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'Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat.'.. Oscar Wilde

'Love is blind.'.. Geoffrey Chaucer

'You will put on a dress of guilt and shoes with broken high ideals.'.. Roger McGough

'Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbours'.. Rudyard Kipling

'I'm every bourgeois nightmare - a Cockney with intelligence and a million dollars'.. Michael Caine

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

'Ale, man, ale's the stuff to drink for fellows whom it hurts to think.'.. A E Housman

'All movements go too far.'.. Bertrand Russell

'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

'Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds'.. John Dryden

'Every absurdity has a champion to defend it.'.. Oliver Goldsmith

'If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there.'.. Lewis Carroll

'Corruption never has been compulsory.'.. Anthony Eden

'Listen to many, speak to a few.'.. William Shakespeare

'I love criticism just so long as it's unqualified praise.'.. Noel Coward

'No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor.'.. Thomas Carlyle

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

'Any fool can write a novel but it takes real genius to sell it.'.. James G Ballard

'The fact that logic cannot satisfy us awakens an almost insatiable hunger for the irrational.'.. A N Wilson

'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.'.. Samuel Johnson

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

'Maybe this world is another planets hell'.. Aldous Huxley

'Save your money. You're going to need twice as much money in your old age as you think'.. Michael Caine

'The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.'.. Thomas Carlyle

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

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

'Heresies are experiments in man's unsatisfied search for truth.'.. H G Wells

'All a poet can do today is warn.'.. Wilfred Owen

'I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.'.. Spike Milligan

'I work for a Government I despise for ends I think criminal.'.. John Maynard Keynes

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