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Famous British Quotes

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

'I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many unsigned poems, was a woman'.. Virginia Woolf

'For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'It is better to have a lion at the head of an army of sheep, than a sheep at the head of an army of lions'.. Daniel Defoe

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

'Thieves respect property - they merely wish it to become their property'.. GK Chesterton

'All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players'.. William Shakespeare

'I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite'.. GK Chesterton

'Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.'.. Edmund Burke

'A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves.'.. Charlie Chaplin

'Incongruity is the mainspring of laughter.'.. Max Beerbohm

'All I can think of the Middle Ages is that everything must have chafed terribly'.. A A Gill

'If you are going through hell keep going'.. Winston Churchill

'Opportunity makes a thief.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'It's not so much about what you ask as what you don't ask.'.. Michael Parkinson

'The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.'.. Aldous Huxley

'I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.'.. Douglas Adams

'Bad humor is an evasion of reality; good humor is an acceptance of it.'.. Malcolm Muggeridge

'Always be a little kinder than necessary.'.. J M Barrie

'Commerce changes the fate and genius of nations.'.. Thomas Gray

'If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn't swim'.. Margaret Thatcher

'I went out with this girl the other night, she wore this real slinky number...She looked great going down the stairs'.. Milton Jones

'Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.'.. Alfred Hitchcock

'The man who can dominate a London dinner-table can dominate the world'.. Oscar Wilde

'I don't pretend to understand the Universe - it's a great deal bigger than I am.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'I doubt whether classical education ever has been or can be successfully carried out without corporal punishment'.. George Orwell

'They are most deceived that trusteth most in themselves.'.. Elizabeth I

'A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally'.. Oscar Wilde

'Great literature should do some good to the reader: must quicken his perception though dull, and sharpen his discrimination though blunt, and mellow the rawness of his personal opinions'.. A E Housman

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