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'All autobiography is self-indulgent.'

'Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.'

'When one is writing a novel in the first person, one must be that person.'

'Women want love to be a novel, men a short story.'

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

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Oh, what a shock. My career must be slipping. This is the first time I've been available to pick up an award. - Michael Caine
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Battle of Poitiers - 1356, Great Plague of London at its Height - 1665, 'Lord Haw-Haw' sentenced to death - 1945, First Traffic Wardens in London - 1960, First Glastonbury - 1970, First Episode of Fawlty Towers - 1975, Murder of Carl Bridgewater - 1978, Southall Train Crash - 1997
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