Winston Churchill
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Famous British Quotes

'There's nothing as ordinary as to try to be extraodinary'.. Noel Coward

'If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.'.. Virginia Woolf

'What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it towards the condition of the man who wrote.'.. E M Forster

'One's life has many compartments.'.. Harold Pinter

'Boredom is the legitimate kingdom of the philanthropic.'.. Virginia Woolf

'Whichever party is in office, the Treasury is in power.'.. Harold Wilson

'A slavish bondage to parents cramps every faculty of the mind.'.. Mary Shelley

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

'To cure the British disease with socialism was like trying to cure leukaemia with leeches'.. Margaret Thatcher

'Diplomats were invented simply to waste time.'.. David Lloyd George

'They talk of a man betraying his country, his friends, his sweetheart. There must be a moral bond first. All a man can betray is his conscience.'.. Joseph Conrad

'When I make a joke I always laugh quickly so there is no doubt about it'.. Somerset Maugham

'All autobiography is self-indulgent.'.. Daphne du Maurier

'The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away; than what it leaves behind.'.. William Wordsworth

'When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character.'.. Somerset Maugham

'TV is as injurious to the soul as fast food is to the body'.. Quentin Crisp

'Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding'.. Thomas Carlyle

'Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.'.. Samuel Johnson

'He was gifted with the sly, sharp instinct for self-preservation that passes for wisdom among the rich.'.. Evelyn Waugh

'The finest eloquence is that which gets things done.'.. David Lloyd George

'For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.'.. Walter Scott

'A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.'.. Oscar Wilde

'Assassination has never changed the history of the world.'.. Benjamin Disraeli

'You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.'.. Margaret Thatcher

'Big Brother is watching you.'.. George Orwell

'When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package'.. John Ruskin

'In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing'.. William Wordsworth

'Are you going to come quietly, or do I have to use earplugs?'.. Spike Milligan

'To forget oneself is to be happy.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'There's no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late.'.. Charles Kingsley

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