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The British Government and the Irish Government have
by Dick Spring

The British Government and the Irish Government have
accepted very clearly the Mitchell Report.
- Dick Spring

If I felt we had alienated the Unionists,
it would worry me because we've spent a great deal
of time trying to open up discussion and dialogue with the Unionist Parties.
- Dick Spring

I believe we've spent many years trying to bring about
talks which have all the Parties in Northern Ireland
involved so that there'd be inclusive talks.
- Dick Spring

There is a great deal of work that can be done between
the SDLP representing the Nationalist population and the Unionist Parties,
and I believe we should set down to do that.
- Dick Spring

 

It...
is the best opportunity we've had in the last 25 years
to bring about a settlement in Northern Ireland,
and I think we should leave no stone unturned to achieve that.
- Dick Spring

I'm not getting frustrated...
we all knew from the start that this would be a long process.
- Dick Spring

Sitting down to a meal with an Indian family is different
from sitting down to a meal with a British family.
- Roland Joffe

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It has, therefore, been a favorite boast of the people of Wales and Cornwall,
that the original British stock flourishes in its unmixed purity only among them.
- Thomas Bulfinch

If an army of monkeys were strumming on typewriters,
they might write all the books in the British Museum.
- Arthur Eddington

No, men and women of the Irish race,
we shall not fight for England.
We shall fight for the destruction of the British Empire
and the construction of an Irish republic.
- James Larkin

It could be my British need for discipline that makes
me admire the American appetite for freedom and passion.
- Steve Winwood

Being pretty crazy while being chased by the National Enquirer is not good.
The British tabloids were the worst.
- Margot Kidder

Nothing could be more inappropriate to American literature
than its English source since the Americans are not British in sensibility.
- Wallace Stevens

I could have closed down bits of British Home Stores
to make more money but it's not my style.
I want to make my money as a retailer,
not by putting people out of work.
- Philip Green

There just seems to be more acceptance now of...
other kinds of British films, than the picture-postcard ones.
- Tim Roth

British fashion is self confident and fearless.
It refuses to bow to commerce, thus generating a constant
flow of new ideas whilst drawing in British heritage.
- Alexander McQueen

I think the British have the distinction above all
other nations of being able to put new wine into old
bottles without bursting them.
- Clement Attlee

As always, the British especially shudder at the latest American vulgarity,
and then they embrace it with enthusiasm two years later.
- Alistair Cooke

American audiences tend to be more expressive than British ones.
- Simon Pegg

I think you know that I classify science as British science,
American science, and everybody else.
- Martin Fleischmann

There are a few Chinese smuggled in over the borders
of British Columbia on the north and Mexico on the south.
- Denis Kearney

Simon Hale, the British arranger, does all string and
wood arrangements on my records.
- Duncan Sheik

If people don't like Marxism, they should blame the British Museum.
- Mikhail Gorbachev

But, you know, the Stones were my opening act in the Sixties.
I loved those British guys, the way they just stood
there and shook their hair.
- Ronnie Spector

I am certainly not racist; I even like the British.
- Giorgio Moroder

I mean, I think in the early days we were pretty...
pretty British in our entertainment leads.
- Graeme Murphy

I definitely wish to distinguish American poetry from
British or other English language poetry.
- Diane Wakoski

The British government says that for Sinn Fein to be
involved in talks the guns must be left at the door.
- Martin McGuinness

I seemed to belong to three countries:
I had an apartment in Paris,
a house in Hollywood, and when I married British theater director Peter Hall,
I moved to London.
- Leslie Caron

Nova Scotia as a British colony also came into being
as another result of these adventurous British expeditions
to North America in the reign of James I. - Harry Johnston

I wil not compare the education of an ancient Spartan
with that of a British nobleman.
- Thomas Day

When we first sold the Wallace and Gromit shorts to America,
people suggested we get rid of the strange British
accents and put clear American voices on them,
and we held out.
- Nick Park

We remain united with the British, and our allies around the world,
in our resolve to defeat terrorism and bring those
who commit these acts to justice.
- Doc Hastings

My influences were Peter Sellers and the great British character actors.
- Tracey Ullman

I didn't know Charlie before doing the movie,
but I was a huge fan of the British Queer as Folk.
- Nathan Lane

We believe that within five years, 96 percent of British
consumers will have access to the Internet,
whether it be through a personal computer,
a set-top box or a mobile phone.
- Richard Branson

British girls are as temperamental as Americans.
- Ivor Novello

There are no countries in the world less known by the
British than those selfsame British Islands.
- George Borrow

Gandhi has asked that the British Government should
walk out of India and leave the Indian people to settle
differences among themselves,
even if it means chaos and confusion.
- Stafford Cripps

So the books have a greater appeal to a British audience,
but that hasn't stopped them making best-seller lists in places like Brazil,
Japan and at least a dozen other countries.
- Bernard Cornwell

We have lost all our big Australian industries and icons,
including Qantas when it sold 25 % of its shares and
a controlling interest to British Airways.
- Pauline Hanson

Be blind.
Be stupid.
Be British.
Be careful.
- Virginia Graham

I think at its best the American sense of humor is
the same as the British sense of humor at its best,
which is to be wry and ironic and self deprecating.
- Simon Pegg

We must do our utmost to preserve our British ally's
strategic independence from Europe.
- Richard Perle

The British have a remarkable talent for keeping calm,
even when there is no crisis.
- Franklin P. Jones

I give no more paroles to British officers.
- Christopher Gadsden

There is not a single injustice in Northern Ireland
that is worth the loss of a single British soldier
or a single Irish citizen either.
- James Callaghan

I am the only British writer who writes in Spanish.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I don't think the British carry a historical consciousness either.
- Tom Paulin

The public must suffer untold pangs from the stiffness,
the deliberate stifling of emotion, on the part of many British actors.
- Ivor Novello

If I am pushed I will push back, that is the way I am.
I am very British.
We don't like to be pushed around.
When the chips are down we might have to step into grey areas.
- Damon Hill

Britons seem to have given up on assimilating their Muslim population,
with many British elites patting themselves on the
back for their tolerance and multiculturalism.
- Linda Chavez

It is up to you to decide that this has lasted long enough,
that our boys are dying to serve no British interest
but for the interests of a small clique of utterly unscrupulous men.
- John Amery

It had always been a British preoccupation to hold this mile record.
- Roger Bannister

I was determined that no British government should
be brought down by the action of two tarts.
- Harold MacMillan

If the (British) Arts Council give you money,
they also tell you how to spend it.
- Neville Marriner

The British tourist is always happy abroad as long
as the natives are waiters.
- Robert Morley

Usually, certainly British singers, adopt an American
accent when they sing and I think that usually people
are thinking of somebody else,
but I just think of very specific people.
- Jane Horrocks

King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed
the great success of the British nation in political
life to their talking politics after dinner.
- Benjamin Disraeli

I don't enjoy British shows as a rule because British audiences are strange.
- Andrew Eldritch

Only when I came to America did I think of myself as British.
- Naveen Andrews

My jokes are in my head and I have a duplicate copy
of my jokes in a lot of British comics' heads,
where they are safe.
- Emo Philips

The French and the British are such good enemies that
they can't resist being friends.
- Peter Ustinov

However British you may be, I am more British still.
- Henry James

The House of Lords is the British Outer Mongolia for retired politicians.
- Tony Benn

The United States can tell you all about what's wrong with the British,
to say nothing of the Russians.
- Arthur Hays Sulzberger

I'm actually going in to ER as the new British intern.
- Parminder Nagra

I am very proud to be British.
I'm very conscious of carrying my country with me wherever I go.
I feel I need to represent it well.
- Julie Andrews

The fact is that a car used by Gerry Adams and myself
during the course of the Mitchell review was bugged
by elements within British military intelligence.
- Martin McGuinness

The British nation is unique in this respect.
They are the only people who like to be told how bad things are,
who like to be told the worst.
- Winston Churchill

The United States dollar took another pounding on German,
French and British exchanges this morning,
hitting the lowest point ever known in West Germany.
- Gordon Sinclair


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