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Steve Winwood Quotes and Sayings

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

Don't you know by now, luck don't lead to anything
or why you keep on moving.
- Steve Winwood

The percentage you're paying is too high priced While
you're living beyond all your means And the man in
the suit has just bought a new car From the profit
he's made on your dreams.
- Steve Winwood

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

 

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

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

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

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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

The reason is that a military defeat of Britain will
bring about the disintegration of the British Empire.
This would not be of any benefit to Germany.
- Franz Halder

It would not be fair to the critics of Rotary,
who include some of the most brilliant of the British and American writers,
to charge them with prejudice.
- Paul Harris

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

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

The British tend to shy away from the spotlight.
We don't like being singled out in any way,
and I think that is something which is important for me to learn to do.
- Damon Hill

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

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

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

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

I have no interest in Shakespeare and all that British nonsense...
I just wanted to get famous and all the rest is hogwash.
- Anthony Hopkins

Working on the accent helped, enormously.
I will tell you that when I brought Michael a correct "British" accent,
one that my dialect coach was happy with,
he hated it.
- Madeleine Stowe

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

There are actually quite high profile British TV star
cameos in it that you probably wouldn't even notice,
that the British wouldn't even notice,
let alone the American audience.
- Simon Pegg

Between Clive Owen winning at the Golden Globes and
the British Academy announcing its nominations,
of which Sideways received only one,
I'm feeling pretty humbled these days.
- Thomas Haden Church

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

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

Our ability to make a decision about the declaration
is hampered by the British government being reluctant
to give us the clarification which we require.
- Martin McGuinness

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

Each section of the British Isles has its own way of laughing,
except Wales, which doesn't.
- Stephen Leacock

The coast of British Columbia was one of the three
chief centers of aboriginal America.
- Ellsworth Huntington

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

Were British protesters, armed with little more than
a frisbee and a bag of plastic toy soldiers,
really in danger of being shot by the US military in Gloucestershire?
- Mark Thomas

She has turned the British bulldog into a Reagan poodle.
- David Steel

I first read science fiction in the old British Chum
annual when I was about 12 years old.
- A. E. van Vogt

A few regular troops from old France,
weakened by hunger and sickness, who,
when fresh, were unable to withstand the British soldiers,
are their general's chief dependence.
- James Wolfe

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

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

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

A British declaration be taken against Martinez for
'capturing and robbing us.
- George Vancouver

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

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 confident that the British people will not be
intimidated by terrorism.
- Tom Allen

The British electors will not vote for a man who does not wear a hat.
- Lord Beaverbrook

I'd be quite excited to play somebody British.
- Claire Forlani

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

I was never too keen on the British music press.
They've called us a supermarket hype,
and they used to suggest that we didn't write our own songs.
- Freddie Mercury

American science is much more organized,
much more hierarchical than British science has been.
- Martin Fleischmann

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

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

Like, Mission Of Burma to me always sounded almost
like they were part of the British Arty New Wave.
I kind of like that.
I like not being able to tell the difference.
- Graham Coxon

I went being unemployed for three years to being the
lead in a British feature in the days when we only made two a year,
1990.
It was ridiculous really.
- Christopher Eccleston

I know the British people and they are not passengers -
they are drivers.
- David Cameron

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

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

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

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

The British keep employing me, and that makes me like them.
It also makes me think they're very intelligent.
- John Cusack

The British cinema had been very dull and conformist.
- Karel Reisz

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

Continental directors, as opposed to British and American,
tend to be somewhat high-handed in their approach.
- Donald Pleasence

In 1860 a total eclipse of the sun was visible in British America.
- Simon Newcomb

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

There is a marvelous turn and trick to British arrogance;
its apparent unconsciousness makes it twice as effectual.
- Catherine Drinker Bowen

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

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

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

My parents are Italian and British.
They live in Berkeley now - we all moved there four years ago.
- Claire Forlani

I've always wanted to be a spy, and frankly I'm a little
surprised that British intelligence has never approached me.
- Elizabeth Hurley

I think most British people who say they can do an
American accent are so bad at it.
I find it excruciating.
I find it excruciating the other way around,
too.
- Eileen Atkins

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

If you do a story about a British journalist rescuing a child from Sarajevo,
then Sarajevo just becomes an exotic location,
and the story's about this British journalist.
- Michael Winterbottom

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

I've had much nastier things said about me in the British
press than in the Bosnian press.
- Paddy Ashdown


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