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'Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own.'.. Jonathan Swift

'Experience teaches only the teachable.'.. Aldous Huxley

'Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'I tell my children to avoid theatre and go into cinema and TV.'.. Peter O’Toole

'The finest landscape is improved by a good Pub in the foreground'.. Samuel Johnson

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

'People say it gets better but it doesn't. It just gets different, that's all.'.. Maggie Smith

'Anybody who's been married to a man for forty odd years knows he's all talk'.. Michael Parkinson

'The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.'.. Charles Darwin

'All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.'.. Winston Churchill

'No one does anything from a single motive.'.. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

'We've discovered that the less we do, the more money we make.'.. Eric Idle

'There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter.'.. John Keats

'If you give up drink and sex, you don't live longer. It just seems longer'.. Clement Freud

'We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know.'.. W H Auden

'You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen, it said 'Parking Fine.''.. Tommy Cooper

'I sometimes think that the price of liberty is not so much eternal vigilance as eternal dirt'.. George Orwell

'my words are my own, and my actions are my ministers'.. Charles II

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

'A week is a long time in politics.'.. Harold Wilson

'Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.'.. John Ruskin

'I always said God was against art and I still believe it.'.. Edward Elgar

'An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do'.. Dylan Thomas

'Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.'.. Charles Dickens

'The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.'.. Joshua Reynolds

'Every man over forty is a scoundrel.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle.'.. Ian Fleming

'Most sets of values would give rise to universes that, although they might be very beautiful, would contain no one able to wonder at that beauty.'.. Stephen Hawking

'Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.'.. Thomas Carlyle

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