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'And yet to every bad there is a worse.'.. Thomas Hardy

'I am easily satisfied with the very best.'.. Winston Churchill

'Do not let spacious plans for a new world divert your energies from saving what is left of the old'.. Winston Churchill

'There are two things no man will admit he cannot do well: drive and make love.'.. Stirling Moss

'Let sleeping dogs lie.'.. Robert Walpole

'In politics, guts is all'.. Barbara Castle

'Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips.'.. Charles Dickens

'Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.'.. William Shakespeare

'By nature, men love newfangledness.'.. Geoffrey Chaucer

'Rock and roll doesn't necessarily mean a band. It doesn't mean a singer, and it doesn't mean a lyric, really. It's that question of trying to be immortal'.. Malcolm McLaren

'To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me'.. Isaac Newton

'Those who don't believe in magic will never find it'.. Roald Dahl

'A woman can be anything the man who loves her would have her be.'.. J M Barrie

'Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another'.. GK Chesterton

'The only exercise I take is walking behind the coffins of friends who have taken too much exercise'.. Peter O’Toole

'I don't know many singers who actually do like the sound of their own voice'.. Roger Daltrey

'Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.'.. Edmund Burke

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

'Dancing is the poetry of the foot.'.. John Dryden

'Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'It is so pleasant to come across people more stupid than ourselves. We love them at once for being so'.. Jerome K Jerome

'A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things'.. GK Chesterton

'Better never than late.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness'.. George Orwell

'Man tends to increase at a greater rate than his means of subsistence.'.. Charles Darwin

'You cannot fashion a wit out of two half-wits.'.. Neil Kinnock

'Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.'.. Diana Spencer

'To betray, you must first belong.'.. Kim Philby

'I don't mind how much my Ministers talk, so long as they do what I say'.. Margaret Thatcher

'Many a man is praised for his reserve and so-called shyness when he is simply too proud to risk making a fool of himself.'.. J B Priestley

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