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'Full, saturated colours have an emotional significance I want to avoid.'.. Lucien Freud

'There are only four people who knew what the Beatles were about anyway.'.. Paul McCartney

'If I were to choose where I was to die it would be in the herbaceous border'.. Miriam Stoppard

'Life turned out much better than I thought. I knew after a little while that I could act.'.. Peter O’Toole

'Rock and roll doesn't necessarily mean a band. It doesn't mean a singer, and it doesn't mean a lyric, really. It's that question of trying to be immortal'.. Malcolm McLaren

'Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing'.. Margaret Thatcher

'It is only in the world of objects that we have time and space and selves.'.. T S Eliot

'It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.'.. Edmund Burke

'Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.'.. John Locke

'Illusion is the first of all pleasures.'.. Oscar Wilde

'He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'I dont hold with abroad and think foreigners speak English when our backs are turned'.. Quentin Crisp

'I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'Man's silence is wonderful to listen to.'.. Thomas Hardy

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

'He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery'.. Harold Wilson

''Tis love that makes the world go round'.. Charles Dickens

'It is better to lose health like a spendthrift than to waste it like a miser.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'All the people like us are we, and everyone else is They.'.. Rudyard Kipling

'Until you understand a writer's ignorance, presume yourself ignorant of his understanding'.. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

'I took on the sins of everybody, of a generation, really'.. Christine Keeler

'I'm not as thrilled with myself as I used to be.'.. Oliver Reed

'Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.'.. Peter Ustinov

'Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.'.. Robert Browning

'In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it.'.. John Ruskin

'We are so fond on one another because our ailments are the same.'.. Jonathan Swift

'I found longer races boring. I found the mile just perfect.'.. Roger Bannister

'Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.'.. Jonathan Swift

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

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