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English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941-
In Britain, Christianity is dying. Islam, unfortunately, isn't.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
The government of the world I live in was not framed, like that of Britain, in after-dinner conversations over the wine.
America: It's like Britain, only with buttons.
British politician 1956-
Brexit must mean control of the number of people who come to Britain from Europe, and that is what I will deliver.
British Labour Party politician 1910-2002
Britain in the 1970s was undoubtedly an economic mess because of the oil price explosion.
American-British author 1951-
Britain still has the most reliably beautiful countryside of anywhere in the world. I would hate to be part of the generation that allowed that to be lost.
English-Irish actor 1962-
Britain's a funny place and there's a lot of funny people coming out of there and a lot of people are finding mediums to express themselves.
Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
But more than anything else, for the British folks Irish people were all terrorists. So when we went to Britain, it was always a lot of resistance to U2. And that's why we came to America.
English politician 1940-
Cambridge is thriving and Britain is working. We have been telling people - 'if you value it, vote for it' - and this is particularly relevant in Cambridge.
Ahmed Ben Bella
Algerian politician, socialist soldier and revolutionary 1916-2012
Colonialism is an idea born in the West that drives Western countries - like France, Italy, Belgium, Great Britain - to occupy countries outside of Europe.
British Labour Party politician 1952-
Failure in Afghanistan would have profound consequences for our national security. It would undermine the NATO alliance structure that has been the bedrock of Britain's defence for the last 60 years... I will not allow this to happen on my watch.
For a time during the 1980s the Royal Family were not just the most influential family in Britain but probably in Europe and Prince Charles specifically was very much like a defacto Cabinet member and what he said actually had impact on public policy.
American politician 1949-
Great Britain had a much different situation than we do and did here in the United States, in that they had literally thousands of infected animals with human health risks. Their infectivity in this disease happened before very much was known about it.
American statesman and lawyer. 1893-1971
Great Britain has lost an Empire and has not yet found a role.
English novelist and screenwriter 1954-
I grew up in Britain before it became a multicultural place, so in many ways I have a nostalgia for an England that's vanished - the England of my childhood has actually disappeared.
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