77 Total Quotes

British Quotes

Winston Churchill
We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.
Winston Churchill
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It's always a miracle that anything gets up. [British director] Michael Blakemore said to me once, 'You're lucky if one out of three work.' But it's not for lack of trying.
Kathleen Marshall
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I feel like I've been engaged to the British Empire since 1980 and tonight you have given me the ring [knighthood].
Steven Spielberg
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Our movie also received offers from French, British and Japanese distribution companies.
Lee Raymond
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When I drove for British teams... they called me The Tadpole because I was too small to be a frog.
Alain Prost
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Colin Montgomerie
The Scot was knocked out of the 2003 British Open at Royal St. George's with a sore wrist injured on his way to breakfast before the first round. He was leaving his hotel and stared with disappointment at the grey sky. 'I couldn't believe it was raining and, as I looked up, I tripped over a step and fell nastily.'
Colin Montgomerie
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I have flown in just about everything, with all kinds of pilots in all parts of the world - British, French, Pakistani, Iranian, Japanese, Chinese - and there wasn't a dime's worth of difference between any of them except for one unchanging, certain fact: the best, most skillful pilot has the most experience.
Chuck Yeager
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The Islamic Republic of Iran demands the immediate withdrawal of British forces from Basra.
Manouchehr Mottaki
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For someone who is British, the fish have a certain kind of resonance. They were brought by functionaries of the (British) Empire. You feel like you are following in the footsteps of adventurers of previous generations.
Andrew Davis
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The secretary-general welcomes the initiative of the British Foreign Secretary, H.E. Mr. Jack Straw, to undertake a mission to Cyprus, Greece and Turkey this week.
Stephanie Dujarric
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Oscar Wilde
He thinks like a Tory, and talks like a Radical, and that's so important nowadays.
Oscar Wilde
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The British tried to repress it.
Leo Mohan
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George Bernard Shaw
The British soldier can stand up to anything except the British War Office.
George Bernard Shaw
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Everyone's being terribly British and sort of stoic: 'Yes, well OK, we'll walk over here and I'll take my trousers off here, and you'll lie down there and a bit of deep breathing and a breast will come out,' ... It's quite a good way of dealing with the embarrassment of 'Here's where I get naked.'
Minnie Driver
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Stephen Leacock
Each section of the British Isles has its own way of laughing, except Wales, which doesn't
Stephen Leacock
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A major rugby tour by the British Isles to New Zealand is a cross between a medieval crusade and a prep school outing.
John Hopkins
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Washington liked that look, because it made the British think they were all crack shots.
Carl Becker
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You might not think it to read the coverage in the British media, but this woman is some kind of hero in the poorest regions of the world. People in the Foreign Office used to laugh at the international development department. Now its work is seen as integral to British international standing.
Clare Short
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If there was a little room somewhere in the British Museum that contained only about twenty exhibits and good lighting, easy chairs, and a notice imploring you to smoke, I believe I should become a museum man.
B. Priestley
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Larry Sabato
Virginians, like the British, did ceremonies very well. No one ever did anything inappropriate.
Larry Sabato
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This outbreak has potentially catastrophic implications for the whole of the British livestock industry.
Ben Gill
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We didn't see him again until 1950. I think the British fixed it all.
Gerda Kopkow
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Tony Blair
I have listened and I have learned, ... And I think I have a very clear idea of what the British people now expect from this government for a third term.
Tony Blair
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Sounds French, it is known to be British, but in fact it is 100 percent owned by McDonald's.
Simon Anholt
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Winston Churchill
Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duty, and so bear ourselves that if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, "This was their finest hour
Winston Churchill
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Damon Hill
If I am pushed I will push back, that is the way I am. I am very British. We don't like to be pushed around. When the chips are down we might have to step into grey areas.
Damon Hill
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So I rang up British Telecom, I said 'I want to report a nuisance caller', he said 'Not you again'.
Frank Carson
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Alex Ferguson, ,
Alan is the professional's professional, a natural center-forward in the tradition of the British game. If there was an opportunity to have a strike at goal he would get it on target. That stood him apart from other center-forwards.
Alex Ferguson, ,
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We have two British Airways jets parked on our runway.
Harold Johnson
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[She has turned] the British bulldog into a Reagan poodle.
David Steel
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