"Thank God for Tea! What would we do without tea? How would we exist? I'm glad I was not born before tea." Rev S.Smith
Heaven may take my soul, and England keep my bones! William Shakespear.
"The English adore set rules, yet adhere to a political correctness, that has no set rules, how quaint."
"We English are good at forgiving our enemies. It releases us from the obligation of liking our friends." P.D.James.
"You might from your appearance, be the wife of Lucifer, said Miss Pross, in her breathing. Never-the-less, you shall not get the better of me, I am an Englishwoman." Charles Dickens
The English winter, to end in July. To recommence in August. Lord Byron.
The English have an extraordinary ability for flying into a great calm. Alexander Woollcott
"Well, I'm having a good time, which makes me fell very guilty too. How very English."
"The English never draw the line without blurring it." Winston Churchill
"The English instinctively admire any man who has no talent, and is modest about it."
The English... invented cricket to give them some idea of eternity. GB Shaw
Fortunately in England at any rate, education produces no effect whatsoever. If it did, it would prove a serious danger to the upper classes. Oscar Wilde
"We don't take ourselves as seriously as some other countries do." Joan Collins.