Quotes by english-speaking

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  • George Mikes
    George Mikes
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    Continental people have sex lives; the English have hot-water bottles.
  • Joseph Joubert
    Joseph Joubert
    French writer 1754-1824
    Joseph Joubert
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    Drawing is speaking to the eye; talking is painting to the ear.
  • Ben Miles
    Ben Miles
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    English history turned on Henry VIII and his desires, his whims almost. And it was down to Cromwell to make those desires happen. He was the guy that fixed it. He was also the guy that eased Henry's conscience. Because Henry VIII had an enormous, tender conscience and great theological knowledge.
  • Bai Ling
    Bai Ling
    Chinese-American actress 1966-
    Bai Ling
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    English is my second language, but in Hong Kong, they don't know that I'm from China. They think I'm from Hollywood because all the films they see are from here. China and Hong Kong are very different places, but they're starting to merge. Still the culture is very different.
  • Abdul Kalam
    Abdul Kalam
    11th President of India 1931-2015
    Abdul Kalam
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    English is necessary as at present original works of science are in English. I believe that in two decades times original works of science will start coming out in our languages. Then we can move over like the Japanese.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    English is the easiest language to speak badly.
  • George Michael
    George Michael
    English singer, songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist 1963-2016
    George Michael
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    English people have seen me get through scandals.
  • Bernhard von Bulow
    Bernhard von Bulow
    German diplomat and politician 1849-1929
    Bernhard von Bulow
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    English policy may not yet have made the definite decision to attack us; but it doubtless wishes, by all and every means, even the most extreme, to hinder every further expansion of German international influence and of German maritime power.
  • Clarence Darrow
    Clarence Darrow
    American Lawyer 1857-1938
    Clarence Darrow
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    Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?
  • Calvin Trillin
    Calvin Trillin
    American journalist, humorist, food writer and poet 1935-
    Calvin Trillin
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    Even today, well-brought-up English girls are taught by their mothers to boil all veggies for at least a month and a half, just in case one of the dinner guests turns up without his teeth.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
    Theodore Roosevelt
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    Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
  • Alex Cox
    Alex Cox
    English film director, screenwriter and actor 1954-
    Alex Cox
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    Everybody gets a little dose of Shakespeare. He's the greatest playwright in the English language, but his politics are fairly square.
  • Everyone tells me I have a funny accent. It's because I copy people. I learned English at school but have best friends who are French, Australian, English and American; a very weird mix.
  • Albert Bushnell Hart
    Albert Bushnell Hart
    American historian, writer, and editor 1854-1943
    Albert Bushnell Hart
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    Everywhere among the English-speaking race criminal justice was rude, and punishments were barbarous; but the tendency was to do away with special privileges and legal exemptions.
  • Aristotle Onassis
    Aristotle Onassis
    Greek shipping magnate 1906-1975
    Aristotle Onassis
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    Find a priest who understands English and doesn't look like Rasputin.
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