Winston Churchill
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'Art is born of humiliation.'.. W H Auden

'The fact of the matter is that most actors are shy people.'.. Roger Moore

'I like Beethoven, especially the poems.'.. Ringo Starr

'People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it'.. George Bernard Shaw

'Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same'.. Oliver Goldsmith

'Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.'.. Winston Churchill

'Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone'.. John Maynard Keynes

'Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

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

'This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read.'.. Winston Churchill

'Bournemouth is one of the few English towns that one can safely call 'her''.. John Betjeman

'A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.'.. Sir Francis Bacon

'I'll give you my opinion of the human race in a nutshell... their heart's in the right place, but their head is a thoroughly inefficient organ.'.. Somerset Maugham

'Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.'.. Oscar Wilde

'The habit of religion is oppressive, an easy way out of thought.'.. Peter Ustinov

'What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it towards the condition of the man who wrote.'.. E M Forster

'By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.'.. Edmund Burke

'A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.'.. Oscar Wilde

'Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness.'.. John Ruskin

'Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.'.. Samuel Johnson

'Death is the sound of distant thunder at a picnic.'.. W H Auden

'No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth'.. Robert Southey

'Look twice before you leap.'.. Charlotte Bronte

'Milford Haven - the finest port of Christendom'.. Horatio Nelson

'A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her'.. Oscar Wilde

'I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry'.. Alan Bleasdale

'A man that hoards up riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles'.. Richard Burton

'An explanation of cause is not a justification by reason'.. C S Lewis

'I found longer races boring. I found the mile just perfect.'.. Roger Bannister

'Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.'.. George Bernard Shaw

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