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Famous British Quotes

'The difference between Socrates and Jesus? The great conscious and the immeasurably great unconscious'.. Thomas Carlyle

'Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.'.. Stephen Fry

'A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.'.. Ian Fleming

'How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win'.. GK Chesterton

'Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed.'.. Winston Churchill

'Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life.'.. Robert Southey

'And the White Album is important to me for different reasons. One - I had left the band on the White Album.'.. Ringo Starr

'To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illuminate only the track it has passed.'.. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

'One half of the world cannot understand the other halfs pleasures'.. Jane Austen

'To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me'.. Isaac Newton

'A man's as old as he's feeling. A woman as old as she looks.'.. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

'Cast is everything.'.. Ridley Scott

'Work is the curse of the drinking classes.'.. Oscar Wilde

'I spent many years laughing at Harry Secombe's singing until somebody told me that it wasn't a joke.'.. Spike Milligan

'I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children'.. Arthur Conan Doyle

'Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'Disease generally begins that equality which death completes.'.. Samuel Johnson

'The wisest prophets make sure of the event first.'.. Horace Walpole

'A day without laughter is a day wasted.'.. Charlie Chaplin

'A public schoolboy must be acceptable at a dance and invaluable in a shipwreck'.. Alan Bennett

'You fall out of your Mothers womb, crawl across open country under fire and crawl in to your grave'.. Quentin Crisp

'Swansea - Ugh, Lovely town'.. Dylan Thomas

'The real tragedy of the poor is the poverty of their aspirations'.. Adam Smith

'Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.'.. Oscar Wilde

'A woman is as young as her knees.'.. Mary Quant

'A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.'.. Charles Darwin

'The martyr sacrifices themselves entirely in vain. Or rather not in vain; for they make the narrow narrower'.. Florence Nightingale

'I could not live in a country so miserable as to possess no castles'.. John Ruskin

'Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past'.. George Orwell

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