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Famous British Quotes

'Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'I need no dictionary of quotations to remind me that the eyes are the windows of the soul'.. Max Beerbohm

'Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself and never mind the rest.'.. Beatrix Potter

'Lets face it Football is a game for commoners. As soon as you get a mortgage you start to like Tennis'.. Jonathan Ross

'A faith is something you die for, a doctrine is something you kill for. There is all the difference in the world'.. Tony Benn

'There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them'.. George Orwell

'Old men are dangerous: it doesn't matter to them what is going to happen to the world'.. George Bernard Shaw

'Every man's memory is his private literature.'.. Aldous Huxley

'Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm.'.. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

'A widespread taste for pornography means that nature is alerting us to some threat of extinction'.. James G Ballard

'The greatest problem about old age is the fear that it may go on too long.'.. A J P Taylor

'Poets don't have an 'audience'. They're talking to a single person all the time'.. Robert Graves

'And yet to every bad there is a worse.'.. Thomas Hardy

'Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone'.. John Maynard Keynes

'I can always tell when the mother in law's coming to stay; the mice throw themselves on the traps.'.. Les Dawson

'I dont speak French, I dont speak English, I am from Yorkshire'.. Geoffrey Boycott

'Good sense about trivialities is better than nonsense about things that matter'.. Max Beerbohm

'Divorce is a game played by lawyers.'.. Cary Grant

'The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'Most human beings have an infinite capacity for taking things for granted'.. Aldous Huxley

'Happiness can exist only in acceptance.'.. George Orwell

'Its the menopause. I have got my own climate'.. Julie Walters

'A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'The profession of a prostitute is the only career in which the maximum income is paid to the newest apprentice'.. William Booth

'To cure the British disease with socialism was like trying to cure leukaemia with leeches'.. Margaret Thatcher

'I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in the morning.'.. Jonathan Swift

'I can take any amount of criticism as long as its unqualifed praise'.. Noel Coward

'A true friend stabs you in the front.'.. Oscar Wilde

'Not where I breathe, but where I love, I live; Not where I love, but where I am, I die'.. Robert Southey

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