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'Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire; the other is to get it.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'Every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war but as an act of self-defense against a homicidal maniac'.. George Orwell

'The fact of the matter is that most actors are shy people.'.. Roger Moore

'It only takes a room of Americans for the English and Australians to realise how much we have in common.'.. Stephen Fry

'In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing'.. William Wordsworth

'Summer has set in with its usual severity'.. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

'Man's silence is wonderful to listen to.'.. Thomas Hardy

'Filth and old age, I'm sure you will agree, are powerful wardens upon chastity.'.. Geoffrey Chaucer

'An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do'.. Dylan Thomas

'Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of voice, but out of chaos'.. Mary Shelley

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

'Every man over forty is a scoundrel.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'The profession of a prostitute is the only career in which the maximum income is paid to the newest apprentice'.. William Booth

'Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.'.. Charles Dickens

'Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open.'.. Alexander Graham Bell

'What worries you, masters you.'.. John Locke

'Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.'.. Winston Churchill

'The way to tell if a man is sexually excited is to check if he is breathing'.. Jo Brand

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

'If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always give her the benefit of the doubt.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth.'.. Peter Ustinov

'A yawn is a silent shout'.. GK Chesterton

'So many objections may be made to everything, that nothing can overcome them but the necessity of doing something'.. Samuel Johnson

'A belief is like a guillotine, just as heavy, just as light.'.. David Hockney

'To wait idly is the worst of conditions.'.. Robert Falcon Scott

'Every great person is always being helped by everybody; for their gift is to get good out of all things and all persons.'.. John Ruskin

'If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.'.. John Lennon

'There are hardly two things more peculiarly English than Welsh rarebit and Irish stew'.. GK Chesterton

'He travels best that knows when to return.'.. Thomas More

'Man tends to increase at a greater rate than his means of subsistence.'.. Charles Darwin

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