Winston Churchill
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'Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline'.. George Eliot

'The greatest man is he who forms the taste of a nation; the next greatest is he who corrupts it.'.. Joshua Reynolds

'I wouldn't mind seeing China if I could come back the same day.'.. Philip Larkin

'To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal'.. Peter Ustinov

'Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.'.. Charlie Chaplin

'Don't talk to me about a man's being able to talk sense; everyone can talk sense. Can he talk nonsense?'.. William Pitt (The Younger)

'Justice delayed is justice denied.'.. W E Gladstone

'Of all the objects of hatred, a woman once loved is the most hateful.'.. Max Beerbohm

'America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between'.. Oscar Wilde

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

'Every man dies. Not every man really lives.'.. William Wallace

'The truth that is suppressed by friends is the readiest weapon of the enemy.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.'.. Arthur Conan Doyle

'I then realized my appearance was a bit odd. My right leg was no longer with me. It had caught somewhere in the top of the cockpit as I tried to leave my Spitfire.'.. Douglas Bader

'Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at the lighthouse'.. Charles Dickens

'Fond memory brings the light of other days around me.'.. Thomas More

'Opportunity makes a thief.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'Better the rudest work that tells a story or records a fact, than the richest without meaning'.. John Ruskin

'I can always tell when the mother in law's coming to stay; the mice throw themselves on the traps.'.. Les Dawson

'Biologically speaking, if something bites you it's more likely to be female.'.. Desmond Morris

'There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.'.. Winston Churchill

'Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own table.'.. W H Auden

'Someone told me that each equation I included in the book would halve the sales.'.. Stephen Hawking

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

'To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.'.. John Ruskin

'Every blessed one of you feels better for that burst of laughter.'.. Ivor Novello

'The truth is rarely pure and never simple.'.. Oscar Wilde

'I wonder if anyone will ever know the emptiness of my life. Personal Diary -- Last entry "Oh what's the point?"'.. Kenneth Williams

'We are a small country with a large sense of its own importance'.. David Walliams

'The only exercise I take is walking behind the coffins of friends who have taken too much exercise'.. Peter O’Toole

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