Quotes of Australium

“ I won Wimbledon because I wanted to be like her in Australia. I just want to be like her. But if she loses, then I'm like, 'Oh, man, now I have to do it. ”

- Venus Williams

“ Most of the dollar's gains are based on the sell-off in the Australia and New Zealand dollars. ”

- John McCarthy

“ We are pleased to note that the recent run of strong data in Australia has seen markets lower that probability to only about 15 per cent. ”

- Bill Evans

“ Leaving Australia was the hardest thing I have ever done. ”

- Barry Gibb

“ Please, Ma' am, is this New Zealand or Australia? ”

- Lewis Carroll

“ In about three years from now, we'll have the biggest range of products in Australia, bigger than any other bank in Australia, actually. ”

- Richard Branson

“ Australia has to be the beneficiary of the situation in Indonesia. Australia is perceived as a blue-chip supplier with huge reserves upside, while all its key competitors in the Pacific Basin supply business have got some sort of issue. ”

- Frank Harris

“ When we had gone down there you have to remember KISS had never been to Australia. So all the hysteria of KISS that was happening in the seventies was building up in Australia. These kids were waiting seven years to see KISS. I was lucky enough to be there when we went over… ”

- Eric Carr

“ Australia is a bit of a mess but hopefully we won't have to worry too much about that for too much longer. ”

- Craig Brown

“ You can be tops in Australia and be unheard of everywhere else. ”

- Barry Gibb

“ This is a fight which you cannot lose, you must not lose — we must win it if Australia is to remain the country we think it is. ”

- Bob Hawke

“ An increasing number of investors are more pessimistic about their investments in both Australia and the U.S.. The two countries' economic outlooks are softening. ”

- Tom Murphy

“ I never was really concerned about that. The soil is the same here as it is back in South Africa or Australia. ”

- Gary Player

“ There are better alternatives,... Australia should be exporting its solar technology, not its uranium. ”

- Bob Brown

“ I like it a lot, I think it's a terrific country; they really know how to live. The natural history of the place is endlessly fascinating. ”

- Bill Bryson

“ Gabriela and Patrick are champions of broad, magnetic appeal. Gianni is a scholar of broad journalistic and literary accomplishment. They represent a worldwide spread Australia, Argentina and Italy. ”

- Bud Collins

“ He was one of the nicest old ladies I ever met. ”

- William Faulkner

“ I was serving much better in Australia but the conditions were heavy and it was very difficult to hit a winner. ”

- Roger Federer

“ My mother used to say that there are no strangers, only friends you haven't met yet. She's now in a maximum security twilight home in Australia. ”

- Dame Edna Everage

“ Without any inhibitions of any kind I make it quite clear that Australia looks to America, free of any pangs as to our traditional links or kinship with the United Kingdom. ”

- John Curtin

“ Traditionally, most of Australia's imports come from overseas. ”

- Keppel Enderbery

“ If I'd been a housemaid, I'd have been the best in Australia-I couldn't help it. It's got to be perfection for me. ”

- Nellie Melba

“ I'd move to Los Angeles if New Zealand and Australia were swallowed up by a tidal wave, if there was a bubonic plague in England and if the continent of Africa disappeared from some Martian attack. ”

- Russell Crowe

“ In America only the successful writer is important, in France all writers are important, in England no writer is important, and in Australia you have to explain what a writer is. ”

- Geoffrey Cottrell

“ I want to give my compliments to Australia. Ever since your government paid a few million dollars for a Jackson Pollack painting, I figure that it must be a marvellous country. ”

- Morton Feldman

“ Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia. ”

- Charles M. Schulz

“ The prisons are the monuments of Australia-the Paestums of an extraordinary time-an effort to exile en masse a whole class. ”

- Robert Hughes

“ Australia is an outdoor country. People only go inside to use the toilet. And that's only a recent development. ”

- Barry Humphries

“ To live in Australia permanently is rather like going to a party and dancing all night with one's mother. ”

- Barry Humphries

“ My point was that the war was intrinsically wrong, and as a result of our participation we haven't improved Australia's security but created a greater danger at home and abroad. ”

- Bob Hawke
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