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Top 100 Quotes About Wales

#1. If you see a blatant error or misconception about yourself, you really want to set it straight. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#2. I'm very much an Enlightenment kind of guy. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#3. Return to the land of your fathers; blood calls to blood. - Author: Horton Deakins
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#4. It was an American who said that while a Frenchman's truth was akin to a straight line, a Welshman's truth was more in the nature of a curve, and it is a fact that Welsh affairs are entangled always in parabola, double-meaning and implication. This makes for a web-like interest ... - Author: Jan Morris
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#5. I don't think I've ever felt this lost, even in Wales. - Author: Karl Pilkington
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#6. I have dual citizenship; it just so happens I live in America. I would like to go back to Wales. I'm obsessed with my childhood, and at least three times a week dream I am back there. - Author: Anthony Hopkins
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#7. Though I be but the prince of Wales, yet I am king of courtesy - Author: William Shakespeare
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#8. We don't stoop to the level of our worst critics, no matter how much we may find them to be annoying. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#9. I brought a Border Collie back home to Vancouver from Wales - where some of my ancestors are from - and needed to challenge him in other ways than just being my pet. So I investigated sheep herding and took a few lessons, and decided I was probably learning more than my dog! - Author: Jane Siberry
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#10. While I'm optimistic about the direction the world is headed, generally, I think there is a need for constant vigilance and pressure on repressive governments. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#11. I come from south Wales. A place called Aberbargoed. - Author: Luke Evans
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#12. Diana, Princess of Wales is feminine. Kylie Minogue is feminine. I am . . . femi-none. - Author: Caitlin Moran
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#13. I have - I have more than an interesting task in piloting Wales into our new democracy, without wanting to exercise draconian powers on behalf of anybody else - I can assure of that. - Author: Ron Davies
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#14. Wales smiled sadly. "Dig, dig, clear every little detail, that's a detective's life. A crime is like an iceberg, one-tenth showing and nine-tenths hidden. - Author: Ed Lacy
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#15. Frankly, and let me be blunt, Wikipedia as a readable product is not for us. It's for them. It's for that girl in Africa who can save the lives of hundreds of thousands of people around her, but only if she's empowered with the knowledge to do so. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#16. The mainland Chinese tend to take a Chinese mainland point of view on controversial issues, and the Taiwanese take another the Taiwanese viewpoint. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#17. I'm not real good at the administrative part of running a company. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#18. Mostly, I try to take a rational approach to life. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#19. I frequently counsel people who are getting frustrated about an edit war to think about someone who lives without clean drinking water, without any proper means of education, and how our work might someday help that person. It puts flamewars into some perspective, I think. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#20. The first time I went to Wales I thought I'd landed in a land of hobbits. Everybody was really small and the houses were small and the writing was backwards. - Author: David Hasselhoff
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#21. Cornwall, peopled mainly by Celts, but with an infusion of English blood, stands and always has stood apart from the rest of England, much, but in a less degree, as has Wales. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#22. Massive numbers of people are going to come online from cultures we don't normally interact with. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#23. The language itself, whether you speak it or not, whether you love it or hate it, is like some bewitchment or seduction from the past, drifting across the country down the centuries, subtly affecting the nations sensibilities even when its meaning is forgotten. - Author: Jan Morris
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#24. It is good that a man's enemies want him dead, for it proves he has lived a life of worth. - Author: Forrest Carter
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#25. I don't know, 'Zorro' was just so great for me because, knowing where I came from, everyone spoke Spanish to me, like, forever after that. And I'm, like, from Wales. - Author: Catherine Zeta-Jones
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#26. It was full of dead Prussian Guards, big men, and dead Royal Welch Fusiliers and South Wales Borderers, little men. Not a single tree in the wood remained unbroken. - Author: Phil Carradice
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#27. There's kind of this real social pressure to not argue about things. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#28. Somebody like me - I am a member of the Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change, we've been at this for several years now. To have somebody like the Prince of Wales talk about something [like climate changes] elevates that conversation to a much higher level. - Author: Chris Barrie
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#29. Aristocracy is a relative thing. And there are plenty of out-of-the-way places where the son of an upholsterer is the arbiter of fashion and reigns over a court like any young Prince of Wales. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#30. Part of my childhood was spent in Sydney and part in rural New South Wales, at Armidale. - Author: John Cornforth
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#31. Given enough time humans will screw up Wikipedia just as they have screwed up everything else, but so far it's not too bad. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#32. What we won't do is pretend that the work of lunatic charlatans is the equivalent of "true scientific discourse." It isn't. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#33. I still believe there is a need to open up search and it will come eventually. It is very important to challenge the current models. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#34. If there be one man, more than another, who deserves to succeed in flying through the air, that man is Mr. Laurence Hargrave, of Sydney, New South Wales. - Author: Octave Chanute
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#35. The Supreme Court has held that code is speech. And it doesn't matter that it's done on a computer or done face to face or done in a newspaper, reporting the facts of the world is protected speech. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#36. We have a Scottish Parliament and National Assembly for Wales, both elected by fairer votes - involving proportional representation. - Author: Charles Kennedy
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#37. I grew up in a small, strictly-Catholic fishing village on the coast of Wales. The people there have a different attitude to life than those in Hollywood - people stick together more. - Author: Catherine Zeta-Jones
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#38. I maintain that when I finally retire from my career in music, I will go and live back in Wales - when I am an old person, if I live to be an old person. The water I miss, and the air, there's something different about it. And I miss the simple life. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#39. I do what I can, but I'll always give it a shot. You're not going to see me playing a Welsh character any time soon, not because I wouldn't love to. I went up to Wales once and read for a film with Rhys Ifans, and haven't been asked back since. We did have a nice time on the train on the way back. - Author: Aidan Gillen
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#40. Introduced to this world in Llandyssul, Cardiganshire, Wales, November 14, 1843, I celebrated my first anniversary by landing at Castle Garden, in New York City. - Author: Jenkin Lloyd Jones
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#41. And who should see the truth but you and I? - Author: Alexander Wales
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#42. What you don't get in the mainstream media is so much of the background material. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#43. Even when I was Archbishop of Wales and working with new bishops, I used to say, not realising quite how true it was, 'One of the things you will do as a bishop is disappoint people'. - Author: Rowan Williams
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#44. I'm a dangerous person because I mind about things. - Author: Charles, Prince Of Wales
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#45. This was raw. This was primal. This was real. - Author: Angela Quarles
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#46. To me, growing up in South Wales, a pair of Diesel jeans were the thing to have - if you could afford them. - Author: Luke Evans
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#47. I think MySpace is doomed, I give them about two more years ... I think Facebook is the next Microsoft in both the bad and the good senses. That's an amazing company that is going to do a lot of good and bad things. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#48. In Wales, singing and storytelling are party skills, not professions. - Author: Rhys Ifans
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#49. Freedom, liberty, individual rights, that idea of dealing with other people in a matter that is not initiating force against them, is critical to me. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#50. It is not in the outward and visible world of material life that the Celtic genius of Wales or Ireland can at this day hope to count for much; it is in the inward world of thought and science.What it has been, what is has done, what it will be or will do, as a matter of modern politics. - Author: Matthew Arnold
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#51. Well, Mr. Carpetbagger. We got somethin' in this territory called the Missouri boat ride. -Josey Wales - Author: Forrest Carter
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#52. Dialing down is not an option for me. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#53. I love being able to go on local flights when the weather is right. I've popped to the Isle of Wight, Cornwall and been mountain flying in Wales. When I got my licence I was over the moon, it was one of the greatest days of my life - it took two years to get! - Author: Jay Kay
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#54. What an unfair advantage the dead had over the living, for there could be no rebuttal, no denial, nothing but the accusing silence of the grave. - Author: Sharon Kay Penman
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#55. I don't know how you get dressed if you live in Wales, because it's pouring rain and then it's hot sunshine, and then it might hail. It's just so confusing. - Author: Piper Perabo
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#56. It has become more important than ever that we teach students how to do research, and how to evaluate different sources of information. (Jimmy Wales, IB World, 68, Sept. 2013, p.10. ) - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#57. My being some kind of celebrity - not a real celebrity, isn't a welcome part of the job. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#58. We don't need secrecy. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#59. To be honest, I think that I am a bit of a singer, coming from Wales; being Welsh, we are all very proud of our singing heritage. - Author: Ioan Gruffudd
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#60. Since I was 12 or 13, I have been taking movie meetings finding a project right for me because I wanted to try it. Craig gave us the script - it was set in Wales, it is really British humour. I just loved it. - Author: Charlotte Church
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#61. Wales: not ALWAYS raining - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#62. My parents were always Welsh-speaking and very proud of Wales. - Author: John Rhys-Davies
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#63. In a colony constituted like that of New South Wales, the proportion of crime must of course be great. - Author: Charles Sturt
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#64. My God. What's happened? - Author: Diana Princess Of Wales
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#65. When I was growing up in Huntsville, Alabama, this is where the space and rocket center was. This is where all of the German rocket scientists came after war and started designing rockets for NASA, for the moon landing and all that. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#66. People who have achieved a public voice find it a mixed bag. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#67. It's kind of surprising that you could just open up a site and let people work. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#68. Lovely the woods, waters, meadows, combes, vales,
All the air things wear that build this world of Wales. - Author: Gerard Manley Hopkins
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#69. Warr be-rong orah
Where is a better country

Governor Arthur Phillip et al
Vocabulary of the language of N.S. Wales in the neighbourhood of Sydney, MS 41645, SOAS, University of London - Author: Keith Vincent Smith
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#70. When I get to likin' someone, they ain't around long. - Author: Josey Wales
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#71. I've spent a bit of time with the Prince of Wales, who I respect greatly. I'd give two cheers for the Monarchy. - Author: Sting
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#72. I have no regular schedule. I get up whenever I can. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#73. I was born on 7 September 1917 at Sydney in Australia. My father was English-born and a graduate of Oxford; my mother, born Hilda Eipper, was descended from a German minister of religion who settled in New South Wales in 1832. I was the second of four children. - Author: John Cornforth
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#74. You can drive 1,000 miles across America and find yourself, whereas if you drive a few miles from Slough you're in London anyway, or you hit Wales and you're in another country! Also, wherever you are in England it's still raining. - Author: Ricky Gervais
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#75. We know, in Wales or in England - you simply can't trust Labour on the NHS. In England, we are delivering for patients while Labour just use the NHS as a political football. We won't let them; we'll always fight for the NHS. - Author: Andrew Lansley
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#76. I spent my earliest years in Colwyn Bay in north Wales with my mother and grandmother, while my father was stationed with the RAF in India. - Author: Terry Jones
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#77. South Wales is a hub of aviation. - Author: Bruce Dickinson
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#78. I have won 85 caps and have had a great career with Wales and have enjoyed every minute of it. - Author: Gary Speed
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#79. I have my team focused on the front end, working on the user experience, and making sure we have all the wiki-like tools people need to work on the site. We're just cranking away. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#80. I have, like, two best friends, one that I grew up with who's not an actor, and one that is an actor that lives near me in Wales, and they're my friends. I don't have any other friends, really, in the industry. I have acquaintances and people that I will go out for coffee with. - Author: Craig Roberts
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#81. My view is that good community management is like having good municipal government: You should be able to have dissenting opinions and so on, freedom of speech, but your grandmother should also be able to walk down the street at night without having to worry about getting mugged. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#82. I've done four other films since 'Submarine,' so that's quite cool. It's just good to have people respect your work; I've never had that before. Yeah, my life has changed crazy. I'm a kid from a small town in south Wales, I play my Xbox usually and all that sort of stuff, and it's a whole new world. - Author: Craig Roberts
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#83. Poor Wales. So far from Heaven, so close to England. - Author: Sharon Kay Penman
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#84. well, there were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded
-Diana, Princess of Wales - Author: Cathy Lowne
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#85. Ah, cariad, finally I have you to myself, with a bed behind me, and what do I do? - Author: Angela Quarles
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#86. I came from a very, very small valley in the middle of South Wales. I grew up there with my father, who's a coal miner, and my mother worked in a normal factory. - Author: Aneurin Barnard
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#87. ...It's not that the worm forgives the plough; it gives it no mind. (Pain occurs, in passing.) (lines 37-39 in the poem 'Fantasia on a Theme from IKEA') - Author: Philip Gross
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#88. I've always felt very proud of Wales and being Welsh. People are a bit surprised when I say I'm Welsh. I was born in Wales, went to school in Wales and my mother was Welsh. I'm Welsh. It's my place of birth, my country. - Author: John Prescott
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#89. I am saying that in Wales here we have a very clear election commitment and I hope, and I will express this view, I hope that every individual member of the Labour Party, will understand that and will strive to achieve unity so that we can deliver the yes vote in the Autumn. - Author: Ron Davies
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#90. EssJay was appointed at the request of and unanimous support of the ArbCom. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#91. Wikis and social networking are just tools. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#92. I can't do anything quietly anymore. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#93. I'd like to be a queen in people's hearts but I don't see myself being queen of this country. - Author: Diana Princess Of Wales
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#94. Myspace hurts my eyes. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#95. Nor do I think that any other nation than this of Wales, nor any other language, whatever may hereafter come to pass, shall on the day of severe examination before the Supreme Judge, answer for this corner of the earth. - Author: Giraldus Cambrensis
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#96. Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you. - Author: Diana Princess Of Wales
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#97. Nothing escapes the vigilance of the New South Wales police; their reputation is known the world over. - Author: Joshua Slocum
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#98. It's about getting a more democratic Wales for the purpose of improving our economic performance, for improving the delivery of health care, for raising educational standards. - Author: Ron Davies
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#99. In fact, one was so booked out we went from March and were to go till November, but the pantomime was booked so they transferred the show to the Prince of Wales Theatre because it was so packed out, and it ran on from there. - Author: Norman Wisdom
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#100. I am fascinated by the Royal Family because they are shrouded in mystique, and the Queen, and to a certain extent William, represent fabulous blank canvases. I find the Prince of Wales less fascinating because he spills the beans and we know too much about him. - Author: Alison Jackson
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