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1. "I sort of lived half my life in California, half in England, so I am, I suppose, a little bit American."
Author: Alice Eve
2. "Here in England, everyone's a pop star, innit, whereas in America they believe in the term artist."
Author: Amy Winehouse
3. "I like the relative literacy of at least some of England. I mean, I didn't come for the food or the weather!"
Author: Andrew Solomon
4. "Good old Watson! You are the one fixed point in a changing age. There's an east wind coming all the same, such a wind as never blew on England yet. It will be cold and bitter, Watson, and a good many of us may wither before its blast. But it's God's own wind none the less, and a cleaner, better, stronger land will lie in the sunshine when the storm has cleared."
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
5. "The people of England are never so happy as when you tell them they are ruined."
Author: Arthur Murphy
6. "Eudora Welty's 'A Curtain of Green' had an enormous effect on me. But my early attempts to graft stories from the Deep South onto North of England provincialism were not successful. All were rejected."
Author: Barry Unsworth
7. "The right of petition is an old undoubted household right of the blood of England, which runs in our veins."
Author: Caleb Cushing
8. "We who are here to-night are here as the servants of the guests of a great University, a University of knowledge, scholarship, and intellect. You do well to be proud of it. But I have wondered whether there may not be colleges and faculties of other experiences than yours, and whether even now in the far corners of the continents powers not yours are being brought to fruition. I have myself been something of a traveller, and every time I return to England I wonder whether the games of those children do not hold more intense life than the talk of your learned men-- a more intense passion for discovery, a greater power of exploration, new raptures, unknown paths of glorious knowledge; whether you may not yet sit at the feet of the natives of the Amazon or the Zambesi: whether the fakirs and the herdsmen, the witch-doctors may not enter the kingdom of man before you"
Author: Charles Williams
9. "Does he know about me? George wonders; do any of them? Oh yes, probably. It wouldn't interest them. They don't want to know about my feelings or my glands or anything below my neck. I could just as well be a severed head carried into the classroom to lecture to them from a dish."
Author: Christopher Isherwood
10. "And it was only released in London last week, so when I go back to England Monday or whatever, I am expecting heaps of adulation. I'm hoping there is. If that doesn't happen I will be disappointed."
Author: David Thewlis
11. "I love England and the historical aspect of it."
Author: Dennis Farina
12. "At the moment there are some England players who are the stars of their club teams, but not for their country. It's difficult to explain."
Author: Diego Maradona
13. "So many of the loveliest things in England are melancholy."
Author: Dodie Smith
14. "But she had the awful gift of omnipresence, of exercising her influence from a distance; so that while the old family friends and visitors at Longlands said, "It's wonderful, now tactful Blanche is - how she keeps out of the young people's way," every member of the household, from its master to the last boots and scullion and gardener's boy, knew that Her Grace's eyes was on them all."
Author: Edith Wharton
15. "I knew that I had a following here in England, and if I came over here maybe I could cultivate it, but I never dreamt it would be as great as it has been."
Author: Edwin Starr
16. "Girls mature faster than boys, cost more to raise, and statistics show that the old saw about girls not knowing about money and figures is a myth. Girls start to outspend boys before puberty—and they manage to maintain this lead until death or an ugly credit manager, whichever comes first. Males are born with a closed fist. Girls are born with the left hand cramped in a position the size of an American Express card. Whenever a girl sees a sign reading, "Sale, Going Out of Business, Liquidation," saliva begins to form in her mouth, the palms of her hands perspire and the pituitary gland says, "Go, Mama." In the male, it is quite a different story. He has a gland that follows a muscle from the right arm down to the base of his billfold pocket. It's called "cheap." Girls can slam a door louder, beg longer, turn tears on and off like a faucet, and invented the term, "You don't trust me." So much for "sugar and spice and everything nice" and "snips and snails and puppydog tails."
Author: Erma Bombeck
17. "Perhaps you know that you are the King of England; but why do you care?"
Author: G.K. Chesterton
18. "Um, lots of people grab my ass. I'm actually starting to get this thing now where people grab my package. That actually happened once in Boston, it usually doesn't happen. We went over to England and it happened at almost every show. I don't really enjoy any kind of invasion of privacy like that I guess. Just the moment you're on stage it doesn't phase you or bother you too much though. Grabbin my package is obviously a total invasion of privacy I'm not into that at all. Grabbing my butt I guess if it were a guy I'd enjoy it. I mean, I guess it all depends on how he grabbed my butt too."
Author: Gerard Way
19. "It was my proudest moment as a manager when England drew 0-0 with Italy in Rome to qualify for the World Cup finals. Fifteen years later, the stakes are equally high for both countries as they go head-to-head for a semi-final place at the European Championship."
Author: Glenn Hoddle
20. "But if anyone supposes that there was no commercial fraud in the Middle Ages, let him study the commercial legislation of England for that period, and his mind will be satisfied, if he has a mind to be satisfied and not only a fancy to run away with him."
Author: Goldwin Smith
21. "Nobody over here [in England] says 'six-thirty' or 'seven-thirty', they say 'hoppussix' and 'hoppusseven'. And 'in' at home is 'trendy' here and 'give it up' is 'pack it in' and 'never mind!' is 'not to worry!' ... and as Shaw once observed, we are two countries divided by a common language. I am now going to bed because it's quataposstwelve."
Author: Helene Hanff
22. "On the same line of reasoning, if Australians were to be Australians, or rather if Australians were as separate from any other nation as Australia from any other land, there would be no jealousy between them on England's account."
Author: Henry Lawson
23. "I'm a hard-mouthed northeastern lad. That's me - the Eminem of Northeast England."
Author: Jamie Bell
24. "Why, my dear, you must know, Mrs. Long says that Netherfield is taken by a young man of large fortune from the north of England; that he came down on Monday in a chaise and four to see the place, and was so much delighted with it, that he agreed with Mr. Morris immediately; that he is to take possession before Michaelmas, and some of his servants are to be in the house by the end of next week."
Author: Jane Austen
25. "Hendrix was big in England. We all became good friends and I am still in touch with Noel Redding."
Author: Jimmy Carl Black
26. "Every town in America had at least one, two, or maybe three radio stations that played rock 24 hours a day. In England, we had a rock specialist on for two hours a week."
Author: Joe Elliott
27. "I love a good fitted suit. England is known for men who can wear good suits."
Author: Joe Jonas
28. "England is the paradise of women, the purgatory of men, and the hell of horses."
Author: John Florio
29. "Goodnight you princes of Maine, you kings of New England."
Author: John Irving
30. "He couldn't think of his robbed left eye without hate squirting into his veins from some deep poison gland he hadn't known he possessed."
Author: Joseph D'Lacey
31. "But Dad and I are the only father-and-daughter acts who have both had No. 1 songs in England."
Author: Lily Allen
32. "It is ironic that we have more technology to make our lives more efficient, ostensibly reducing our workload, and we work harder than we ever have. I was dragged into email kicking and screaming. On most issues technological I'm wrong, but I think I had this one nailed. Given the way emails come like baseballs from a machine in a batting cage, I spend more time responding to them than I spent manually opening and responding to letters. My friends from England write beautiful letters: bonded correspondence paper, elegant penmanship, and prose that reads like poetry. I shoot back an email. To the equivalent of a well-prepared feast I reciprocate with the equivalent of a bag of chips."
Author: Michael S. Horton
33. "You're coming to England no matter what, even without your mom's permission. I'll buy you the plane ticket myself."
Author: Michelle Madow
34. "You are obvious, boy. You are difficult to miss. If you came to me in company with a purple lion, a green elephant, and a scarlet unicorn astride which was the King of England in his Royal Robes, I do believe that it is you and you alone that people would stare at, dismissing the others as minor irrelevancies."
Author: Neil Gaiman
35. "Here in New England, the character is strong and unshakable."
Author: Norman Rockwell
36. "Until the year 1967, it was a crime, for which you could be put in prison, to make homosexual love to someone in your own house. If they came in and caught you at it, you could be put into prison. This has changed - I'm talking about England, incidentally."
Author: Patrick Macnee
37. "An important impression was my father's one Sabbatical year, spent in England and Europe in 1937."
Author: Philip Warren Anderson
38. "When I came to England, the first director I met was Charles Sturridge, who told me, 'You speak like somebody out of the 1950s.'"
Author: Richard E. Grant
39. "The notion of 'history from below' hit the history profession in England very hard around the time I came to Oxford in the early 1960s."
Author: Robert Darnton
40. "Whatever was the conduct of England, I am equally arraigned."
Author: Robert Walpole
41. "The same wakefulness the individual Calvinist was to use to keep watch over his own sins Winthrop and Cotton called for also in the group at large. This humility, this fear, was what kept their delusions of grandeur in check. That's what subsequent generations lost. From New England's Puritans we inherited the idea that America is blessed and ordained by God above all nations, but lost the fear of wrath and retribution."
Author: Sarah Vowell
42. "I was in Christopher Columbus, and sported its blue badge with great pride. It took me many years to understand or truly believe that Columbus was actually Italian. Even to this day I can't fully accept it. Why would a school in the heart of England choose a foreign hero? Perhaps they were unaware of his nationality themselves. It was common knowledge that the British discovered everything – trains, democracy, television, printing, jets, hover-crafts, the telephone, penicillin, the flush lavatory and Australia, so it was reasonable to assume Christopher Columbus must have been a Briton."
Author: Stephen Fry
43. "In America, fundamentalist Christians believe the world was created 6,000 years ago - in England people drink in bars that are older than that."
Author: Steve Aylett
44. "These days I live in a magical little village on Dartmoor in Devon, England, and my "special spot" is a moss-covered rock in a circle of trees in the woods behind my house.I often go into the woods, or walk through the fields and hills nearby, when I need inspiration, or to work out a plot problem, or come up with an idea. I think better on my feet, particularly when there is beautiful countryside around me and a dog at my side.When I was younger and lived in big cities, I had special places there too. There's magic everywhere, if you look."
Author: Terri Windling
45. "I don't think I believe in ghosts, per se. But, my nearest experience was when I went on a weekend away and was in a bar in England, years ago, with an ex-girlfriend. I heard this scratching. I was about to go to bed and I was thinking, 'It's an old ghost.' I could hear this noise, but I couldn't work out where it was coming from."
Author: Theo James
46. "In the western part of England lived a gentleman of large fortune, whose name was Merton."
Author: Thomas Day
47. "I am quite prepared, if we can do it without any disrespect to the Crown of England, to bring our titles to the marketplace and make a bonfire of them."
Author: Wilfrid Laurier
48. "I can bore for England on the subject of James Bond. But I knew I couldn't do it frivolously; I had to take it very seriously, however much fun I was having. And I had to make myself, you know, absolutely steeped in Bond and in Fleming and that world."
Author: William Boyd
49. "I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips,Straining upon the start. The game's afoot;Follow your spirit: and upon this charge,Cry — God for Harry! England and Saint George!"
Author: William Shakespeare
50. "I have never had the opportunity to play in England, so I know little about it."
Author: Zinedine Zidane

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