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'An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'Laziness has become the chief characteristic of journalism, displacing incompetence.'.. Sir Kingsley Amis

'No man is an island, entire of itself'.. John Donne

'Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired'.. David Lloyd George

'my words are my own, and my actions are my ministers'.. Charles II

'I am the only man who can say he has been in Take That and at least 2 members of the Spice Girls'.. Robbie Williams

'Nothing is more obstinate than a fashionable consensus.'.. Margaret Thatcher

'The delicate balance between modesty and conceit is popularity.'.. Max Beerbohm

'In the old days men had the rack. Now they have the Press'.. Oscar Wilde

'I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected president but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power.'.. Arthur C Clarke

'You may travel the world over but you will find nowhere more beautiful; It is so restful, so colourful and so unspoilt (Tenby)'.. Augustus John

'I do not want a husband who honours me as a queen, if he does not love me as a woman.'.. Elizabeth I

'A remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he is really very good in spite of all the people who say he is very good'.. Robert Graves

'It's difficult isn't it, when you're in a Mosque and everyone's praying and you really enjoy leapfrog'.. Milton Jones

'I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine'.. Oliver Goldsmith

'This lady is not for turning.'.. Margaret Thatcher

'When hospitality becomes an art it loses its very soul.'.. Max Beerbohm

'The war between the sexes is the only one in which both sides regularly sleep with the enemy'.. Quentin Crisp

'It is very good advice to believe only what an artist does, rather than what he says about his work.'.. David Hockney

'To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.'.. Edmund Burke

'Anything worth doing is worth overdoing.'.. Mick Jagger

'There is no education like adversity.'.. Benjamin Disraeli

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

'Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential'.. Winston Churchill

'It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.'.. Edmund Burke

'Eternity's a terrible thought. I mean, where's it all going to end?'.. Sir Tom Stoppard

'I do not know which makes a man more conservative - to know nothing but the present, or nothing but the past'.. John Maynard Keynes

'The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.'.. Charles Darwin

'Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.'.. Winston Churchill

'Pleasure and freedom from pain, are the only things desirable as ends.'.. John Stuart Mill

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