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Famous British Quotes

'We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty.'.. Winston Churchill

'It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.'.. Lewis Carroll

'I would much prefer to be a judge than a coal miner because of the absence of falling coal'.. Peter Cook

'When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude'.. GK Chesterton

'No one does anything from a single motive.'.. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

'What passions cannot music raise or quell?'.. John Dryden

'Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.'.. Benjamin Disraeli

'There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks.'.. David Lloyd George

'If a nation could not prosper without the enjoyment of perfect liberty and perfect justice, there is not in the world a nation which could ever have prospered.'.. Adam Smith

'No minister ever stood, or could stand, against public opinion.'.. Robert Peel

'Most sets of values would give rise to universes that, although they might be very beautiful, would contain no one able to wonder at that beauty.'.. Stephen Hawking

'Power without principle is barren, but principle without power is futile'.. Tony Blair

'It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious'.. Oscar Wilde

'Society has always seemed to demand a little more from human beings than it will get in practice'.. George Orwell

'There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.'.. Charles Dickens

'Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.'.. Joseph Conrad

'If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.'.. Charles Dickens

'Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't'.. Margaret Thatcher

'If you want to see my monument, look around you'.. Christopher Wren

'Such as we are made of, such we be.'.. William Shakespeare

'No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.'.. William Blake

'A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.'.. Jonathan Swift

'Wine is bottled poetry.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent'.. John Maynard Keynes

'Work is the curse of the drinking classes.'.. Oscar Wilde

'I can take any amount of criticism as long as its unqualifed praise'.. Noel Coward

'I cant type but if I could I would rather play the Harpsichord'.. Peter Ustinov

'If I played Hamlet, they`d call it a horror film'.. Peter Cushing

'There's nothing glorious in dying. Anyone can do it'.. John Lydon (Johnny Rotten)

'Everybody grows but me.'.. Queen Victoria

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