Victorian England Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 28 Quotes About Victorian England

#1. In reading great literature I become a thousand men and yet remain myself ... I see with a myriad of eyes,but it is still I who see. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#2. John had been a footman nearly all of his adult life. He knew decorum and appropriate behavior for his situation. But when he glanced from one twin to another, he nearly ruined his reputation and self-respect forever with...a smile. - Author: Sarah Brazytis
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#3. We tell children what they should do when they grow up so we can impress the people next door. - Author: Robin S. Sharma
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#4. Then years back, when I moved to California, I happened to see a book about fashions of 19th-century Victorian England, only four pages of which was devoted to the dress of the working class. - Author: Martin Cruz Smith
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#5. (E)ach generation thinks it invented sex; each generation is totally mistaken. Anything along that line today was commonplace both in Pompeii and in Victorian England; the differences lie only in the degree of coverup
if any. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#6. Romney economics would spell disaster for America's middle class. In this economy there are shipbuilders and ship wreckers. - Author: Martin O'Malley
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#7. If you look at Victorian England, being a soldier was considered a noble profession. - Author: Jeff Lindsay
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#8. If you'd like to quickly round up a whole lot of assholes all in one spot I suggest going to the airport. - Author: Jenny Lawson
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#9. In Victorian England, people were told they should discourage their wives from reading because it would lead them into all sorts of devilish wickedness. - Author: Marion Bailey
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#10. My grandmother flew only once in her life, and that was the day she and her new husband ascended into the skies of Victorian London in the wicker basket of a hot-air balloon. They were soon to emigrate to Canada, and the aerial ride was meant to be a last view of their beloved England. - Author: Alan Bradley
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#11. No, the events which I am about to describe were simply too monstrous, too shocking to appear in print. They still are. It is no exaggeration to suggest that they would tear apart the entire fabric of society and, particularly at a time of war, this is something I cannot risk. - Author: Anthony Horowitz
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#12. Like sex in Victorian England, the reality of Big Business today is our big dirty secret. - Author: Ralph Nader
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#13. Only a complete woolhead looked at a woman while with another. - Author: Robert Jordan
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#14. I can't tell you how terribly glad I am that you're going to be all right," George said, rather thickly. "I...I wouldn't know how to act without a twin. - Author: Sarah Brazytis
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#15. Scorn, at first, makes after-love the more. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#16. Darwin, writing in Victorian England, shared Glaucon's view (from aristocratic Athens) that people are obsessed with their reputations. - Author: Jonathan Haidt
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#17. Stop it! It's too big! Take it out! - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#18. Reactionary nostalgia for the proprieties of Victorian England is unfortunate, like a whore looking under the bed for her virginity. - Author: Bruce Robinson
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#19. Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England. - Author: Stephen Gardiner
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#20. Quinn: "Shiiiiiiit. I nearly killed him."
Blay: "Well, arguably you were being gallant."

referring to strangling Saxton for "cheating" on Blay.

Black Dagger Brotherhood #11 Lover at Last - Author: J.R. Ward
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#21. I just want to let everyone know I'm not a murderer. - Author: Gucci Mane
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#22. It was the dog Abel, who - as animals have been reported to do - had made his way over all England's hills and rivers, to return to that home where he was first kindly treated. The warm fire, by which he sleeps even now, and the fattening dish will be his rewards to the end of his days. - Author: K.W. Jeter
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#23. My first attraction to writing novels was the plot, that almost extinct animal. Those novels I read which made me want to be a novelist were long, always plotted, novels - not just Victorian novels, but also those of my New England ancestors: Herman Melville and Nathaniel Hawthorne. - Author: John Irving
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#24. I've always been drawn to the Edwardian period in England. To me, it seems like such a fascinating time, when the British Empire was at the height of its powers and the strict mores of the Victorian age were dissipating into the decadence of King Edward's reign. - Author: Kevin Kwan
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#25. Huzza for the Queen! Huzza for Old England! - Author: Jules Verne
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#26. If we were in Victorian England I would have called him dashing;but, since we lived in the 21st century I would have to settle for the wordier GQ model hot. - Author: Penny Reid
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#27. The term railway was to Victorian England what atomic or aerodynamic were to be after World War II, and network and virtual are today. When it came to investments, the romantic appeal of being a party to this technological revolution often dominated profit considerations. - Author: Richard Bookstaber
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#28. Beethoven's symphonies are not 'relaxing.' They are the most exciting things that have ever been created by a human being. - Author: Joshua Bell
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