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'Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.'.. George Orwell

'Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.'.. Jonathan Swift

'Do not allow to slip away from you freedoms the people who came before you won with such hard knocks.'.. D H Lawrence

'Necessity has no law.'.. Oliver Cromwell

'Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.'.. Winston Churchill

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

'Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'Whenever people talk to me about the weather I always feel certain that they mean something else'.. Oscar Wilde

'It only takes a room of Americans for the English and Australians to realise how much we have in common.'.. Stephen Fry

'Parting is such sweet sorrow.'.. William Shakespeare

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

'England expects that every man will do his duty.'.. Horatio Nelson

'Serious sport is war minus the shooting.'.. George Orwell

'A family with the wrong members in control; that, perhaps, is as near as one can come to describing England in a phrase.'.. George Orwell

'Dorchester - A very agreeable town to live in'.. Daniel Defoe

'Disease generally begins that equality which death completes.'.. Samuel Johnson

'The sort of poetry I seek resides in objects man can't touch.'.. E M Forster

'You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.'.. William Blake

'Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.'.. William Shakespeare

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

'Nothing, like something, happens anywhere.'.. Philip Larkin

'Unlimited power corrupts the possessor.'.. William Pitt (The Younger)

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

'A poet can survive everything but a misprint.'.. Oscar Wilde

'I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.'.. T S Eliot

'Be not a slave of words.'.. Thomas Carlyle

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

'Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.'.. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

'There is a woman at the beginning of all great things.'.. Alan Bleasdale

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