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Laurence Harvey Quotes and Sayings
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We English have sex on the brain.
Not the best place for it, actually.
- Laurence Harvey

Where there's a will, there's a way.
- old English proverb PHOTO

Comparisons are odious.
- old English Proverb

Anger is often more hurtful than the injury that caused it.
- English Proverb

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The only thing that I'd rather own than Windows is English,
because then I could charge you two hundred and forty-nine
dollars for the right to speak it.
- Scott McNealy

FEAR is an acronym in the English language
for "False Evidence Appearing Real."
- Neale Donald Walsch

It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which
occur more frequently in memory than in life.
- P. D. James


 

If your computer speaks English, it was probably made in Japan.
- Alan Perlis

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

All hockey players are bilingual.
They know English and profanity.
- Gordie Howe

I'm an advocate of the great Dr. Johnson, the English
man of letters who said that patriotism was the last refuge of the scoundrel.
- George Galloway

One of the greatest cause of unhappiness -
perhaps even the only cause of unhappiness - is comparison.
I remember as a young child hearing my mother say,
"Comparisons are odious."
That is one of the oldest sayings in the English language,
and one of the most important.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am now completing research supported by NSF and NEH
that is mapping changes in the English language through all of North America,
for both mainstream and minority communities.
- William Labov

Although spoken English doesn't obey the rules of written language,
a person who doesn't know the rules thoroughly is at a great disadvantage.
- Marilyn vos Savant

I have lived and slept in the same bed with English
countesses and Prussian farm women...
no woman has excited passions among women more than I have.
- Florence Nightingale

I think now, more than anytime I can remember,
bands are sounding pretty similar whether they're English or American,
from Manchester or London...
or Leeds or Welsh or Irish.
- Graham Coxon

Many great horror stories are period pieces and English
actors have a facility for historic characters.
- Robert Englund

I was an English major in college with minors in Fine Arts and Humanities.
- Sue Grafton

The English light is so very subtle,
so very soft and misty,
that the architecture responded with great delicacy of detail.
- Stephen Gardiner

There are some sounds that English singers find quite difficult to manipulate.
- Neville Marriner

One of my favorite poets, Neruda, writes close to the bone.
Though I know only a little Spanish,
I like to compare the Spanish and English lines and
see how the translator worked.
- Anita Diament

I played English football - soccer -
instead of American football,
because we couldn't afford the equipment.
- Wally Schirra

I haven't spoken English with native speakers in several months.
I've been speaking Arabic.
- John Walker Lindh

Those who prefer their English sloppy have only themselves
to thank if the advertisement writer uses his mastery
of the vocabulary and syntax to mislead their weak minds.
- Dorothy L. Sayers

At last, in 1611, was made, under the auspices of King James,
the famous King James version; and this is the great
literary monument of the English language.
- Lafcadio Hearn

Shakespeare, who is probably the greatest writer and
poet of the English language,
lived in a time that was politically very conservative
and it's reflected in his writings.
- Alex Cox

I had art as a major, along with English,
French and History.
I had dance, modern dance.
In English I was allowed to write my own poetry,
which I eventually got published.
- Sally Kirkland

Even if I think in English, it's more a language of acting than French.
- Sophie Marceau

Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have
always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.
- Henry James

I can remember only a few of the strange and curious
words now dead but living and spoken by the English
people a thousand years ago.
- Carl Sandburg

Oh that's very English, that's probably why.
They just go "LOL" in America.
- Kelly Osbourne

The English have all the material requisites for the revolution.
What they lack is the spirit of generalization and revolutionary ardour.
- Karl Marx

Realistically, English is a universal language;
it's the number one language for music and for communicating
with the rest of the world.
- Enrique Iglesias

Me fail english? Thats unpossible.
- Matt Groening

But the citizens of Cincinnati loved their Reds because they won,
no matter what their addresses had been the year before.
They rooted for the Old-English 'C' on the players' shirts.
- John Thorn

I don't know why you use a fancy French word like detente
when there's a good English phrase for it -
cold war.
- Golda Meir

Everybody gets a little dose of Shakespeare.
He's the greatest playwright in the English language,
but his politics are fairly square.
- Alex Cox

We were very kindly received by the English merchants
to whom my companion had letters,
and we set ourselves to learn what was the real state of things in Mexico.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

I am not 100% English, I am actually part Italian and even part Hungarian.
Therefore I feel very much part of Europe both in my upbringing and outlook.
- Bruce Bennett

The most beautiful words in the English language are 'not guilty'.
- Maxim Gorky

Intended to serve as an introduction to both the linguistic
and also the practical study of spoken English.
- Henry Sweet

For the version of this CD released in Japan,
a translation of the English lyrics is included,
but there are lots of places where meanings are lost
in the process of translation.
- Utada Hikaru

Ironically, for a few million people in the Far East,
I did become an English teacher through my music.
- Pat Boone

In 1763 the English were the most powerful nation in the world.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Sonnets are guys writing in English,
imitating an Italian song form.
It was a form definitely sung as often as it was recited.
- Steve Earle

If you want to be happy, live discreetly.
Does that make sense in English?
- Olivier Martinez

I'm learning English at the moment.
I can say 'Big Ben', 'Hello Rodney',
'Tower Bridge' and 'Loo'.
- Cher

Our common language is English.
And our common task is to ensure that our non-English-speaking
children learn this common language.
- William Bennett

In fact, it is amazing how much European films -
Italian,
French, German and English - have recovered a certain
territory of the audience in their countries over the last few years.
- Wim Wenders

I believed that English-speaking people had a divine
mission to civilize the world by making it western,
democratic and Christian.
- Luke Ford

The English was really my mother, it was never me.
Being the daughter of my father, I always felt very French.
- Charlotte Gainsbourg

Give immediate instruction to all your posts in said territory,
under your direction, at no time and on no pretence to hoist,
or suffer be hoisted, the English flag.
- Zebulon Pike

I disliked singing in English and neither liked the
story nor the character of Cressida.
- Walter Legge

English football has just had a transfer window imposed for the first time,
so it will be interesting to see how managers cope
with the squads they have until it re-opens.
- David Ginola

All the English speakers, or almost all,
have difficulties with the gender of words.
- Bernard Pivot

More has been screwed up on the battlefield and misunderstood
in the Pentagon because of a lack of understanding
of the English language than any other single factor.
- John W. Vessey, Jr.

On the day of the show, I sit down with someone that
speaks very good English and someone who speaks the
local language very well and work out what I'm going to say.
- Phil Collins

Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady;
in English a deadly poison.
A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues.
- Ambrose Bierce

Instead of this confusion, we need the unifying force of an official language,
English, which is the language of success in America.
- Ernest Istook

My father was a professor of civil engineering at MIT,
and my mother taught high school English.
- Eric Allin Cornell

Come English Settlement, I had it in my head that I didn't want to tour.
- Andy Partridge

I'm very aware when I'm speaking to the English of
how flat my Mid-Atlantic American voice is.
- Martin C. Smith

Yeah, Wacko Jacko, where did that come from? Some English tabloid.
I have a heart and I have feelings.
I feel that when you do that to me.
It's not nice.
- Michael Jackson

I never had to learn English, French and German because
I was brought up as all three languages.
I had a private French teacher before I even went to school.
That helped a lot.
- Karl Lagerfeld

I think maybe the English don't want to try something and look stupid,
because they are a bit reserved.
- Alain Prost

I think English is a fantastic, rich and musical language,
but of course your mother tongue is the most important for an actor.
- Max von Sydow

I speak two languages, Body and English.
- Mae West

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

If there's anything I'd hate as a son-in-law,
it's an actor; and if there's anything I think I'd
hate worse than an actor as a son-in-law,
it's an English actor.
- Joseph P. Kennedy

I feel I have a lot to learn from English football
and I am completely open to good influences in my way of thinking football.
But I also have things to give them.
- Jose Mourinho

After I learn more English, I'll work hard and make more films.
- Zhang Ziyi


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