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'Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking'

'I think the British have the distinction above all other nations of being able to put new wine into old bottles without bursting them'

'The House of Lords is like a glass of champagne that has stood for five days'

'Dangerous foreigners begin at Calais and dont stop until you get to Bombay where they play cricket and speak English'

Born in Putney, London
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To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal - Peter Ustinov
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Joan of Arc burnt to death - 1431, Murder of Christopher Marlowe - 1593
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