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August 2018: Regency Brighton and Hove

The plurally-named City of Brighton and Hove rather fittingly is a holidays plural - destination. Its modern, historic, cultural, sporting, happening, a seaside resort ...More
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Famous British Quotes

'People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.'.. George Eliot

'I don't pretend to understand the Universe - it's a great deal bigger than I am.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'All autobiography is self-indulgent.'.. Daphne du Maurier

'Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right.'.. W E Gladstone

'We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us, but for ours to amuse them.'.. Evelyn Waugh

'God not only plays dice, He also sometimes throws the dice where they cannot be seen.'.. Stephen Hawking

'There is no real wealth but the labor of man.'.. Percy Bysshe Shelley

'All the flower children were as alike as a congress of accountants and about as interesting.'.. Sir John Mortimer

'Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.'.. Edmund Burke

'Prudence is a rich, ugly, old maid courted by incapacity.'.. William Blake

'It is my settled opinion that no one is attracted to a political career in the first place unless he is socially or emotionally crippled'.. Auberon Waugh

'An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'Except a living man, there is nothing more wonderful than a book.'.. Charles Kingsley

'A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.'.. Stanley Baldwin

'Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart.'.. William Pitt (The Younger)

'Exhilaration is that feeling you get just after a great idea hits you, and just before you realize what`s wrong with it.'.. Rex Harrison

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

'No ghost was ever seen by two pairs of eyes.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'I am told that I talk in shorthand and then smudge it.'.. J R R Tolkien

'Every harlot was a virgin once.'.. William Blake

'One of the greatest problems of our time is that many are schooled but few are educated'.. Thomas More

'I'm not as thrilled with myself as I used to be.'.. Oliver Reed

'Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.'.. John Locke

'A lot of football success is in the mind. You must believe you are the best and then make sure that you are.'.. Bill Shankly

'Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.'.. George Orwell

'We're against beaurocracy and anything ending in a Y'.. John Lydon (Johnny Rotten)

'Keep your faith in God, but keep your powder dry.'.. Oliver Cromwell

'My opinion is that a poet should express the emotion of all the ages and the thought of his own.'.. Thomas Hardy

'Someone told me that each equation I included in the book would halve the sales.'.. Stephen Hawking

'There are no such things as Flowers there are only gladdened Leaves.'.. John Ruskin

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