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'Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning'.. Winston Churchill

'I do not want a husband who honours me as a queen, if he does not love me as a woman.'.. Elizabeth I

'Words easy to be understood do often hit the mark; when high and learned ones do only pierce the air'.. John Bunyan

'I'm always looking for meaningful one-night stands'.. Dudley Moore

'I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'You write with ease to show your breeding, but easy writing's curst hard reading.'.. Richard Sheridan

'Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'I hate publicity, and I have contrived to survive to be an old woman without it, except in the homey atmosphere of Agricultural Shows'.. Beatrix Potter

'Elegance is inferior to virtue.'.. Mary Shelley

'Everytime a child says 'I don't believe in fairies' there is a a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead.'.. J M Barrie

'All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.'.. John Stuart Mill

'A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.'.. Roald Dahl

'There are some things only intellectuals are crazy enough to believe'.. George Orwell

'I have never acted on a press release or gone out to dinner with a PR. I think PR is a ridiculous job. They are the headlice of civilisation'.. A A Gill

'We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.'.. Winston Churchill

'Have you ever noticed? Anybody going slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac'.. Ronnie Corbett

'I don't know why I should have to learn Algebra... I'm never likely to go there.'.. Billy Connolly

'Loss and possession, death and life are one, There falls no shadow where there shines no sun.'.. Hilaire Belloc

'At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a collective dignity.'.. E M Forster

'A neurosis is a secret that you don't know you are keeping.'.. Kenneth Tynan

'The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'Ask the right questions if you're to find the right answers.'.. Vanessa Redgrave

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

'Bexhill on Sea is a peck on the cheek whilst Hastings is a lolloping tongue down the throat'.. Jo Brand

'Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'I love criticism just so long as it's unqualified praise.'.. Noel Coward

'Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead'.. Oscar Wilde

'There's only room for one bigmouth in my organisation, and that's me.'.. Alan Sugar

'I do detest everything which is not perfectly mutual.'.. Lord Byron

'I'll go through life either first class or third, but never in second.'.. Noel Coward

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