Winston Churchill
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'In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer - the wealth, prestige and grandeur that went with the power.'.. A J P Taylor

'Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.'.. Benjamin Disraeli

'To succeed with the opposite sex, tell her you're impotent. She can't wait to disprove it.'.. Cary Grant

'A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market.'.. Charles Lamb

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

'No advance in wealth, no softening of manners, no reform or revolution has ever brought human equality a millimeter nearer'.. George Orwell

'Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious; both are disappointed'.. Oscar Wilde

'Love in all eight tones and all five semitones of the word's full octave.'.. Stephen Fry

'He was a bold man that first eat on oyster.'.. Jonathan Swift

'A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of'.. Jane Austen

'It took me years to understand that words are often as important as experience, because words make experience last'.. William Morris

'An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.'.. Stephen Fry

'In the end Americans always end up doing the right thing, after they have eliminated all the other possibilities'.. Winston Churchill

'History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things, want this, want that.'.. Malcolm Muggeridge

'Most people perform well in a crisis - when the spotlight is on them; it's on the Sunday afternoons of this life, when no-one is looking, that the spirit falters.'.. Alan Bennett

'It takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to know in what direction to point that organ.'.. W H Auden

'A woman, the more curious she is about her face, is commonly the more careless about her house.'.. Ben Jonson

'We know what we are, but know not what we may be.'.. William Shakespeare

'There is a woman at the beginning of all great things.'.. Alan Bleasdale

'I want to live my life so that my nights are not full of regrets.'.. D H Lawrence

'Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.'.. Charles Dickens

'Pleasure is none, if not diversified.'.. John Donne

'A man loses his Dog so he puts an ad in the local paper - Here Boy!'.. Spike Milligan

'A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.'.. Rudyard Kipling

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

'You may be as vicious about me as you please. You will only do me justice.'.. Richard Burton

'Always be a little kinder than necessary.'.. J M Barrie

'Pleasure and freedom from pain, are the only things desirable as ends.'.. John Stuart Mill

'Patriotism is an instant reaction that fades away when the war starts'.. Mick Jagger

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