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Famous British Quotes

'A lot of football success is in the mind. You must believe you are the best and then make sure that you are.'.. Bill Shankly

'What we need is not the will to believe, but the wish to find out.'.. William Wordsworth

'Dunblane Cathedral - I know not of anything so perfect in its simplicity'.. John Ruskin

'Anything is good if it's made of chocolate.'.. Jo Brand

'My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.'.. Stephen Hawking

'Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'We're against beaurocracy and anything ending in a Y'.. John Lydon (Johnny Rotten)

'Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.'.. Oscar Wilde

'I dont make predictions. I never have and I never will'.. Tony Blair

'Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.'.. Lord Byron

'Nothing made by brute force lasts.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'When a society has to resort to the lavatory for its humour the writing is on the wall'.. Alan Bennett

'I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'I am not a heavy drinker. I can sometimes go for hours without touching a drop.'.. Noel Coward

'Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm.'.. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

'Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues.'.. John Locke

'Neither a borrower nor a lender be.'.. William Shakespeare

'My Father had a profound influence on me, he was a lunatic.'.. Spike Milligan

'Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons'.. Bertrand Russell

'Death is just life's next big adventure.'.. J K Rowling

'Its the menopause. I have got my own climate'.. Julie Walters

'Man is only great when he acts from passion.'.. Benjamin Disraeli

'I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself.'.. D H Lawrence

'As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents'.. George Orwell

'Are you going to come quietly, or do I have to use earplugs?'.. Spike Milligan

'Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.'.. William Shakespeare

'A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her'.. Oscar Wilde

'The past is a great place and I don't want to erase it or to regret it, but I don't want to be its prisoner either'.. Mick Jagger

'Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.'.. Alfred Hitchcock

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