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'Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.'.. Winston Churchill

'When I repress my emotion my stomach keeps score.'.. Enoch Powell

'You'll find that empty vessels make the most sound'.. John Lydon (Johnny Rotten)

'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all'.. Alfred Lord Tennyson

'The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.'.. GK Chesterton

'Advertising is legalized lying.'.. H G Wells

'Oh, what a shock. My career must be slipping. This is the first time I've been available to pick up an award.'.. Michael Caine

'All men would be tyrants if they could.'.. Daniel Defoe

'When a thing's done, it's done, and if it's not done right, do it differently next time.'.. Arthur Ransome

'I thought I'd begin by reading a poem by Shakespeare, but then I thought, why should I? He never reads any of mine.'.. Spike Milligan

'There is always time for failure.'.. Sir John Mortimer

'But there, everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses'.. Jerome K Jerome

'TV is as injurious to the soul as fast food is to the body'.. Quentin Crisp

'Deep-versed in books and shallow in himself.'.. John Milton

'A man does not know what he is saying until he knows what he is not saying'.. GK Chesterton

'In my end is my beginning.'.. Mary, Queen of Scots

'The one haunting and exasperatingly lovable city in Scotland'.. Lewis Gibbon

'Rock and roll doesn't necessarily mean a band. It doesn't mean a singer, and it doesn't mean a lyric, really. It's that question of trying to be immortal'.. Malcolm McLaren

'During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act'.. George Orwell

'A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of'.. Jane Austen

'No one can read with profit that which he cannot learn to read with pleasure.'.. Thomas Hardy

'One who does not know when to die, does not know how to live.'.. John Ruskin

'Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it.'.. John Lennon

'I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.'.. Stephen Hawking

'People see me in the suit and they know I'm not fooling anyone, they know I'm rock and roll through and through'.. Ricky Gervais

'I have never had problems with drugs. I have had problems with the police....'.. Keith Richards

'He who stops being better stops being good.'.. Oliver Cromwell

'I can only go one way. I've not got a reverse gear.'.. Tony Blair

'Unintelligent people always look for a scapegoat.'.. Ernest Bevin

'Loss and possession, death and life are one, There falls no shadow where there shines no sun.'.. Hilaire Belloc

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