England Quotes

King of England, and you, duke of Bedford, who call yourself regent of the kingdom of France... settle your debt to the king of Heaven; return to the Maiden, who is envoy of the king of Heaven, the keys to all the good towns you took and violated in France.

Joan of Arc

A man builds a house in England with the expectation of living in it and leaving it to his children; we shed our houses in America as easily as a snail does his shell.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

In England, the profession of the law is that which seems to hold out the strongest attraction to talent, from the circumstance, that in it ability, coupled with exertion, even though unaided by patronage, cannot fail of obtaining reward.

Charles Babbage

England is not the best possible world but it is the best actual country, and a great rest after America.

George Santayana

This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England, This nurse, this teeming womb of royal kings, Feared by their breed and famous by their birth.

William Shakespeare

In England we have come to rely upon a comfortable time-lag of fifty years or a century intervening between the perception that something ought to be done and a serious attempt to do it.

H. G. Wells

If any religion had the chance of ruling over England, nay Europe within the next hundred years, it could be Islam.,

George Bernard Shaw

In America, only the successful writer is important, in France all writers are important, in England no writer is important, and in Australia you have to explain what a writer is.

Geoffrey Cottrell

England has two books, one which she has made and one which has made her: Shakespeare and the Bible.

Victor Hugo

Thinking is the most unhealthy thing in the world, and people die of it just as they die of any other disease. Fortunately, in England at any rate, thought is not catching. Our splendid physique as a people is entirely due to our national stupidity.

Oscar Wilde

Christianity is part of the laws of England.

Sir Matthew Hale

England is a paradise for women, and hell for horses: Italy is a paradise for horses, hell for women.

Robert Burton

Men of England! who inherit Rights that cost your sires their blood.

Thomas Campbell

Possibly the symbol for America is the Frontier† The corresponding symbol for England is the Island† The central symbol for Canada†is undoubtedly Survival, la Survivance.

Margaret Eleanor Atwood

The Parliament of England cannot have on earth so strong pillars and pregnant supporters of all their were always told there is one golden rule: no hanky panky in theTardis.

Robert Baillie

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