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'At the end of the Beatles, I really was done in for the first time in my life. Until then, I really was a kind of cocky sod.'.. Paul McCartney

'When you reach the top, that's when the climb begins.'.. Michael Caine

'I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.'.. Ian Fleming

'Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it'.. George Orwell

'To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only meaning of life.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'It is not good to cross the bridge before you get to it.'.. Judi Dench

'Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right.'.. W E Gladstone

'I'd the upbringing a nun would envy. Until I was fifteen I was more familiar with Africa than my own body'.. Joe Orton

'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all'.. Alfred Lord Tennyson

'Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.'.. Alexander Graham Bell

'Happiness can exist only in acceptance.'.. George Orwell

'Nothing puzzles me more than the time and space; and yet nothing troubles me less.'.. Charles Lamb

'The length of a film should be directly determined by the endurance of the human bladder'.. Alfred Hitchcock

'If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.'.. Charles Dickens

'Commerce changes the fate and genius of nations.'.. Thomas Gray

'For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

''May my last breath be drawn from a pipe and exhaled in a pun''.. Charles Lamb

'In politics, there is no use looking beyond the next fortnight.'.. Joseph Chamberlain

'I can't stand innuendo. When I see one in a script I whip it out immediately'.. Kenneth Williams

'Laziness has become the chief characteristic of journalism, displacing incompetence.'.. Sir Kingsley Amis

'A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden.'.. Robert Southey

'I've sometimes thought of marrying - and then I've thought again.'.. Noel Coward

'The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.'.. Benjamin Disraeli

'I always said God was against art and I still believe it.'.. Edward Elgar

'Absence - that common cure of love.'.. Lord Byron

'Good and bad men are less than they seem.'.. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

'What really matters is what you do with what you have.'.. H G Wells

'I see myself as a roving mosquito, choosing it's target.'.. Kenneth Williams

'Its easy to distract fat people. A piece of cake'.. Chris Addison

'I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.'.. John Ruskin

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