Aesop - Paul Auster - 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag 1997 - James Burke TV - Nelson Mandela - Lewis Carroll - Jacques Danton - Jean Kerr - The Wizard of Oz 1939 - Alan Shearer - Ron Atkinson - Ancient Mysteries TV - Bad Turn Worse 2013 -
6,643. What a splendid head, yet no brain. (Brain & Head) Aesop
7,166. Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice: reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author's words reverberating in your head. (Read & Author & Pleasure & Head) Paul Auster, The Brooklyn Follies
22,842. If Big Sep doesn't get those heads in his hands by noon tomorrow you might as well chop off your own head and put it in with the others. Kapish? (GBH Films & Heads) 8 Heads In A Duffel Bag 1997 starring Joe Pesci & George Hamilton & Andy Corneau & Kristy Swanson & Dyan Cannon & David Spade & Tood Louiso et al, director Tom Schulman, gangsta to Pechi
67,248. Now the chronological social reformer could actually study the bumps on criminal heads. (Civilisation & Head) James Burke, Connections 1994: Revolutions s2e1
67,249. According to one Italian phrenology freak called Lombroso in the case of criminals distantly was hardly the word; Lombroso was convinced criminals were a good deal closer to apes than law-abiding folk. (Civilisation & Head) ibid.
75,536. A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. (Head & Heart) Nelson Mandela
75,537. Off with her head! Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Queen of Hearts
75,538. Thou wilt show my head to the people: it is worth showing. Georges Jacques Danton 1759-94, French revolutionary
75,539. As someone pointed out recently, if you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, it’s just possible you haven’t grasped the situation. Jean Kerr, Please Don’t Eat the Daisies 1957 introduction
93,548. Well your head ain’t made of straw, you know. (Wizard & Head) The Wizard of Oz 1939 starring Judy Garland & Ray Bolger & Frank Morgan & Jack Haley & Bert Lahr & Billie Burke & Margaret Hamilton & Clara Blandick & Charley Grapewin & Terry the dog et al, director Victor Fleming, farm bloke
40,257. Lampard picks his head up and knocks it out to the wing. (Football & Head) Alan Shearer
40,266. They’ve picked their heads up off the ground, and they now have a lot to carry on their shoulders. (Football & Head) Ron Atkinson
112,624. Shrunken heads: what are these macabre curiosities? Where did they come from? How where they made? … Anthropologists are discovering the science of head shrinking. Ancient Mysteries s2e5: Shrunken Heads, Channel 5 2017
112,625. There are thousands of shrunken heads in museums around the world. ibid.
112,626. Shrunken heads were sacred items. ibid.
112,627. This is a commercial shrunken head … A vicious circle of supply and demand. ibid.
112,628. They began killing children. ibid.
112,629. Eventually banned by the Ecuadorean government in the 1960s. ibid.
118,900. Pete, you gotta get over all that junk you keep stored up in that head of yours. (GBH Films & Head) Bad Turn Worse aka We Gota Get Out of This Place 2013 starring Mackenzie Davis & Logan Huffman & Jeremy Allen White & William Devane & Jon Gries & Mark Pellagrino & Ashley Adams & Ty Adams et al, director Simon & Zeke Hawkins, her to him