Winston Churchill
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'A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek'.. Samuel Johnson

'The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people.'.. Geoffrey Chaucer

'Older women are best, because they always think they may be doing it for the last time.'.. Ian Fleming

'Life, as I discovered, holds no more wretched occupation than trying to make the English laugh.'.. Malcolm Muggeridge

'I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.'.. Douglas Adams

'One sometimes finds what one is not looking for.'.. Alexander Fleming

'Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.'.. Douglas Bader

'Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him'.. J R R Tolkien

'A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'Doing is the great thing, for if people resolutely do what is right, they come in time to like doing it.'.. John Ruskin

'Discretion is the polite word for hypocrisy'.. Christine Keeler

'Better to be without logic than without feeling.'.. Charlotte Bronte

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

'You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else.'.. Winston Churchill

'The greatest problem about old age is the fear that it may go on too long.'.. A J P Taylor

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

'Thank you for leaving us alone but giving us enough attention to boost our egos'.. Mick Jagger

'There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk.'.. Charles Dickens

'A neurosis is a secret that you don't know you are keeping.'.. Kenneth Tynan

'The kind of people who always go on about whether a thing is in good taste invariably have very bad taste'.. Joe Orton

'He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.'.. Douglas Adams

'An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.'.. Charles Darwin

'Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'To wait idly is the worst of conditions.'.. Robert Falcon Scott

'A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.'.. Oscar Wilde

'A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice'.. GK Chesterton

'How little do they see what is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems'.. Robert Southey

'He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'I always tell a man not to use the word always'.. Robert Walpole

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