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#1. In Britain, by contrast, we still think that class plays a part in determining a person's life chances, so we're less inclined to celebrate success and less inclined to condemn failure. The upshot is that it's much easier to be a failure in Britain than it is in America. - Author: Toby Young
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#2. We forget to appreciate what it meant for people to escape from the wages of medieval times to incomes two or three times the medieval level, as most people in Britain, America, France, and the German lands came to enjoy in the 19th century. - Author: Edmund S. Phelps
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#3. In Britain, libel damages are small and people build them into the cost of doing business. In America, libel is very rare and much harder to prove, but the damages are enormous. - Author: Graydon Carter
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#4. As a political current, Maoism was always weak in Britain, confined largely to students from Asia, Africa and Latin America. - Author: Tariq Ali
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#5. Grossly to oversimplify the contributions made by the three leading members of the Grand Alliance in the Second World War, if Britain had provided the time and Russia the blood necessary to defeat the Axis, it was America that produced the weapons. - Author: Andrew Roberts
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#6. 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. - Author: Richard O'Brien
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#7. Britain and America couldn't agree on shoe sizing, dress sizing, weight, distance or temperature measurements, but on the scale of breasts, we were of one voice. - Author: Pauline Wiles
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#8. Not surprisingly, extensive effort in Britain and America goes into finding tax shelter. the system is "efficient" for the shelter industry, not for the economy. - Author: Robert Kuttner
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#9. The American dream? We don't have a dream in Britain because we're bloody awake! - Author: Al Murray
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#10. We discovered that there was a great deal of keen interest in America for the kinds of products that we thought could be produced here. Also there was an interest in Britain for Australian material generally. - Author: Ann Macbeth
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#11. What's similar between Britain and America is the lack of good-quality civic buildings. - Author: Zaha Hadid
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#12. Britain was formerly the America of the Germans. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#13. Our work targets world infidels. Our enemy is the crusader alliance led by America, Britain and Israel. It is a crusader-Jewish alliance. - Author: Osama Bin Laden
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#14. If Britain was to close down altogether overnight, then China would take up the slack of carbon emissions in two years. If America closed down, just the growth in China's emissions would replace America's emissions in 12 years. - Author: Christopher Monckton
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#15. People in America, when listening to radio, like to lean forward. People in Britain like to lean back. - Author: Alistair Cooke
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#16. I consider the war of America against Britain as the country's war, the public's war, or the war of the people in their own behalf, for the security of their natural rights, and the protection of their own property. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#17. America, ladies and gentlemen, has done more for me financially than Britain ever has, or ever could have done. - Author: Felix Dennis
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#18. In Britain, girls seem to be either bright or attractive. In America, that's not the case. They're both. - Author: John Cleese
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#19. If the United States of America or Britain is having elections, they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia. But when we have elections, they want observers. - Author: Nelson Mandela
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#20. South America was not really that open - you had to fit in, and I didn't fit in. I was different - my tastes, my point of view - were a bit weird, and I found in Britain a sense of calm, that I could just be. - Author: Mario Testino
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#21. Britain is producing some of the worst films in the world. Our film industry is desperate to be part of America, and we just churn out flaccid imitations of bad films over there. - Author: Catherine McCormack
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#22. Let us make sure that the supreme fact of the 20th century is that they tread the same path. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#23. British diplomats and Anglo-American types in Washington have a near-superstitious prohibition on uttering the words 'Special Relationship' to describe relations between Britain and America, lest the specialness itself vanish like a phantom at cock-crow. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#24. In America journalism is apt to be regarded as an extension of history: in Britain, as an extension of conversation. - Author: Anthony Sampson
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#25. In Britain, like most of the developed world, stem-cell research is regarded as a great opportunity. America will be left behind if it doesn't change policy. - Author: Stephen Hawking
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#26. In Britain, it's bred into you, the idea that you can't really change anything, so why bother. When I went to school in America, it was the total opposite view - you, as an individual, can change anything and everything. It's how you're raised. - Author: Heather Brooke
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#27. We owe America something because they turned us into a touring band. But at least we feel confident about appearing in Britain again now. Hyde park was the first time over here for ages. - Author: Steve Marriott
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#28. America's health care system is second only to Japan, Canada, Sweden, Great Britain, well ... all of Europe. But you can thank your lucky starts we don't live in Paraguay! - Author: Matt Groening
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#29. In America, there seems to be more focus on the idea that it's important to do things differently. In Britain, it's not an issue. - Author: Thom Yorke
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#30. America: It's like Britain, only with buttons. - Author: Ringo Starr
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#31. It is not in the power of Britain or of Europe to conquer America, if she do not conquer herself by DELAY and TIMIDITY. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#32. It's not Africa that is destroying the African rainforest, it's selling concessions to timber companies that are not African, they are from the developed world - Japan, America, Germany, Britain. - Author: Jane Goodall
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#33. I think the Canadian sense of humor is dryer than America's and juicier than Britain's. I think it's a cross between the two of them, really. - Author: Scott Thompson
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#34. I think America and Britain have a different culture from France. They discovered marketing and consumerism before France. - Author: Pierre Dukan
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#35. Mass prosperity came with the mass innovation that sprung up in 1815 in Britain, soon after in America, and later in Germany and France: It brought sustained growth to these nations - also to nations with entrepreneurs willing and able to copy the innovations. - Author: Edmund Phelps
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#36. Mr. Speaker, on September 11, 2001, the United States was attacked, and Britain stood with us. This was not only an attack against America, but against the civilized world; and Britain understood this. - Author: Vito Fossella
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#37. It was left to the Progressive movement in America (as to the Fabians in Britain) to promote eugenics, Prohibition, dietary fads, the compulsory sterilisation of those they deemed 'unfit', and preferential treatment in immigration law of 'Nordic' (and preferably Protestant) immigrants. - Author: Markham Shaw Pyle
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#38. I made some flippant remark about not wanting my son to grow up with an American accent, and the next thing I knew, there were people in America suggesting I head back to Britain if I was unhappy at such a prospect. - Author: Ashley Jensen
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#39. The historian John Keegan explains that America and Britain could champion freedom only because the sea protected them "from the landbound enemies of liberty. - Author: Robert D. Kaplan
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#40. Britain's relationship with America might be described as 'special', but only if by 'special' we mean 'frequently dysfunctional'. - Author: Ben Crystal
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#41. When Captain America died, Americans heard it in an American way: through the media. When Captain Britain died, the British felt it in their chests. - Author: Paul Cornell
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#42. I'm resigned to the fact that the corseted history of America is not as exciting as that of Britain. - Author: Felicia Day
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#43. Politics has got too personal, too nasty, in Britain, as it has in America. - Author: Dan Aykroyd
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#44. I quite enjoy fame, especially when you go to conventions in America where they treat you like a god with stretch limos and the whole fame thing, but then when you come back to Britain, you end up changing in a toilet in a theatre off West End and that's really good, because that is what it's about. - Author: Sylvester McCoy
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#45. I always say to anybody who's going over to America for the first time, 'Whatever you do, go and see a popular mainstream film with a big audience.' Because people shout out. You never get that in Britain. Everybody's so quiet, scared to laugh. It's like being in church. - Author: Danny Boyle
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#46. What we want, above all things on earth in our public men, is independence. It is one great defect in the character of the public men of America that there is that real want of independence; and, in this respect, a most marked contrast exists between public men in this country and in Great Britain. - Author: John C. Calhoun
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#47. In Europe and Britain they seem to be much more accepting and embracing of older bands, whereas in America if you've been out for three years, you're old, and I think that attitude stinks. - Author: John Bush
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#48. Britain is relatively compact and much closer to the borders of the U.S.S.R. than anywhere in North America. - Author: Charles Stross
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#49. This reminded him of Alvis Bender's contention that stories were like nations - Italy, a great epic poem, Britain, a thick novel, America, a brash motion picture in technicolor ... - Author: Jess Walter
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#50. In Western Civilization - America and Britain - if you see people talking and it becomes an argument and voices are raised, you are not surprised if violence follows. Hopefully it won't, but you are not surprised. - Author: John Gimlette
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#51. Will isn't a screaming queen - that's Jack's part. They needed someone to play the part for America. It's just not the same as Britain. To have a gay character as a lead is risky. - Author: Eric McCormack
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#52. But more than anything else, for the British folks Irish people were all terrorists. So when we went to Britain, it was always a lot of resistance to U2. And that's why we came to America. - Author: Bono
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#53. In America, it's quite admirable if someone's done well or been successful at whatever it is. Whereas in Britain, they're not. They only like it when you're the underdog. - Author: Aphex Twin
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#54. First of all, when you live in a country like Canada, it's quite different from America in the sense that it's very tied to traditions that were born in Britain. - Author: Geddy Lee
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#55. The United States of America will sound as pompously in the world or in history as The Kingdom of Great Britain. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#56. By the fall of 1775 no one in Congress labored more ardently than Adams to hasten the day when America would be separate from Great Britain. - Author: John Ferling
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#57. I have a work presently in the Press named 'Six Months in Hell' which you may one day read. I consider it will be worth perusing, bruising badly the morals of Britain and America, while Royalty, clergy, critics, society and bloodhounds of law must all incur its censure. - Author: Amanda McKittrick Ros
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#58. In Europe and Japan, bourgeois life lingers on. In Britain and America it has become the stuff of theme parks. The middle class is a luxury capitalism can no longer afford. - Author: John N. Gray
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#59. Most independent filmmakers in Britain and North America work for commercial crews and then have their own projects when they've got enough money saved up to do so. - Author: Ann Macbeth
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#60. Unlike many of its European neighbors, Britain shares many of America's financial traits. - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#61. There's an underlying puritanicalness in America that is not that different to the prudishness of Britain - it just manifests itself in different ways. - Author: Eve Ensler
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#62. Corrupt judicial practices in Russia, America, China, Great Britain, and other countries only vary by a single degree: the cost of services. - Author: Christopher Mart
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#63. In Britain you're more used to challenging drama. In America, TV is just boring, and numbing, and bloody terrible. - Author: Michael Imperioli
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#64. We need to dig deep and give people a reason to be optimistic just as Obama is doing in America. Because in the same way that outcome of the U.S. elections will change the course of events there and around the world, so too do politics here in Britain. - Author: Lucy Powell
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#65. Although I was always very happy in Britain, I never stopped thinking of America as home, in the fundamental sense of the term. It was where I came from, what I really understood, the base against which all else was measured. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#66. Well, you know ... I grew up in postwar Britain, when you were lucky to get anything to eat. People in America have absolutely no conception of how austere England was after the war. While you were all sort of eating butter and eggs, we were eating rabbit. That's what there was in the butcher shop. - Author: Tim Curry
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#67. The colleges of Edinburgh and Geneva as seminaries of science, are considered as the two eyes of Europe. While Great Britain and America give the preference to the former, all other countries give it to the latter. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#68. By the time I was 18, I had absorbed punk rock from America, Britain, and the West Coast. All of it was so dark and weird and different and cool and hot and sexy and rebellious. It was a fist-in-the-air kind of rebellion that I wasn't getting from the '70s mainstream. - Author: Michael Stipe
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#69. Biscuits are sweet things in Britain, and apparently in America a biscuit is something like a scone, something savory that you'd have with soup. - Author: Mini Grey
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#70. The Four Seasons was making me popular in Britain, but EMI America had no interest in making that happen in the States, so I just had a classical career there. - Author: Nigel Kennedy
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#71. England and America are two countries separated by the same language. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#72. They have our soul who have our bonds - and the world was more fortunate in who had London's bonds than America is seventy years later. Britain's eclipse by its wayward son was a changing of the guard, not a razing of the palace. - Author: Mark Steyn
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#73. One if by land, two if by sea. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#74. When I was growing up, I despised Irishness. I felt our music, our television and our books were just poor imitations of what came out of Britain and America. I was all set to abandon it entirely. - Author: Marian Keyes
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#75. The success of the abolitionist movement lay in its making real for people in Britain and America the slave ship's pervasive and utterly instrumental terror, which was indeed its defining feature. - Author: Marcus Rediker
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#76. I?m much bigger in Britain than I am there. I'm well-known, but my name's That Guy in America ... People shout: "Hey ? I know you! You're That Guy.". - Author: Billy Connolly
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#77. I am not convinced that the U.S. is more religious than Britain. Even if more people go to church in America, I think the U.S. is a much more secular country than Britain. - Author: Stanley Hauerwas
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#78. It's odd that I'm a big name in America and not known in Britain. - Author: Marcus Buckingham
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#79. You have students in America, in Britain, who do not want to be engineers. Perhaps it is the workload, I studied engineering, and I know what a grind it is. - Author: Azim Premji
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#80. We have really everything in common with America nowadays, except, of course, language. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#81. England and America owe their liberty to commerce, which created a new species of power to undermine the feudal system. But let them beware of the consequences: the tyranny of wealth is still more galling and debasing than that of rank. - Author: Mary Wollstonecraft
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#82. No, people back home don't realize why there is this kind of need for heroes in America at the moment. People in Britain don't really understand what's going on here. They don't understand why Camp X-ray exists. - Author: Jon Ronson
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#83. This very individualistic form of Protestant Christianity that became so basic in English and then American life is to a large degree responsible for the historical success of Britain and America. - Author: Walter Russell Mead
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#84. And one of the challenges, of course, is to convince people that Muslims would like to be free, that there's other people other than people in Britain and America that would like to be free in the world. - Author: George W. Bush
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#85. But where, says some, is the King of America? I'll tell you. Friend, he reigns above, and doth not make havoc of mankind like the Royal Brute of Britain. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#86. I have found far greater enthusiasm for science in America than here in Britain. There is more enthusiasm for everything in America. - Author: Stephen Hawking
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#87. The British monarchy has the political and constitutional task of subtracting from the government and governors of Britain the papal and kingly airs that in America, because we have no such institution, unfortunately adhere to the president. - Author: Mark Helprin
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#88. For centuries my father's family lived on Britain's biggest tidal river, the Severn, on which there was a huge trade with the interior, and through the Port of Bristol with America. - Author: Edward Rutherfurd
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#89. Whether people like it or not, China is incredibly important to the future of mankind. For me, this is something that we all need to have intelligent discussions about in America, in Britain, in Europe. - Author: Damon Albarn
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#90. Mr. Churchill is proud of Britain's stand alone, after France had fallen and before America entered the War. - Author: Eamon De Valera
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#91. I wonder if this reason is partly geographical, that talk radio is so much more successful in North America than in Britain? People who are very remote - I'm thinking of Newfoundland - feel very connected though the radio. - Author: John Gimlette
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