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Famous British Quotes

'Disease generally begins that equality which death completes.'.. Samuel Johnson

'We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience'.. George Bernard Shaw

'The worst enemy of life, freedom and the common decencies is total anarchy; their second worst enemy is total efficiency.'.. Aldous Huxley

'Islington is about as far as you can get from London without needing yellow-fever jabs'.. A A Gill

'Thought is the parent of the deed.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'Theoretical principals must sometimes give way for the sake of practical advantages.'.. William Pitt (The Younger)

'It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him'.. J R R Tolkien

'Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.'.. Benjamin Disraeli

'I am a part of all that I have seen.'.. Alfred Lord Tennyson

'History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things, want this, want that.'.. Malcolm Muggeridge

'The most romantic, if not the most beautiful, place in Scotland'.. Walter Scott

'Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

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

'Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'A true friend stabs you in the front.'.. Oscar Wilde

'There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are'.. Somerset Maugham

'I think the British have the distinction above all other nations of being able to put new wine into old bottles without bursting them'.. Clement Attlee

'I dont understand the French. These are people with a town called Brest and none of them think its funny'.. Al Murray

'If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter.'.. John Keats

'Pain is no evil, unless it conquers us.'.. Charles Kingsley

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

'A happy family is but an earlier heaven.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'God made them as stubble to our swords.'.. Oliver Cromwell

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

'A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'Asia is not going to be civilized after the methods of the West. There is too much Asia and she is too old.'.. Rudyard Kipling

'I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.'.. Charlotte Bronte

'A room hung with pictures is a room hung with thoughts.'.. Joshua Reynolds

'Everything's complicated, even those things that seem flat in their bleakness or sadness'.. Nick Hornby

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