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'The only way of catching a train I have ever discovered is to miss the train before'.. GK Chesterton

'You will find in politics that you are much exposed to the attribution of false motive. Never complain and never explain'.. Stanley Baldwin

'Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'I should prefer to have a politician who regularly went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop computer for every teacher.'.. A N Wilson

'The finest eloquence is that which gets things done.'.. David Lloyd George

'It's no use crying over spilt summits.'.. Harold Macmillan

'Conceit is the finest armour a man can wear.'.. Jerome K Jerome

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

'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

'Diplomacy, is the art of letting somebody else have your way.'.. David Frost

'The man who can dominate a London dinner-table can dominate the world'.. Oscar Wilde

'I think that making love is the best form of exercise.'.. Cary Grant

'Human blunders usually do more to shape history than human wickedness.'.. A J P Taylor

'Somebody said to me, 'But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.' That's a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say, 'Now, let's write a swimming pool.''.. Paul McCartney

'Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.'.. Edmund Burke

'God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.'.. Izaak Walton

'One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes a revolution in order to establish a dictatorship'.. George Orwell

'Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody'.. Agatha Christie

'I had a dream that I was awake and I woke up to find myself asleep.'.. Stan Laurel

'The delicate balance between modesty and conceit is popularity.'.. Max Beerbohm

'Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven'.. John Milton

'Our true nationality is mankind.'.. H G Wells

'I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite'.. GK Chesterton

'One man's wage increase is another man's price increase.'.. Harold Wilson

'All wealth is the product of labour.'.. John Locke

'Football wasn't meant to be run by linesmen and air traffic control.'.. Tommy Docherty

'A fanatic is a man who consciously over compensates a secret doubt.'.. Aldous Huxley

'Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.'.. Stephen Hawking

'A loving heart is the truest wisdom.'.. Charles Dickens

'It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious'.. Oscar Wilde

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