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'Saints should always be judged guilty until they are proved innocent'.. George Orwell

'Well, my wife and I were married in a toilet - it was a marriage of convenience!'.. Tommy Cooper

'Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'I've always said there's a place for the press but they haven't dug it yet.'.. Tommy Docherty

'A politician is a person with whose politics you don't agree; if you agree with him he's a statesman.'.. David Lloyd George

'Every man at the bottom of his heart believes that he is a born detective.'.. John Buchan

'A critic is a man who knows the way but can't drive the car.'.. Kenneth Tynan

'If what you have done is unjust, you have not succeeded.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'Aim for the sky and you'll reach the ceiling. Aim for the ceiling and you'll stay on the floor.'.. Bill Shankly

'What we need is not the will to believe, but the wish to find out.'.. William Wordsworth

'I shouldn't be saying this - high treason, really - but I sometimes wonder if Americans aren't fooled by our accent into detecting brilliance that may not really be there'.. Stephen Fry

'Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.'.. William Wordsworth

'The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the prospect of good.'.. John Locke

'Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.'.. John Locke

'Enlightened people seldom or never possess a sense of responsibility'.. George Orwell

'I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected president but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power.'.. Arthur C Clarke

'It is so pleasant to come across people more stupid than ourselves. We love them at once for being so'.. Jerome K Jerome

'Where there is no property there is no injustice.'.. John Locke

'People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy'.. Oliver Goldsmith

'Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.'.. Edmund Burke

'A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all.'.. Thomas Hardy

'I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves'.. Mary Shelley

'I am in that temper that if I were under water I would scarcely kick to come to the top'.. John Keats

'Immortality is really desirable, I guess. In terms of images, anyway.'.. Damien Hirst

'Islington is about as far as you can get from London without needing yellow-fever jabs'.. A A Gill

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

'All great truths begin as blasphemies.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'Boredom is the legitimate kingdom of the philanthropic.'.. Virginia Woolf

'If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.'.. Emily Bronte

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