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Famous British Quotes

'I'd sooner be called a successful crook than a destitute monarch.'.. Charlie Chaplin

'Henley is the Venice of the South'.. Boris Johnson

'So little done, so much to do.'.. Cecil Rhodes

'People see me in the suit and they know I'm not fooling anyone, they know I'm rock and roll through and through'.. Ricky Gervais

'My whole life is waiting for the questions to which I have prepared answers.'.. Sir Tom Stoppard

'You owe it to us all to get on with what you're good at.'.. W H Auden

'I need no dictionary of quotations to remind me that the eyes are the windows of the soul'.. Max Beerbohm

'The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.'.. Charles Darwin

'He that undervalues himself will undervalue others, and he that undervalues others will oppress them'.. Samuel Johnson

'Better not be at all than not be noble.'.. Alfred Lord Tennyson

'Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another'.. GK Chesterton

'A precedent embalms a principle.'.. Benjamin Disraeli

'Look twice before you leap.'.. Charlotte Bronte

'But there, everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses'.. Jerome K Jerome

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

'Authority has every reason to fear the skeptic, for authority can rarely survive in the face of doubt'.. Vita Sackville-West

'A common mistake people make when trying to design something is underestimating the ingenuity of fools'.. Douglas Adams

'Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes'.. Benjamin Disraeli

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

'Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.'.. Lord Byron

'There might be 1 finger on the button, but there will be 15 fingers on the safety catch'.. Harold Macmillan

'Put three Englishmen on a desert island and within an hour they will have invented a class system'.. Alan Ayckbourn

'A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.'.. Douglas Adams

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

'Dare to be honest and fear no labour.'.. Robert Burns

'Let us not forget that we can never go farther than we can persuade at least half of the people to go'.. Hugh Gaitskell

'I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.'.. Jerome K Jerome

'Everything I've ever told you, including this, is a lie'.. Peter Cook

'No one rises so high as he who knows not whither he is going.'.. Oliver Cromwell

'The worst of revolutions is a restoration'.. Charles James Fox

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