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Lord Harlech Quotes and Sayings
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Britain will be honoured by historians more for the
way she disposed of an empire than for the way in which she acquired it.
- Lord Harlech

More than any other in Western Europe,
Britain remains a country where a traveler has to think
twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people.
- Joseph Lelyveld

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder
with our American friends in this hour of tragedy,
and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
- Tony Blair

Contemporary Britain seems an endlessly fascinating place to me -
but if I knew a little bit more about other places,
and other times, maybe it wouldn't.
- Jonathan Coe

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I sometimes think God allows Great Britain to be unprincipled for the good of mankind.
- Julia Ward Howe

In the first six to twelve months of a war with the
United States and Great Britain I will run wild and
win victory upon victory.
- Isoroku Yamamoto

Today, bilateral relations with Britain are excellent,
with cooperation in many areas and both countries continuing
to work on strengthening these ties.
- Hassanal Bolkiah


 

I can't accept collective responsibility for the decision
to commit Britain now to military action in Iraq without
international agreement or domestic support.
- Robin Cook

Each year India and China produce four million graduates
compared with just over 250,000 in Britain.
- Gordon Brown

Unemployment is due to the large import of goods from
Britain and other countries.
The Government haven't used the powers which they have
for the benefit of the country.
- Eamon de Valera

MRSA, which is a kind of super bug mutant,
is killing 10,000 people a year in Britain.
- George Galloway

In all my novels, I deal with the many problems and
prejudices which exist for Black people in Britain today.
- Buchi Emecheta

We must honestly face our relationship with Great Britain.
- Wendell Willkie

We, Britain and Germany, can neither of us be happy
about our handling of the Iraq war.
- Douglas Hurd

I'm not sure it pays to do anything remotely public in Britain.
It's such a spiteful society.
People seem to enjoy making your life hard for the sake of it.
- Andrew Eldritch

The political health of Britain has deteriorated very sharply.
The Conservative Party must do something about it.
I am the man to do it.
- Kenneth Clarke

Britain in the 1970s was undoubtedly an economic mess
because of the oil price explosion.
- Barbara Castle

A1 Great Britain has to look at the longer term.
- John Surtees

It is a cliche these days to observe that the United
States now possesses a global empire -
different from Britain's and Rome's but an empire nonetheless.
- Robert D. Kaplan

If the United States of America or Britain is having elections,
they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia.
But when we have elections, they want observers.
- Nelson Mandela

Britain should be the world's number one center for
genetic and stem cell research,
building on our world leading regulatory regime in the area.
- Gordon Brown

The reason is that a military defeat of Britain will
bring about the disintegration of the British Empire.
This would not be of any benefit to Germany.
- Franz Halder

I speak on due consideration because Britain,
France, and Mexico, have abolished slavery,
and all other European states are preparing to abolish
it as speedily as they can.
- William H. Seward

They don't think we're in touch with modern Britain,
or understand modern Britain or like modern Britain.
- Francis Maude

America: It's like Britain, only with buttons.
- Ringo Starr

Britain leads the way in fund raising.
I am so proud of Britain.
- Sharon Osbourne

We really need to stop the imperialist tendencies of
countries like the United States and Great Britain.
- Cindy Sheehan

The first war zone was declared by Great Britain.
She gave us and the world notice of it on the 4th day of November,
1914.
The zone became effective Nov.
5, 1914.
- George William Norris

Much of the aid we first gave to Russia we took away
from what we promised Britain.
So in a sense, Britain participated in a very real
way in the recovery of Russia.
- W. Averell Harriman

The young Japanese, especially, love to wear the latest
thing and when they come to London they head for my
shops as part of what they want to find in Britain.
- Vivienne Westwood

The Romans held Britain from the invasion of Julius
Caesar till their voluntary withdrawal from the island,
A.D.
420,- that is, about five hundred years.
- Thomas Bulfinch

The choice is not normally between the north and south.
It might be between Britain and Europe.
- John Prescott

I was pretty much grown-up by the time I attended school in Britain -
or as grown-up as I'll ever get.
- Walter Jon Williams

Basically, particularly in Britain, it's a hegemonic
thing that people who write tend to come from the leisure classes.
They can afford the time and the books.
- Irvine Welsh

Judy couldn't move to Britain for family reasons,
so I had to come to the States, and the U.S.
government wouldn't give me a Green Card,
so I airily told her I'd write a book.
- Bernard Cornwell

At the beginning of the twentieth century,
every single leading Muslim intellectual was in love with the west,
and wanted their countries to look just like Britain and France.
- Karen Armstrong

We should be the natural home for younger voters.
But today we're not.
Because too often we sound like people who just don't
like contemporary Britain.
- Francis Maude

After all we did for Britain, selling that corduroy and making it swing,
all we got was a bit of tin on a piece of leather.
- George Harrison

Colonialism is an idea born in the West that drives Western countries -
like France,
Italy, Belgium, Great Britain - to occupy countries outside of Europe.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

I don't think there are really enough meetings in Britain
for our athletes to compete properly,
and because of this a lot of the talent we have has been stunted.
- Linford Christie

My proudest achievement has been the success of the
shows and artists I have been involved with,
because they were made in Britain.
- Simon Cowell

Britain's most useful role is somewhere between bee and dinosaur.
- Harold MacMillan

There's a civic nationalism in Britain and dozens of other countries.
- Michael Ignatieff

Great Britain has lost an empire and has not yet found a role.
- Dean Acheson

Margaret Thatcher, growing up in a bombed and battered Britain,
derived a distrust which has grown with the years not
just of Germany but of all continental Europe.
- Douglas Hurd

If a terrorist group wanted to hit Britain,
all they'd have to do is kill 100 random celebrities.
The country would have a nervous breakown.
- Chris Morris

Yesterday, the president met with a group he calls
the coalition of the willing.
Or, as the rest of the world calls them,
Britain and Spain.
- Jon Stewart

Britain, which in the years immediately before this
war was rapidly losing such democratic virtues as it possessed,
is now being bombed and burned into democracy.
- J. B. Priestley

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.
- Anne Campbell

Britain today is suffering from galloping obsolescence.
- Tony Benn

Well, I've had my fair share in Britain of battling the tabloids.
- Elton John

Will you permit the sacred fire of liberty,
brought by your fathers from the venerable temples of Britain,
to be quenched and trodden out on the simple altars they have raised?
- Joseph Howe

When I came back to Britain, I realized that I was
no longer a very young woman.
I had to meet my new consciousness, my new age,
with roles that reflected it somewhat.
- Julie Christie

The support in Britain made a big difference.
- Louise Woodward

I do not share the half-in, half-out attitude to the EU of some in Britain.
Britain's place is in Europe.
- Peter Mandelson

Blacks in the Caribbean, Britain, Canada and sub-Saharan
Africa as well as in the United States have low IQ
scores relative to whites.
- J. Philippe Rushton

I think we've come a long way since then.
The big thing that changed was when ecstasy came along in Britain.
- Neil Tennant

What Britain needs is an iron lady.
- Margaret Thatcher

I've never been one to say that Britain was joining
a happy band of brothers.
- James Callaghan

When you want to make it clear to the rest of the world
that you are not an imperialist,
the best countries to have with you are Britain and Spain.
- Bill Maher

We are not in Afghanistan for the sake of the education
policy in a broken 13th-century country.
We are there so the people of Britain and our global
interests are not threatened.
- Liam Fox

In America journalism is apt to be regarded as an extension of history:
in Britain,
as an extension of conversation.
- Anthony Sampson

Although I get so much fan mail from Great Britain,
tell me, am I more famous there than Michael Madsen?
- Tom Sizemore

Without Britain, Europe would remain only a torso.
- Ludwig Erhard

Labour is the party of law and order in Britain today.
Tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime.
- Tony Blair

I do more work in Britain than I do anywhere else in the world.
- Edwin Starr

When people say England, they sometimes mean Great Britain,
sometimes the United Kingdom, sometimes the British Isles,
- but never England.
- George Mikes

People in America, when listening to radio,
like to lean forward.
People in Britain like to lean back.
- Alistair Cooke

The U.S.
and Britain are incapable of controlling all of Iraq.
- Bashar al-Assad

Britain is not a country that is easily rocked by revolution...
In Britain our institutions evolve.
We are a Fabian Society writ large.
- William Hamilton

Even in Britain, the trade unions tell me that employment
contracts have less protection than in the past.
- Jacques Delors


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