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'Neither a borrower nor a lender be.'.. William Shakespeare

'Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer.'.. Winston Churchill

'To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour'.. William Blake

'Everything's complicated, even those things that seem flat in their bleakness or sadness'.. Nick Hornby

'He was gifted with the sly, sharp instinct for self-preservation that passes for wisdom among the rich.'.. Evelyn Waugh

'The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.'.. John Locke

'The trouble with children is that they are non-returnable'.. Quentin Crisp

'The best research for playing a drunk is being a British actor for 20 years'.. Michael Caine

'It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.'.. Charles Darwin

'Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.'.. Oscar Wilde

'Think before you speak is criticism's motto; speak before you think, creation's.'.. E M Forster

'I am not young enough to know everything.'.. J M Barrie

'Science is but an image of the truth.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'Not content to have the audience in the palm of his hand, he goes one further and clinches his fist.'.. Kenneth Tynan

'Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.'.. Peter Ustinov

'Soul meets soul on lovers' lips.'.. Percy Bysshe Shelley

'Bexhill on Sea is a peck on the cheek: Hastings is a lolloping tongue down the throat'.. Jo Brand

'By indignities men come to dignities.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'From the middle of life onward, only he remains vitally alive who is ready to die with life'.. Samuel Johnson

'It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.'.. William Blake

'A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal'.. Oscar Wilde

'You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be led.'.. Stan Laurel

'Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'I went window shopping today! I bought four windows.'.. Tommy Cooper

'I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear well'.. Oliver Goldsmith

'Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.'.. Samuel Johnson

'Progress is not an illusion, it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing'.. George Orwell

'History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.'.. Winston Churchill

'The more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate'.. J B Priestley

'Words easy to be understood do often hit the mark; when high and learned ones do only pierce the air'.. John Bunyan

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