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Famous British Quotes

'One leak will sink a ship: and one sin will destroy a sinner.'.. John Bunyan

'Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream.'.. Malcolm Muggeridge

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

'There is not in nature, a thing that makes man so deformed, so beastly, as doth intemperate anger.'.. Alan Bleasdale

'I do not believe that friends are necessarily the people you like best, they are merely the people who got there first'.. Peter Ustinov

'No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'I dont believe in God but I am very interested in Her'.. Arthur C Clarke

'He that hath knowledge spareth his words.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'Men will pay large sums to whores for telling them they are not bores.'.. W H Auden

'I don't know many singers who actually do like the sound of their own voice'.. Roger Daltrey

'TV is as injurious to the soul as fast food is to the body'.. Quentin Crisp

'It is very good advice to believe only what an artist does, rather than what he says about his work.'.. David Hockney

'The truth is rarely pure and never simple.'.. Oscar Wilde

'A public schoolboy must be acceptable at a dance and invaluable in a shipwreck'.. Alan Bennett

'I feel monotony and death to be almost the same.'.. Charlotte Bronte

'It is easy to answer the ultimate questions - it saves you bothering with the immediate ones.'.. John Osborne

'For a creative writer possession of the "truth" is less important than emotional sincerity'.. George Orwell

'Nothing is more obstinate than a fashionable consensus.'.. Margaret Thatcher

'Wonders will never cease.'.. David Garrick

'Don't talk to me about atrocities in war; all war is an atrocity.'.. Lord Kitchener

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

'I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early.'.. Charles Lamb

'All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.'.. Edmund Burke

'When everyone is somebody, then no one's anybody.'.. W S Gilbert

'Language ought to be the joint creation of poets and manual workers'.. George Orwell

'Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.'.. Isaac Newton

'One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.'.. GK Chesterton

'I am one of those who would rather sink with faith than swim without it.'.. Stanley Baldwin

'Theres only one thing worse than an Estate Agent but that can be safely lanced, drained and surgically dressed.'.. Stephen Fry

'Some folk want their luck buttered'.. Thomas Hardy

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