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Famous British Quotes

'Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.'.. Oscar Wilde

'I always knew that if all else failed I could become an actor. And all else failed'.. David Niven

'Fashion is what you adopt when you dont know who you are'.. Quentin Crisp

'The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father'.. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

'Any subject can be made interesting, and therefore any subject can be made boring'.. Hilaire Belloc

'One half of the world cannot understand the other halfs pleasures'.. Jane Austen

'There is no such thing as darkness; only a failure to see.'.. Malcolm Muggeridge

'Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.'.. Alfred Lord Tennyson

'There but for the grace of God goes God'.. Winston Churchill

'Society has always seemed to demand a little more from human beings than it will get in practice'.. George Orwell

'Well may your heart believe the truths I tell; 'Tis virtue makes the bliss, where'er we dwell.'.. Wilkie Collins

'Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds'.. John Dryden

'The higher the building the lower the morals.'.. Noel Coward

'Every man over forty is a scoundrel.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'A few honest men are better than numbers.'.. Oliver Cromwell

'He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that.'.. John Stuart Mill

'A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive.'.. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

'I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.'.. Jonathan Swift

'There is no instinct like that of the heart.'.. Lord Byron

'Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.'.. Emily Bronte

'Poets don't have an 'audience'. They're talking to a single person all the time'.. Robert Graves

'There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them'.. George Orwell

'If you are going through hell keep going'.. Winston Churchill

'You will find in politics that you are much exposed to the attribution of false motive. Never complain and never explain'.. Stanley Baldwin

'As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.'.. Jonathan Swift

'All mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.'.. John Locke

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

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

'A poet can survive everything but a misprint.'.. Oscar Wilde

'Life is wasted on the living'.. Douglas Adams

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