Quotes of England

“ He was born an Englishman and remained one for years. ”

- Brendan Behan

“ England and America are two countries separated by a common language. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ The English have no respect for their language, and will not teach their children to speak it. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ We don't bother much about dress and manners in England, because as a nation we don't dress well and we've no manners. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ We have really everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ This England never did, nor never shall, Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea, Which serves it in the office of a wall Or as a moat defensive to a house, Against the envy of less happier lands,-- This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ If I should die, think only this of me: that there's some corner of a foreign field that is forever England. ”

- Rupert Brooke

“ England is a nation of shopkeepers. ”

- Napoleon Bonaparte

“ Russia will not soon become, if it ever becomes, a second copy of the United States or England - where liberal value have deep historic roots. ”

- Vladimir Putin

“ Oh, to be in England Now that April's there. ”

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“ England and America are two countries separated by a common language. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ England has forty-two religions and only two sauces. ”

- Voltaire

“ When I was in England, I experimented with marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never tried it again. ”

- Gov. Bill Clinton

“ This England never did, nor never shall, Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ We don't bother much about dress and manners in England, because as a nation we don't dress well and we've no manners. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ English? Who needs that? I'm never going to England. ”

- Homer Simpson

“ In England there are sixty different religions and only one sauce. ”

- Francesco Caracciolo

“ Oats. A grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ The Stately Homes of England, How beautiful they stand, To prove the Upper Classes, Have still the Upper Hand. ”

- Noel Coward

“ We are in Transylvania, and Transylvania is not England. Our ways are not your ways, and there shall be to you many strange things. ”

- Bram Stoker

“ Be England what she will, with all her faults she is my country still. ”

- Randolph Churchill

“ He was inordinately proud of England and he abused her incessantly. ”

- H.G. Wells

“ In England, I'm a horror movie director. In Germany, I'm a filmmaker. In the US, I'm a bum. ”

- John Carpenter

“ No place in England where everyone can go, is considered respectable. ”

- George Moore

“ The people of England are the most enthusiastic in the world. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ There is something tragic about the enormous number of young men there are in England at the present moment who start life with perfect profiles, and end by adopting some useful profession. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ When I was a kid, we would travel to England in our car, from Germany, and listen to storybook tapes and one of them was the Hobbit. So we were aware of Bilbo and Gandalf and all that kind of stuff. ”

- Dominic Monaghan

“ He was not only a bore; he bored for England. ”

- Malcolm Muggeridge

“ The fact that England has embraced me as one of its own is really cool. ”

- Quentin Tarantino
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