Winston Churchill
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'The disease which inflicts bureaucracy and what they usually die from is routine'.. John Stuart Mill

'A sure cure for seasickness is to sit under a tree.'.. Spike Milligan

'Dickens is one of those authors who are well worth stealing.'.. George Orwell

'We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty.'.. Winston Churchill

'You only require two things in life: your sanity and your wife.'.. Tony Blair

'A man does not know what he is saying until he knows what he is not saying'.. GK Chesterton

'The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.'.. Rudyard Kipling

'Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.'.. Jonathan Swift

'All war represents a failure of diplomacy.'.. Tony Benn

'A man never tells you anything until you contradict him.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'In London, love and scandal are considered the best sweeteners of tea.'.. John Osborne

'In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.'.. W H Auden

'I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.'.. Florence Nightingale

'Do what you haven't done is the key, I think.'.. Ridley Scott

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

'If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.'.. H G Wells

'About a month before he died, my grandfather, we covered his back full of lard after that he went downhill very quickly'.. Milton Jones

'Nonsense and beauty have close connections.'.. E M Forster

'When we argue for our limitations, we get to keep them.'.. Evelyn Waugh

'There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.'.. Charles Dickens

'Public opinion is a compound of folly, weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling, obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs'.. Robert Peel

'The more I see the less I know for sure.'.. John Lennon

'In the end, everything is a gag.'.. Charlie Chaplin

'If you give up drink and sex, you don't live longer. It just seems longer'.. Clement Freud

'I can make a lord, but only God can make a gentleman.'.. James I

'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

'I am humble enough to know I have made mistakes but politically astute enough to know that I have forgotten what they are'.. Michael Heseltine

'Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.'.. John Locke

'That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.'.. Aldous Huxley

'Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.'.. William Wordsworth

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