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London, with its monotonous and melancholy houses, seems like an inharmonious patchwork, as if pieced together without design. Yet it is lovable in its sprawling confusion. -- Joseph Fort Newton
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Years ago I had a house in Sussex, it was like Arcadia, with an old Victorian bridge, a pond and the Downs. -- Nicolas Roeg
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Northumberland, thou ladder wherewithal the mounting Bolingbroke ascends my throne. -- William Shakespeare
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Nowhere but in England are the papers so full of fascinating misbehaviour. There is always a scandal brewing, there is always a politician, village vicar or bank manager being pilloried, yet at the same time the country breathes a remarkable sense of order. -- Geert Mak
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Cresington Lane, There's an old public toilet with an old broken -- Jason Hall
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If you're curious, London's an amazing place. -- David Bailey
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And there is London!
England's heart and soul. By the proud flowing of her famous Thames, She circulates through countless lands and isles Her greatness; gloriously she rules, At once the awe and sceptre of the world. -- Robert Montgomery
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The House of Lords is the British Outer Mongolia for retired politicians. -- Tony Benn
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There is no more striking illustration of the immobility of British institutions than the House of Commons. Herbert -- H. H. Asquith
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I've decided to recast myself as Utopian. I like this landscape of the M25 and Heathrow. I like airfreight offices and rent-a-car bureaus. I like dual carriageways. When I see a CCTV camera, I know I'm safe. -- J.g. Ballard
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The countryside they -- Karl Schroeder
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I love living in London. -- Trevor Mcdonald
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By confirming the importance of politics and politicians in Britain, we can build from the bottom up and begin to reverse the worrying anti-politics trend, which will empower the elite technocrats and leave defenceless the man or woman in the street with a mere vote to cast. -- David Blunkett
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Our party: New Labour. Our mission: new Britain. New Labour new Britain. -- Tony Blair
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But now behold,
In the quick forge and working-house of thought,
How London doth pour out her citizens! -- William Shakespeare
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London: A place you go to get bronchitis. -- Fran Lebowitz
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I look forward to the day when the Westminster Parliament is just a council chamber in Europe -- Kenneth Clarke
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Now undoubtedly, we face some very British challenges when it comes to infrastructure. We rightly cherish our back yards and green spaces, and we'll defend them passionately when projects are announced. We live in a democracy, and we like to debate these things, often for many years. -- Evan Davis
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Short of being prime minister there isn't a better job in British politics than running London. -- Ken Livingstone
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To all the revolutionaries fighting to throw off the yoke of tyranny around the world: look at British democracy. Is that what you want? -- Andy Zaltzman
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Let us put the normal divisions of politics aside. Let us come together as one country; let us seize this historic moment to shift the balance of power from the corridors of Westminster to the streets and communities of Scotland. -- Nicola Sturgeon
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We all know what Parliament is, and we are all ashamed of it. -- Robert Louis Stevenson
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Gordon Brown now bestrides politics and the media like the Colossus of Dunfermline. Whatever happened to Tony Blair? -- Austin Mitchell
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The objective is to do things well in London. -- Dayron Robles
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We need strength and success elsewhere in our country - not by pulling London down but by building the rest of the country up. -- George Osborne
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Shropshire, the fatlands of Gloucestershire, -- Kate Atkinson
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London is the clearing-house of the world. -- Joseph Chamberlain
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Can it be the old devil's house? I've heard he has a house in North London. -- G.k. Chesterton
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I love London and British women. -- Matthew Morrison
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My petal.
Westminster's toy had tea issues. Thank Biffy and Lyall. Toodle pip.
A. -- Gail Carriger
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Let me tell you, Lady Glencora, that a faineant government is not the worst government that England can have. It has been the great fault of our politicians that they have all wanted to do something. -- Anthony Trollope
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[I]n Great-Britain it is said that their constitution relies on the house of commons for honesty, and the lords for wisdom; whichwould be a rational reliance if honesty were to be bought with money, and if wisdom were hereditary. -- Thomas Jefferson
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I had almost forgotten to tell you that I have already been to the Parliament House; and yet this is of most importance. For, had I seen nothing else in England but this, I should have thought my journey thither amply rewarded. -- Karl Philipp Moritz
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We will reflect the country we aspire to govern, and the sound of modern Britain is a complex harmony, not a male voice choir. -- David Cameron
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I won't have you electioneering on my doorstep. Every time you get in trouble in Parliament you run over here with your shirttail hanging out. -- Lyndon B. Johnson
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As I came down the Highgate Hill, The Highgate Hill, the Highgate Hill, As I came down the Highgate Hill I met the sun's bravado, And saw below me, fold on fold, Grey to pearl and pearl to gold, This London like a land of old, The land of Eldorado. -- Henry Howarth Bashford
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The House of Lords has many fine aspects, but at its heart, it is a betrayal of the core democratic principle that those in the enlightened world hold so dear - that those who make the laws of the land should be elected by those who must obey those laws. -- Charles Kennedy
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We may be proud that England is the ancient country of Parliaments. With scarcely any intervening period, Parliaments have met constantly for 600 years, and there was something of a Parliament before the Conquest. England is the mother of Parliaments. -- John Bright
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I love working in London. -- Kathleen Rose Perkins
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As London is suddenly promoted as a super-wealth brand, the England outside London shivers beneath cutbacks, tight circumstances and economic disasters. -- Morrissey
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London owes everything to its press: it owes as much to its press as it does to its being the seat of government and the law. -- Benjamin Disraeli
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London, thou art the flower of cities all! -- William Dunbar
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England can never be ruined except by a Parliament. -- William Cecil, 1St Baron Burghley
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The sight of London to my exiled eyes
Is as Elysium to a new-come soul. -- Christopher Marlowe
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My goal is to have a Firm Britain. -- Fern Britton
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Julian of Norwich, -- Louise Penny
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Edinburgh House. He had heard that in its industrial heyday, Corby had had -- Robert Galbraith
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Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head, and lies. -- Alexander Pope
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On a craggy bluff above the majestic Ottawa River stands the remarkable embodiment of our system of governance: Parliament. -- John Allen Fraser
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I find Cambridge an asylum, in every sense of the word. -- A.e. Housman
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Henry Dalton, Marquess of Cavendish, -- Amylynn Bright
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I know too much about British politics to comment on British politics. -- Helle Thorning-Schmidt
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Those comfortably padded lunatic asylums which are known, euphemistically, as the stately homes of England. -- Virginia Woolf
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Now stiff on a pillar with a phallic air nelson stylites in Trafalgar square reminds the British what once they were. -- Lawrence Durrell
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Under such circumstances, I naturally gravitated to London, that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained. There -- Arthur Conan Doyle
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There is now a desperate need for a London-wide left caucus of those interested in the GLC and local councils so that we can compare and discuss what is happening in each borough. -- Ken Livingstone
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We are entering an era in which national government, instead of directing, enables powerful regional and local initiatives to work, where Britain becomes as it should be - a Britain of nations and regions -- Gordon Brown
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Scotland just isn't terribly Tory. -- Sara Sheridan
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London goes beyond any boundary or convention.It contains every wish or word ever spoken, every action or gesture ever made, every harsh or noble statement ever expressed. It is illimitable. It is Infinite London. -- Peter Ackroyd
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London's where I was brought up. It's where my heart is and where I get my inspiration, -- Alexander Mcqueen
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I grew up in London under Thatcher and that really was disgusting. A feeding frenzy. -- Denise Mina
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The House of Lords must go - not be reformed, not be replaced, not be reborn in some nominated life-after-death patronage paradise, just closed down, abolished, finished. -- Neil Kinnock
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I didn't much like being in Parliament physically. I found it a bit depressing. It's very dark and heavy. I like being out and about. -- Geoff Mulgan
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Living in London has become incredible. I suppose it's easy to love where you live if you love what you're doing. But this is not just a visit: it's my home. -- Kevin Spacey
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What stands if Freedom fail? What dies of England live? -- Rudyard Kipling
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The cure for admiring the House of Lords is to go and look at it. -- Walter Bagehot
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Tower of London, where they used to chop off your head if the king didn't like you. -- Lauren Tarshis
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Ye towers of Julius, London's lasting shame, With many a foul and midnight murder fed. -- Thomas Gray
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We must look to an open, tolerant, inclusive England, which embraces the values of a Britain that still leads the world in terms of an open democracy, as well as an understanding of the needs for responsibilities and obligations to run alongside the affirmation of individual rights. -- David Blunkett
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The Monarchy ... is the secret well from which the flourishing institution of British Snobbery draws its nourishment -- Kingsley Martin
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Hackney at certain epochs has given itself suburban airs and graces, before being slapped down and consigned once more to the dump bin of aborted ambition. -- Iain Sinclair
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The oligarchic character of the modern English commonwealth does not rest, like many oligarchies, on the cruelty of the rich to the poor. It does not even rest on the kindness of the rich to the poor. It rests on the perennial and unfailing kindness of the poor to the rich. -- G.k. Chesterton
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Parliament is the longest running farce in the West End. -- Cyril Smith
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When I was a youngster, I was brought up in a very political background on an estate in north London. -- Jim Crace
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They have our soul who have our bonds - and the world was more fortunate in who had London's bonds than America is seventy years later. Britain's eclipse by its wayward son was a changing of the guard, not a razing of the palace. -- Mark Steyn
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Arrangements were made for the swallowing up of London and Westminster. Even the Cock-lane ghost had been laid only a round dozen of -- Charles Dickens
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Tottenham Court Road, and he left a tidy business -- Arthur Conan Doyle
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Home will always be London. There's something unique about the British. It's about cheekiness. -- Jaime Murray
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I love London, I love the British people. -- Yohan Blake
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I am neither a Whig nor Tory. My politics are described in one word and that word is England. -- Benjamin Disraeli
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In London I have been by turns poor and rich, hopeful and despondent, successful and down and out, utterly miserable and ecstatically, dizzily happy. I belong to London as each of us can belong to only one place on this earth. And, in the same way, London belongs to me. -- Gertrude Lawrence
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For society, of all places I have ever been, Norwich is the best. -- Robert Southey
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Very nice sort of place, Oxford, I should think, for people that like that sort of place. -- George Bernard Shaw
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But we are the people of England; and we have not spoken yet. Smile at us, pay us, pass us. But do not quite forget. -- Gilbert K. Chesterton
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I am a child of the House of Commons. I was brought up in my fathers house to believe in democracy. Trust the peoplethat was his message. -- Winston Churchill
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Every street in London has a camera, and if you ever travel up the M4, it feels as if George Orwell should be your chauffeur. -- Don Mccullin
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You must build your House of Parliament on the river: so ... that the populace cannot exact their demands by sitting down round you. -- Duke Of Wellington
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What happens in Bermondsey on February 24th will be a pointer to the rest of the country as far as Labour's prospects are concerned. -- Peter Tatchell
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You can imagine the sign outside Tory central office. Shop closed - out to lunch. -- Michael Heseltine
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History, as they say, is alive and well and living in London. -- Helene Hanff
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Oh, I love London Society! It is entirely composed now of beautiful idiots and brilliant lunatics. Just what Society should be. -- Oscar Wilde
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Palace of Crystal -- Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Glaswegian ebola patient moved to London's Royal Free Hospital. Not so independent when it matters most are we jocksville? -- Katie Hopkins
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The constitution of England is so exceedingly complex, that the nation may suffer for years together without being able to discover in which part the fault lies, some will say in one and some in another, and every political physician will advise a different medicine. -- Thomas Paine
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What is it that unites, on the left of British politics, George Orwell, Billy Bragg, Gordon Brown and myself? An understanding that identity and a sense of belonging need to be linked to our commitment to nationhood and a modern form of patriotism. -- David Blunkett
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Go anywhere in England where there are natural, wholesome, contented, and really nice English people; and what do you always find? That the stables are the real centre of the household. -- George Bernard Shaw
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I'm from Canada and my wife is from St. Albans, so I feel a great kinship with the Brits. -- Jason Priestley
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I was born in Middlesex, England, which is really London. -- Charles Keating
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I have always been a House of Commons man. -- John Diefenbaker
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Finally, there's a sense in which I look at this Westminster village and London intelligentsia as an outsider. -- Diane Abbott