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Famous British Quotes

'Lack of money is the root of all evil.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'Their's not to make reply, Their's not to reason why, Their's but to do and die'.. Alfred Lord Tennyson

'I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy'.. George Bernard Shaw

'There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

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

'Diligence is the mother of good fortune.'.. Benjamin Disraeli

'If you had a face like mine, you'd punch me right on the nose, and I'm just the fella to do it.'.. Stan Laurel

'The war between the sexes is the only one in which both sides regularly sleep with the enemy'.. Quentin Crisp

'Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.'.. E M Forster

'Being deaf and partially blind means I don't really watch TV. I wouldn't know what to do with a remote control.'.. Eric Sykes

'Life isn't black and white. It's a million gray areas, don't you find?'.. Ridley Scott

'Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds'.. John Dryden

'Adventure is not outside man; it is within.'.. George Eliot

'Women are naturally secretive, and they like to do their own secreting.'.. Arthur Conan Doyle

'The purpose of getting power is to be able to give it away'.. Aneurin Bevan

'If a nation could not prosper without the enjoyment of perfect liberty and perfect justice, there is not in the world a nation which could ever have prospered.'.. Adam Smith

'Everyone who wants to do good to the human race always ends in universal bullying'.. Aldous Huxley

'To succeed with the opposite sex, tell her you're impotent. She can't wait to disprove it.'.. Cary Grant

'I want to live my life so that my nights are not full of regrets.'.. D H Lawrence

'Successful investing is anticipating the anticipations of others.'.. John Maynard Keynes

'My face looks like a wedding-cake left out in the rain.'.. W H Auden

'If thou woudst view fair Melrose aright, go visit it by the pale moonlight'.. Walter Scott

'Neither a borrower nor a lender be.'.. William Shakespeare

'Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.'.. Winston Churchill

'Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.'.. Oscar Wilde

'Not content to have the audience in the palm of his hand, he goes one further and clinches his fist.'.. Kenneth Tynan

'Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons'.. John Ruskin

'Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.'.. Arthur Conan Doyle

'Not on one strand are all life's jewels strung.'.. William Morris

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

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