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'Find enough clever things to say, and you're a Prime Minister; write them down and you're a Shakespeare'.. George Bernard Shaw

'The thing about imagination is that by the very act of putting it down, there must be some truth in one's own imagination.'.. Dennis Potter

'Glasgow - The beautifullest little city I have seen in Britain'.. Daniel Defoe

'In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.'.. W H Auden

'Happiness is the sublime moment when you get out of your corsets at night'.. Joyce Grenfell

'Public opinion is a compound of folly, weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling, obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs'.. Robert Peel

'There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men'.. John Locke

'The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.'.. Charles Darwin

'Let others hail the rising sun: I bow to that whose course is run.'.. David Garrick

'There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.'.. Charles Dickens

'Assassination has never changed the history of the world.'.. Benjamin Disraeli

'To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal'.. Peter Ustinov

'Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.'.. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

'It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes'.. Douglas Adams

'What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?'.. George Eliot

'Familiar acts are beautiful through love.'.. Percy Bysshe Shelley

'I think the British have the distinction above all other nations of being able to put new wine into old bottles without bursting them'.. Clement Attlee

'The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.'.. Arthur C Clarke

'Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds'.. John Dryden

'Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons'.. Bertrand Russell

'There is no such thing as liberty. You only change one sort of domination for another. All we can do is to choose our master.'.. D H Lawrence

'I'm not as thrilled with myself as I used to be.'.. Oliver Reed

'I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.'.. Stephen Hawking

'I'm every bourgeois nightmare - a Cockney with intelligence and a million dollars'.. Michael Caine

'For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.'.. Virginia Woolf

'Nothing wilts faster than laurels that have been rested upon.'.. Percy Bysshe Shelley

'If I had been around when Rubens was painting, I would have been revered as a fabulous model. Kate Moss? Well, she would have been the paintbrush.'.. Dawn French

'Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.'.. Thomas Hardy

'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all'.. Alfred Lord Tennyson

'Think globally, act locally.'.. Paul McCartney

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