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March 2020: West Norfolk

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Famous British Quotes

'Before you can do something you must first be something.'.. John Gielgud

'Every man who is high up likes to think that he has done it all himself, and the wife smiles and lets it go at that'.. J M Barrie

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

'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

'The real tragedy of the poor is the poverty of their aspirations'.. Adam Smith

'Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.'.. Thomas Carlyle

'Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends.'.. George Bernard Shaw

'Nothing made by brute force lasts.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.'.. John Dryden

'No man is useless while he has a friend.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

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

'Every man over forty is a scoundrel.'.. George Bernard Shaw

''Not many sounds in life exceed in interest an unexpected knock at the door''.. Charles Lamb

'Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.'.. Robert Louis Stevenson

'Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.'.. Douglas Adams

'Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead'.. Oscar Wilde

'Assassination has never changed the history of the world.'.. Benjamin Disraeli

'A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden.'.. Robert Southey

'When a thing's done, it's done, and if it's not done right, do it differently next time.'.. Arthur Ransome

'The most important of my discoveries have been suggested to me by my failures'.. Humphry Davy

'Be yourself is about the worst advice you can give to some people.'.. J B Priestley

'Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.'.. H G Wells

'I saw six men kicking and punching the mother-in-law. My neighbour said 'Are you going to help?' I said 'No, six should be enough'.. Les Dawson

'Endurance is patience concentrated.'.. Thomas Carlyle

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

'A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.'.. Jane Austen

'Fortune brings in some boats that are not steered.'.. William Shakespeare

'On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.'.. Virginia Woolf

'We build too many walls and not enough bridges.'.. Isaac Newton

'The snowdrop and primrose our woodlands adorn, and violets bathe in the wet o' the morn.'.. Robert Burns

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