- I think my prose reads as if English were my second language. By the time I get to the end of a paragraph, I'm dodging bullets and gasping for breath.
[ Breath Bullets Dodging End English Get Language Paragraph Prose Reads Second Think Time Were]
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- Suddenly I was the man who got the part that every actor in the English language was trying to get. I was really scared. I had talked the talk, and now I had to walk the walk. For three days, I couldn't answer the phone.
[ Actor Answer Days English Every Get Got Had Language Man Now Part Phone Really Scared Suddenly Talk Talked Three Trying Walk]
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- Far from being the product of a democratic revolution and of an opposition to English institutions, the constitution of the United States was the result of a powerful reaction against democracy, and in favor of the traditions of the mother country.
[ Against Being Constitution Country Democracy Democratic English Far Favor Institutions Mother Opposition Powerful Product Reaction Result Revolution States Traditions United]
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- In English we must use adjectives to distinguish the different kinds of love for which the ancients had distinct names.
[ Adjectives Ancients Different Distinct Distinguish English Had Kinds Love Must Names Use Which]
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- I am just like 99% of my friends in France, who say on their resume they can speak fluent English. In reality, they can't even count up to three.
[ Am Count English Even Fluent France Friends Just Reality Resume Say Speak Their Three Up]
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- I lived in England to learn English. When I went to England for the first time, it was like being on the Moon. I had no friends, I couldn't speak the language. I was very isolated.
[ Being England English First Friends Had Isolated Language Learn Lived Moon Speak Time Very Went]
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- Here the Frenchman, Spaniard, and Englishman all passed, leaving each his legend; and a brilliant and more or less feudal civilization with its aristocracy and slaves has departed with the economic system upon which it rested.
[ Aristocracy Brilliant Civilization Departed Each Economic Englishman Feudal Frenchman Here His Leaving Legend Less More Passed Rested Slaves System Upon Which]
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- The number one secret of being a successful writer is this: marry an English major.
[ Being English Major Marry Number Secret Successful Writer]
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- I appeal to all Britishers to answer this call to arms for the defence of all the principles that we Englishmen have been the first to proclaim in the world.
[ Answer Appeal Arms Been Call Defence Englishmen First Principles Proclaim World]
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- Listeners will wonder what an Englishman is doing on the German radio tonight. You can imagine that before taking this step I hoped that someone better qualified than me would come forward.
[ Before Better Come Doing Englishman Forward German Hoped Imagine Listeners Qualified Radio Someone Step Taking Than Tonight Will Wonder Would]
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- That is why I come forward tonight without any political label, without any bias, but just simply as an Englishman to say to you: a crime is being committed against civilization.
[ Against Any Being Bias Civilization Come Committed Crime Englishman Forward Just Label Political Say Simply Tonight Why Without]
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- A lot of words in English confuse the idea of life and electricity, like the word livewire.
[ Confuse Electricity English Idea Life Lot Word Words]
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- I know my own heart to be entirely English.
[ English Entirely Heart Know Own]
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- Your great country is wonderful at stealing pieces of history and using it for its own purposes, so there didn't seem to be anything particularly unusual about it but the English were incredibly exercised about it.
[ Anything Country English Exercised Great History Incredibly Own Particularly Pieces Purposes Seem Stealing Unusual Using Were Wonderful Your]
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- Of the love or hatred God has for the English, I know nothing, but I do know that they will all be thrown out of France, except those who die there.
[ Die English Except France God Hatred Know Love Nothing Out Those Thrown Will]
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- The themes Poe used were universal and timeless. As long as the English language exists at all, we will be able to appreciate what he did. It will not age! It will not become dated!
[ Able Age Appreciate Become Dated Did English Exists Language Long Poe Themes Timeless Universal Used Were Will]
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- We still have a tradition certainly in English television; it's faded a bit in the last five years, but we still have a tradition where the important thing is the quality and the challenging nature of the programming.
[ Bit Certainly Challenging English Faded Five Important Last Nature Programming Quality Still Television Thing Tradition Where Years]
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- Well, I'm having a good time. Which makes me feel guilty too. How very English.
[ English Feel Good Guilty Having How Makes Time Too Very Well Which]
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- I can scarcely manage to scribble a tolerable English letter. I know that I am not a scholar, but meantime I am aware that no man living knows better than I do the habits of our birds.
[ Am Aware Better Birds English Habits Know Knows Letter Living Man Manage Meantime Our Scarcely Scholar Scribble Than Tolerable]
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- Nowadays, anyone who cannot speak English and is incapable of using the Internet is regarded as backward.
[ Anyone Backward Cannot English Incapable Internet Nowadays Regarded Speak Using]
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- For 180 years, we voted in English. That is the true American tradition, and this amendment is true to our heritage, not what has existed unnaturally for the last 20 years.
[ Amendment American English Existed Heritage Last Our Tradition True Voted Years]
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- So I went to English school, secondary English school, so forget going to Mecca for my religious education.
[ Education English Forget Going Mecca Religious School Secondary Went]
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- No real English gentleman, in his secret soul, was ever sorry for the death of a political economist.
[ Death Economist English Ever Gentleman His Political Real Secret Sorry Soul]
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- It has since been agreed that speeches given in English will be translated into French and vice versa, and even into German and Italian when necessary. No doubt translations into Esperanto will also soon be in demand.
[ Agreed Also Been Demand Doubt English Even French German Given Into Italian Necessary Since Soon Speeches Translated Translations Versa Vice Will]
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- It was always said that the big distinction between the French and the English is that the English are intelligent and the French are intellectual.
[ Always Between Big Distinction English French Intellectual Intelligent Said]
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- I was playing rugby and the other games English school children do, and there was an event in which races were run, and I won these by a considerable margin.
[ Children Considerable English Event Games Margin Other Playing Races Rugby Run School These Were Which Won]
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- I look at myself, and I see a Spanish person who's trying to be understood by an English-speaking audience and is putting a lot of energy into that, instead of into expressing himself freely and feeling comfortable.
[ Audience Comfortable Energy English-Speaking Expressing Feeling Freely Himself Instead Into Look Lot Myself Person Putting See Spanish Trying Understood]
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- The city and province were given up to anarchy; the coloured people, elated with victory, proclaimed the slaughter of all whites, except the English, French, and American residents.
[ American Anarchy City Coloured Elated English Except French Given Proclaimed Province Residents Slaughter Up Victory Were Whites]
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- I'd been trying for a while to get parts that weren't just the English bad guy, so it was quite refreshing to be playing someone who was a compassionate, decent guy.
[ Bad Been Compassionate Decent English Get Guy Just Parts Playing Quite Refreshing Someone Trying Weren While]
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- The average Englishman has no idea of the dynamism in the music scene here.
[ Average Dynamism Englishman Here Idea Music Scene]
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- The English may not like music, but they absolutely love the noise it makes.
[ Absolutely English Love Makes May Music Noise]
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- Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing.
[ Command Drawing English Fine Language Nothing Said]
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- I am not 100% English, I am actually part Italian and even part Hungarian. Therefore I feel very much part of Europe both in my upbringing and outlook.
[ Actually Am Both English Europe Even Feel Hungarian Italian Much Outlook Part Therefore Upbringing Very]
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- Our common language is English. And our common task is to ensure that our non-English-speaking children learn this common language.
[ Children Common English Ensure Language Learn Our Task]
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- I do love cricket - it's so very English.
[ Cricket English Love Very]
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- Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues.
[ Beautiful Deadly English Essential Example Identity Italian Lady Poison Striking Tongues Two]
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- People say my music is English. I don't know what it is. Maybe it's not me writing English music, but that English music is becoming more like me.
[ Becoming English Know Maybe More Music Say Writing]
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- The English can be a very critical, unforgiving people, but criticism can be good. And this is a country that loves comedy.
[ Comedy Country Critical Criticism English Good Loves Unforgiving Very]
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- That the king can do no wrong is a necessary and fundamental principle of the English constitution.
[ Constitution English Fundamental King Necessary Principle Wrong]
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- The foundation of empire is art and science. Remove them or degrade them, and the empire is no more. Empire follows art and not vice versa as Englishmen suppose.
[ Art Degrade Empire Englishmen Follows Foundation More Remove Science Suppose Them Versa Vice]
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- Yes, they broke the law, but we can't deport them. Let's get over this pointing fingers and do something about that, whether it - they have to pay a fine, learn to speak English, the history, you can do that. And then you have to give visas for the skills we need.
[ Broke English Fine Fingers Get Give History Law Learn Need Over Pay Pointing Skills Something Speak Them Then Visas Whether Yes]
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- The English sent all their bores abroad, and acquired the Empire as a punishment.
[ Abroad Acquired Bores Empire English Punishment Sent Their]
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- Ironically, for a few million people in the Far East, I did become an English teacher through my music.
[ Become Did East English Far Few Ironically Million Music Teacher Through]
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- There were two sides to David Lean: on the one side, he was kind of a rather stiff, disciplined Englishman. And then he had this kind of romantic side to him. I think being true to both sides of your nature is important.
[ Being Both David Disciplined Englishman Had Him Important Kind Lean Nature Rather Romantic Side Sides Stiff Then Think True Two Were Your]
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- English history is all about men liking their fathers, and American history is all about men hating their fathers and trying to burn down everything they ever did.
[ American Burn Did Down English Ever Everything Fathers Hating History Liking Men Their Trying]
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- I like the English. They have the most rigid code of immorality in the world.
[ Code English Immorality Most Rigid World]
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- The English are polite by telling lies. The Americans are polite by telling the truth.
[ Americans English Lies Polite Telling Truth]
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- I board with a poor Scotchman: his wife can talk scarce any English.
[ Any Board English His Poor Scarce Talk Wife]
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- Speaks cheerful English and in the past has written this language with a paintbrush that talks.
[ Cheerful English Language Paintbrush Past Speaks Talks Written]
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- There's no doubt that scientific training helps many authors to write better science fiction. And yet, several of the very best were English majors who could not parse a differential equation to save their lives.
[ Authors Best Better Could Differential Doubt English Equation Fiction Helps Lives Majors Many Parse Save Science Scientific Several Their Training Very Were Write Yet]
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- It's funny how a film about a murderous old English toff can help you.
[ English Film Funny Help How Murderous Old]
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- The American mind, unlike the English, is not formed by books, but, as Carl Sandburg once said to me... by newspapers and the Bible.
[ American Bible Books Carl English Formed Mind Newspapers Once Said Unlike]
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- Like, What is the least often heard sentence in the English language? That would be: Say, isn't that the banjo player's Porsche parked outside?
[ Banjo English Heard Language Least Often Outside Parked Player Porsche Say Sentence Would]
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- More than 300 million people in the world speak English and the rest, it sometimes seems, try to.
[ English Million More Rest Seems Sometimes Speak Than Try World]
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- My favorite pudding is good old English apple pie.
[ Apple English Favorite Good Old Pie Pudding]
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- English policy may not yet have made the definite decision to attack us; but it doubtless wishes, by all and every means, even the most extreme, to hinder every further expansion of German international influence and of German maritime power.
[ Attack Decision Definite Doubtless English Even Every Expansion Extreme Further German Hinder Influence International Made Maritime May Means Most Policy Power Us Wishes Yet]
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- We try to magnify the difference between Americans and the English. In real life they like the same music and dress the same. It's really much more similar than anyone thinks or how we show it.
[ Americans Anyone Between Difference Dress English How Life Magnify More Much Music Real Really Same Show Similar Than Thinks Try]
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- My least favorite phrase in the English language is "I don't care."
[ Care English Favorite Language Least Phrase]
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- English is clipped in speech. Texas is exactly the opposite.
[ English Exactly Opposite Speech Texas]
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- "I am" is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that "I do" is the longest sentence?
[ Am Could English Language Longest Reportedly Sentence Shortest]
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- In the past when I was in Hollywood, I was like a dog. I felt humiliated. My English was not good. People would even ask me 'Jackie Who?'.
[ Ask Dog English Even Felt Good Hollywood Humiliated Jackie Past Would]
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- The English may not always be the best writers in the world, but they are incomparably the best dull writers.
[ Always Best Dull English Incomparably May World Writers]
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- An Englishman, being flattered, is a lamb; threatened, a lion.
[ Being Englishman Flattered Lamb Lion Threatened]
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- Although an increasing proportion of the Hispanic population is foreign-born - about half of adults in this group - English proficiency is and should remain a requirement for citizenship.
[ Adults Although Citizenship English Group Half Hispanic Increasing Population Proficiency Proportion Remain Requirement Should]
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- I'm learning English at the moment. I can say 'Big Ben', 'Hello Rodney', 'Tower Bridge' and 'Loo'.
[ Ben Big Bridge English Hello Learning Moment Rodney Say Tower]
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- Being "contented" ought to mean in English, as it does in French, being pleased. Being content with an attic ought not to mean being unable to move from it and resigned to living in it; it ought to mean appreciating all there is in such a position.
[ Appreciating Attic Being Content Contented Does English French Living Mean Move Ought Pleased Position Resigned Such Unable]
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- If the Almighty were to rebuild the world and asked me for advice, I would have English Channels round every country. And the atmosphere would be such that anything which attempted to fly would be set on fire.
[ Advice Almighty Anything Asked Atmosphere Attempted Channels Country English Every Fire Fly Rebuild Round Set Such Were Which World Would]
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- We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.
[ Always Bit English Found Irish Odd Refuse]
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- Sometimes I feel I can't quite master my written and spoken Spanish, because I'm too much a student of English. I would need another lifetime to learn it.
[ Another Because English Feel Learn Lifetime Master Much Need Quite Sometimes Spanish Spoken Student Too Would Written]
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- The English like eccentrics. They just don't like them living next door.
[ Door Eccentrics English Just Living Next Them]
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- Between 1910 and 1950 approximately 350 lives of Jesus were published in the English language alone.
[ Alone Approximately Between English Jesus Language Lives Published Were]
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- The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
[ Chip Contribution Cuisine English World]
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- We may always depend on it that algebra, which cannot be translated into good English and sound common sense, is bad algebra.
[ Algebra Always Bad Cannot Common Depend English Good Into May Sense Sound Translated Which]
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- A friend of mine said, no matter what I do I always look like an English teacher. She actually said, you still look like a Campbell's Soup kid.
[ Actually Always Campbell English Friend Kid Look Matter Mine Said She Soup Still Teacher]
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- I am not accustomed to pay fulsome compliments to the English, by telling them that they are superior to all the world; but this I can say, that they do not deserve the name of cowards.
[ Accustomed Am Compliments Cowards Deserve English Name Pay Say Superior Telling Them World]
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- I'm older than my sister so I started writing first. I started writing at school. I was always top of my class in composition, essays, English Lit and all of that.
[ Always Class Composition English Essays First Lit Older School Sister Started Than Top Writing]
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- On the day of the show, I sit down with someone that speaks very good English and someone who speaks the local language very well and work out what I'm going to say.
[ Day Down English Going Good Language Local Out Say Show Sit Someone Speaks Very Well Work]
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- In Hollywood through the 50s, there were black, English, and Middle European housekeepers and maids.
[ Black English European Hollywood Maids Middle Through Were]
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- I am not an Englishman, I was never an Englishman, and I don't ever want to be one. I am a Scotsman! I was a Scotsman and I will always be one.
[ Always Am Englishman Ever Never Scotsman Want Will]
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- I met my wife through playing golf. She is French and couldn't speak English and I couldn't speak French, so there was little chance of us getting involved in any boring conversations - that's why we got married really quickly.
[ Any Boring Chance Conversations English French Getting Golf Got Involved Little Married Met Playing Quickly Really She Speak Through Us Why Wife]
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- I unfortunately don't speak French, but my wife is now fluent in English, which really reflects rather badly on me.
[ Badly English Fluent French Now Rather Really Reflects Speak Unfortunately Which Wife]
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- To cultivate an English accent is already a departure away from what you are.
[ Accent Already Away Cultivate Departure English]
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- I think English people were a lot better at breakdancing than they were at making records.
[ Better English Lot Making Records Than Think Were]
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- I landed a job with Roger Corman. The job was to write the English dialogue for a Russian science fiction picture. I didn't speak any Russian. He didn't care whether I could understand what they were saying; he wanted me to make up dialogue.
[ Any Care Corman Could Dialogue English Fiction Job Landed Make Picture Roger Russian Saying Science Speak Understand Up Wanted Were Whether Write]
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- My father was a professor of civil engineering at MIT, and my mother taught high school English.
[ Civil Engineering English Father High Mit Mother Professor School Taught]
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- I don't know what 'operational control' of the border means, but I do understand the English language. And as I understand that phrase, that's not true. We do not have operational control.
[ Border Control English Know Language Means Operational Phrase True Understand]
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- Most people have no idea how to politely answer a phone. The English do, and it's been their only major business advantage for the past two centuries.
[ Advantage Answer Been Business Centuries English How Idea Major Most Only Past Phone Politely Their Two]
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- Everybody gets a little dose of Shakespeare. He's the greatest playwright in the English language, but his politics are fairly square.
[ Dose English Everybody Fairly Gets Greatest His Language Little Playwright Politics Shakespeare Square]
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- Shakespeare, who is probably the greatest writer and poet of the English language, lived in a time that was politically very conservative and it's reflected in his writings.
[ Conservative English Greatest His Language Lived Poet Politically Probably Reflected Shakespeare Time Very Writer Writings]
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- I think now, more than anytime I can remember, bands are sounding pretty similar whether they're English or American, from Manchester or London... or Leeds or Welsh or Irish.
[ American Anytime Bands English Irish Leeds London Manchester More Now Pretty Remember Similar Sounding Than Think Welsh Whether]
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- There's a focus that hasn't been there for ages and ages and some American bands are sounding quite English like they did in the late 70s and early 80s.
[ Ages American Bands Been Did Early English Focus Hasn Late Quite Some Sounding]
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- I think one of the best words in the English language is compassion. I think it holds everything. It holds love, it holds care... and if everybody just did something. We all make a difference.
[ Best Care Compassion Did Difference English Everybody Everything Holds Just Language Love Make Something Think Words]
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- We are Englishmen; that is one good fact.
[ Englishmen Fact Good]
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- I must confess, my Spanish is not so good - except I read a little, so I started with the English but then determined that it would have to be in Spanish.
[ Confess Determined English Except Good Little Must Read Spanish Started Then Would]
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- Theatre has no national identity. It is something for the world, whether it is Irish, English, or French.
[ English French Identity Irish National Something Theatre Whether World]
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- Though my father was Norwegian, he always wrote his diaries in perfect English.
[ Always Diaries English Father His Norwegian Perfect Though Wrote]
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- Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?
[ Correct English Even Going Learn Speak Whom]
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- I've written so many songs about Englishmen, I have to go elsewhere.
[ Elsewhere Englishmen Go Many Songs Written]
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- No people in the world can make you feel so small as the English.
[ English Feel Make Small World]
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- I am now in Gibraltar. It is a large place and there does not seem to be room in this letter, in which to express my feelings about Moors in bare legs and six thousand Red-coats and to hear Englishmen speak again.
[ Again Am Bare Does Englishmen Express Feelings Hear Large Legs Letter Now Place Room Seem Six Speak Thousand Which]
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- There was always a lot of American music in England until, obviously when the Beatles came around, then there was a shift towards English music, but before then American music was the main thing.
[ Always American Around Beatles Before Came England English Lot Main Music Obviously Shift Then Thing Towards Until]
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- Let the teachers teach English and I will teach baseball. There is a lot of people in the United States who say isn't, and they ain't eating.
[ Baseball Eating English Lot Say States Teach Teachers United Will]
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- An Englishman will fairly drink as much As will maintain two families of Dutch.
[ Drink Dutch Englishman Fairly Families Maintain Much Two Will]
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- I wouldn't say no to being in a film with Jude Law. I love English actors.
[ Actors Being English Film Jude Law Love Say]
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- One of my favorite poets, Neruda, writes close to the bone. Though I know only a little Spanish, I like to compare the Spanish and English lines and see how the translator worked.
[ Bone Close Compare English Favorite How Know Lines Little Only Poets See Spanish Though Translator Worked Writes]
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- I have a Bachelor of Arts in English, which means I had a lot of formal training in reading.
[ Arts Bachelor English Formal Had Lot Means Reading Training Which]
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- The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.
[ Business English Great Itself Law Make Principle]
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- There is a certain age at which a child looks at you in all earnestness and delivers a long, pleased speech in all the true inflections of spoken English, but with not one recognizable syllable.
[ Age Certain Child Delivers Earnestness English Long Looks Pleased Recognizable Speech Spoken Syllable True Which]
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- The very phrase 'foreign affairs' makes an Englishman convinced that I am about to treat of subjects with which he has no concern.
[ Affairs Am Concern Convinced Englishman Foreign Makes Phrase Subjects Treat Very Which]
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- It is commonly asserted and accepted that Paradise Lost is among the two or three greatest English poems; it may justly be taken as the type of supreme poetic achievement in our literature.
[ Accepted Achievement Among Asserted Commonly English Greatest Justly Literature Lost May Our Paradise Poems Poetic Supreme Taken Three Two Type]
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- You know, nobody eats in England. Three or four pints of English beer a night fills you. I can't say I'm very impressed with the food in America. it's all sort of bland. Like turkey sandwiches.
[ America Beer Bland Eats England English Fills Food Four Impressed Know Night Nobody Pints Sandwiches Say Sort Three Turkey Very]
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- Sonnets are guys writing in English, imitating an Italian song form. It was a form definitely sung as often as it was recited.
[ Definitely English Form Guys Imitating Italian Often Song Sonnets Sung Writing]
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- The relation of repetitions for learning and for repeating English stanzas needs no amplification. These were learned by heart on the first day with less than half of the repetitions necessary for the shortest of the syllable series.
[ Amplification Day English First Half Heart Learned Learning Less Necessary Needs Relation Repeating Repetitions Series Shortest Syllable Than These Were]
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- English music is white - it evades everything.
[ English Everything Music White]
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- I always serve the writer first because I'm English trained, even though I'm American.
[ Always American Because English Even First Serve Though Trained Writer]
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- Many great horror stories are period pieces and English actors have a facility for historic characters.
[ Actors Characters English Facility Great Historic Horror Many Period Pieces Stories]
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- O friend unseen, unborn, unknown, Student of our sweet English tongue, I never indulge in poetics - Unless I am down with rheumatics.
[ Am Down English Friend Indulge Never Our Poetics Student Sweet Tongue Unborn Unknown Unless Unseen]
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- I will for ever, at all hazards, assert the dignity, independence, and integrity of the English bar; without which, impartial justice, the most valuable part of the English constitution, can have no existence.
[ Assert Bar Constitution Dignity English Ever Existence Hazards Impartial Independence Integrity Justice Most Part Valuable Which Will Without]
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- Everything has changed. When I was at school and was told I had better learn English, I said: What for? The English are a hell of a long way away!
[ Away Better Changed English Everything Had Hell Learn Long Said School Told Way]
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- Some of the substance of English words, I just don't understand at all because the culture's so strange to me.
[ Because Culture English Just Some Strange Substance Understand Words]
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- If we had a starting XI that no one could argue about it wouldn't say a lot for English football. We'd probably be on a downward spiral. It's good that people have different ideas about who should play.
[ Argue Could Different Downward English Football Good Had Ideas Lot Play Probably Say Should Spiral Starting]
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- If English was good enough for Jesus Christ, then it's good enough for Texas.
[ Christ English Enough Good Jesus Texas Then]
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- Cooper wrote a novel which is absolutely indistinguishable from Austen, completely from a female point of view, completely English, no sense that he was an American.
[ Absolutely American Austen Completely Cooper English Female Indistinguishable Novel Point Sense View Which Wrote]
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- In this case it appealed to me partly because it felt close to me in some ways. This is about a confused, bewildered middle class Englishman adrift in smalltown America and that has definitely been me.
[ Adrift America Appealed Because Been Bewildered Case Class Close Confused Definitely Englishman Felt Middle Partly Some Ways]
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- The English people, a lot of them, would not be able to understand a word of spoken Shakespeare. There are people who do and I'm not denying they exist. But it's a far more philistine country than people think.
[ Able Country Denying English Exist Far Lot More Philistine Shakespeare Spoken Than Them Think Understand Word Would]
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- In fact, eloquence in English will inevitably make use of the Latin element in our vocabulary.
[ Element Eloquence English Fact Inevitably Latin Make Our Use Vocabulary Will]
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- The heart of the matter seems to me to be the direct interaction between one's making a poem in English and a poem in the language that one understands and values. I don't see how you can do it otherwise.
[ Between Direct English Heart How Interaction Language Making Matter Otherwise Poem See Seems Understands Values]
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- Words began to appear in English and to make some kind of equivalent. For what satisfaction it is hard to say, except that something seems unusually piercing, living, handsome, in another language, and since English is yours, you wish it to be there too.
[ Another Appear Began English Equivalent Except Handsome Hard Kind Language Living Make Piercing Satisfaction Say Seems Since Some Something Too Unusually Wish Words Yours]
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- Myspace alone has just over 80 million users and ranks as the sixth most popular English language website and the eighth most popular site in the world.
[ Alone Eighth English Just Language Million Most Over Popular Ranks Site Sixth Users Website World]
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- All of our affairs, since the union of crowns, have been managed by the advice of English ministers, and the principal offices of the kingdom filled with such men, as the court of England knew would be subservient to their designs.
[ Advice Affairs Been Court Crowns Designs England English Filled Kingdom Knew Managed Men Ministers Offices Our Principal Since Subservient Such Their Union Would]
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- The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don't need any fingers.
[ Any Count Die English Entire Fingers Friend Friendship Hand Love Misused Most Need Start Them True Trying Two Vocabulary Words Would]
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- I love to laugh, it's my main thing. I love to abuse the English language.
[ Abuse English Language Laugh Love Main Thing]
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- I believed that English-speaking people had a divine mission to civilize the world by making it western, democratic and Christian.
[ Believed Christian Civilize Democratic Divine English-Speaking Had Making Mission Western World]
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- The English countryside, its growth and its destruction, is a genuine and tragic theme.
[ Countryside Destruction English Genuine Growth Theme Tragic]
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- My two elder sisters married Englishmen and went abroad.
[ Abroad Elder Englishmen Married Sisters Two Went]
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- I don't think the English like me. I sold a colossal best seller in America, and they never really forgave me.
[ America Best Colossal English Forgave Never Really Seller Sold Think]
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- I just remembered songs my grandmother taught me, and songs that I learned for the recordings. But, then I learned to speak Italian. When I was there, I hired a professor who stayed with me 24 hours a day. She wouldn't let me speak a word of English.
[ Day English Grandmother Hired Hours Italian Just Learned Professor Recordings Remembered She Songs Speak Stayed Taught Then Word]
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- I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense.
[ Alone Call Consciously English Make May Music Myself Out Sense Set Sound Writers]
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- I've concentrated for a long time on English films because I've got two kids but my oldest son is 11 and I think I'm going to be away for about four months of year now.
[ Away Because Concentrated English Films Four Going Got Kids Long Months Now Oldest Son Think Time Two Year]
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- I'd probably want to teach at university, because children would drive me insane. I suspect it would be English literature, Shakespeare and so forth. I've always been deeply, deeply in love with that kind of thing.
[ Always Because Been Children Deeply Drive English Forth Insane Kind Literature Love Probably Shakespeare Suspect Teach Thing University Want Would]
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- I've always had great respect for Paddington because he is amusingly English and eccentric. He is a great British institution and my generation grew up with the books and then Michael Horden's animations.
[ Always Because Books British Eccentric English Generation Great Grew Had Institution Michael Respect Then Up]
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- It only takes a room of Americans for the English and Australians to realise how much we have in common.
[ Americans Australians Common English How Much Only Realise Room Takes]
Topic:
- Before I joined the project most of the English people with whom I had made personal contacts were left wing and affected to some degree or other by the same kind of philosophy.
[ Affected Before Contacts Degree English Had Joined Kind Left Made Most Other Personal Philosophy Project Same Some Were Whom Wing]
Topic:
- Since coming to Harwell I have met English people of all kinds, and I have come to see in many of them a deep rooted firmness which enables them to lead a decent way of life.
[ Come Coming Decent Deep Enables English Firmness Kinds Lead Life Many Met Rooted See Since Them Way Which]
Topic:
- But the nature of my main work in chemistry can be better represented by more than 280 English publications, of which roughly 200 concern the theory of chemical reactions and related subjects.
[ Better Chemical Chemistry Concern English Main More Nature Publications Reactions Related Represented Roughly Subjects Than Theory Which Work]
Topic:
- And I always read the English translation and always have conversations with my translator, for example about the names. I always have to approve it.
[ Always Approve Conversations English Example Names Read Translation Translator]
Topic:
- Every German child learns to speak English in school.
[ Child English Every German Learns School Speak]
Topic:
- The English was really my mother, it was never me. Being the daughter of my father, I always felt very French.
[ Always Being Daughter English Father Felt French Mother Never Really Very]
Topic:
- We had at our disposal the first operational jet, which superseded by at least 150 knots the fastest American and English fighters. This was a unique situation.
[ American Disposal English Fastest Fighters First Had Jet Knots Least Operational Our Situation Unique Which]
Topic:
- I'm an advocate of the great Dr. Johnson, the English man of letters who said that patriotism was the last refuge of the scoundrel.
[ Advocate Dr English Great Johnson Last Letters Man Patriotism Refuge Said Scoundrel]
Topic: Patriotism
- The English light is so very subtle, so very soft and misty, that the architecture responded with great delicacy of detail.
[ Architecture Delicacy Detail English Great Light Misty Responded Soft Subtle Very]
Topic:
- My English text is chaste, and all licentious passages are left in the decent obscurity of a learned language.
[ Chaste Decent English Language Learned Left Obscurity Passages Text]
Topic:
- Your English style will no doubt put all the other gentlemen to bed. I speak figuratively, of course.
[ Bed Course Doubt English Figuratively Gentlemen Other Put Speak Style Will Your]
Topic:
- The English scene got more media attention with their emphasis on fashion, with the safety pins and all. There were some really good bands over there. The Sex Pistols were great.
[ Attention Bands Emphasis English Fashion Good Got Great Media More Over Pins Pistols Really Safety Scene Sex Some Their Were]
Topic:
- English football has just had a transfer window imposed for the first time, so it will be interesting to see how managers cope with the squads they have until it re-opens.
[ Cope English First Football Had How Imposed Interesting Just Managers See Squads Time Transfer Until Will Window]
Topic:
- I obtained a job at the Library of Congress. I loved books, so I felt at home. I was going to end up, I thought, majoring in English and teach at the college level.
[ Books College Congress End English Felt Going Home Job Level Library Loved Obtained Teach Thought Up]
Topic:
- French is, in many ways, more difficult for an English-speaking person to sing. It is so full of complex and trying vowels. It requires the utmost subtlety.
[ Complex Difficult English-Speaking French Full Many More Person Requires Sing Subtlety Trying Utmost Vowels Ways]
Topic:
- When the student has her voice under complete control, it is safe to take up the lyric repertoire of Mendelssohn, Old English Songs, etc. How simple and charming they are!
[ Charming Complete Control English Etc Her How Lyric Mendelssohn Old Repertoire Safe Simple Songs Student Take Under Up Voice]
Topic:
- This character's entirely invented, and the woman that I interviewed wouldn't recognize herself, or really anything about herself, in this book, which she hasn't read, because she doesn't read English.
[ Anything Because Book Character English Entirely Hasn Herself Interviewed Invented Read Really Recognize She Which Woman]
Topic:
- The most beautiful words in the English language are 'not guilty'.
[ Beautiful English Guilty Language Most Words]
Topic:
- I was an English major in college with minors in Fine Arts and Humanities.
[ Arts College English Fine Humanities Major Minors]
Topic:
- First of all, there was a volcano of words, an eruption of words that Shakespeare had never used before that had never been used in the English language before. It's astonishing. It pours out of him.
[ Astonishing Been Before English Eruption First Had Him Language Never Out Pours Shakespeare Used Volcano Words]
Topic:
- What we know is that Shakespeare wrote perhaps the most remarkable body of passionate love poetry in the English language to a young man.
[ Body English Know Language Love Man Most Passionate Perhaps Poetry Remarkable Shakespeare Wrote Young]
Topic:
- I suppose, counting back, if the Beatles had been influenced by music in the same length of time ago - you'd have to put that into better English for me, thank you - they would have been like a banjo orchestra. They would have been doing show tunes.
[ Ago Back Banjo Beatles Been Better Counting Doing English Had Influenced Into Length Music Orchestra Put Same Show Suppose Thank Time Tunes Would]
Topic:
- English culture is basically homosexual in the sense that the men only really care about other men.
[ Basically Care Culture English Homosexual Men Only Other Really Sense]
Topic:
- Even crushed against his brother in the Tube the average Englishman pretends desperately that he is alone.
[ Against Alone Average Brother Crushed Desperately Englishman Even His Pretends Tube]
Topic:
- Me fail english? Thats unpossible.
[ English Fail Thats]
Topic:
- It was difficult being a teacher and out of the closet in the '50s. By the time I retired, the English department was proud of having a gay poet of a certain minor fame. It was a very satisfactory change!
[ Being Certain Change Closet Department Difficult English Fame Gay Having Minor Out Poet Proud Retired Satisfactory Teacher Time Very]
Topic:
- Writing became an obsessive compulsive habit but I had almost no money so I thought about being an urban firefighter and having lots of free time in which to write or becoming an English teacher and thinking about books and writers on a daily basis. That swayed me.
[ Almost Basis Became Becoming Being Books Compulsive Daily English Firefighter Free Habit Had Having Lots Money Obsessive Swayed Teacher Thinking Thought Time Urban Which Write Writers Writing]
Topic:
- Someone's just told me the English are still trying to take over the United States - is that true?
[ English Just Over Someone States Still Take Told True Trying United]
Topic:
- I studied English literature; I took 2 independent religion classes, but I wasn't a religion major really.
[ Classes English Independent Literature Major Really Religion Studied Took]
Topic:
- Perhaps first and foremost is the challenge of taking what I find as a reader and making it into a poem that, primarily, has to be a plausible poem in English.
[ Challenge English Find First Foremost Into Making Perhaps Plausible Poem Primarily Reader Taking]
Topic:
- Sitting here now today, I can forgive a lot of the English people because it only takes a hand full of bad people to do something stupid like that and it can make the whole country look bad.
[ Bad Because Country English Forgive Full Hand Here Look Lot Make Now Only Sitting Something Stupid Takes Today Whole]
Topic:
- The situation right after the fight wasn't too good; I believe I'm still the only champion in the world who never received the belt inside the ring once you've won the title. I held that against the English fans for a long time but I felt that also motivated me.
[ After Against Also Believe Belt Champion English Fans Felt Fight Good Held Inside Long Motivated Never Once Only Received Right Ring Situation Still Time Title Too Won World]
Topic:
- At first the English were very surprised by our disregarding the Hague Convention. But from 1916 onward they used at least as much poison as we did.
[ Convention Did English First Hague Least Much Onward Our Poison Surprised Used Very Were]
Topic:
- I was well warned about English food, so it did not surprise me, but I do wonder sometimes, how they ever manage to prise it up long enough to get a plate under it.
[ Did English Enough Ever Food Get How Long Manage Plate Sometimes Surprise Under Up Warned Well Wonder]
Topic:
- The English never smash in a face. They merely refrain from asking it to dinner.
[ Asking Dinner English Face Merely Never Refrain Smash]
Topic:
- Eventually, in '84, we made a film for a little over a million dollars - with American actors that was shot in English - that was shown in Finland A little action film called Born American.
[ Action Actors American Born Called Dollars English Eventually Film Finland Little Made Million Over Shot Shown]
Topic:
- It appears that the English think the Japanese... are fond of opium, and they want to bring it here also.
[ Also Appears Bring English Fond Here Japanese Opium Think Want]
Topic:
- To Englishmen, life is a topic, not an activity.
[ Activity Englishmen Life Topic]
Topic:
- Everywhere among the English-speaking race criminal justice was rude, and punishments were barbarous; but the tendency was to do away with special privileges and legal exemptions.
[ Among Away Barbarous Criminal English-Speaking Everywhere Exemptions Justice Legal Privileges Punishments Race Rude Special Tendency Were]
Topic:
- From William of Orange to William Pitt the younger there was but one man without whom English history must have taken a different turn, and that was William Pitt the elder.
[ Different Elder English History Man Must Orange Pitt Taken Turn Whom William Without Younger]
Topic:
- In 1763 the English were the most powerful nation in the world.
[ English Most Nation Powerful Were World]
Topic:
- We English have sex on the brain. Not the best place for it, actually.
[ Actually Best Brain English Place Sex]
Topic:
- I didn't know what kind of jobs, because how was I prepared? At best, I would be an AB in English.
[ Because Best English How Jobs Kind Know Prepared Would]
Topic:
- The English (it must be owned) are rather a foul-mouthed nation.
[ English Must Nation Owned Rather]
Topic:
- At last, in 1611, was made, under the auspices of King James, the famous King James version; and this is the great literary monument of the English language.
[ Auspices English Famous Great James King Language Last Literary Made Monument Under Version]
Topic:
- For this reason, to study English literature without some general knowledge of the relation of the Bible to that literature would be to leave one's literary education very incomplete.
[ Bible Education English General Incomplete Knowledge Leave Literary Literature Reason Relation Some Study Very Without Would]
Topic:
- French novels generally treat of the relations of women to the world and to lovers, after marriage; consequently there is a great deal in French novels about adultery, about improper relations between the sexes, about many things which the English public would not allow.
[ Adultery After Allow Between Consequently Deal English French Generally Great Improper Lovers Many Marriage Novels Public Relations Sexes Things Treat Which Women World Would]
Topic:
- I often imagine that the longer he studies English literature the more the Japanese student must be astonished at the extraordinary predominance given to the passion of love both in fiction and in poetry.
[ Astonished Both English Extraordinary Fiction Given Imagine Japanese Literature Longer Love More Must Often Passion Poetry Student Studies]
Topic:
- It is no exaggeration to say that the English Bible is, next to Shakespeare, the greatest work in English literature, and that it will have much more influence than even Shakespeare upon the written and spoken language of the English race.
[ Bible English Even Exaggeration Greatest Influence Language Literature More Much Next Race Say Shakespeare Spoken Than Upon Will Work Written]
Topic:
- One of the great defects of English books printed in the last century is the want of an index.
[ Books Century Defects English Great Index Last Printed Want]
Topic:
- Some persons have ventured to say that it is only since Englishmen ceased to believe in the Bible that they began to discover how beautiful it was.
[ Beautiful Began Believe Bible Ceased Discover Englishmen How Only Persons Say Since Some Ventured]
Topic:
- The English race is the best at weeping and the worst at laughing.
[ Best English Laughing Race Weeping Worst]
Topic:
- I had higher math SATs than in English - yet I became an English major in college.
[ Became College English Had Higher Major Math Than Yet]
Topic:
- I speak English, so I am no longer cute. My tongue itches for French.
[ Am Cute English French Itches Longer Speak Tongue]
Topic:
- The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend.
[ Admired Ambition American Average Boyfriend Courted Englishman Film French Hollywood Italian Married Star]
Topic:
- An Englishman never enjoys himself, except for a noble purpose.
[ Englishman Enjoys Except Himself Never Noble Purpose]
Topic:
- The Englishman never enjoys himself except for a noble purpose.
[ Englishman Enjoys Except Himself Never Noble Purpose]
Topic:
- Would it be possible to stand still on one spot more majestically - while simulating a triumphant march forward - than it is done by the two English Houses of Parliament?
[ Done English Forward Houses March More Parliament Possible Simulating Spot Stand Still Than Triumphant Two While Would]
Topic:
- For the version of this CD released in Japan, a translation of the English lyrics is included, but there are lots of places where meanings are lost in the process of translation.
[ Cd English Included Japan Lost Lots Lyrics Meanings Places Process Released Translation Version Where]
Topic:
- In English, the sounds and melodies I created were an inspiration to me, and words came to me as I explored the sounds, and from there I was able expand on the meaning.
[ Able Came Created English Expand Explored Inspiration Meaning Melodies Sounds Were Words]
Topic:
- The thing is, in English I'm able to write the lyrics as I'm making the song, once I'm done with the melody.
[ Able Done English Lyrics Making Melody Once Song Thing Write]
Topic:
- And I'm walking along and we're laughing, kidding, joking, and see he understood the leader, the one we called the leader, had some knowledge of English, although limited.
[ Along Although Called English Had Joking Kidding Knowledge Laughing Leader Limited See Some Understood Walking]
Topic:
- The essays in The Great Taos Bank Robbery were my project to win a Master of Arts degree in English when I quit being a newspaper editor and went back to college.
[ Arts Back Bank Being College Degree Editor English Essays Great Master Newspaper Project Quit Robbery Went Were Win]
Topic:
- If we do not get No Child Left Behind right for Limited English Proficient students, the law will be a failure for most schools in the 15th Congressional District, and for many across the nation.
[ Across Behind Child Congressional District English Failure Get Law Left Limited Many Most Nation Proficient Right Schools Students Will]
Topic:
- I learned English, my sixth language at this point, quite quickly.
[ English Language Learned Point Quickly Quite Sixth]
Topic:
- By the by, if the English race had done nothing else, yet if they left the world the notion of a gentleman, they would have done a great service to mankind.
[ Done Else English Gentleman Great Had Left Mankind Nothing Notion Race Service World Would Yet]
Topic:
- All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity.
[ Bilingual English Hockey Know Players Profanity]
Topic: Sports
- American professional athletes are bilingual; they speak English and profanity.
[ American Athletes Bilingual English Profanity Professional Speak]
Topic:
- Life isn't all beer and skittles, but beer and skittles, or something better of the same sort, must form a good part of every Englishman's education.
[ Beer Better Education Englishman Every Form Good Life Must Part Same Something Sort]
Topic:
- If the word 'No' was removed from the English language, Ian Paisley would be speechless.
[ English Ian Language Paisley Removed Speechless Word Would]
Topic:
- There is abundant proof that the opening of our ports always tends to raise the price of foreign corn to the price in the English market, and not to sink the price of British corn to the price in the continental market.
[ Abundant Always British Continental Corn English Foreign Market Opening Our Ports Price Proof Raise Sink Tends]
Topic:
- The British were white, English, and Protestant, just as we were. They had to have some other basis on which to justify independence, and happily they were able to formulate the inalienable truths set forth in the Declaration.
[ Able Basis British Declaration English Formulate Forth Had Happily Inalienable Independence Just Justify Other Protestant Set Some Truths Were Which White]
Topic:
- Being English, I always laugh at anything to do with the lavatory or bottoms.
[ Always Anything Being Bottoms English Laugh Lavatory]
Topic:
- The English press, are so nosy, and the English seem to love that eavesdropping.
[ Eavesdropping English Love Press Seem]
Topic:
- I - and there are hundreds of thousands of Irishmen who felt on this subject as I do - have always liked my Celtic countrymen and disliked the English nation; it is a national trait of character, and I cannot help it.
[ Always Cannot Celtic Character Countrymen Disliked English Felt Help Hundreds Irishmen Liked Nation National Subject Thousands Trait]
Topic:
- Realistically, English is a universal language; it's the number one language for music and for communicating with the rest of the world.
[ Communicating English Language Music Number Realistically Rest Universal World]
Topic:
- In dealing with Englishmen you can be sure of one thing only, that the logical solution will not be adopted.
[ Adopted Dealing Englishmen Logical Only Solution Sure Thing Will]
Topic:
- My early influences were the Shadows, who were an English instrumental band. They basically got me into playing and later on I got into blues and jazz players. I liked Clapton when he was with John Mayall. I really liked that period.
[ Band Basically Blues Clapton Early English Got Influences Instrumental Into Jazz John Later Liked Period Players Playing Really Shadows Were]
Topic:
- And of course we are familiar with the English common law rule of thumb that said a man could in fact use a stick no bigger than his thumb to discipline his wife and family.
[ Bigger Common Could Course Discipline English Fact Familiar Family His Law Man Rule Said Stick Than Thumb Use Wife]
Topic:
- English should be our official language. Reading and speaking English are requirements to become a citizen.
[ Become Citizen English Language Official Our Reading Requirements Should Speaking]
Topic:
- Instead of this confusion, we need the unifying force of an official language, English, which is the language of success in America.
[ America Confusion English Force Instead Language Need Official Success Unifying Which]
Topic:
- My father was the son of immigrants, and he grew up bilingual, but English is what my father taught me and what he spoke to me. America's strength is not our diversity; it is our ability to unite around common principles even when we come from different backgrounds.
[ Ability America Around Backgrounds Bilingual Come Common Different Diversity English Even Father Grew Immigrants Our Principles Son Spoke Strength Taught Unite Up]
Topic:
- Printing ballots in multiple languages costs millions of dollars every year. It also discourages immigrants from integrating into American society and gaining the benefits that come from speaking English.
[ Also American Ballots Benefits Come Costs Discourages Dollars English Every Gaining Immigrants Integrating Into Languages Millions Multiple Printing Society Speaking Year]
Topic:
- To become an American citizen, we require people to read, write and speak in English. That is to help them to assimilate in our melting pot, truly to become Americans. We mock that when the cherished right to vote does not involve English any more.
[ American Americans Any Assimilate Become Cherished Citizen Does English Help Involve Melting Mock More Our Pot Read Require Right Speak Them Truly Vote Write]
Topic:
- Yeah, Wacko Jacko, where did that come from? Some English tabloid. I have a heart and I have feelings. I feel that when you do that to me. It's not nice.
[ Come Did English Feel Feelings Heart Nice Some Tabloid Wacko Where Yeah]
Topic:
- German and English firms operate internationally, while French firms do not. The only place where they all have work is in China. Anybody can sell himself in China!
[ Anybody China English Firms French German Himself Internationally Only Operate Place Sell Where While Work]
Topic:
- An Englishman's never so natural as when he's holding his tongue.
[ Englishman His Holding Natural Never Tongue]
Topic:
- Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.
[ Afternoon Always Beautiful Been English Language Most Summer Those Two Words]
Topic:
- It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.
[ Days English Frequently Life Memory More Occur Perfect Than Those Which]
Topic: Nature
- We English are good at forgiving our enemies; it releases us from the obligation of liking our friends.
[ Enemies English Forgiving Friends Good Liking Obligation Our Releases Us]
Topic:
- Harrison Ford - one of my favorite actors - has a wonderful sense of character and depth and uniqueness to him, yet he's able to just deliver the lines without putting any English on it.
[ Able Actors Any Character Deliver Depth English Favorite Ford Harrison Him Just Lines Putting Sense Uniqueness Without Wonderful Yet]
Topic:
- To Americans, English manners are far more frightening than none at all.
[ Americans English Far Frightening Manners More None Than]
Topic:
- A number of Americans were used, most often unwillingly, by North Korea to arm spies with English-speaking skills so they could target American interests in South Korea and beyond.
[ American Americans Arm Beyond Could English-Speaking Interests Korea Most North Number Often Skills South Spies Target Unwillingly Used Were]
Topic:
- The recent riots in France demonstrate the problem European countries face where second and third generation immigrants still do not consider themselves French, German, or English.
[ Consider Countries Demonstrate English European Face France French Generation German Immigrants Problem Recent Riots Second Still Themselves Third Where]
Topic:
- Making the City Of Joy gave me the best political education of my life. It became a wrestling match between an Englishman who had gradually ceased to be a Marxist, and a culture that was becoming more Marxist by the day.
[ Became Becoming Best Between Ceased City Culture Day Education Englishman Gave Gradually Had Joy Life Making Marxist Match More Political Wrestling]
Topic:
- And I agreed with that, and I couldn't wait to change my name anyway, because I'm not too fond of the name of Reginald. It's a very kind of '50s English name.
[ Agreed Anyway Because Change English Fond Kind Name Too Very Wait]
Topic:
- In 1628 came the first English attack on Canada.
[ Attack Came Canada English First]
Topic:
- Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives. The English reading public explains the reason why.
[ Committed Devised English Ever Explains Ingenious Lives Most Previous Public Reading Reason Sins Torture Why Writing]
Topic:
- The liberty of the Press is the Palladium of all the civil, political and religious rights of an Englishman.
[ Civil Englishman Liberty Palladium Political Press Religious Rights]
Topic:
- Croquet is tough. People play for months because the rules are so bizarre. Those crazy English.
[ Because Bizarre Crazy English Months Play Rules Those Tough]
Topic:
- We are Bayern Munich and English teams always have trouble as soon as they leave the island.
[ Always English Island Leave Munich Soon Teams Trouble]
Topic:
- English is necessary as at present original works of science are in English. I believe that in two decades times original works of science will start coming out in our languages. Then we can move over like the Japanese.
[ Believe Coming Decades English Japanese Languages Move Necessary Original Our Out Over Present Science Start Then Times Two Will Works]
Topic:
- I have English family in Northhampton and have been to England numerous times.
[ Been England English Family Numerous Times]
Topic:
- For English assignments I was constantly coming up with these strange adventure stories... But I actually wanted to be an artist, or maybe work in the comic book industry.
[ Actually Adventure Artist Assignments Book Comic Coming Constantly English Industry Maybe Stories Strange These Up Wanted Work]
Topic:
- If Wellington epitomizes the English gentleman, Eisenhower epitomizes the natural American gentleman.
[ American Eisenhower English Gentleman Natural Wellington]
Topic:
- The funniest line in English is "Get it?" When you say that, everyone chortles.
[ English Everyone Funniest Get Line Say]
Topic:
- If there's anything I'd hate as a son-in-law, it's an actor; and if there's anything I think I'd hate worse than an actor as a son-in-law, it's an English actor.
[ Actor Anything English Hate Than Think Worse]
Topic:
- I studied voice for three months to get rid of my English accent. I changed my hair to blonde. I knew I could be sexy if I had to.
[ Accent Blonde Changed Could English Get Had Hair Knew Months Rid Sexy Studied Three Voice]
Topic:
- I had art as a major, along with English, French and History. I had dance, modern dance. In English I was allowed to write my own poetry, which I eventually got published.
[ Allowed Along Art Dance English Eventually French Got Had History Major Modern Own Poetry Published Which Write]
Topic:
- My early education was in the public school system of Omaha, where, retrospectively, I realize that my high school training served me in good stead for the basic subjects of mathematics, English, foreign languages and history.
[ Basic Early Education English Foreign Good High History Languages Mathematics Omaha Public Realize School Served Stead Subjects System Training Where]
Topic:
- The Englishman wants to be recognized as a gentleman, or as some other suitable species of human being, the American wants to be considered a good guy.
[ American Being Considered Englishman Gentleman Good Guy Human Other Recognized Some Species Suitable Wants]
Topic:
- My mom and my dad wanted my brother and I to have a better life, you know, better education, better jobs. It was probably harder, much, much harder, for my parents. When you're a kid, you can learn a language much more easily; I learned English in less than a year.
[ Better Brother Dad Easily Education English Harder Jobs Kid Know Language Learn Learned Less Life Mom More Much Parents Probably Than Wanted Year]
Topic:
- A movie of mine is going to be released in Japan next year. I play a waitress who's a really regular girl in this movie. The English title isn't decided yet, but in Japanese it's I'll Get on the A Train Sometime.
[ Decided English Get Girl Going Japan Japanese Mine Movie Next Play Really Regular Released Sometime Title Train Waitress Year Yet]
Topic:
- I think the biggest difficulty is that when I'm here in America, there's a necessity of using English, so I really have a great sense of really wanting to learn, but unfortunately when I head back to Japan, the necessity vanishes and so does my enthusiasm about learning.
[ America Back Biggest Difficulty Does English Enthusiasm Great Head Here Japan Learn Learning Necessity Really Sense Think Unfortunately Using Vanishes Wanting]
Topic:
- However, research in the years that followed found that in many of its important features, African American Vernacular English was becoming not less, but more different from other dialects.
[ African American Becoming Dialects Different English Features Followed Found However Important Less Many More Other Research Vernacular Years]
Topic:
- I am now completing research supported by NSF and NEH that is mapping changes in the English language through all of North America, for both mainstream and minority communities.
[ Am America Both Changes Communities Completing English Language Mainstream Mapping Minority North Now Research Supported Through]
Topic:
- It appears that the present-day form of African American English is not the inheritance of the period of slavery, but the creation of the second half of the 20th century.
[ African American Appears Century Creation English Form Half Inheritance Period Present-Day Present-Day Second Slavery]
Topic:
- This African American Vernacular English shares most of its grammar and vocabulary with other dialects of English. But it is distinct in many ways, and it is more different from standard English than any other dialect spoken in continental North America.
[ African America American Any Continental Dialect Dialects Different Distinct English Grammar Many More Most North Other Shares Spoken Standard Than Vernacular Vocabulary Ways]
Topic:
- I translated Beatles songs for my English class.
[ Beatles Class English Songs Translated]
Topic:
- I never had to learn English, French and German because I was brought up as all three languages. I had a private French teacher before I even went to school. That helped a lot.
[ Because Before Brought English Even French German Had Helped Languages Learn Lot Never Private School Teacher Three Up Went]
Topic:
- A spirit, breathing the language of independence, is natural to Englishmen, few of whom are disposed to brook compulsion, or submit to the dictates of others, when not softened by reason, or tempered with kindness.
[ Breathing Brook Compulsion Dictates Disposed Englishmen Few Independence Kindness Language Natural Others Reason Softened Spirit Submit Tempered Whom]
Topic:
- If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.
[ Any English Flowers Language Made Sense Shortage Something Would]
Topic:
- You know, I do speak the Queens English. It's just the wrong Queens that's all. It's over the 59th Street Bridge. It's not over the Atlantic Ocean.
[ Atlantic Bridge English Just Know Ocean Over Queens Speak Street Wrong]
Topic:
- For us, sons of France, political sentiment is a passion; while, for the Englishmen, politics are a question of business.
[ Business Englishmen France Passion Political Politics Question Sentiment Sons Us While]
Topic:
- He is ready, if the occasion presents itself, to throw the whole English population in the St. Lawrence.
[ English Itself Lawrence Occasion Population Presents Ready St Throw Whole]
Topic:
- The Divinity could be invoked as well in the English language as in the French.
[ Could Divinity English French Invoked Language Well]
Topic:
- We shall never be understood or respected by the English until we carry our individuality to extremes, and by asserting our independence, become of sufficient consequence in their eyes to merit a closer study than they have hitherto accorded us.
[ Accorded Asserting Become Carry Closer Consequence English Extremes Eyes Hitherto Independence Individuality Merit Never Our Respected Shall Study Sufficient Than Their Understood Until Us]
Topic:
- Who says Australia offers not a home for every poor Englishman, or any other countryman that finds his way to our shores? And what sort of thanks do we get for it?
[ Any Australia Englishman Every Finds Get His Home Offers Other Our Poor Says Shores Sort Thanks Way]
Topic:
- Why on earth do we want closer connection with England? We have little in common with English people except our language. We are fast becoming an entirely different people.
[ Becoming Closer Common Connection Different Earth England English Entirely Except Fast Language Little Our Want Why]
Topic:
- My heritage is English, so I'm proud to be back here.
[ Back English Here Heritage Proud]
Topic:
- I disliked singing in English and neither liked the story nor the character of Cressida.
[ Character Disliked English Liked Neither Nor Singing Story]
Topic:
- English people don't have very good diction. In France you have to pronounce very particularly and clearly, and learning French at an early age helped me enormously.
[ Age Clearly Diction Early English Enormously France French Good Helped Learning Particularly Pronounce Very]
Topic:
- I didn't speak English until I came to Pittsburgh.
[ Came English Pittsburgh Speak Until]
Topic:
- An Englishman's way of speaking absolutely classifies him.
[ Absolutely Englishman Him Speaking Way]
Topic:
- Fantastic writing in English is kind of disreputable, but fantastic writing in translation is the summit.
[ Disreputable English Fantastic Kind Summit Translation Writing]
Topic:
- I spend more time learning about Buddhism than English, which is why my English today is still bad.
[ Bad Buddhism English Learning More Spend Still Than Time Today Which Why]
Topic:
- An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed.
[ American Blind Englishman Food Leading One-Eyed Teaching]
Topic: Food
- Once, in London, the BBC asked me what was my favorite English book. I said Alice in Wonderland.
[ Alice Asked Bbc Book English Favorite London Once Said Wonderland]
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- I haven't spoken English with native speakers in several months. I've been speaking Arabic.
[ Arabic Been English Haven Months Native Several Speakers Speaking Spoken]
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- English is my second language, but in Hong Kong, they don't know that I'm from China. They think I'm from Hollywood because all the films they see are from here. China and Hong Kong are very different places, but they're starting to merge. Still the culture is very different.
[ Because China Culture Different English Films Here Hollywood Hong Know Kong Language Merge Places Second See Starting Still Think Very]
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- If you see the Sopranos, you're not going to be speaking in the Shakespearean English.
[ English Going See Shakespearean Sopranos Speaking]
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- I have long been interested in landscape history, and when younger and more robust I used to do much tramping of the English landscape in search of ancient field systems, drove roads, indications of prehistoric settlement.
[ Ancient Been Drove English Field History Indications Interested Landscape Long More Much Prehistoric Roads Robust Search Settlement Systems Used Younger]
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- The time given to athletic contests and the injuries incurred on the playing field are part of the price which the English-speaking race has paid for being world conquerors.
[ Athletic Being Conquerors Contests English-Speaking Field Given Incurred Injuries Paid Part Playing Price Race Time Which World]
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- John Henry Newman was as English as roast beef, even if he lacked a passion for cricket.
[ Beef Cricket English Even Henry John Lacked Newman Passion Roast]
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- Apart from a few simple principles, the sound and rhythm of English prose seem to me matters where both writers and readers should trust not so much to rules as to their ears.
[ Apart Both Ears English Few Matters Much Principles Prose Readers Rhythm Rules Seem Should Simple Sound Their Trust Where Writers]
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- I shall cheerfully bear the reproach of having descended below the dignity of history if I can succeed in placing before the English of the nineteenth century a true picture of the life of their ancestors.
[ Ancestors Bear Before Below Century Cheerfully Descended Dignity English Having History Life Nineteenth Picture Placing Reproach Shall Succeed Their True]
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- The English Bible - a book which, if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power.
[ Alone Beauty Bible Book Else English Everything Extent Language Our Perish Power Should Show Suffice Which Whole Would]
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- I went to a catholic public school St Helens and learned English by watching bugs bunny cartoons.
[ Bugs Bunny Cartoons Catholic English Learned Public School St Watching Went]
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- Even if I think in English, it's more a language of acting than French.
[ Acting English Even French Language More Than Think]
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- Oh, I'm not English, I cannot talk on behalf of an English person. I'm French. I can say about French. They are quite emotional, though, and they talk about their emotions.
[ Behalf Cannot Emotional Emotions English French Oh Person Quite Say Talk Their Though]
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- So, sometimes, when I'm not happy with my performance and I have to think, I will think in English.
[ English Happy Performance Sometimes Think Will]
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- There are some sounds that English singers find quite difficult to manipulate.
[ Difficult English Find Manipulate Quite Singers Some Sounds]
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- Also, I have found that I really like to work in English. It's very strange because it's exactly the opposite of what I thought it would be like.
[ Also Because English Exactly Found Opposite Really Strange Thought Very Work Would]
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- If you want to be happy, live discreetly. Does that make sense in English?
[ Discreetly Does English Happy Live Make Sense Want]
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- Do not suppose, dearest Sir, that I am so short-sighted as to destroy my life by English preaching, or any other preaching. St. Paul did much good by his preaching, but how much more by his writings.
[ Am Any Dearest Destroy Did English Good His How Life More Much Other Paul Preaching Sir St Suppose Writings]
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- The English have all the material requisites for the revolution. What they lack is the spirit of generalization and revolutionary ardour.
[ English Generalization Lack Material Revolution Revolutionary Spirit]
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- If an Englishman gets run down by a truck he apologizes to the truck.
[ Down Englishman Gets Run Truck]
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- The difference between a contemporary liberal and a socialist is that to a liberal the most beautiful word in the English language is 'forbidden', whereas to a socialist the most beautiful word is 'compulsory'.
[ Beautiful Between Compulsory Contemporary Difference English Forbidden Language Liberal Most Socialist Whereas Word]
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- To go back and read Swift and Defoe and Samuel Johnson and Smollett and Pope - all those people we had to read in college English courses - to read them now is to have one of the infinite pleasures in life.
[ Back College Courses English Go Had Infinite Johnson Life Now Pleasures Pope Read Samuel Swift Them Those]
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- They said I couldn't play anything but an English boy. I knew I could. So I went to New York.
[ Anything Boy Could English Knew New Play Said Went York]
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- Everything that we inherit, the rain, the skies, the speech, and anybody who works in the English language in Ireland knows that there's the dead ghost of Gaelic in the language we use and listen to and that those things will reflect our Irish identity.
[ Anybody Dead English Everything Gaelic Ghost Identity Inherit Ireland Irish Knows Language Listen Our Rain Reflect Skies Speech Things Those Use Will Works]
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- Yes, for my undergrad I majored in Criminal Justice and minored in Political Science and English.
[ Criminal English Justice Majored Political Science Yes]
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- The only thing that I'd rather own than Windows is English, because then I could charge you two hundred and forty-nine dollars for the right to speak it.
[ Because Charge Could Dollars English Forty-Nine Hundred Only Own Rather Right Speak Than Then Thing Two Windows]
Topic: Technology
- I don't know why you use a fancy French word like detente when there's a good English phrase for it - cold war.
[ Cold Detente English Fancy French Good Know Phrase Use War Why Word]
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- Opera in English is, in the main, just about as sensible as baseball in Italian.
[ Baseball English Italian Just Main Opera Sensible]
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- Well, I am from India and I wanted to make films in English for the international market in India. So that was really the main thing, and then of course economically it was cheaper to make films in India.
[ Am Cheaper Course Economically English Films India International Main Make Market Really Then Thing Wanted Well]
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- England and Greece are friends. English blood was shed on Greek soil in the war against fascism, and Greeks gave their lives to protect English pilots.
[ Against Blood England English Fascism Friends Gave Greece Greek Greeks Lives Pilots Protect Shed Soil Their War]
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- Or a White Englishman would rather smash a White Frenchman than a Jew! Crazy!
[ Crazy Englishman Frenchman Jew Rather Smash Than White Would]
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- An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one.
[ Alone Englishman Even Forms Orderly Queue]
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- Many Continentals think life is a game; the English think cricket is a game.
[ Cricket English Game Life Many Think]
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- The world still consists of two clearly divided groups: the English and the foreigners. One group consists of less than 50 million people; the other of 3,950 million. The latter group does not really count.
[ Clearly Consists Count Divided Does English Foreigners Group Groups Latter Less Million Other Really Still Than Two World]
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- President Bush gave his first-ever presidential radio address in both English and Spanish. Reaction was mixed, however, as people were trying to figure out which one was which.
[ Address Both Bush English Figure Gave His However Mixed Out President Presidential Radio Reaction Spanish Trying Were Which]
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- I say 20 words in English. I say money, money, money, and I say hot dog! I say yes, no and I say money, money, money and I say turkey sandwich and I say grape juice.
[ Dog English Grape Hot Juice Money Sandwich Say Turkey Words Yes]
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- When I entered college, it was to study liberal arts. At the University of Pennsylvania, I studied English literature, but I fell in love with broadcasting, with telling stories about other people's exploits.
[ Arts Broadcasting College English Entered Exploits Fell Liberal Literature Love Other Pennsylvania Stories Studied Study Telling University]
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- For me, even just being English was a whole sort of experience in as much as I'm Australian.
[ Australian Being English Even Experience Just Much Sort Whole]
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- The true sovereign is not the American president nor the English king, but the Lord of the Second Advent.
[ Advent American English King Lord Nor President Second Sovereign True]
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- I know all about you. You're the people waiting on the shoreline with the warm towels and the hot chocolate after the woman swims the English Channel.
[ After Channel Chocolate English Hot Know Swims Towels Waiting Warm Woman]
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- Should such an ignorant people lead the world? How did it come to this in the first place? 82 percent of us don't even have a passport! Just a handful can speak a language other than English.
[ Come Did English Even First Handful How Ignorant Just Language Lead Other Passport Percent Place Should Speak Such Than Us World]
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- The great watershed of modern poetry is French, more than English.
[ English French Great Modern More Poetry Than Watershed]
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- The short English miles are delightful for walking. You are always pleased to find, every now and then, in how short a time you have walked a mile, though, no doubt, a mile is everywhere a mile, I walk but a moderate pace, and can accomplish four English miles in an hour.
[ Accomplish Always Delightful Doubt English Every Everywhere Find Four Hour How Mile Miles Moderate Now Pace Pleased Short Then Though Time Walk Walked Walking]
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- And I think because of the passion of every English player and every English supporter, and every English journalist for the game, most of the game is played with passion, love for football and instinct, but in football you also have to think.
[ Also Because English Every Football Game Instinct Journalist Love Most Passion Played Player Supporter Think]
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- At the very least we should be given a bit of credit and a little bit of space, and maybe the media should think we could help them discover why English teams do not win European competitions.
[ Bit Competitions Could Credit Discover English European Given Help Least Little Maybe Media Should Space Teams Them Think Very Why Win]
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- I feel I have a lot to learn from English football and I am completely open to good influences in my way of thinking football. But I also have things to give them.
[ Also Am Completely English Feel Football Give Good Influences Learn Lot Open Them Things Thinking Way]
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- You see how Spanish, Italians, Portuguese play football. I don't say they are perfect, I say English football has a few things to learn from them in the same way they have a lot of things to learn from English football.
[ English Few Football How Italians Learn Lot Perfect Play Portuguese Same Say See Spanish Them Things Way]
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- It was a somber place, haunted by old jokes and lost laughter. Life, as I discovered, holds no more wretched occupation than trying to make the English laugh.
[ Discovered English Haunted Holds Jokes Laugh Laughter Life Lost Make More Occupation Old Place Somber Than Trying Wretched]
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- No one's going to be able to operate without a grounding in the basic sciences. Language would be helpful, although English is becoming increasingly international. And travel. You have to have a global attitude.
[ Able Although Attitude Basic Becoming English Global Going Grounding Helpful Increasingly International Language Operate Sciences Travel Without Would]
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- Where words can be translated into equivalent words, the style of an original can be closely followed; but no translation which aims at being written in normal English can reproduce the style of Aristotle.
[ Aims Aristotle Being Closely English Equivalent Followed Into Normal Original Reproduce Style Translated Translation Where Which Words Written]
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- Let us work toward greater cooperation with all Caribbean Countries, whether we speak English, Dutch, French or Spanish, whether we are independent or not, and whether we be island or continental territories.
[ Caribbean Continental Cooperation Countries Dutch English French Greater Independent Island Spanish Speak Territories Toward Us Whether Work]
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- Things they don't understand always cause a sensation among the English.
[ Always Among Cause English Sensation Things Understand]
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- Canada is the essence of not being. Not English, not American, it is the mathematic of not being. And a subtle flavour - we're more like celery as a flavour.
[ American Being Canada Celery English Essence Flavour More Subtle]
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- Every Englishman is convinced of one thing, viz.: That to be an Englishman is to belong to the most exclusive club there is.
[ Belong Club Convinced Englishman Every Exclusive Most Thing Viz]
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- I have lived and slept in the same bed with English countesses and Prussian farm women... no woman has excited passions among women more than I have.
[ Among Bed English Excited Farm Lived More Passions Same Slept Than Woman Women]
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- I think we have really integrated well around Manchester. This is the place where we feel at home. We like it here, we love the English way of life and we prefer it much, much more than the south of Europe.
[ Around English Europe Feel Here Home Integrated Life Love Manchester More Much Place Prefer Really South Than Think Way Well Where]
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- In my teens, I developed a passionate idolatry for a teacher of English literature. I wanted to do something that he would approve of more, so I thought I should be some sort of a scholar.
[ Approve Developed English Idolatry Literature More Passionate Scholar Should Some Something Sort Teacher Teens Thought Wanted Would]
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- My parents were born in Norfolk and spent their early years working in the big houses of that rural English county, my mother as a cook and my father as a handyman and chauffeur.
[ Big Born Cook County Early English Father Houses Mother Norfolk Parents Rural Spent Their Were Working Years]
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- Apparently Arnold was inspired by President Bush, who proved you can be a successful politician in this country even if English is your second language.
[ Apparently Arnold Bush Country English Even Inspired Language Politician President Proved Second Successful Your]
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- We were a Western civilisation, an English speaking civilisation, both NZ and Australia, and we had all these influences coming from both Great Britain and America to us; sending us their culture in the shape and form of movies and television.
[ America Australia Both Britain Civilisation Coming Culture English Form Great Had Influences Movies Sending Shape Speaking Television Their These Us Were Western]
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- An Englishmen thinks seated; a Frenchmen standing; an American pacing, an Irishman, afterwards.
[ Afterwards American Englishmen Frenchmen Irishman Pacing Seated Standing Thinks]
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- Find a priest who understands English and doesn't look like Rasputin.
[ English Find Look Priest Understands]
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- Oh that's very English, that's probably why. They just go "LOL" in America.
[ America English Go Just Oh Probably Very Why]
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- Now, one of the most essential branches of English liberty is the freedom of one's house.
[ Branches English Essential Freedom House Liberty Most Now]
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- The English say, Yours Truly, and mean it. The Italians say, I kiss your feet, and mean, I kick your head.
[ English Feet Head Italians Kick Kiss Mean Say Truly Your Yours]
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- I've done quite a few adverts. I've also done some presenting and acting work in Spain. I did a lot of Spanish education videos for people wanting to learn English.
[ Acting Also Did Done Education English Few Learn Lot Presenting Quite Some Spain Spanish Videos Wanting Work]
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- Actually John, Paul Rutherford, and Trevor Watts, and several other rather well known English jazz musicians had got their training by joining the Air Force, which was a pretty standard way for people to get some kind of musical education in those days.
[ Actually Air Days Education English Force Get Got Had Jazz John Joining Kind Known Musical Musicians Other Paul Pretty Rather Several Some Standard Their Those Training Watts Way Well Which]
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- Come English Settlement, I had it in my head that I didn't want to tour.
[ Come English Had Head Settlement Tour Want]
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- Today, for the first time in history, a Bishop of Rome sets foot on English soil. This fair land, once a distant outpost of the pagan world, has become, through the preaching of the Gospel, a beloved and gifted portion of Christ's vineyard.
[ Become Beloved Bishop Christ Distant English Fair First Foot Gifted Gospel History Land Once Pagan Portion Preaching Rome Sets Soil Through Time Today Vineyard World]
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- The English approach to ideas is not to kill them, but to let them die of neglect.
[ Approach Die English Ideas Kill Neglect Them]
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- If your computer speaks English, it was probably made in Japan.
[ Computer English Japan Made Probably Speaks Your]
Topic: Computers
- In English every word can be verbed. Would that it were so in our programming languages.
[ English Every Languages Our Programming Were Word Would]
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- Give immediate instruction to all your posts in said territory, under your direction, at no time and on no pretence to hoist, or suffer be hoisted, the English flag.
[ Direction English Flag Give Hoist Immediate Instruction Posts Pretence Said Suffer Territory Time Under Your]
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- If I were an American, as I am an Englishman, while a foreign troop was landed in my country, I never would lay down my arms never never never!
[ Am American Arms Country Down Englishman Foreign Landed Lay Never Troop Were While Would]
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- All the English speakers, or almost all, have difficulties with the gender of words.
[ Almost Difficulties English Gender Speakers Words]
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- The more English is heard in the world, the more gratifying it seems to speak French, and above all to know the culture of our country. They find a kind of French social grace in the language and culture.
[ Above Country Culture English Find French Grace Gratifying Heard Kind Know Language More Our Seems Social Speak World]
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- It is a culture voice, but it is a very American culture voice, and I am very used to English culture voice. So I had to work like hell to flatten those R's.
[ Am American Culture English Flatten Had Hell Those Used Very Voice Work]
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- My old English buddy, John Rackham, wrote and told me what made science fiction different from all other kinds of literature - science fiction is written according to the science fiction method.
[ According Buddy Different English Fiction John Kinds Literature Made Method Old Other Science Told Written Wrote]
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- I started off in England and very few people knew I was Australian. I mean, the clues were in the poems, but they didn't read them very carefully, and so for years and years I was considered completely part of the English poetry scene.
[ Australian Carefully Clues Completely Considered England English Few Knew Mean Off Part Poems Poetry Read Scene Started Them Very Were Years]
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- Mind you, the Elizabethans had so many words for the female genitals that it is quite hard to speak a sentence of modern English without inadvertently mentioning at least three of them.
[ English Female Genitals Had Hard Inadvertently Least Many Mentioning Mind Modern Quite Sentence Speak Them Three Without Words]
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- I look for poetry in English because it's the only language I read.
[ Because English Language Look Only Poetry Read]
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- I think maybe the English don't want to try something and look stupid, because they are a bit reserved.
[ Because Bit English Look Maybe Reserved Something Stupid Think Try Want]
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- I had passed through the entire British education system studying literature, culminating in three years of reading English at Oxford, and they'd never told me about something as basic as the importance of point of view in fiction!
[ Basic British Education English Entire Fiction Had Importance Literature Never Oxford Passed Point Reading Something Studying System Three Through Told View Years]
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- After moving to England I did some recording and eventually formed an English band, this was together for quite a few years with only a keyboard replacement. The band had no name, just my name.
[ After Band Did England English Eventually Few Formed Had Just Keyboard Moving Name Only Quite Recording Replacement Some Together Years]
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- Among pacifists it was above all the English who always insisted on the importance of disarmament. They said that the man in the street would not understand the kind of pacifism that neglected to demand immediate restriction of armaments.
[ Above Always Among Armaments Demand Disarmament English Immediate Importance Insisted Kind Man Neglected Pacifists Restriction Said Street Understand Would]
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- 'Ouch' is not independent of social training. One has only to prick a foreigner to appreciate that it is an English word.
[ Appreciate English Foreigner Independent Only Prick Social Training Word]
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- The Social-Democratic Federation took part in all the political and economic struggles of the English working class; it took pains to bring Socialist views home to them, not only through agitation and propaganda, but also by actions.
[ Actions Agitation Also Bring Class Economic English Federation Home Only Pains Part Political Propaganda Socialist Struggles Them Through Took Views Working]
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- I was more excited than scared, at the opportunity to work in an English movie.
[ English Excited More Movie Opportunity Scared Than Work]
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- I've been worked over by the English press because there's an assumption that my politics are identical with my wife's, and for that matter that my wife's politics are identical with her politics of 20 years ago.
[ Ago Assumption Because Been English Her Identical Matter Over Politics Press Wife Worked Years]
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- The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help.
[ English Government Help Here Language Most Terrifying Words]
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- It took me a year to really learn the American lingo. I really feel for people who are coming here and don't speak English at all. It must be hell.
[ American Coming English Feel Hell Here Learn Must Really Speak Took Year]
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- Fraud, robbery, and murder have characterized the English usurpation of the government of our country. Why, for the last fifty years we have been robbed in the matter of taxes of hundreds of millions.
[ Been Characterized Country English Fifty Fraud Government Hundreds Last Matter Millions Murder Our Robbed Robbery Taxes Usurpation Why Years]
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- Remember that you are an Englishman, and have consequently won first prize in the lottery of life.
[ Consequently Englishman First Life Lottery Prize Remember Won]
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- The English, the plain English, of the politest address of a gentleman to a lady is, I am now, dear Madam, your humble servant: Pray be so good as to let me be your Lord and Master.
[ Address Am Dear English Gentleman Good Humble Lady Lord Madam Master Now Plain Pray Servant Your]
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- Everything depends on whether we have for opponents those French tricksters or those daring rascals, the English. I prefer the English. Frequently their daring can only be described as stupidity. In their eyes it may be pluck and daring.
[ Daring Depends Described English Everything Eyes French Frequently May Only Opponents Pluck Prefer Rascals Stupidity Their Those Whether]
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- The English had hit upon a splendid joke. They intended to catch me or to bring me down.
[ Bring Catch Down English Had Hit Intended Joke Splendid Upon]
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- There were sometimes from forty to sixty English machines, but unfortunately the Germans were often in the minority. With them quality was more important than quantity.
[ English Forty Germans Important Machines Minority More Often Quality Quantity Sixty Sometimes Than Them Unfortunately Were]
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- My Roman girlfriend translates bits from Italian into English. It is sublime.
[ Bits English Girlfriend Into Italian Roman Sublime Translates]
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- The English countryside is the most staggeringly beautiful place. I can't spend as much time there as I like, but I like everything about it. I like fishing, I like clay- pigeon shooting.
[ Beautiful Countryside English Everything Fishing Most Much Pigeon Place Shooting Spend Time]
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- I read the greens in Spanish, but putt in English.
[ English Greens Putt Read Spanish]
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- I was born in Texas and I lived there 'till I was 8. Then I moved to the Dominican Republic with my mom, lived there for two years and forgot every word of English I knew.
[ Born English Every Forgot Knew Lived Mom Moved Republic Texas Then Till Two Word Years]
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- Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
[ Comes Country English Every Five Here Immigrant Learn Leave Required Should Within Years]
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- If the English want a king, it is their business. If the Russians want communism, it is their business. If the Americans want our form of government, it is our business.
[ Americans Business Communism English Form Government King Our Russians Their Want]
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- The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
[ English French Predisposed Pride Vanity]
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- The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members of parliament.
[ During Election English Free Members Only Parliament Think]
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- You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out of your modern English religion.
[ Action English Get Incense Lightning Might Modern Out Passion Religion Smoke Sooner Than True Your]
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- I had one companion. He was a teacher from the Ukraine who spoke English so we could communicate a bit. I learnt a few Russian words, but it was hard to concentrate.
[ Bit Communicate Companion Concentrate Could English Few Had Hard Learnt Russian Spoke Teacher Ukraine Words]
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- Until the June 1967 war I was completely caught up in the life of a young professor of English. Beginning in 1968, I started to think, write, and travel as someone who felt himself to be directly involved in the renaissance of Palestinian life and politics.
[ Beginning Caught Completely Directly English Felt Himself Involved June Life Palestinian Politics Professor Renaissance Someone Started Think Travel Until Up War Write Young]
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- But at the time when he wrote, Englishmen, with the rarest exceptions, wrote only in French or Latin; and when they began to write in English, a man of genius, to interpret and improve on him, was not found for a long time.
[ Began English Englishmen Exceptions Found French Genius Him Improve Interpret Latin Long Man Only Rarest Time Write Wrote]
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- I can remember only a few of the strange and curious words now dead but living and spoken by the English people a thousand years ago.
[ Ago Curious Dead English Few Living Now Only Remember Spoken Strange Thousand Words Years]
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- English, once accepted as an international language, is no more secure than French has proved to be as the one and only accepted language of diplomacy or as Latin has proved to be as the international language of science.
[ Accepted Diplomacy English French International Language Latin More Once Only Proved Science Secure Than]
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- One of the glories of English simplicity is the possibility of using the same word as noun and verb.
[ English Glories Noun Possibility Same Simplicity Using Verb Word]
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- These examples of the lack of simplicity in English and French, all appearances to the contrary, could be multiplied almost without limit and apply to all national languages.
[ Almost Appearances Apply Contrary Could English Examples French Lack Languages Limit Multiplied National Simplicity These Without]
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- Sometimes I'll go by and there are a couple of swans, the next day it's a few ducks. I'd like to stop there every day for a year and capture how it changes, then put it all together to create an incredible image of a traditional English scene.
[ Capture Changes Couple Create Day Ducks English Every Few Go How Image Incredible Next Put Scene Sometimes Stop Swans Then Together Traditional Year]
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- I am an English major in school with an emphasis in creative writing. I think hearing Maya Angelou speak at school last year was one of the best moments Stanford, at least, intellectually, had to offer.
[ Am Angelou Best Creative Emphasis English Had Hearing Intellectually Last Least Major Maya Moments Offer School Speak Stanford Think Writing Year]
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- Although spoken English doesn't obey the rules of written language, a person who doesn't know the rules thoroughly is at a great disadvantage.
[ Although Disadvantage English Great Know Language Obey Person Rules Spoken Thoroughly Written]
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- The English language has a deceptive air of simplicity; so have some little frocks; but they are both not the kind of thing you can run up in half an hour with a machine.
[ Air Both Deceptive English Half Hour Kind Language Little Machine Run Simplicity Some Thing Up]
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- Those who prefer their English sloppy have only themselves to thank if the advertisement writer uses his mastery of the vocabulary and syntax to mislead their weak minds.
[ Advertisement English His Mastery Minds Mislead Only Prefer Sloppy Syntax Thank Their Themselves Those Uses Vocabulary Weak Writer]
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- I came up with new leads for game stories by being observant and clever, by using the many gifts of the English language to intrigue and hook a reader.
[ Being Came Clever English Game Gifts Hook Intrigue Language Leads Many New Observant Reader Stories Up Using]
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- I was also in love with the English language.
[ Also English Language Love]
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- I played English football - soccer - instead of American football, because we couldn't afford the equipment.
[ Afford American Because English Equipment Football Instead Played Soccer]
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- In this country, it doesn't make any difference where you were born. It doesn't make any difference who your parents were. It doesn't make any difference if, like me, you couldn't even speak English until you were in your twenties.
[ Any Born Country Difference English Even Make Parents Speak Twenties Until Were Where Your]
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- Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale.
[ Bodies Companions Courage Dead Endurance Englishman Every Had Hardihood Heart Lived Must Notes Our Rough Should Stirred Tale Tell These Which Would]
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- We are showing that Englishmen can still die with a bold spirit, fighting it out to the end.
[ Bold Die End Englishmen Fighting Out Showing Spirit Still]
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- We are weak, writing is difficult, but for my own sake I do not regret this journey, which has shown that Englishmen can endure hardships, help one another, and meet death with as great a fortitude as ever in the past.
[ Another Death Difficult Endure Englishmen Ever Fortitude Great Hardships Help Journey Meet Own Past Regret Sake Shown Weak Which Writing]
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- So, when I got the contract for my album, even though it was an English record, my manager insisted on making sure we would record in Spanish as well, and it worked out really well for me.
[ Album Contract English Even Got Insisted Making Manager Out Really Record Spanish Sure Though Well Worked Would]
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- From the early days of European migration to America, in the 17th Century, the prototype of buildings was based on English precedent, even if mostly translated into the locally available material in abundance: timber.
[ Abundance America Available Based Buildings Century Days Early English European Even Into Locally Material Migration Mostly Precedent Prototype Timber Translated]
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- Most previous immigrants came to the United States to become Americans, with no intention of returning home. They relinquished their ties with their homeland. English was their key to prosperity, and they worked hard to master it.
[ Americans Become Came English Hard Home Homeland Immigrants Intention Key Master Most Previous Prosperity Relinquished Returning States Their Ties United Worked]
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- Writing in English was a major challenge. I didn't want other songwriters to write for me. I wanted to preserve the spirit of my songs in Spanish. I am the same Shakira in English as I am in Spanish.
[ Am Challenge English Major Other Preserve Same Songs Songwriters Spanish Spirit Want Wanted Write Writing]
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- The promise of America is one immigration policy for all who seek to enter our shores, whether they come from Mexico, Haiti or Canada, there must be one set of rules for everybody. We cannot welcome those to come and then try and act as though any culture will not be respected or treated inferior. We cannot look at the Latino community and preach "one language." No one gave them an English test before they sent them to Iraq to fight for America.
[ Act America Any Before Canada Cannot Come Community Culture English Enter Everybody Fight Gave Haiti Immigration Inferior Iraq Language Latino Look Mexico Must Our Policy Preach Promise Respected Rules Seek Sent Set Shores ]
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- To be honest I live among the English and have always found them to be very honest in their business dealings. They are noble, hard-working and anxious to do the right thing. But joy eludes them, they lack the joy that the Irish have.
[ Always Among Anxious Business Dealings Eludes English Found Hard-Working Honest Irish Joy Lack Live Noble Right Their Them Thing Very]
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- An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.
[ Englishman Moral Only Thinks Uncomfortable]
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- Isaac Singer was born in Poland and doesn't write in English. Still, he's an American.
[ American Born English Isaac Poland Singer Still Write]
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- I have no idea why one of our most original filmmakers would want to spend two years of his life translating someone else's movie from Spanish into English. And it wasn't such a good film in Spanish, either.
[ Either Else English Film Filmmakers Good His Idea Into Life Most Movie Original Our Someone Spanish Spend Such Translating Two Want Why Would Years]
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- This is what Hollywood tends to do. It tends to disregard tradition, history and anything factual, twisting it and turning it and making it all okay regardless of what the English may think of it.
[ Anything Disregard English Factual History Hollywood Making May Okay Regardless Tends Think Tradition Turning Twisting]
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- The insular arrogance of the English character is a commonplace joke.
[ Arrogance Character Commonplace English Insular Joke]
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- Who can doubt that between the English and the French, between the Scotch and the Irish, there are differences of character which have profoundly affected and still affect the course of history?
[ Affect Affected Between Character Course Differences Doubt English French History Irish Profoundly Scotch Still Which]
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- I'm very aware when I'm speaking to the English of how flat my Mid-Atlantic American voice is.
[ American Aware English Flat How Speaking Very Voice]
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- I had found English audiences highly satisfactory. They are the best listeners in the world. Perhaps the music-lovers of some of our larger cities equal the English, but I do not believe they can be surpassed in that respect.
[ Audiences Believe Best Cities English Equal Found Had Highly Larger Listeners Our Perhaps Respect Satisfactory Some Surpassed World]
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- English is taking over the world. I just wrote a piece about it. And it's not by design. The United States dominates because it's the biggest market.
[ Because Biggest Design Dominates English Just Market Over Piece States Taking United World Wrote]
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- I get work because I'm primarily a novelist but I've become script doctor. I can work back and forth between French and English.
[ Back Because Become Between Doctor English Forth French Get Novelist Primarily Script Work]
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- An English man does not travel to see English men.
[ Does English Man Men See Travel]
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- Nothing could be more inappropriate to American literature than its English source since the Americans are not British in sensibility.
[ American Americans British Could English Inappropriate Literature More Nothing Sensibility Since Source Than]
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- I married a young Englishman in Cambridge in 1955 and have lived in Britain every since.
[ Britain Cambridge Englishman Every Lived Married Since Young]
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- I'd forgotten I'd done the anime called Spirited Away, the English version of a Japanese film.
[ Anime Away Called Done English Film Forgotten Japanese Spirited Version]
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- There are reasons for believing that the English increase will far surpass others, and that the diffusion of the United States will ultimately produce the general population of America.
[ America Believing Diffusion English Far General Increase Others Population Produce Reasons States Surpass Ultimately United Will]
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- With the requests of some he complied, and has published a discourse, delivered before the Society for recovering drowned persons, which may be justly pronounced one of the most beautiful and interesting sermons in the English language.
[ Beautiful Before Complied Delivered Discourse Drowned English Interesting Justly Language May Most Persons Pronounced Published Recovering Requests Sermons Society Some Which]
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- English dramatic literature is, of course, dominated by Shakespeare; and it is almost inevitable that an English reader should measure the value of other poetic drama by the standards which Shakespeare has already implanted in his mind.
[ Almost Already Course Dominated Drama Dramatic English His Implanted Inevitable Literature Measure Mind Other Poetic Reader Shakespeare Should Standards Value Which]
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- Englishmen have always loved Moliere.
[ Always Englishmen Loved]
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- Poetry is something that happens in universities, in creative writing programs or in English departments.
[ Creative Departments English Happens Poetry Programs Something Universities Writing]
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- A Shakespeare could have arisen only on English soil. In the same way, your great dramatists and poets express the nature and essence of the Norwegian people, but they also express that which is universally valid for all mankind.
[ Also Arisen Could Dramatists English Essence Express Great Mankind Nature Norwegian Only Poets Same Shakespeare Soil Universally Valid Way Which Your]
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- When the English language gets in my way, I walk over it.
[ English Gets Language Over Walk Way]
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- The English press treated the world premiere of my first talking picture as a major event.
[ English Event First Major Picture Premiere Press Talking Treated World]
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- Intended to serve as an introduction to both the linguistic and also the practical study of spoken English.
[ Also Both English Intended Introduction Linguistic Practical Serve Spoken Study]
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- I think English is a fantastic, rich and musical language, but of course your mother tongue is the most important for an actor.
[ Actor Course English Fantastic Important Language Most Mother Musical Rich Think Tongue Your]
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- It's important to me to work in my own language now and then. I love English, but you can never learn to master a foreign language if you're not brought up with it.
[ Brought English Foreign Important Language Learn Love Master Never Now Own Then Up Work]
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- I used to think that my mother got into arguments with people because they didn't understand her English, because she was Chinese.
[ Arguments Because Chinese English Got Her Into Mother She Think Understand Used]
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- Those were the days, you know. It's an English thing; as soon as it's gets to 6 pm, you have to go and have a drink. We used to stick to that religiously.
[ Days Drink English Gets Go Know Pm Religiously Soon Stick Thing Those Used Were]
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- We took Beowulf, the epic poem in Old English, and put it right together with John Gardner's contemporary retelling. If you bring it into today, we really feel that it has something very fresh to say now.
[ Bring Contemporary English Epic Feel Fresh Into John Now Old Poem Put Really Right Say Something Today Together Took Very]
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- People are always saying, English, English, English rose, and I just feel so completely different.
[ Always Completely Different English Feel Just Rose Saying]
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- Seeing The English Patient is wonderfully draining, but imagine acting in it for six months.
[ Acting Draining English Imagine Months Patient Seeing Six Wonderfully]
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- My opposition to Interviews lies in the fact that offhand answers have little value or grace of expression, and that such oral give and take helps to perpetuate the decline of the English language.
[ Answers Decline English Expression Fact Give Grace Helps Interviews Language Lies Little Offhand Opposition Oral Perpetuate Such Take Value]
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- The French want no-one to be their superior. The English want inferiors. The Frenchman constantly raises his eyes above him with anxiety. The Englishman lowers his beneath him with satisfaction.
[ Above Anxiety Beneath Constantly English Englishman Eyes French Frenchman Him His Inferiors Lowers No-One Raises Satisfaction Superior Their Want]
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- Even modern English people are imperious, superior, ridden by class. All of the hypocrisy and the difficulties that are endemic in being British also make it an incredibly fertile place culturally. A brilliant place to live. Sad but true.
[ Also Being Brilliant British Class Culturally Difficulties Endemic English Even Fertile Hypocrisy Imperious Incredibly Live Make Modern Place Ridden Sad Superior True]
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- There is no happiness in love, except at the end of an English novel.
[ End English Except Happiness Love Novel]
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- The American Revolution was, in fact, a battle against the philosophy of Locke and the English utilitarians.
[ Against American Battle English Fact Locke Philosophy Revolution]
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- We were very kindly received by the English merchants to whom my companion had letters, and we set ourselves to learn what was the real state of things in Mexico.
[ Companion English Had Kindly Learn Letters Merchants Mexico Ourselves Real Received Set State Things Very Were Whom]
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- English of course is your major tool, but it is not nearly so important as other aspects of writing for example you have to have some natural ability you can't buy it no one puts it there you're born with it.
[ Ability Aspects Born Buy Course English Example Important Major Natural Nearly Other Puts Some Tool Writing Your]
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- I was a terrible English student.
[ English Student Terrible]
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- I don't want to play only Latin women. I want to have roles in English.
[ English Latin Only Play Roles Want Women]
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- More has been screwed up on the battlefield and misunderstood in the Pentagon because of a lack of understanding of the English language than any other single factor.
[ Any Battlefield Because Been English Factor Lack Language Misunderstood More Other Pentagon Screwed Single Than Understanding Up]
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- Our last jam session was this past Christmas. Dad played his harmonica, mom sang in English and Italian, and I played guitar. I'm so happy that we could share that musical experience for one last time.
[ Christmas Could Dad English Experience Guitar Happy Harmonica His Italian Jam Last Mom Musical Our Past Played Sang Session Share Time]
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- It's difficult for me to feel that a solid page without the breakups of paragraphs can be interesting. I break mine up perhaps sooner than I should in terms of the usage of the English language.
[ Break Difficult English Feel Interesting Language Mine Page Paragraphs Perhaps Should Solid Sooner Terms Than Up Usage Without]
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- Why does there exist a global American entertainment industry, but there isn't an equivalent coming from France or Italy? This is the case simply because the English language opens the whole world to the American cinema.
[ American Because Case Cinema Coming Does English Entertainment Equivalent Exist France Global Industry Italy Language Opens Simply Whole Why World]
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- I definitely wish to distinguish American poetry from British or other English language poetry.
[ American British Definitely Distinguish English Language Other Poetry Wish]
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- The English language is nobody's special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself.
[ English Imagination Itself Language Nobody Property Special]
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- Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors.
[ English Indoors Picnic Really Tea]
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- My favorite subject probably was math. I love math. Figures just intrigue me. I was really good at math. English probably was my worst subject. But I used to write a lot of poetry. I used to write poetry all the time.
[ English Favorite Figures Good Intrigue Just Lot Love Math Poetry Probably Really Subject Time Used Worst Write]
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- Others may use the ocean as their road; Only the English make it their abode.
[ Abode English Make May Ocean Only Others Road Their Use]
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- English girls' schools to-day providing the higher education are, so far as my knowledge goes, worthily representative of that astonishing rise in the intellectual standards of women which has taken place in the last half-century.
[ Astonishing Education English Far Girls Goes Higher Intellectual Knowledge Last Place Providing Representative Rise Schools Standards Taken To-Day Which Women Worthily]
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- 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.
[ Beat Borrow Down English Just Languages New Occasion Other Pockets Pursued Rifle Their Them Unconscious Vocabulary Words]
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- You never find an Englishman among the under-dogs except in England, of course.
[ Among Course England Englishman Except Find Never]
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- Dreams do come true, even for someone who couldn't speak English and never had a music lesson or much of an education.
[ Come Dreams Education English Even Had Lesson Much Music Never Someone Speak True]
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- In fact, it is amazing how much European films - Italian, French, German and English - have recovered a certain territory of the audience in their countries over the last few years.
[ Amazing Audience Certain Countries English European Fact Few Films French German How Italian Last Much Over Recovered Territory Their Years]
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- I speak two languages, Body and English.
[ Body English Languages Speak Two]
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- The American struggle for the vote was much more difficult than the English for the simple reason that it was much more easy.
[ American Difficult Easy English More Much Reason Simple Struggle Than Vote]
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- The vast majority of English folk cannot and will not consider a picture as a picture, apart from any story which it may be supposed to tell.
[ Any Apart Cannot Consider English Folk Majority May Picture Story Supposed Tell Vast Which Will]
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- English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgment and education - sometimes it's sheer luck, like getting across the street.
[ Across Education English Getting Judgment Luck Mere More Sheer Sometimes Street Taste Than Usage]
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- In spite of holidays when I was free to visit London theatres and explore the countryside, I spent four very miserable years as a colonial at an English school.
[ Colonial Countryside English Explore Four Free Holidays London Miserable School Spent Spite Theatres Very Visit Years]
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- Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and range of time, and is both the free and compacted composition of all.
[ Accretion Both Composition Dialect English Every Free Freely Growth Language Race Range Time Viewed]
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- It's like there are all these languages available, especially in terms of image. Why confine yourself to only English? There's all these languages and possibilities and concepts to speak or communicate with.
[ Available Communicate Concepts Confine English Especially Image Languages Only Possibilities Speak Terms These Why Yourself]
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- We have a president for whom English is a second language. He's like 'We have to get rid of dictators,' but he's pretty much one himself.
[ Dictators English Get Himself Language Much President Pretty Rid Second Whom]
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- It even has the same phraseology as the English orders of knighthood, companions and this sort of thing.
[ Companions English Even Knighthood Orders Same Sort Thing]
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- My early wounds were the English school system among other things. It wasn't merely the discipline, it was the ways in which boys got what was called the school spirit.
[ Among Boys Called Discipline Early English Got Merely Other School Spirit System Things Ways Were Which Wounds]
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- The English have an extraordinary ability for flying into a great calm.
[ Ability Calm English Extraordinary Flying Great Into]
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- We lived on a farm in the English countryside, where we wrote a lot of our music. You really were treated like an artist during those days-not like product, which is now the mode.
[ Artist Countryside During English Farm Lived Lot Mode Music Now Our Product Really Those Treated Were Where Which Wrote]
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- You know what the Englishman's idea of compromise is? He says, Some people say there is a God. Some people say there is no God. The truth probably lies somewhere between these two statements.
[ Between Compromise Englishman God Idea Know Lies Probably Say Says Some Somewhere Statements These Truth Two]
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- Ang Lee was educated in the West and his English is good.
[ Ang Educated English Good His Lee West]
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- For over ten years I always had, but I don't speak English.
[ Always English Had Over Speak Ten Years]
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- I've always enjoyed writing, I graduated with a degree in English; I've done bits of journalism.
[ Always Bits Degree Done English Enjoyed Graduated Journalism Writing]
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- China's cinema has been rising for some time; it has more exposure, so my chances of becoming internationally known are better. But the first thing I have to do is learn English. If I can grasp the language, then perhaps I can think about the U.S.
[ Becoming Been Better Chances China Cinema English Exposure First Grasp Internationally Known Language Learn More Perhaps Rising Some Then Thing Think Time]
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- After I learn more English, I'll work hard and make more films.
[ After English Films Hard Learn Make More Work]
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