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June 2018: The Resorts of North Devon

Devon is the only county in England with two separate coasts, north and south. It is the latter that is perhaps better known and more ...More
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Famous British Quotes

'If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'I dont believe in God but I am very interested in Her'.. Arthur C Clarke

'Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'I don't pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about.'.. Arthur C Clarke

'There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'Theres only one thing worse than an Estate Agent but that can be safely lanced, drained and surgically dressed.'.. Stephen Fry

'Life is generally something that happens elsewhere.'.. Alan Bennett

'I count religion but a childish toy, and hold there is no sin but ignorance.'.. Christopher Marlowe

'A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem points to nothing but itself'.. E M Forster

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

'When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read'.. Hilaire Belloc

'Be content to remember that those who can make omelettes properly can do nothing else'.. Hilaire Belloc

'It is my settled opinion that no one is attracted to a political career in the first place unless he is socially or emotionally crippled'.. Auberon Waugh

'Dickens is one of those authors who are well worth stealing.'.. George Orwell

'Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others'.. Virginia Woolf

'There's no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late.'.. Charles Kingsley

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

'How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean.'.. Arthur C Clarke

'Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.'.. Isaac Newton

'Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'Chester pleases my fancy more than any other place I ever saw'.. James Boswell

'Peace rules the day, where reason rules the mind.'.. Wilkie Collins

'You cannot fashion a wit out of two half-wits.'.. Neil Kinnock

'Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.'.. Rupert Brooke

'Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open.'.. Alexander Graham Bell

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

'An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.'.. Agatha Christie

'There is only one class in the community that thinks more about money than the rich, and that is the poor'.. Oscar Wilde

'A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality'.. John Lennon

'Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.'.. Oscar Wilde

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