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Famous British Quotes

'If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always give her the benefit of the doubt.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.'.. T S Eliot

'Writers should be read, but neither seen nor heard.'.. Daphne du Maurier

'I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in the morning.'.. Jonathan Swift

'A minute's success pays the failure of years.'.. Robert Browning

'The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.'.. Charles Darwin

'You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.'.. William Blake

'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

'Don't talk to me about atrocities in war; all war is an atrocity.'.. Lord Kitchener

'Remember the dignity of your womanhood. Do not appeal, do not beg, do not grovel. Take courage, join hands, stand beside us, fight with us.'.. Christabel Pankhurst

'I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of the people.'.. Edmund Burke

'Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment'.. Thomas Carlyle

'Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.'.. William Shakespeare

'Death is the only pure, beautiful conclusion of a great passion.'.. D H Lawrence

'If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought'.. Isaac Newton

'Think globally, act locally.'.. Paul McCartney

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

'You will find in politics that you are much exposed to the attribution of false motive. Never complain and never explain'.. Stanley Baldwin

'Never the time and the place and the loved one all together!'.. Robert Browning

'Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say.'.. W H Auden

'If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors'.. Walter Scott

'I think to be oversensitive about cliches is like being oversensitive about table manners.'.. Evelyn Waugh

'All political power is a trust'.. Charles James Fox

'Life has a practice of living you, if you don't live it.'.. Philip Larkin

'I used to look at these pictures of trumpeters pointing their instrument to the ceiling. Stunning pictures, but if you play the trumpet and point it upwards, all the spit comes back into your mouth!'.. Humphrey Lyttleton

'It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal.'.. Stirling Moss

'Any subject can be made interesting, and therefore any subject can be made boring'.. Hilaire Belloc

'Peace rules the day, where reason rules the mind.'.. Wilkie Collins

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

'Economic advance is not the same thing as human progress'.. John Clapham

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