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Famous British Quotes

'America: It's like Britain, only with buttons.'.. Ringo Starr

'The one phrase imperative to know in any foreign language is My friend will pay'.. Alan Whicker

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

'It is better to live rich than to die rich.'.. Samuel Johnson

'A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything but the value of nothing'.. Oscar Wilde

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

'I'm a holy man minus the holiness.'.. E M Forster

'Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead'.. Oscar Wilde

'People always make war when they say they love peace.'.. D H Lawrence

'The performances you have in your head are always much better than the performances on stage'.. Maggie Smith

'A man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage'.. George Bernard Shaw

'Now if the harvest is over, And the world cold, Give me the bonus of laughter, As I lose hold'.. John Betjeman

'Nowadays you can go anywhere in the world in a few hours, and nothing is fabulous any more'.. Roald Dahl

'If they make it illegal to wear the veil at work, bee keepers are going to be furious'.. Milton Jones

'Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction'.. John Stuart Mill

'It's not so much about what you ask as what you don't ask.'.. Michael Parkinson

'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.'.. Samuel Johnson

'The fact that logic cannot satisfy us awakens an almost insatiable hunger for the irrational.'.. A N Wilson

'Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.'.. H G Wells

'If I cannot understand my friend's silence, I will never get to understand his words.'.. Enoch Powell

'Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.'.. George Bernard Shaw

''Not many sounds in life exceed in interest an unexpected knock at the door''.. Charles Lamb

'A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty'.. Winston Churchill

'The politician who never made a mistake never made a decision.'.. John Major

'Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.'.. Oscar Wilde

'God made them as stubble to our swords.'.. Oliver Cromwell

'Speed has never killed anyone, suddenly becoming stationary… that’s what gets you'.. Jeremy Clarkson

'A man lives by believing something: not by debating and arguing about many things.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'In the end, everything is a gag.'.. Charlie Chaplin

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