„When a man begins to be hilarious in a sorrowful way you can bet a million that he is dyeing his hair.“

—  O. Henry, Context: I hated Kerner, and one day I met him and we became friends. He was young and gloriously melancholy because his spirits were so high and life had so much in store for him. Yes, he was almost riotously sad. That was his youth. When a man begins to be hilarious in a sorrowful way you can bet a million that he is dyeing his hair. "The Fool-Killer"
O. Henry photo
O. Henry2
1862 - 1910
Publicidade

Citações relacionadas

 Eminem photo

„If you was bleach and I was hair, I wouldn't die (dye) fo' ya'!“

—  Eminem American rapper and actor 1972
"That's All She Wrote"

Bertie Ahern photo

„Some people dye their hair yellow or put rings in their noses“

—  Bertie Ahern Irish politician, 10th Taoiseach of Ireland 1951
Explaining to the Mahon Tribunal on 20 December 2007 why he did not have a bank account in 1993. Planning Tribunal Transcript http://www.planningtribunal.ie/images/SITECONTENT_784.pdf planningtribunal.ie. 2007-12-20.

Publicidade
Michelle Trachtenberg photo

„I've had experiences before where a director is like, "Yeah, I wanted a blonde." Have you heard of hair dye?“

—  Michelle Trachtenberg American actress 1985
Interview by Michael J. Lee, Executive Editor for Radio Free Entertainment May 24, 2005

Kate Bush photo

„They say that the Devil is a charming man.
And just like you I bet he can dance.“

—  Kate Bush British recording artist; singer, songwriter, musician and record producer 1958

Charles Dickens photo
Franklin D. Roosevelt photo

„In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens you can bet it was planned that way.“

—  Franklin D. Roosevelt 32nd President of the United States 1882 - 1945
There are no records of Roosevelt having made such a statement, and this is most likely a misquotation of the widely reported comment he made in a speech at the Citadel (23 October 1935):

Ambrose Bierce photo
Cornelia Funke photo
Publicidade
Yurii Andrukhovych photo
J.C. Ryle photo
John Dryden photo

„She knows her man, and when you rant and swear,
Can draw you to her with a single hair.“

—  John Dryden English poet and playwright of the XVIIth century 1631 - 1700
Persius, Satire v, line 246.

Wolfram von Eschenbach photo
Publicidade
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow photo

„Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.“

—  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow American poet 1807 - 1882
Context: "Ah! this beautiful world!" said Flemming, with a smile. "Indeed, I know not what to think of it. Sometimes it is all gladness and sunshine, and Heaven itself lies not far off. And then it changes suddenly; and is dark and sorrowful, and clouds shut out the sky. In the lives of the saddest of us, there are bright days like this, when we feel as if we could take the great world in our arms and kiss it. Then come the gloomy hours, when the fire will neither burn on our hearths nor in our hearts; and all without and within is dismal, cold, and dark. Believe me, every heart has its secret sorrows, which the world knows not, and oftentimes we call a man cold, when he is only sad." Hyperion http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/5436, Bk. III, Ch. IV (1839).

Anthony Doerr photo
Próximo