573 Total Quotes

British Writer Quotes

Jane Austen
If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.
Jane Austen
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Cameron Diaz
I grew up with a lot of boys. I probably have a lot of testosterone for a woman.
Cameron Diaz
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Cameron Diaz
I'd kiss a frog even if there was no promise of a Prince Charming popping out of it. I love frogs.
Cameron Diaz
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Cameron Diaz
I have to remind my dad, 'Journalists - no matter how many cigars they smoke with you - are not your friends, so don't talk to them.'
Cameron Diaz
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If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is compromise.
Robert Fritz
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Mel Gibson
It's all happening too fast. I've got to put the brakes on or I'll smack into something.
Mel Gibson
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Cameron Diaz
If you really want to torture me, sit me in a room strapped to a chair and put Mariah Carey's records on.
Cameron Diaz
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Jane Austen
My sore throats are always worse than anyone's.
Jane Austen
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Jane Austen
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
Jane Austen
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Jane Austen
Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.
Jane Austen
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Jane Austen
Oh! do not attack me with your watch. A watch is always too fast or too slow. I cannot be dictated to by a watch.
Jane Austen
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Cameron Diaz
Your regrets aren't what you did, but what you didn't do. So I take every opportunity.
Cameron Diaz
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Lawrence Durrell
Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determined by the will-whatever we may think.
Lawrence Durrell
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Jane Austen
A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.
Jane Austen
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Jane Austen
Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.
Jane Austen
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Jane Austen
I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me that trouble of liking them.
Jane Austen
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Jane Austen
There are certainly are not so many men of large fortune in the world as there are of pretty woman to deserve them.
Jane Austen
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Jane Austen
Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.
Jane Austen
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Jane Austen
Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.
Jane Austen
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What we truly and earnestly aspire to be, that in some sense we are. The mere aspiration, by changing the frame of the mind, for the moment realizes itself.
Anna Jameson
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Jane Austen
I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.
Jane Austen
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Because our entire universe is made up of consciousness, we never really experience the universe directly we just experience our consciousness of the universe, our perception of it, so right, our only universe is perception.
Alan Moore
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The world still consists of two clearly divided groups: the English and the foreigners. One group consists of less than 50 million people; the other of 3,950 million. The latter group does not really count.
George Mikes
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I wonder sometimes if manufacturers of foolproof items keep a fool or two on their payroll to test things.
Alan Coren
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Television is more interesting than people. If it were not we should have people standing in the corner of our room.
Alan Coren
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Since both its national products, snow and chocolate, melt, the cuckoo clock was invented solely in order to give tourists something solid to remember it by.
Alan Coren
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The Act of God designation on all insurance policies; which means, roughly, that you cannot be insured for the accidents that are most likely to happen to you.
Alan Coren
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An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one.
George Mikes
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Jane Austen
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.
Jane Austen
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Jane Austen
How quick come the reasons for approving what we like!
Jane Austen
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