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'When thinking about companions gone, we feel ourselves doubly alone.'.. Walter Scott

'We've discovered that the less we do, the more money we make.'.. Eric Idle

'In English villages you turn over a stone and never know what might creep out'.. Agatha Christie

'Our true nationality is mankind.'.. H G Wells

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

'Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'My opinion is that a poet should express the emotion of all the ages and the thought of his own.'.. Thomas Hardy

'Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people'.. Oscar Wilde

'Chester pleases my fancy more than any other place I ever saw'.. James Boswell

'By indignities men come to dignities.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'It's all right letting yourself go, as long as you can get yourself back.'.. Mick Jagger

'Asia is not going to be civilized after the methods of the West. There is too much Asia and she is too old.'.. Rudyard Kipling

'But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions.'.. D H Lawrence

'It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him'.. J R R Tolkien

'Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen.'.. Jerome K Jerome

'Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.'.. John Betjeman

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

'The kind of people who always go on about whether a thing is in good taste invariably have very bad taste'.. Joe Orton

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

'Time is everything; five minutes make the difference between victory and defeat'.. Horatio Nelson

'When words are scarce they are seldom spent in vain.'.. William Shakespeare

'If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors'.. Walter Scott

'Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.'.. Lewis Carroll

'To all, to each, a fair good-night, and pleasing dreams, and slumbers light.'.. Walter Scott

'Let everyone regulate his conduct... by the golden rule of doing to others as in similar circumstances we would have them do to us, and the path of duty will be clear before him.'.. William Wilberforce

'Nothing, like something, happens anywhere.'.. Philip Larkin

'You cannot fashion a wit out of two half-wits.'.. Neil Kinnock

'I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind than a humorous resignation'.. Somerset Maugham

'There is much to be said for failure. It is much more interesting than success.'.. Max Beerbohm

'Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own.'.. Jonathan Swift

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