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'The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see.'.. Winston Churchill

'Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent'.. John Maynard Keynes

'But love's a malady without a cure.'.. John Dryden

'Honest people don't hide their deeds.'.. Emily Bronte

'It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.'.. Noel Coward

'I'm a classic example of all humorists - only funny when I'm working'.. Peter Sellers

'Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery.'.. John Ruskin

'Man has almost constant occasion for the help of his brethren, and it is in vain for him to expect it from their benevolence only.'.. Adam Smith

'Difficulties are just things to overcome'.. Ernest Shackleton

'Television has bought murder back in to the home - where it belongs'.. Alfred Hitchcock

'Heroes, whatever high ideas we may have of them, are mortal and not divine. We are all as God made us and many of us much worse.'.. John Osborne

'If we don't end war, war will end us.'.. H G Wells

'What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?'.. George Eliot

'Love is 2 minutes and 52 seconds of squelching noises'.. John Lydon (Johnny Rotten)

'I sometimes think that being widowed is God's way of telling you to come off the Pill.'.. Victoria Wood

'The future is purchased by the present.'.. Samuel Johnson

'I owe nothing to Women's Lib.'.. Margaret Thatcher

'Consciousness is an end in itself. We torture ourselves getting somewhere, and when we get there it is nowhere, for there is nowhere to get to.'.. D H Lawrence

'Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.'.. Elizabeth Taylor

'Oh the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called man! Oh the little that unhinges it, poor creatures that we are!'.. Charles Dickens

'Everybody grows but me.'.. Queen Victoria

'The way to tell if a man is sexually excited is to check if he is breathing'.. Jo Brand

'A few honest men are better than numbers.'.. Oliver Cromwell

'If you have men who will only come if they know there is a good road, I don't want them. I want men who will come if there is no road at all.'.. David Livingstone

'You know, I go to the theatre to be entertained. I donít want to see plays about rape, sodomy and drug addiction...I can get all that at home'.. Peter Cook

'Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.'.. Winston Churchill

'A critic is a man who knows the way but can't drive the car.'.. Kenneth Tynan

'Every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war but as an act of self-defense against a homicidal maniac'.. George Orwell

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

'Our greatest glory consists not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall'.. Oliver Goldsmith

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