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Famous British Quotes

'You have no idea what a poor opinion I have of myself and how little I deserve it'.. W S Gilbert

'The profession of a prostitute is the only career in which the maximum income is paid to the newest apprentice'.. William Booth

'A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner'.. Samuel Johnson

'Probably the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton, but the opening battles of all subsequent wars have been lost there'.. George Orwell

'Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'I have never acted on a press release or gone out to dinner with a PR. I think PR is a ridiculous job. They are the headlice of civilisation'.. A A Gill

'The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth and have it found out by accident.'.. Charles Lamb

'Put three Englishmen on a desert island and within an hour they will have invented a class system'.. Alan Ayckbourn

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

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

'Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness'.. George Orwell

'The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it, is composed of two distinct races, the men who borrow and the men who lend.'.. Charles Lamb

'Better to be without logic than without feeling.'.. Charlotte Bronte

'A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out'.. George Bernard Shaw

'The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.'.. Rudyard Kipling

'What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine.'.. Thomas More

'England has always been disinclined to accept human nature.'.. E M Forster

'Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.'.. Emily Bronte

'Marriage is a very good thing, but I think it's a mistake to make a habit out of it.'.. Somerset Maugham

'Henley is the Venice of the South'.. Boris Johnson

'What passions cannot music raise or quell?'.. John Dryden

'It's an honor to be on the same network that gave us 'The Sopranos,' ... They made me an offer I couldn't refuse.'.. Ricky Gervais

'A smile abroad is often a scowl at home.'.. Alfred Lord Tennyson

'WH Auden didnt love God, he just fancied him'.. Stephen Spender

'Outside every fat man there was an even fatter man trying to close in.'.. Sir Kingsley Amis

'What is reading, but silent conversation.'.. Charles Lamb

'I am not young enough to know everything.'.. Oscar Wilde

'If I wasnt an actor I would probably be a psychopath'.. Terence Stamp

'Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.'.. Edmund Burke

'A man may devote himself to death and destruction to save a nation; but no nation will devote itself to death and destruction to save mankind.'.. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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