Quotes of Chamber

“ I don't want to be the next Michael Jordan, I only want to beKobe Bryant. ”

- Kobe Bryant

“ England is the mother of parliaments. ”

- John Bright

“ May all your ups and downs come only in the bedroom. ”

- Unknown

“ I think the NBA will certainly survive without Michael Jordan. ”

- Kareem Abdul Jabbar

“ They look outside the windows of their apartment in town and realize they're not living in a terrace anymore. This is a room full of dreamers who like to go to London for a day. ”

- Johnny Vegas

“ Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America — not on the battlefields of Vietnam. ”

- Marshall McLuhan

“ If nations always moved from one set of furnished rooms to another — and always into a better set — things might be easier, but the trouble is that there is no one to prepare the new rooms. The future is worse than the ocean — there is nothing there… ”

- Alexander Herzen

“ Wherever there is a parliament, there must of necessity be an opposition. ”

- John Wagstaff

“ When he is in the room with other persons, speech stops, as if there were a corpse in the apartment. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Scrapbooking fills my days - not to mention my living room, bedroom and closets! ”

- Unknown

“ The State, that cawing rookery of committees and subcommittees. ”

- V. S. Pritchett

“ Sewing fills my days, not to mention the living room, bedroom, and closets. ”

- Unknown

“ Science is good furniture for one's upper chamber, if there is common sense below. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

“ New things cannot come where there is no room. ”

- Marlo Morgan

“ Our age will be known as the age of committees. ”

- Ernest Benn

“ Burt Reynolds once asked me out. I was in his room. ”

- Phyllis Diller

“ My mother said it was simple to keep a man, you must be a maid in the living room, a cook in the kitchen and a whore in the bedroom. I said I'd hire the other two and take care of the bedroom bit. ”

- Jerry Hall

“ You don't need a Harvard MBA to know that the bedroom and the boardroom are just two sides of the same ballgame. ”

- Stephen Fry

“ The State, that craving rookery of committees and subcommittees. ”

- V. S. Pritchett

“ Not even computers will replace committees, because committees buy computers. ”

- Edward Shepherd Mead

“ I'm not sure that parliament is all that functional a place. ”

- Paul Martin

“ My initial interest, just prior to my work on cytokines, was on cell-mediated immunity and delayed hypersensitivity, mostly with respect to the cells that populated these reactions. ”

- Stanley Cohen

“ We will be present in the next legislature and all legislatures after that fighting for more funding for UK. ”

- Charles Wells

“ Statistics show that many people watch our show from the bedroom. and people you ask into your bedroom have to be more interesting than those you ask into your living room. I kid you not! ”

- Jack Paar

“ I hope the new parliament will lay such a strong foundation for running the country that it will leave no room for extra-legal groups to impose their capricious will. ”

- Mohammad Khatami

“ If you want to get into people's living rooms, you have to get into their living rooms,... Your come-from-behind underdog speech brings tears to my eyes. ”

- Bill Bradley

“ If you want to "get in touch with your feelings," fine, talk to yourself. We all do. But if you want to communicate with another thinking human being, get in touch with your thoughts. ”

- William Safire

“ Some astronauts sleep in sort of beds - compartments that you can open up and crawl into and then close up, almost like a little bedroom. ”

- Sally Ride

“ I have chased Jack Layton around the corridors of this parliament for over a year now. ”

- Stephen Harper

“ I don't want to be Babe Ruth. He was a great ballplayer. I'm not trying to replace him. The record is there and damn right I want to break it, but that isn't replacing Babe Ruth. ”

- Roger Maris
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