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Boarding Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Boarding

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At age 10 or 12 he's going to boarding school in the Isle of Wight.
The Isle of Wight is, of course, down at the bottom
of England just off South Hampton.
- Jeremy Irons

Proposals to forbid golf courses have about the same
motivations as proposals to forbid skate boarding,
although the rationalizations are different.
- John McCarthy

The landlady of a boarding-house is a parallelogram -
that is,
an oblong angular figure, which cannot be described,
but which is equal to anything.
- Stephen Leacock

Any institution becomes a community -
whether it's a high school or a boarding school or
a publishing company or a small town where everybody
knows certain things about people.
- Alice Hoffman

 

But there have been many news reports that water-boarding
has been used on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed,
who is one of the major al Qaeda figures that we have in U.S.
custody.
- Jane Mayer

Besides, I think that when one has been through a boarding school,
especially then, you have some resistance,
because it was both fine comradeship and a fairly hard training.
- Arne Jacobsen

At this point I was strongly advised that I was too
young socially to go to college so I took a second senior year at Andover,
another boarding school.
- William Standish Knowles

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Unless you have been to boarding-school when you are very young,
it is absolutely impossible to appreciate the delights of living at home.
- Roald Dahl

My dream, I remember, when I went to boarding school,
was to have a study all my own, a little nook someplace
where nobody could get at me -
nobody,
like the football coach.
- Harry Mathews

The boarding-school experience in Paris was very hard,
I didn't put up with it very well.
I was sick all the time, or in any case frail,
on the edge of a nervous breakdown.
- Jacques Derrida

I was not a classic mother.
But my kids were never palmed off to boarding school.
So, I didn't bake cookies.
You can buy cookies, but you can't buy love.
- Raquel Welch

I'm the first to admit I've had a sheltered life.
I grew up in the country and went to a boarding school.
It was all just part of the business -
be nice to everyone and all that.
- Adam Rickitt

At boarding school you had to wear your name across
your chest and your back,
and obviously I had a pretty funny name.
It wasn't Brown or Smith or Hughes.
- Diane Cilento

What you have is two men seeking the White House;
they're both products of prominent New England families.
They both went to private boarding schools.
They both went to a prestigious university.
- Mark Shields

The two things I was positive about in life were that
I was going to be a teacher at a boarding school or
an operative with the CIA posted abroad.
I could write a book about all the things I was sure about.
- Tucker Carlson

So what I do is supervise the boarding process trying
to get the shows the way I'd like them to be.
And in some cases I've completely redone a board myself
even though I'm not credited for it.
- Craig McCracken

I studied with a blind teacher from about 5 until I was 16,
at two different schools.
From the age of 12 until 16, I was in a boarding school-which,
I believe, at that time was compulsory for blind children.
- George Shearing

His daughter returned from her boarding school,
improved in fashionable airs and expert in manufacturing fashionable toys;
but,
in her conversation, he sought in vain for that refined
and fertile mind which he had fondly expected.
- Emma Willard

Once I took a bus from my home in Maryland to Philadelphia
to live on the streets with some musicians for a few weeks,
and then my parents sent me to boarding school at Andover to shape me up.
- Olivia Wilde

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Dozens of nations have agreed to join in monitoring and,
if necessary, intercepting and boarding ships on the
high seas in the event they are suspected of engaging
in one or both of these threatening activities.
- Frank Gaffney

An architect's most useful tools are
an eraser at the drafting board,
and a wrecking bar at the site.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

It is impossible to imagine the universe run by a wise,
just and omnipotent God, but it is quite easy to imagine
it run by a board of gods.
- H. L. Mencken

How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board.
It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of
an oak which he has planted.
- Voltaire

What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?
- George Carlin

If you board the wrong train, it is no use running
along the corridor in the other direction.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

There's a lot of things that are said on the American Idol message board.
I quit reading them because most of the people are very mean.
- Carrie Underwood

Hey, any time you're throwing bodies over board it is to save yourself.
- Lawrence Tierney

With two people and luggage on board she draws four inches of water.
Two canoe paddles will move her along at a speed reasonable
enough in moderate currents.
- C. S. Forester

I've always said I can't tell sometimes that people
even have an album out until I see them nominated for a Grammy.
I think country gets dumped on across the board by the Grammys.
- Toby Keith

A lot of people, some of them close to me as well,
have said that I sacrificed myself by doing what I
did in bringing Terry on board.
I didn't see it that way.
- Bryan Robson

This high official, all allow, is grossly overpaid;
there wasn't any Board,
and now there isn't any Trade.
- A. P. Herbert

I am formally accountable to the steering board of the PIC,
and I meet with nine ambassadors from the PIC every week.
I have to have the capitals' broad agreement with what I do.
- Paddy Ashdown

I love writers all across the board,
but one who influenced me very directly at the beginning was Mary Renault.
- Tanith Lee

The chess-board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe,
the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature.
The player on the other side is hidden from us.
- Thomas Huxley

I board with a poor Scotchman: his wife can talk scarce any English.
- David Brainerd

I joined the board of the Santa Fe Institute.
- Esther Dyson

I learned that fighting on the chess board could also
have an impact on the political climate in the country.
- Garry Kasparov

People never knew we were poor, but out of that poverty
came the most incredible inventions -
board games,
recipes...
we never stopped inventing.
- Lynn Johnston

I don't like to show my emotions at the board,
not because they might give something away to an opponent,
but because that's my style: I like to keep it to myself.
- Vladimir Kramnik

Our people were very restive, saying that they could
not sit under that notice,
and that if the National Board did not call them out
soon they would go out of themselves.
- Rose Schneiderman

And God said, 'Let there be light' and there was light,
but the Electricity Board said He would have to wait
until Thursday to be connected.
- Spike Milligan

I thought we were aggressive across the board defensively,
and you could just see it grow.
As the game went along, you could see the confidence grow.
It showed in the fourth quarter.
- Bill Laimbeer

Yes, across the board, these gentlemen understand they
have the power to make a difference and even educate
people to injustices that are occurring in their worlds.
- Alexis Arguello

I am on the board of corporations who contribute both
to environmental problems and their solutions.
And I am on the NGO side: the Earth Council and other organizations.
- Maurice Strong

I think that together the church has learned a lot,
and as we know from our own oversight board,
the involvement of our wonderful lay leaders has been a real grace.
- Roger Mahony

If you're going to play at all, you're out to win.
Baseball, board games, playing Jeopardy,
I hate to lose.
- Derek Jeter

I work with The National Center on Addiction and Substance
Abuse at Columbia University.
I sit proudly as one of only two recovering addicts on their board.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

I am both proud and honored to be on the Board of Directors
for the Texas Ballet Theater.
- Janine Turner

Every time in this century we've lowered the tax rates across the board,
on employment, on saving, investment and risk-taking in this economy,
revenues went up, not down.
- Jack Kemp

I don't know if we'd have been as dominant as we were last season.
The new things, the new ideas the manager brought in
everyone took them on board so well.
He is special.
- Frank Lampard

In this respect I suppose I'm the total opposite of Garry.
With his very emotive body language at the board he
shows and displays all his emotions.
I don't.
- Vladimir Kramnik

Get inside information from the president and you will
probably lose half your money.
If you get it from the chairman of the board,
you will lose all of your money.
- Jim Rogers

We can get airplay all across the board,
from CHR to Active rock.
- Steve Brown

The Chess-board must be placed with a white square
at the right-hand corner.
- Howard Staunton

I didn't fight to get women out from behind vacuum
cleaners to get them onto the board of Hoover.
- Germaine Greer

What you do is, you have your drawing board and a pencil
in hand at the telescope.
You look in and you make some markings on the paper and you look in again.
- Clyde Tombaugh

I read a fan bulletin board once, and somebody said
I had a face like a potato,
so I never went back on there.
- Mary Lynn Rajskub

Two studies from the year 2000, however,
indicate that Catholics give lower ratings to their
clergy's ministerial activities across the board than do Protestants.
- Andrew Greeley

If you don't know how to hold a board,
you're going to look phony.
That's was the biggest pressure for me was to have
that respect and to look up to that.
- John Robinson

Brown v. Board helped unite us all, and gave us all
great pride knowing we all are truly E Pluribus Unum -
one people out of many.
- Mike Rogers

Let me be very honest and just say that if any airline
would let me take the violin and the laptop on board
I would fly that airline all the time.
- Lara St.
John

I have been told by a member of the board of one of
Canada's most prominent literary magazines that a submission
of mine once caused a great deal of controversy.
- John Barton

I buy records from all across the board.
I get kind of a hybrid of influences in my own music.
- Jason Mraz

We have been restraining the growth of the cost of education-that is,
tuition, room and board-to be within approximately
one and a half percentage points of the consumer price index.
- Charles Vest

So for my studio purposes, I know that I'm in my studio
with technicians who've done amazing things to my board
and to my power amps and I know what I can deliver out of my studio.
- Billy Sherwood

I ran spotlight.
Swept up.
Did box office.
Ran the lighting board.
But acting was the most fun.
- Tim Robbins

I am a huge bull on this country.
We will not have a double-dip recession at all.
I see our businesses coming back almost across the board.
- Warren Buffett

I was on the state board of directors of the American Civil Liberties Union.
- Betty Hill

And we invested three hundred thousand dollars,
became the lead investor and I became Chairman of the
Board of Scientific Data Systems,
as I was at Intel for a while.
- Arthur Rock

You don't want to get the same kind of advice from everyone on your board.
- M. Kathleen Casey

The automobile is technologically more sophisticated than the bundling board,
but the human motives in their uses are sometimes the same.
- Charles M. Allen


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