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Top 83 Quotes About Pubs

#1. It seems that soccer tournaments create those relationships: people gathered together in pubs and living rooms, a whole country suddenly caring about the same event. A World Cup is the sort of common project that otherwise barely exists in modern societies. - Author: Simon Kuper
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#2. A lot of country pubs will receive Michelin stars. - Author: Heston Blumenthal
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#3. I know of no wars started by anyone to impose lack of religion on someone else. We have lethal Sunni v Shia, Catholic against Protestant, but no agnostic suicide bombers attack crowded atheist pubs. - Author: Simon Hoggart
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#4. Orwell wrote easily and well about small humane pursuits, such as bird watching, gardening and cooking, and did not despise popular pleasures like pubs and vulgar seaside resorts. In many ways, his investigations into ordinary life and activity prefigure what we now call 'cultural studies. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#5. The bronze dwarfs give you the first clue that Wroclaw is no ordinary city. They lurk all over the place, carousing outside pubs, snoring at the doors of hotels, peeking out from behind the bars of the old city jail. - Author: David Hewson
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#6. Near my apartment in London, a lot of the pubs kind of look identical, which is very strange. - Author: Edgar Wright
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#7. On evenings like this, when the streets below were filled with couples strolling, and laughing people spilled out of pubs, already planning meals, nights out, trips to clubs, something ached inside me; something - Author: Jojo Moyes
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#8. My friends are the ones I've had since primary school. They're really cool and such a good bunch of people. They came to every one of my gigs before all of this happened, you know; they were there in the smoky pubs, wherever. - Author: Leona Lewis
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#9. A horrid alcoholic explosion scatters all my good intentions like bits of limbs and clothes over the doorsteps and into the saloon bars of the tawdriest pubs. - Author: Dylan Thomas
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#10. Its a bit cloudy in London but people are already drinking out on the streets- God Bless the pubs. - Author: Guillermo Del Toro
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#11. As the official statistics would have it, if you're a young, single, white student who rents a flat in Liverpool and regularly visits pubs and clubs, the statistical chances of you not having taken an illegal drug in the last year would be slim to none. Conversely, - Author: Max Daly
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#12. Why can men no longer be best friends? This is so stupid. Today if you show two guys being best friends they end up giving out an image that they're gay. But guys don't always need to be drinking beer, fighting in pubs or pulling women by the hair. They may have a deep affection. - Author: Henry Cavill
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#13. the seedy-garish world of back-street London... restless rootless... beautiful, amoral, modern siren of doom in a jungle of dance halls, caffs and pubs. - Author: Mark McShane
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#14. Dubh is do?" I was incredulous. It was no wonder I hadn't been able to find the stupid word. "Should I be
calling pubs poos?"
"Dubh is Gaelic, Ms. Lane. Pub is not. - Author: Karen Marie Moning
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#15. I was never a big guy in pubs. I was never the main kind of aggressor or anything like that, but I found myself in trouble because I always had a mouth that would come back with something, and there was just never anyone who could make me be quiet. - Author: Dominic Monaghan
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#16. I love those people who do story-telling and who ramble on, but I don't do that, I tell jokes - the sort of jokes that anyone really could tell in the pub. - Author: Jimmy Carr
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#17. She is more memory than reality. She belongs to a time of teenage crushes, first kisses, crowded lecture halls and smoky pubs. Even if she had lived, we might have had nothing in common except the past. - Author: Michael Robotham
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#18. Young writers should keep out of pubs and remember that the cliche way of the artistic life is a lie. - Author: Patrick Kavanagh
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#19. You can get samosas in any pub in England today, pretty much. So, "Gunga Din" has come back. - Author: Aasif Mandvi
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#20. At the beginning of my acting career, I worked for two seasons at the RSC and spent a lot of time in the Cotswolds exploring Shakespeare's countryside. It's my kind of English landscape, with its tiny villages and one-room thatched pubs. - Author: Cherie Lunghi
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#21. We supped at our pints, imagining a whale fighting a giant squid, probably just as thousands of other men in pubs across the land were doing at that moment. - Author: Danny Wallace
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#22. A reading of the Declaration of Independence on the steps of a building is widely covered. The events that started the American Revolution were the meetings in homes, pubs, on street corners. - Author: Harvey Milk
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#23. But one of the most fantastic things about Ireland and Dublin is that the pubs are like Paris and the cafe culture. And Dublin, in many ways, is a pub culture. - Author: Hugh Dancy
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#24. I like pubs too, but it's hard for me to go and get proper bladdered in the way I used to. I don't want to moan about being recognised but I do get a bit of grief sometimes. - Author: Alan Davies
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#25. In a proper pub everyone there is potentially, if not a lifelong friend, at least someone to lure into an argument about foreign policy or the Red Sox. - Author: Barbara Holland
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#26. I dread the day I leave [Doctor Who], because then I'll have to go back to writing bedrooms and offices and pubs. And maybe a field, if I'm lucky. - Author: Russell T. Davies
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#27. In recent years, breweries and brew pubs have flourished across the Nation. And, as the Representative from Oregon's fourth district, I have enjoyed seeing the diversity that craft brewery has fueled across the Nation. - Author: Peter DeFazio
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#28. I was 18 when I first visited London, I'm very provincial like that, but I must confess the moment I got to America I thought: This is the place. It was more open, with 24-hour cities and pubs and restaurants that didn't close. - Author: David Hockney
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#29. I love pubs and I love pub culture. - Author: Jodie Whittaker
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#30. The trouble with bookshops is that they are as bad as pubs. You start at one and then you drift to another, and before you know where you are you are on a gigantic book-binge. My brief case was full to bursting and I had bundles of books under both arms. I was bowed down by the weight of them. - Author: R.T. Campbell
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#31. We then took a shortened version of what we'd been doing in the pubs, with the best gags and things like that, out to cabaret clubs and things in the north of England for six weeks. And we became a big success. - Author: Neil Innes
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#32. I firmly believe as an author you have to go out in life and hear the stories of people. In pubs in the UK or a retirement home in the US it is the stories of others that bring a book to life. - Author: Charles Todd
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#33. The Puritanical nonsense of excluding children and therefore to some extent women from pubs has turned these places into mere boozing shops instead of the family gathering places that they ought to be. - Author: George Orwell
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#34. As I travelled around Australia, strangers in pubs, on airplanes, in beach parking lots would bring up Gina Rinehart, not knowing I was writing about her. Everybody had something to say, some of it thoughtful, some of it poorly informed, some of it vividly obscene. - Author: William Finnegan
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#35. I don't go to pubs. - Author: Peter Capaldi
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#36. Though it had no wide reputation, all manner of people frequented 'The Midnight Bell.' This was in its nature, of course, since it is notorious that all manner of people frequent all manner of public-houses - which in this respect resemble railway stations and mad-houses. - Author: Patrick Hamilton
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#37. I started - well, in England it works a little bit differently. You have to do Fringe theatre, which is basically free theatre. You do it in pubs and small theaters and village halls across the country, and you work for a theatre company. You're part of a troupe. - Author: Joshua Sasse
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#38. Look at all our old men in pubs. Look at all our young people on drugs. - Author: Sinead O'Connor
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#39. In pubs across the land, the customers speak of little else but lunar nutation, especially since the moon is nutating at this very moment. - Author: Tom Shields
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#40. It was one of the things you put up with: that every Saturday young males trashed your trains, broke the windows of your pubs, destroyed your cars, wreaked havoc on your town centres. I didn't buy it, but it seemed to be so. - Author: Bill Buford
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#41. Trouble is, I don't get to play a lot at the moment because I've just signed a contract where I've got to do 200 shows a year in pubs, so the golf's fallen away a bit. - Author: Eric Bristow
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#42. I'd like to think ... that people in pubs would talk about my poems - Author: Philip Larkin
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#43. If you can make it down to the pub, the pub will make it up to you. - Author: Benny Bellamacina
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#44. I once tried hawking my own book around the pubs in the hope that, like the Salvation Army, I too could sell to the cerebrally relaxed. It was a disaster. I had beer thrown over me for being a) a nuisance, b) not as good as Wordsworth and c) a nancy for writing poetry in the first place. - Author: Peter Finch
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#45. You meet a better class of person in pubs, - Author: Oliver Reed
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#46. You have city centre pubs where men go to meet girls, not realising that all girls in city centre pubs have thighs like tug boats and morals that would surprise a zoo animal. - Author: Jeremy Clarkson
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#47. A lot of pubs in London are now faceless, expensive yuppy bars. Not like when I was growing up. The pub used to be, and should be, the pillar of community. - Author: Jason Flemyng
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#48. Pubs are, disturbingly, where I hatch most of my best idea-sculptures: possibly it's something to do with the disinhibiting effects of alcohol, or maybe it's just having company to yack at. - Author: Charles Stross
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#49. I like Irish pubs, except for all the loud music and drinking, and people acting like idiots. - Author: Dov Davidoff
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#50. Irish women are always carrying water on their heads, and always carrying their husbands home from pubs. Such things are the greatest posture-builders in the world. - Author: Peter O'Toole
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#51. Thousands of snapshots are taken of JFK that day. Many of them remain hanging in the pubs and homes of Galway. - Author: Bill O'Reilly
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#52. Looking back, I spent a lot of time sitting in pubs when I should have been perfecting my playwriting. - Author: Jez Butterworth
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#53. I love Tate Modern; there's such great style and shopping here. I love the galleries and the pubs out on the street, just having your pint as the sun is setting. - Author: Drew Barrymore
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#54. I once worked in a pub. I couldn't add up to save my life, but I could pull the pints. - Author: Pauline Quirke
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#55. Sometimes I think it is because we remember when we could smoke in pubs, and that we pull our phones out together as once we pulled out our cigarette packets. But probably it's because we are easily bored. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#56. Dublin was turning into Disneyland with super-pubs, a Purgatory open till five in the morning. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#57. In its truest manifestation, where it gives judgments, poetry is super-luxury. It would be interesting to see what would happen to a High Court judge if he were forced to follow the true poetic formula, doing the job for love, being forced into pubs for relief. - Author: Patrick Kavanagh
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#58. The age of 18 seemed the right time to try something different in my life. Moving to the U.K. was a risk, and I was never confident that I could ever make a full-time living being a musician, but I had to try. Initially, I worked as a jazz musician in pubs or with bands. - Author: Manfred Mann
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#59. The docks were said to be quite tough, but there were pubs you didn't go into if you were a respectable ... but um, I never felt a sense of danger in Liverpool. - Author: Derek Taylor
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#60. Oh the torn up ticket stubs
From a hundred thousand mugs
Now washed away with dead dreams in the rain
And the carparks going up
And they're pulling down the pubs
And its just another bloody rainy day - Author: Shane MacGowan
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#61. But why have you dear English Jew whose forefathers fought to enter the country of Johnny Mill, the Stuart with a little heart, saunter in Haridwar, no pubs or fish and chips' counters here, only Ganga-Jal, -the holy ale- Quaff it for the spirit and carry it to the banks of Thames in a holy grail. - Author: Aporva Kala
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#62. People come up to me in pubs - gay pubs, mind you - and can't believe that I'm gay. - Author: Luke Evans
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#63. I don't really go around feeling very Irish at all. I don't go to Irish pubs. I've lived so many places, and I'm still so curious about the bigger world. It's grand to be alive in a time when mobility is so accessible. - Author: Stuart Townsend
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#64. I started singing when I was 18 and landed my first record deal with RCA when I was 26 after a lot of grafting singing in pubs and clubs. - Author: Bonnie Tyler
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#65. Ignore the trade-pub narratives about how little success indies enjoy. - Author: Nathan Lowell
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#66. I miss the banter with friends and family, which more often than not takes place within the confines of a decent public house. So I miss the pubs. - Author: Chris Vance
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#67. Personally, I've never been attracted to danger. It's not my sort of thing. I am more attracted to pubs and cafes. The known, safe and comfortable world. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#68. I never thought that I could make a living out of my voice, to be completely honest. I thought that I could probably keep playing pubs. And it was exciting for me to get even just a pub gig in my town or country, when I went to university. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#69. When I die I want to decompose in a barrel of porter and have it served in all the pubs in Dublin. - Author: J.P. Donleavy
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#70. I've never been thrown out of a pub, but I've fallen into quite a few - Author: Benny Bellamacina
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#71. So we used to look for funny songs, and learn them and play them. And we used to play them in pubs. - Author: Neil Innes
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#72. No one will pay you for planning an expedition at first: you have to work in pubs at weekends so you can pay the gas bills. I joined the Territorial Army, which paid me when I turned up to drill nights, and so did my wife. - Author: Ranulph Fiennes
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#73. I started singing in pubs and clubs around Belfast when I was 10. My dad is a musician, and he took me 'round; I impersonated Tina Turner and Shirley Bassey, and the crowd couldn't believe what was coming out of this little girl. - Author: Rachel Tucker
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#74. Let's all go and be feminists in the pub. - Author: Caitlin Moran
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#75. All the best pubs are built on a hill, so you can slope in and roll out. - Author: Benny Bellamacina
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#76. Never go for a drink in London's square mile, nobody ever gets a round in. - Author: Benny Bellamacina
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#77. I like being able to go to a local pub and have great food and particularly love pubs that welcome my dogs. - Author: Kevin Spacey
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#78. Always skip to the pub to enjoy your barley and hops - Author: Benny Bellamacina
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#79. In the end, in England, when you want to find out how people are feeling, you always go to the pubs. - Author: Martha Gellhorn
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#80. I have a theory that the secret of marital happiness is simple: drink in different pubs to your other half. - Author: Jilly Cooper
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#81. When a man wants to have an alehouse meltdown, the worst thing you can do is stand in his way - Author: Luke Haines
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#82. I've worked in pubs for years and you get people challenging you. Challenging your masculinity. - Author: Carl Froch
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#83. That means I can drive a flock of sheep through the town centre, drink for free in no less than 64 pubs and get a lift home with the police when I become inebriated. What more could you want? - Author: Andrew Flintoff
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