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26 England Quotes

England with all thy faults, I love thee still-- My country! and, while yet a nook is left Where English minds and manners may be found, Shall be constrained to love thee.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: Task (bk. II, l. 206)

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The Almighty in His infinite wisdom did not see fit to create Frenchmen in the image of Englishmen.

Winston Churchill Quotes

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England! my country, great and free! Heart of the world, I leap to thee!

Philip James Bailey Quotes , Source: Festus (sc. The Surface, l. 376)

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Those pigmy tribes of Panton street, Those hardy blades, those hearts of oak, Obedient to a tyrant's yoke.

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: A Monstrous good Lounge (p. 5)

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Let Pitt then boast of his victory to his nation of shopkeepers--(Nation Boutiquiere).

Bertrand Barere Quotes , Source: said before the National Convention

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In spite of their hats being very ugly, Goddam! I love the English. [Fr., Quoique leurs chapeaux sont bien laids, Goddam! j'aime les anglais.]

Bertrand Barere Quotes , Source: said before the National Convention

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This island is made mainly of coal and surrounded by fish. Only an organizing genius could produce a shortage of coal and fish at the same time.

Aneurin Bevan Quotes , Source: in a speech at Blackpool as reported by the "Daily Herald" on May 25, 1945

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Ah! the perfidious English! [Fr., Ah! la perfide Angleterre!]

Jacques Benigue Bossuet Quotes , Source: Sermon on the Circumcision, preaching at Metz, quoted by Napoleon on leaving England for St. Helena

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If I should die, think only this of me: That there's some corner of a foreign field That is forever England. There shall be In that rich earth a richer dust concealed; A dust whom England bore, shaped, made aware, Gave, once, her flowers to love, her ways to roam, A body of England's, breathing English air, Washed by the rivers, blest by suns of home.

Rupert Brooke Quotes , Source: The Soldier

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Oh, to be in England, Now that April's there, And whoever wakes in England Sees some morning, unaware, That the lowest boughs and the brushwood sheaf, Round the elm-tree bole are in tiny leaf While the chaffinch sings on the orchard bough In England--now.

Robert Browning Quotes , Source: Home Thoughts from Abroad

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The men of England--the men, I mean of light and leading in England.

Edmund Burke Quotes , Source: Reflections on the Revolution in France

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England is a paradise for women, and hell for horses: Italy is a paradise for horses, hell for women.

Robert Burton Quotes , Source: Anatomy of Melancholy (pt. III, sec. III, memb. 1, subsect. 2)

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Men of England! who inherit Rights that cost your sires their blood.

Thomas Campbell Quotes , Source: Men of England

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Britannia needs no bulwarks No towers along the steep; Her march is o'er the mountain wave, Her home is on the deep.

Thomas Campbell Quotes , Source: Ye Mariners of England

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In England three are sixty different religions, and only one sauce. [It., Il y en Angleterre soizante sectes religieuses differentes, et une seule sauce.]

Thomas Campbell Quotes , Source: Ye Mariners of England

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Providence has given to the French the empire of the land, to the English that of the sea, to the Germans that of--the air!

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: Essays--Richter

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A certain man has called us, "of all peoples the wisest in action," but he added, "the stupidest in speech."

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: The Nigger Question

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Where are the rough brave Britons to be found With Hearts of Oak, so much of old renowned?

Mrs. Susannah Centlivre Quotes , Source: Cruel Gift

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Be England what she will, With all her faults, she is my country still.

Charles Churchill Quotes , Source: The Farewell

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Bind her, grind her, burn her with fire, Cast her ashes into the sea,-- She shall escape, she shall aspire, She shall arise to make men free; She shall arise in a sacred scorn, Lighting the lives that are yet unborn, Spirit supernal, splendor eternal, England!

Helen Gray Cone Quotes , Source: Chant of Lover for England

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'Tis a glorious charter, deny it who can, That's breathed in the words, "I'm an Englishman."

Eliza Cook Quotes , Source: An Englishman

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Without one friend, above all foes, Britannia gives the world repose.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: To Sir Joshua Reynolds

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We are indeed a nation of shopkeepers.

Benjamin Disraeli Quotes , Source: The Young Duke (bk. I, ch. XI)

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Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail, Our lion now will foreign foes assail.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Astroea Redux (l. 117)

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In these troublesome days when the great Mother Empire stands splendidly isolated in Europe.

Hon. Sir George Eulas Foster Quotes , Source: in a speech in the Canadian House of Commons

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