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March 2018: Vale of Belvoir

As the name of the place means ‘beautiful view’ you should have an inkling of what’s in store if you visit the Vale of Belvoir. ...More
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'Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live'.. John Milton

'It is most unwise for people in love to marry.'.. George Bernard Shaw

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

'Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'They say eyes clear with age.'.. Philip Larkin

'Listen to many, speak to a few.'.. William Shakespeare

'If there's no money in poetry, neither is there poetry in money.'.. Robert Graves

'Civilization is the making of civil persons.'.. John Ruskin

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

'Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.'.. Oscar Wilde

'God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.'.. Rudyard Kipling

'All great truths begin as blasphemies.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'If you don't believe in God, all you have to believe in is decency.'.. Harold Macmillan

'We dont know much about the human conscience except that its soluble in alcohol'.. Sir John Mortimer

'What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.'.. George Eliot

'Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'I count religion but a childish toy, and hold there is no sin but ignorance.'.. Christopher Marlowe

'So I was getting into my car, and this bloke says to me "Can you give me a lift?" I said "Sure, you look great, the world's your oyster, go for it."'.. Tommy Cooper

'We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another'.. Jonathan Swift

'Do not tell secrets to those whose faith and silence you have not already tested.'.. Elizabeth I

'I've always said if you want to outwit an Englishman touch him when he doesn't want to be touched'.. Julian Barnes

'Enlightened people seldom or never possess a sense of responsibility'.. George Orwell

'The shelf life of the modern hardback writer is somewhere between the milk and the yogurt'.. Sir John Mortimer

'The nation that secures control of the air will ultimately control the world.'.. Alexander Graham Bell

'They say an actor is only as good as his parts. Well my parts have done me pretty well'.. Barbara Windsor

'I never had lunch in Brighton without wanting to take a woman to bed in the afternoon'.. John Osborne

'Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.'.. John Lennon

'A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with - a man is what he makes of himself'.. Alexander Graham Bell

'When thinking about companions gone, we feel ourselves doubly alone.'.. Walter Scott

'What's done can't be undone.'.. William Shakespeare

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