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'It is the duty of Her Majesty's government neither to flap nor to falter'.. Harold Macmillan

'Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.'.. W H Auden

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

'Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'The way to tell if a man is sexually excited is to check if he is breathing'.. Jo Brand

'Melancholy, indeed, should be diverted by every means but drinking.'.. Samuel Johnson

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

'A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom'.. Roald Dahl

'A cricketer's life is a life of splendid freedom, healthy effort, endless variety, and delightful good fellowship'.. W G Grace

'All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.'.. Walter Scott

'Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'I want to live my life so that my nights are not full of regrets.'.. D H Lawrence

'All vital truth contains the memory of all that for which it is not true.'.. D H Lawrence

'A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.'.. Charlotte Bronte

'My unhealthy affection for my second daughter has waned. Now I despise all my seven children equally.'.. Evelyn Waugh

'I think I am a child. Everything blows my mind.'.. Marc Bolan

'An asylum for the sane would be empty in America.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'The delicate balance between modesty and conceit is popularity.'.. Max Beerbohm

'The pollen count, now thatís a difficult job. Especially if youíve got hay fever'.. Milton Jones

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

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

'It is very good advice to believe only what an artist does, rather than what he says about his work.'.. David Hockney

'I think we have all experienced passion that is not in any sense reasonable.'.. Stephen Fry

'If thou woudst view fair Melrose aright, go visit it by the pale moonlight'.. Walter Scott

'Why buy a book when you can join a library'.. Ricky Gervais

'All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.'.. Edmund Burke

'If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me.'.. W H Auden

'To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.'.. Oscar Wilde

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

'It's difficult isn't it, when you're in a Mosque and everyone's praying and you really enjoy leapfrog'.. Milton Jones

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