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Famous British Quotes

'Here is my first principle of foreign policy: good government at home'.. W E Gladstone

'The only statistics you can trust are the ones who can falsify yourself'.. Winston Churchill

'I got nasty habits; I take tea at three.'.. Mick Jagger

'Whichever party is in office, the Treasury is in power.'.. Harold Wilson

'Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.'.. Benjamin Disraeli

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

'A mere copier of nature can never produce anything great.'.. Joshua Reynolds

'Death destroys a man, but the idea of death saves him.'.. E M Forster

'O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive!'.. Walter Scott

'I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of the people.'.. Edmund Burke

'Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'Man is an animal that makes bargains: no other animal does this - no dog exchanges bones with another.'.. Adam Smith

'Broadcasting is really too important to be left to the broadcasters.'.. Tony Benn

'There are grounds for cautious optimism that we may now be near the end of the search for the ultimate laws of nature.'.. Stephen Hawking

'Art has to move you and design does not, unless it's a good design for a bus.'.. David Hockney

'I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country'.. E M Forster

'Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.'.. Oscar Wilde

'Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.'.. Samuel Johnson

'Commerce changes the fate and genius of nations.'.. Thomas Gray

'When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character.'.. Somerset Maugham

'History has remembered the kings and warriors, because they destroyed; art has remembered the people, because they created'.. William Morris

'I wouldn't mind seeing China if I could come back the same day.'.. Philip Larkin

'It is no wonder that people are so horrible when they start their life as children.'.. Sir Kingsley Amis

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

'Fame often makes a writer vain, but seldom makes him proud.'.. W H Auden

'I wouldnt say I was the best manager in the business but I was in the top 1'.. Brian Clough

'Everyone who wants to do good to the human race always ends in universal bullying'.. Aldous Huxley

'We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.'.. Oscar Wilde

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

'The problem with committing political suicide is that you may live to regret it'.. Winston Churchill

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