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Famous British Quotes

'Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.'.. Jonathan Swift

'Little things affect little minds.'.. Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

'Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.'.. Charles Dickens

'I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.'.. Stephen Fry

'Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country'.. Margaret Thatcher

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

'Merely having an open mind is nothing. The object of opening the mind, as with the mouth, is it firmly shut it again on something solid'.. GK Chesterton

'I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.'.. Florence Nightingale

'Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others.'.. Winston Churchill

'Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'He who sows hurry reaps indigestion.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.'.. Winston Churchill

'Media is just a word that has come to mean bad journalism.'.. Graham Greene

'There are some things you can't share without ending up liking each other.'.. J K Rowling

'Ale, man, ale's the stuff to drink for fellows whom it hurts to think.'.. A E Housman

'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

'If there was nothing wrong in the world there wouldn't be anything for us to do.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'A room hung with pictures is a room hung with thoughts.'.. Joshua Reynolds

'I look upon every day to be lost, in which I do not make a new acquaintance'.. Samuel Johnson

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

'You can get an Englishman to do anything simply by whispering in his ear "I know your guilty secret"'.. P G Wodehouse

'An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.'.. Winston Churchill

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

'Oh, to be in England now that April's there.'.. Robert Browning

'Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.'.. Sir Tom Stoppard

'A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'One forgets words as one forgets names. One's vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die.'.. Evelyn Waugh

'We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.'.. Stephen Hawking

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