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Famous British Quotes

'There are hardly two things more peculiarly English than Welsh rarebit and Irish stew'.. GK Chesterton

'Ours is an excessively conscious age. We know so much, we feel so little.'.. D H Lawrence

'I am not aware that any community has a right to force another to be civilized.'.. John Stuart Mill

'The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.'.. Rudyard Kipling

'Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed.'.. Winston Churchill

'I do not believe that friends are necessarily the people you like best, they are merely the people who got there first'.. Peter Ustinov

'Long hair is an unpardonable offense which should be punishable by death.'.. Morrissey

'No one gossips about other people's secret virtues.'.. Bertrand Russell

'The way to tell if a man is sexually excited is to check if he is breathing'.. Jo Brand

'The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth and have it found out by accident.'.. Charles Lamb

'Nothing shows up the difference between the things said or read, so much as the daily experience of it'.. Vita Sackville-West

'A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle.'.. Ian Fleming

'Consequences are unpitying.'.. George Eliot

'If we don't end war, war will end us.'.. H G Wells

'A nation trying to tax itself to prosperity is rather like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle'.. Winston Churchill

'A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.'.. Charlotte Bronte

'They talk of a man betraying his country, his friends, his sweetheart. There must be a moral bond first. All a man can betray is his conscience.'.. Joseph Conrad

'You know the worst thing about oral sex? The view.'.. Maureen Lipman

'Acting is half shame, half glory. Shame at exhibiting yourself, glory when you can forget yoursel'.. John Gielgud

'My definition of an intellectual is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture without thinking of the Lone Ranger.'.. Billy Connolly

'One person with a belief is equal to ninety-nine who have only interests'.. John Stuart Mill

'Great is the hand that holds dominion over man by a scribbled name.'.. Dylan Thomas

'Now is the age of anxiety.'.. W H Auden

'I would much prefer to be a judge than a coal miner because of the absence of falling coal'.. Peter Cook

'I am certainly an ought and not a must.'.. E M Forster

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

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

'Soldiers are citizens of death's grey land, drawing no dividend from time's tomorrows'.. Siegfried Sassoon

'Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'Love is staying up all night with a sick child - or a healthy adult.'.. David Frost

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