Eric Morecambe Quotes
'I am playing all the right notes, but not necessarily in the right order.'
'My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and I told him of course he could, so long as he didn't take it out of my garden.'
Born in Morecambe, Lancashire
Died in Harpenden, Hertfordshire
More about Eric Morecambe
http://www.morecambeandwise.co.uk/ Official web site
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If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing - Margaret Thatcher
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