Winston Churchill
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Famous British Quotes

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

'Here is my first principle of foreign policy: good government at home'.. W E Gladstone

'It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'My body has certainly wandered a good deal, but I have an uneasy suspicion that my mind has not wandered enough.'.. Noel Coward

'Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me'.. John Cleese

'Boredom is the legitimate kingdom of the philanthropic.'.. Virginia Woolf

'Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life'.. Herbert Henry Asquith

'I am humble enough to know I have made mistakes but politically astute enough to know that I have forgotten what they are'.. Michael Heseltine

'Thank you for leaving us alone but giving us enough attention to boost our egos'.. Mick Jagger

'Wonders will never cease.'.. David Garrick

'The man who can dominate a London dinner-table can dominate the world'.. Oscar Wilde

'I've done the most awful rubbish in order to have somewhere to go in the morning'.. Richard Burton

'Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.'.. Charles Dickens

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

'No advance in wealth, no softening of manners, no reform or revolution has ever brought human equality a millimeter nearer'.. George Orwell

'Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.'.. Edmund Burke

'I don't work at being ordinary.'.. Paul McCartney

'When a society has to resort to the lavatory for its humour the writing is on the wall'.. Alan Bennett

'By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.'.. Edmund Burke

'Do noble things, not dream them all day long.'.. Charles Kingsley

'History is written by the victors.'.. Winston Churchill

'If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone'.. Thomas Hardy

'Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.'.. Edmund Burke

'I took on the sins of everybody, of a generation, really'.. Christine Keeler

'What really matters is what you do with what you have.'.. H G Wells

'You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.'.. Margaret Thatcher

'I am in that temper that if I were under water I would scarcely kick to come to the top'.. John Keats

'The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded'.. George Orwell

'Full, saturated colours have an emotional significance I want to avoid.'.. Lucien Freud

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