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10 Famous Quotes by Bill Bryson
12/8/1951 - (Present)
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Bryson, Bill     William McGuire Bryson
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The biggest attraction in Britain is Britain - the whole package. Our heritage is not just a collection of ornaments scattered across the country, it is Britain itself and makes us gloriously distinguishable from any other country.

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I had always thought that once you grew up you could do anything you wanted -- stay up all night or eat ice-cream straight out of the container.

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Incidentally, disturbance from cosmic background radiation is something we have all experienced. Tune your television to any channel it doesn't receive, and about 1 percent of the dancing static you see is accounted for by this ancient remnant of the Big Bang. The next time you complain that there is nothing on, remember that you can always watch the birth of the universe.

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For a long time it puzzled me how something so expensive, so leading edge, could be so useless, and then it occurred to me that a computer is a stupid machine with the ability to do incredibly smart things, while computer programmers are smart people with the ability to do incredibly stupid things. They are, in short, a perfect match.

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More than 300 million people in the world speak English and the rest, it sometimes seems, try to.

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He had the sort of face that makes you realize God does have a sense of humor.

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The whole of the global economy is based on supplying the cravings of two per cent of the world's population.

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Up to a third of bundling couples found themselves presented with a permanent souvenir of the occasion

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Among the many thousands of things that I have never been able to understand, one in particular stands out. That is the question of who was the first person who stood by a pile of sand and said, "You know, I bet if we took some of this and mixed it with a little potash and heated it, we could make a material that would be solid and yet transparent. We could call it glass." Call me obtuse, but you could stand me on a beach till the end of time and never would it occur to me to try to make it into windows.

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What an odd thing tourism is. You fly off to a strange land, eagerly abandoning all the comforts of home, and then expend vast quantities of time and money in a largely futile attempt to recapture the comforts that you wouldn't have lost if you hadn't left home in the first place.

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