Immigration must be halted in the short-term so that our dole queues are not added to by, in many cases, unskilled migrants not fluent in the English language.
English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgment and education -- sometimes it's sheer luck, like getting across the street.
English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgement, and education -- Sometimes it's sheer luck, like getting across the street.
Palestine belongs to the Arabs in the same sense that England belongs to the English or France to the French. It is wrong and inhuman to impose the Jews on the Arabs... Surely it would be a crime against humanity to reduce the proud Arabs so that Palestine can be restored to the Jews partly or wholly as their national home..
Frugality is one of the most beautiful and joyful words in the English language, and yet one that we are culturally cut off from understanding and enjoying. The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things.
FEAR is an acronym in the English language for "False Evidence Appearing Real"
The English language is rather like a monster accordion, stretchable at the whim of the editor, compressible ad lib.
In Scotland, a new game was invented. It was entitled Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language
The Canadian dialect of English . . . seems roughly to be the result of applying British syntax to an American vocabulary.
We English are good at forgiving our enemies; it releases us from the obligation of liking our friends.
Others may use the ocean as their road; Only the English make it their abode.
I think it good plain English, without fraud, To call a spade a spade, a bawd a bawd.
The English are not very spiritual people, so they invented cricket to give them some idea of eternity.
The English are not happy unless they are miserable, the Irish are not at peace unless they are at war, and the Scots are not at home unless they are abroad.
England with all thy faults, I love thee still-- My country! and, while yet a nook is left Where English minds and manners may be found, Shall be constrained to love thee.
The English nation is never so great as in adversity.
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 center of the household.
A pulse in the eternal mind, no less, gives somewhere back the thoughts by England given. Her sights and sounds; dreams happy as her day; and laughter, learnt of friends; and gentleness, in hearts at peace, under an English heaven.
He was the product of an English public school and university. He was, moreover, a modern product of those seats of athletic exercise. He had little education and highly developed muscles -- that is to say, he was no scholar, but essentially a gentleman.
No real English gentleman, in his secret soul, was ever sorry for the death of a political economist.
It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.
One should not be too severe on English novels; they are the only relaxation of the intellectually unemployed.
If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized.
We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.
Every English poet should master the rules of grammar before he attempts to bend or break them.