Famous British Quotes

“I would say to the House as I said to those who have joined this government: ‘I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat….’ You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word: Victory. Victory at all costs — Victory in spite of all terror — Victory, however long and hard the road may be, for without victory there is no survival.”

- Winston Churchill
“Let me not to the marriage of true minds
Admit impediments. Love is not love
Which alters when it alteration finds,
Or bends with the remover to remove:”
- William Shakespeare
"There are a terrible lot of lies going around the world, and the worst of it is half of them are true."
- Sir Winston Churchill

"Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you."

- Diana, Princess of Wales
"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it."
- Sir Winston Churchill
"Democracy is always a struggle for justice against the powerful"
- Tony Benn
“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
To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour.
- William Blake

"Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same. "
- Oscar Wilde

'Patriotism is not enough, I must have no hatred or bitterness to anyone.'

- Edith Cavell

"I know I have but the body of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart of a king, and of a king of England, too."
Queen Elizabeth I

"There is one thing higher than Royalty: and that is religion, which causes us to leave the world, and seek God."
Queen Elizabeth I
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Anonymous Anonymous said...

If I had one wish it would be that I left the earth as good at my coming, and without a hint of sorrow.

So sorry that it so long for me to find your postings. However, I leave it a lot happier.

April 2, 2012 at 5:15 PM  

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