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'I always knew that if all else failed I could become an actor. And all else failed'.. David Niven

'Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys.'.. Joseph Conrad

'The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.'.. Arthur C Clarke

'The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.'.. Benjamin Disraeli

'War is evil, but it is often the lesser evil.'.. George Orwell

'A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'A Royal Commission is a broody hen sitting on a china egg.'.. Michael Foot

'I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of the people.'.. Edmund Burke

'Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.'.. John Locke

'Almost all crime is due to the repressed desire for aesthetic expression.'.. Evelyn Waugh

'Anything is good if it's made of chocolate.'.. Jo Brand

'A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem points to nothing but itself'.. E M Forster

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

'Every time you liberate a woman, you liberate a man'.. Emmeline Pankhurst

'May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise in the fact of uncommon people being below theirs?'.. Charles Dickens

'My Father had a profound influence on me, he was a lunatic.'.. Spike Milligan

'The fact of the matter is that most actors are shy people.'.. Roger Moore

'A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know'.. Lord Byron

'There's no possibility of being witty without a little ill-nature.'.. Richard Sheridan

'Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same'.. Oliver Goldsmith

'I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected president but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power.'.. Arthur C Clarke

'He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.'.. Winston Churchill

'Economic advance is not the same thing as human progress'.. John Clapham

'The enemy of idealism is zealotry.'.. Neil Kinnock

'In politics, guts is all'.. Barbara Castle

'What happens in the heart simply happens.'.. Ted Hughes

'A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle.'.. Ian Fleming

'Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.'.. Robert Browning

'There is no education like adversity.'.. Benjamin Disraeli

'Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

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