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'To betray, you must first belong.'.. Kim Philby

'An actor is something less than a man, while an actress is something more than a woman.'.. Richard Burton

'Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to see farther.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'Every man dies. Not every man really lives.'.. William Wallace

'WH Auden didnt love God, he just fancied him'.. Stephen Spender

'Progress everywhere today does seem to come so very heavily disguised as Chaos'.. Joyce Grenfell

'All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness'.. John Ruskin

'A people always ends by resembling its shadow.'.. Rudyard Kipling

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

'Learn from your dreams what you lack.'.. W H Auden

'Something unpleasant is coming when men are anxious to tell the truth'.. Benjamin Disraeli

'In our time political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible'.. George Orwell

'How very little can be done under the spirit of fear.'.. Florence Nightingale

'Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.'.. Lord Byron

'Eating words has never given me indigestion.'.. Winston Churchill

'A woman is as young as her knees.'.. Mary Quant

'If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn't swim'.. Margaret Thatcher

'Thank you for leaving us alone but giving us enough attention to boost our egos'.. Mick Jagger

'It is not true that drink changes a man's character. It may reveal it more clearly.'.. John Osborne

'Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.'.. Emily Bronte

'The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.'.. Oscar Wilde

'Heresy is another word for freedom of thought.'.. Graham Greene

'It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.'.. John Dryden

'I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in.'.. Virginia Woolf

'I wonder if anyone will ever know the emptiness of my life. Personal Diary -- Last entry "Oh what's the point?"'.. Kenneth Williams

'Britain is the grit in the European oyster'.. John Major

'I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting'.. Lord Byron

'Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.'.. John Ruskin

'Infamy! Infamy! They've all got it in for me!'.. Kenneth Williams

'Only in Britain could it be thought a defect to be too clever by half. The probability is that too many people are too stupid by three-quarters.'.. John Major

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