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List of England Quotes

We found 372 quote(s) that contain the word England.



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I welcome him like I welcome cold sores. He's from England, he's angry and he's got Mad Power Disease. Paula Abdul

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I was sent to a nice Church of England girls' school and at that time, after university, a woman was expected to become a teacher, a nurse or a missionary - prior to marriage. Kate Adie

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I lived in England to learn English. When I went to England for the first time, it was like being on the Moon. I had no friends, I couldn't speak the language. I was very isolated. Jean Alesi

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American troops have not only occupied Ulster but are arriving in increasing numbers in England. John Amery

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It came as a great shock to me when I heard that England and Soviet Russia had become allies. So much so that I thought that the people responsible in London were acting in a manner that no longer coincided with British imperial interests. John Amery

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The New England conscience does not stop you from doing what you shouldn't-it just stops you from enjoying it. Cleveland Amory

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The situation in America is when it starts moving there, all the bands from England move over to America and work from there, so that they're available all the time for everyone that wants them in person. Benny Anderson

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An important impression was my father's one Sabbatical year, spent in England and Europe in 1937. Philip Warren Anderson

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I hope to read a Harry Potter novel soon, to see what it's all about. I admit to being annoyed that many good light fantasy writers have had trouble getting published, in England and elsewhere, when it is obvious the readers were waiting for us all along. Piers Anthony

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King of England, and you, duke of Bedford, who call yourself regent of the kingdom of France... settle your debt to the king of Heaven; return to the Maiden, who is envoy of the king of Heaven, the keys to all the good towns you took and violated in France. Joan of Arc

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I feel I have had a very interesting life, but I am rather hoping there is still more to come. I still haven't captained the England cricket team, or sung at Carnegie Hall! Jeffrey Archer

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It's frightening how easy it is to commit murder in America. Just a drink too much. I can see myself doing it. In England, one feels all the social restraints holding one back. But here, anything can happen. W. H. Auden

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You know there are no secrets in America. It's quite different in England, where people think of a secret as a shared relation between two people. W. H. Auden

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England is so defined, the class system, your education. I think what was unique about the Canterbury scene. Kevin Ayers

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People in England were coming up to me, saying, My mother and father turned me on to your music. This happened to me 20 years ago. When I was 40 they were saying that. Roy Ayers

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In England, the profession of the law is that which seems to hold out the strongest attraction to talent, from the circumstance, that in it ability, coupled with exertion, even though unaided by patronage, cannot fail of obtaining reward. Charles Babbage

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It is therefore not unreasonable to suppose that some portion of the neglect of science in England, may be attributed to the system of education we pursue. Charles Babbage

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That science has long been neglected and declining in England, is not an opinion originating with me, but is shared by many, and has been expressed by higher authority than mine. Charles Babbage

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The sea from Dunkirk to Dover during these days of the evacuation looked like any coastal road in England on a bank holiday. It was solid with shipping. Douglas Bader

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Let us never forget this: since the day of the air, the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defense of England you no longer think of the chalk cliffs of Dover; you think of the Rhine. That is where our frontier lies. Stanley Baldwin

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Since the day of the air, the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defense of England you no longer think of the chalk cliffs of Dover; you think of the Rhine. Stanley Baldwin

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I mean the interesting thing I think would be if something happened like, what happened in England where all these kids that all of a sudden can't afford the ticket prices. Lester Bangs

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Who knows but that England may revive in New South Wales when it has sunk in Europe. Joseph Banks

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Life was very simple. My parents had come from the North of England, which is a fairly rugged, bleak, hard-working part of England, and so there was not the expectation of luxury. Roger Bannister

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My introduction to track racing was through the background of cross country running, which is not a sport perhaps as popular in America as it is in England. Roger Bannister