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Famous British Quotes

'Ambition - it is the last infirmity of noble minds.'.. J M Barrie

'Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.'.. Stephen Fry

'The Welsh are all actors. It's only the bad ones who become professional.'.. Richard Burton

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

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

'The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it'.. Dudley Moore

'Progress is not an illusion, it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing'.. George Orwell

'Let us not forget that we can never go farther than we can persuade at least half of the people to go'.. Hugh Gaitskell

'Love in all eight tones and all five semitones of the word's full octave.'.. Stephen Fry

'A public schoolboy must be acceptable at a dance and invaluable in a shipwreck'.. Alan Bennett

'Football wasn't meant to be run by linesmen and air traffic control.'.. Tommy Docherty

'Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.'.. Alfred Lord Tennyson

'When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.'.. John Ruskin

'Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'Man hands on misery to man. It deepens like a coastal shelf. Get out as early as you can, and don't have any kids yourself'.. Philip Larkin

'They talk of a man betraying his country, his friends, his sweetheart. There must be a moral bond first. All a man can betray is his conscience.'.. Joseph Conrad

'Acting is half shame, half glory. Shame at exhibiting yourself, glory when you can forget yoursel'.. John Gielgud

'My definition of an intellectual is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture without thinking of the Lone Ranger.'.. Billy Connolly

'To know one thing, you must know the opposite.'.. Henry Moore

'We know what we are, but know not what we may be.'.. William Shakespeare

'Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier'.. Sir Tom Stoppard

'Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.'.. T S Eliot

'Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne'.. Quentin Crisp

'Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'The future is purchased by the present.'.. Samuel Johnson

'The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see.'.. Winston Churchill

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

'Nothing is too wonderful to be true if it be consistent with the laws of nature'.. Michael Faraday

'Being pregnant is an occupational hazard of being a wife.'.. Queen Victoria

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