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Famous British Quotes

'Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.'.. Bertrand Russell

'I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in.'.. Virginia Woolf

'Nature uses as little as possible of anything'.. Alan Bleasdale

'In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.'.. Charles Darwin

'One person with a belief is equal to ninety-nine who have only interests'.. John Stuart Mill

'It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics'.. George Bernard Shaw

'Very few of us are what we seem'.. Agatha Christie

'Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters'.. Joseph Conrad

'The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded'.. George Orwell

'Oh, the tiger will love you. There is no sincerer love than the love of food.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.'.. Samuel Johnson

'We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.'.. John Locke

'A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become'.. W H Auden

'I did not fully understand the dread term 'terminal illness' until I saw Heathrow for myself.'.. Dennis Potter

'I can always tell when the mother in law's coming to stay; the mice throw themselves on the traps.'.. Les Dawson

'Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand'.. Thomas Carlyle

'Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.'.. Charles Dickens

'There is much to be said for failure. It is much more interesting than success.'.. Max Beerbohm

'My whole life is waiting for the questions to which I have prepared answers.'.. Sir Tom Stoppard

'The House of Lords is like a glass of champagne that has stood for five days'.. Clement Attlee

'We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community, but people wouldn't obey the rules.'.. Alan Bennett

'What passions cannot music raise or quell?'.. John Dryden

'Talk of the devil, and his horns appear.'.. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

'The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death'.. E M Forster

'The average Englishman goes 6 months without crying depending on the Football results'.. Frank Skinner

'I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.'.. Ian Fleming

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

'He has sat on the fence so long that the iron has entered his soul.'.. David Lloyd George

'There's no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late.'.. Charles Kingsley

'If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favorable reference to the devil in the House of Commons.'.. Winston Churchill

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