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An Englishman's way of speaking absolutely classifies him. ...
by Alan Jay Lerner

An Englishman's way of speaking absolutely classifies him.
- Alan Jay Lerner

Back home everyone said I didn't have any talent.
They might be saying the same thing here but it sounds better in French.
- Alan Jay Lerner

Why can't a woman be more like a man?
- Alan Jay Lerner

With a little bit of luck, you'll never work!
- Alan Jay Lerner

 

It's not a pretty face, I grant you.
But underneath its flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
- Alan Jay Lerner

A schedule so tight that it would only work if I didn't sleep on Monday nights.
- Alan Jay Lerner

Men die but an idea does not.
- Alan Jay Lerner

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You write a hit the same way you write a flop.
- Alan Jay Lerner

Coughing in the theater is not a respiratory ailment.
It is a criticism.
- Alan Jay Lerner

An Englishman teaching an American about food is like
the blind leading the one-eyed.
- A. J. Liebling

An Englishman's never so natural as when he's holding his tongue.
- Henry James

An Englishman never enjoys himself, except for a noble purpose.
- A. P. Herbert

That is why I come forward tonight without any political label,
without any bias, but just simply as an Englishman to say to you:
a crime is being committed against civilization.
- John Amery

I am not an Englishman, I was never an Englishman,
and I don't ever want to be one.
I am a Scotsman!
I was a Scotsman and I will always be one.
- Sean Connery

Who says Australia offers not a home for every poor Englishman,
or any other countryman that finds his way to our shores?
And what sort of thanks do we get for it?
- Henry Lawson

You never find an Englishman among the under-dogs except in England,
of course.
- Evelyn Waugh

An Englishman will fairly drink as much As will maintain two families of Dutch.
- Daniel Defoe

The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American,
courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend.
- Katharine Hepburn

If an Englishman gets run down by a truck he apologizes to the truck.
- Jackie Mason

If I were an American, as I am an Englishman,
while a foreign troop was landed in my country,
I never would lay down my arms never never never!
- William Pitt

I married a young Englishman in Cambridge in 1955 and
have lived in Britain every since.
- Anne Stevenson

An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one.
- George Mikes

Even crushed against his brother in the Tube the average
Englishman pretends desperately that he is alone.
- Germaine Greer

Or a White Englishman would rather smash a White Frenchman than a Jew!
Crazy!
- Tom Metzger

Every Englishman is convinced of one thing,
viz.: That to be an Englishman is to belong to the
most exclusive club there is.
- Ogden Nash

Life isn't all beer and skittles, but beer and skittles,
or something better of the same sort,
must form a good part of every Englishman's education.
- Thomas Hughes

The liberty of the Press is the Palladium of all the civil,
political and religious rights of an Englishman.
- Junius

An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.
- George Bernard Shaw

The very phrase 'foreign affairs' makes an Englishman
convinced that I am about to treat of subjects with which he has no concern.
- Benjamin Disraeli

The average Englishman has no idea of the dynamism in the music scene here.
- Kabir Bedi

The Englishman wants to be recognized as a gentleman,
or as some other suitable species of human being,
the American wants to be considered a good guy.
- Louis Kronenberger

Remember that you are an Englishman,
and have consequently won first prize in the lottery of life.
- Cecil Rhodes

An Englishman, being flattered, is a lamb;
threatened,
a lion.
- George Chapman

Here the Frenchman, Spaniard, and Englishman all passed,
leaving each his legend; and a brilliant and more or
less feudal civilization with its aristocracy and slaves
has departed with the economic system upon which it rested.
- Hervey Allen

Making the City Of Joy gave me the best political education of my life.
It became a wrestling match between an Englishman who
had gradually ceased to be a Marxist,
and a culture that was becoming more Marxist by the day.
- Roland Joffe

Listeners will wonder what an Englishman is doing on
the German radio tonight.
You can imagine that before taking this step I hoped
that someone better qualified than me would come forward.
- John Amery

There were two sides to David Lean: on the one side,
he was kind of a rather stiff, disciplined Englishman.
And then he had this kind of romantic side to him.
I think being true to both sides of your nature is important.
- John Boorman

Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood,
endurance and courage of my companions which would
have stirred the heart of every Englishman.
These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale.
- Robert Falcon Scott

The French want no-one to be their superior.
The English want inferiors.
The Frenchman constantly raises his eyes above him with anxiety.
The Englishman lowers his beneath him with satisfaction.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

You know what the Englishman's idea of compromise is? He says,
Some people say there is a God.
Some people say there is no God.
The truth probably lies somewhere between these two statements.
- William Butler Yeats

In this case it appealed to me partly because it felt
close to me in some ways.
This is about a confused, bewildered middle class Englishman
adrift in smalltown America and that has definitely been me.
- Colin Firth

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Where there's a will, there's a way.
- old English proverb

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

I love you just the way you are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If there is a will, there is a way.
- Anonymous

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

Simple living is the way to happy living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is granting another the space to be
the way they are and the way they are not.
- Werner Erhard

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Play to win, but be a good loser.
Have a plan for your life,
but accept whatever comes your way
with grace and gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anger? perhaps there is a better way.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter

Go ahead. Weep for the rare,
the never seen this way again,
the excruciating, ineffable,
unmitigated beauty of love.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The way lies in softness and patience,
as the softest water cuts through the hardest rock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Eternity:
I am drawn to the wild edge of the ocean of my being
My curiosity unbound, I test the limits
of the limitless and the boundaries of the timeless.
I walk the path - the way - the way of ways -
to the end which is not an end.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I walk the path - the way - the way of ways -
to the end that is not an end.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Follow that will and that way
which experience confirms to be your own.
- Carl Jung

Smell the smells, feel the fear,
and smile at the incoherent way
life runs us in circles
while inscribing the real lessons
in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The size of your success is measured by
the strength of your desire;
the size of your dream;
and how you handle disappointment along the way.
- Robert Kiyosaki

Increase of material comforts,
it may be generally laid down,
does not in any way whatsoever
conduce to moral growth.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Act the way you'd like to be
and soon you'll be the way you act.
- Leonard Cohen

Well-being is making its way to you at all times.
If you will relax and find a way to allow it,
it will be your experience.
- Abraham (Esther Hicks)

The best way to destroy an enemy
is to make him a friend.
- Abraham Lincoln


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