americans afraid to get close to one another—to organize." # Kurt Vonnegut

    about a month ago from web in context
  5. "At the very core of my American education was a dread of any gesture which might be interpreted by the football coach as being even vaguely homosexual." # Kurt Vonnegut

    about a month ago from web in context
  6. "Anyone can create money; the problem lies in getting it accepted." # Hyman Minsky

    about 2 months ago from web in context
  7. @strypey "… credit and credit alone is money." # A. Mitchell Innes

    about 2 months ago from web in context
  8. "We should try and make people more interesting than phones." # Charlie Brooker

    about 3 months ago from web
  9. @strypey "Cars for everyone was one of the stupidest promises that politicians ever made." # George Monbiot

    about 4 months ago from web in context
  10. @tregeagle "There must be discipline in the allocation of resources or you will have anarchistic chaos and inefficiency. And one of the functions of old fashioned religion was to scare people […] into behaving in a way that the long-run civilized life requires." # Paul Samuelson

    about 4 months ago from web in context
  11. # "sees things that aren't there, like 2 million people at his inauguration. […] He has an imaginary friend called Many People Are Saying" # Andy Hamilton

    about 4 months ago from web
  12. "Let me introduce you to my old friend and colleague, the British druid Valueaddetax!" # Asterix and the Goths #

    about 4 months ago from web
  13. "There’s no getting round it. Call it Nazi, Fascist, racist, vicious, illiberal, immoral, cruel. More dangerously, what Trump has done is a wicked precedent. If you can stop them coming, you can chuck them out." # Robert #

    about 4 months ago from web in context
  14. "If I want a sound, I usually feel better if I've chased it and killed it, skinned it and cooked it. Most things you can get with a button nowadays." # Tom Waits 1985

    about 4 months ago from web
  15. "I arrived in this country […] in a maternity hospital in Hampshire. Couldn't speak a word of English. I never paid in. I got a roof over my head. I got child benefit. It's not right, I'm telling you." # Jeremy Hardy

    about 5 months ago from web
  16. Feeling the seasonal mood slump between the official anniversaries of the birth of Yeshua the Nazarene & yours truly (we're often compared; both terribly slack about checking our messages): "I have of late, but wherefore I know not, lost all my mirth…" # Hamlet & Withnail

    about 5 months ago from web in context
  17. "There is no ideological reason both Lib Dems and Blairities should not fold into the Tories." # Craig Murray

    about 5 months ago from web
  18. "In the course of my life I've had sixteen death threats, but never by an atheist." # Bishop John Shelby Spong

    about 5 months ago from web
  19. "When I was a child […] nobody ever told me that Jesus was a Jew. When I saw a picture of Jesus he didn't look like a Jew. I thought he was a Swede." # Bishop John Shelby Spong on religious tribalism

    about 5 months ago from web
  20. "I did the Glasgow Marathon! They whole twenty six pints and three curries!" # Rikki Fulton

    about 5 months ago from web