Quotes: britain

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  • Richard Dawkins
    Richard Dawkins
    English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941-
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    In Britain, Christianity is dying. Islam, unfortunately, isn't.

  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    The government of the world I live in was not framed, like that of Britain, in after-dinner conversations over the wine.
  • Ringo Starr
    Ringo Starr
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    America: It's like Britain, only with buttons.
  • Theresa May
    Theresa May
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    Brexit must mean control of the number of people who come to Britain from Europe, and that is what I will deliver.
  • Barbara Castle
    Barbara Castle
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    Britain in the 1970s was undoubtedly an economic mess because of the oil price explosion.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
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    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.
  • Bono
    Bono
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    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.
  • Anne Campbell
    Anne Campbell
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    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
    Ahmed Ben Bella
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    Colonialism is an idea born in the West that drives Western countries - like France, Italy, Belgium, Great Britain - to occupy countries outside of Europe.
  • Andrew Morton
    Andrew Morton
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    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.
  • Ann Veneman
    Ann Veneman
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    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.
  • Dean Acheson
    Dean Acheson
    American statesman and lawyer. 1893-1971
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    Great Britain has lost an Empire and has not yet found a role.
  • Kazuo Ishiguro
    Kazuo Ishiguro
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    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.
  • Burn Gorman
    Burn Gorman
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    I know in Britain with 'Doctor Who' all the classic actors, and the people who you'd really want to, work on the show. I like that the fact that 'Torchwood' has actors that want to be involved from the stage. It has raised our game, and I'm just happy for good actors who want to be in sci-fi shows who love the genre.
  • Anne Stevenson
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    I married a young Englishman in Cambridge in 1955 and have lived in Britain every since.
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