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Famous British Quotes

'If you've got a big mouth and you're controversial, you're going to get attention.'.. Simon Cowell

'The art galleries of Paris contain the finest collection of frames I ever saw'.. Humphry Davy

'Everything's complicated, even those things that seem flat in their bleakness or sadness'.. Nick Hornby

'One man's wage increase is another man's price increase.'.. Harold Wilson

'When we argue for our limitations, we get to keep them.'.. Evelyn Waugh

'The trouble with orgies is that you have to spend so much time holding your stomach in'.. Sir John Mortimer

'A room without books is like a body without a soul.'.. GK Chesterton

'Actually american football is a lot like rugby but why do they keep on having all those committee meetings?'.. Winston Churchill

'Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say.'.. W H Auden

'Every time you liberate a woman, you liberate a man'.. Emmeline Pankhurst

'I don't pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about.'.. Arthur C Clarke

'Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'You want to be foretold the weather? it is bad enough when it comes without having the misery of knowing about it beforehand'.. Jerome K Jerome

'Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.'.. John Dryden

'People do not believe lies because they have to, but because they want to'.. Malcolm Muggeridge

'I am the only man who can say he has been in Take That and at least 2 members of the Spice Girls'.. Robbie Williams

'I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind than a humorous resignation'.. Somerset Maugham

'I do not know which makes a man more conservative - to know nothing but the present, or nothing but the past'.. John Maynard Keynes

'We think too much and feel too little.'.. Charlie Chaplin

'One is certain of nothing but the truth of one's own emotions.'.. E M Forster

'All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players'.. William Shakespeare

'All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting'.. George Orwell

'A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance.'.. Benjamin Disraeli

'This lady is not for turning.'.. Margaret Thatcher

'I love not man the less, but Nature more.'.. Lord Byron

'Marriage is one long conversation, chequered by disputes.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'England is not all the world.'.. Mary, Queen of Scots

'Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.'.. William Wordsworth

'I haven't had that many women - only as many as I could lay my hands on'.. Dudley Moore

'The disease which inflicts bureaucracy and what they usually die from is routine'.. John Stuart Mill

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