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Frederick Forsyth Quotes and Sayings

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The British have always coped without becoming a dictatorship.
- Frederick Forsyth

In the 66 years that I have been alive,
there has not been one hour, of one day,
of one month, of one year, when there has not been a threat aimed at us.
- Frederick Forsyth

The Internet offers authors and their readers a new
diversity of opportunities and freedom.
- Frederick Forsyth

The man in gray decided to take the Glen Suite of diamonds at midnight.
Provided they were still in the apartment safe and the occupants away.
This he needed to know.
So he watched and he waited.
At half past seven he was rewarded.
- Frederick Forsyth

 

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

I loved history, particularly of the British,
American and Old Testament kind.
- Luke Ford

The most conservative man in this world is the British
trade unionist when you want to change him.
- Ernest Bevin

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If there is to be any hope of prosperity for this country
it is by reversing that policy which made us simply
the kitchen garden for supplying the British with cheap food.
- Eamon de Valera

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

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

The British have slang words, as we do,
but it was fun.
- Dennis Farina

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

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

And so I was very grateful that I didn't do the British stiff upper lip,
but I went straight to a therapist.
And she was wonderful and helpful, and I went for about two years.
- Lynn Redgrave

We've already recognized that it is absolutely essential
for British children to learn other languages and we
will be working hard to put further strategies in place to ensure this.
- John Whitehead

But I do not want to use Hungarian verses for British people.
- Gyorgy Ligeti

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

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

The truth is that neither British nor American imperialism was or is idealistic.
It has always been driven by economic or strategic interests.
- Charley Reese

I'd rather do theater and British films than move to
LA in hopes of getting small roles in American films.
- Kate Winslet

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

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

When my father arrived in Kenya, he had found the Kikuyu
way of life similar to that of the British at the time
the Romans invaded England 2,000 years ago.
- Louis Leakey

I'm very proud to be British, and my brand is British.
- Victoria Beckham

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

Like the British Constitution, she owes her success
in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.
- Thomas Hardy

I am a caricature of what British science is about in the way I work.
- Martin Fleischmann

I really wouldn't want to live in America.
I found New York claustrophobic and dirty.
I missed England when I was there, simple things like
smells and the British sense of humor.
- Jonny Lee Miller

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

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

With most British actors, it's amazing.
I think they start with the character on the outside and work in.
- Norman Jewison

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

This most dangerous enemy is the American counterpart
of the British Fabian Socialist,
who denies that he is a Socialist and operates behind
a mask which he calls National Planning.
- John T. Flynn

The guy that made me wanna make movies...
and this is off the wall-is a guy named Michael Pal,
the British director.
- George A. Romero

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

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

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

The best research for playing a drunk is being a British actor for 20 years.
- Michael Caine

There's a tradition in British intellectual life of
mocking any non-political force that gets involved in politics,
especially within the sphere of the arts and the theatre.
- Harold Pinter

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

I would not say that I was, these days,
a 'student' of philosophy, although in my youth I was
quite deeply involved with certain aspects of the British pragmatists.
- Brian Ferneyhough

My unbeaten record and the 10 British Open wins have not been equalled.
- Jahangir Khan

The British needlewoman follows blindly where the merchant leads.
- Ann Macbeth

My father was a poor man, very poor in a British colonial
possession where class and race were very important.
- Sidney Poitier

I think the good old British democracy should keep
scrutinising and pressing to get the truth out.
- Clare Short

The British Constitution has always been puzzling and always will be.
- Queen Elizabeth II

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

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

British actors behave like Europeans;
they are also extremely well trained.
- Jean-Jacques Annaud

Let everyone leave all the guns - British guns and Irish guns -
outside the door.
- Martin McGuinness

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

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

We embrace policies that have, first and foremost,
the continued survival of the British people at their core,
and in that respect I think we are beyond left and right.
- Steve Blake

I have done my time living on the run.
I'm British and I want to come home.
- Gary Glitter

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

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

When people say England, they sometimes mean Great Britain,
sometimes the United Kingdom, sometimes the British Isles,
- but never England.
- George Mikes

Winston Churchill was not entirely British.
His mother was American, making Sir Winston part Iroquois Indian.
- Rachel Blanchard

No more distressing moment can ever face a British
government than that which requires it to come to a hard,
fast and specific decision.
- Barbara Tuchman

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

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

I think it's sort of a rite of passage for a British
actor to try and get the American accent and have a
good crack at doing that.
- Orlando Bloom

I would sooner play in a good British picture than
in the majority of American pictures I have seen.
- Glynis Johns

It has been argued that British girls are incapable
of deep feeling or brilliant acting owing to their lack of temperament.
This, I am positive, is not true.
- Ivor Novello

So I rang up British Telecom, I said 'I want to report a nuisance caller',
he said 'Not you again'.
- Frank Carson

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

All British people have plain names,
and that works pretty well over there.
- Paris Hilton

British girls are as temperamental as Americans.
- Ivor Novello

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

Americans like the British kind of quirkiness and the strange accent.
They find it kind of cute or something,
with a certain charm.
- Nick Park


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