Your English style will no doubt put all the other gentlemen to bed. I speak figuratively, of course.
The world is growing old;
Who would not be at rest and free
Where love is never cold?
Frederick Willaim Faber
Tempt not a desperate man.
I have to act to live.
Sir Lawrence Olivier
Take nothing on its looks; take everything on evidence. There's no better rule
Kenneth: If you’re so hot, you'd better tell me how to say she has ideas above her station.
Brian: Oh, yes, I forgot. It's fairly easy, old boy. Elle a des idées au-dessus de sa gare.
Not at his picture, but his book.
You've got to perform in a role hundreds of times. In keeping it fresh one can become a large, madly humming, demented refrigerator.
Sir Ralph Richardson
Be careful how you live; you will be the only Bible some people ever read.
William J Toms
The freedom of the press works in such a way that there is not much freedom from it.
Grace (Patricia) Kelly
Never make a defense or an apology until you are accused.
King Charles I
Wales is the land of my fathers. And my fathers can have it.
Nostalgia isn't what it used to be.
A committee is an animal with four back legs.
John Le Carre
"As you go through history, I didn't think it was going to get quite this close. So it's just one of those recurring things… I hope this doesn't come true in our country. Maybe the film will waken people to the situation."
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Where fashion in clothes, bodily adornment, and music are concerned, it is the underclass that increasingly sets the pace. Never before has there been so much downward cultural aspiration.
When someone told her "You're the only girl who I know who compliments herself" she replied "I think it's sweet that I do it, though"
Sins become more subtle as you grow older: you commit sins of despair rather than lust.
Piers Paul Read
The Lord is my light, and my salvation whom shall I fear
I don't even want to be just the best. I want to grow so tall that nobody can reach me.
It is the tragedy of the world that no one knows what they don't know; and the less a person knows, the more sure they are that they know everything.