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'I found longer races boring. I found the mile just perfect.'.. Roger Bannister

'I believe in getting in to hot water. It keeps you clean'.. GK Chesterton

'I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.'.. Winston Churchill

'You want to be foretold the weather? it is bad enough when it comes without having the misery of knowing about it beforehand'.. Jerome K Jerome

'Squash - that's not exercise, it's flagellation.'.. Noel Coward

'Ideas shape the course of history.'.. John Maynard Keynes

'All wealth is the product of labour.'.. John Locke

'Business today consists in persuading crowds.'.. T S Eliot

'I've always said if you want to outwit an Englishman touch him when he doesn't want to be touched'.. Julian Barnes

'I spent many years laughing at Harry Secombe's singing until somebody told me that it wasn't a joke.'.. Spike Milligan

'Women have no sympathy and my experience of women is almost as large as Europe'.. Florence Nightingale

'Theoretical principals must sometimes give way for the sake of practical advantages.'.. William Pitt (The Younger)

'A good gulp of hot whiskey at bedtime - it's not very scientific but it helps'.. Alexander Fleming

'Those who have no hope pass their old age shrouded with an inward gloom'.. Wilfred Owen

'Melancholy, indeed, should be diverted by every means but drinking.'.. Samuel Johnson

'The trouble with words is that you never know whose mouths they have been in.'.. Dennis Potter

'Immortality is really desirable, I guess. In terms of images, anyway.'.. Damien Hirst

'The delicate balance between modesty and conceit is popularity.'.. Max Beerbohm

'A politician is a person with whose politics you don't agree; if you agree with him he's a statesman.'.. David Lloyd George

'If I played Hamlet, they`d call it a horror film'.. Peter Cushing

'The performances you have in your head are always much better than the performances on stage'.. Maggie Smith

'In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.'.. Winston Churchill

'Dickens is one of those authors who are well worth stealing.'.. George Orwell

'Kinross House, the beautiful and regular piece of architecture in all of Scotland'.. Daniel Defoe

'Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.'.. William Shakespeare

'A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.'.. Jonathan Swift

'I got nasty habits; I take tea at three.'.. Mick Jagger

'A sure cure for seasickness is to sit under a tree.'.. Spike Milligan

'Women are made to be loved, not understood.'.. Oscar Wilde

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