welsh Quotes

Quotes from welsh authors



Kelly Jones
20 quotes
Bonnie Tyler
15 quotes
Ron Davies
13 quotes
Tom Jones
10 quotes
Arthur Machen
7 quotes
Paula Yates
6 quotes
Bryn Terfel
6 quotes
Dave Edmunds
6 quotes

Famous welsh quotes
Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then. Anthony Hopkins, actor
  • answers

When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes. Dylan Thomas, poet
  • Forgiveness

To preserve permanent good health, the state of mind must be taken into consideration. Robert Owen, writer
  • Health

There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks. David Lloyd George, statesman
  • Procrastination

Somebody's boring me. I think it's me. Dylan Thomas, poet
  • Boredom


Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Dylan Thomas, poet
  • Death

Though lovers be lost love shall not; And death shall have no dominion. Dylan Thomas, poet
  • Death

The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps. David Lloyd George, statesman
  • Danger

The purpose of getting power is to be able to give it away. Aneurin Bevan, politician
  • Power

Politics is a blood sport. Aneurin Bevan, politician
  • Politics

Great is the hand that holds dominion over man by a scribbled name. Dylan Thomas, poet
  • Business

I have a fear of being boring. Christian Bale, actor
  • Boredom

Though lovers be lost, love shall not; And death shall have no dominion. Dylan Thomas, poet
  • death

Real courage is knowing what faces you and knowing how to face it. Timothy Dalton, actor
  • courage

Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Dylan Thomas, poet
  • against

You're not an M.P., you're a gastronomic pimp. Aneurin Bevan, politician
  • Public

We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over. Aneurin Bevan, politician
  • Decisions

Courage is always the surest wisdom. Wilfred Grenfell, activist
  • courage

I only sound intelligent when there's a good script writer around. Christian Bale, actor
  • script

What the hell kind of man decides to dress up as a bat and run around the city? There's got to be something a little bit loose in there. Christian Bale, actor
  • bat

Washington isn't a city, it's an abstraction. Dylan Thomas, poet
  • abstraction

A careful driver is one who honks his horn when he goes through a red light. Henry Morgan, criminal
  • Driving

The finest eloquence is that which gets things done; the worst is that which delays them. David Lloyd George, statesman
  • Conversation

Don't be afraid to take a big step. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps. David Lloyd George, statesman
  • Ambition

The cast and the crew made me feel really welcome. Towards the end it just got better and better. Charlotte Church, musician
  • cast

Without books I would not have become a vivacious reader, and if you are not a reader you are not a writer. Ken Follet, author
  • become

Blame someone else and get on with your life. Alan Woods, activist
  • blame

My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out. Dylan Thomas, poet
  • education

Words impress me. If a man can speak eloquently and beautifully to me, I just melt on the floor. Catherine Zeta-Jones, actress
  • beautifully

Do not go gentle into that good night. Dylan Thomas, poet
  • gentle

It's got to do with putting yourself in other people's shoes and seeing how far you can come to truly understand them. I like the empathy that comes from acting. Christian Bale, actor
  • acting

I like the idea of movies having a magic element. How many times have you seen an actor in a movie who you know only as the character? It's wonderful, isn't it? Christian Bale, actor
  • actor

I'm English. Our dentistry is not world famous. Christian Bale, actor
  • dentistry

There are a lot of women who live with pot-bellied pigs. Catherine Zeta-Jones, actress
  • live

I read the newspaper avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction. Aneurin Bevan, politician
  • Reading

The function of posterity is to look after itself. Dylan Thomas, poet
  • Past

I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest. Aneurin Bevan, politician
  • Morals

He seems determined to make a trumpet sound like a tin whistle. Aneurin Bevan, politician
  • Humility

Caesar had perished from the world of men, had not his sword been rescued by his pen. Henry Vaughan, poet
  • History

Liberty has restraints but no frontiers. David Lloyd George, statesman
  • Freedom

Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired. David Lloyd George, statesman
  • Freedom

Fascism is not in itself a new order of society. It is the future refusing to be born. Aneurin Bevan, politician
  • Fascism

Reactionary: A man walking backwards with his face to the future. Aneurin Bevan, politician
  • Fanaticism

Poor fellow, he suffers from files. Aneurin Bevan, politician
  • Bureaucracy

Once blood is shed in a national quarrel reason and right are swept aside by the rage of angry men. David Lloyd George, statesman

There is no greater mistake than to try to leap an abyss in two jumps. David Lloyd George, statesman
  • jumps

He was a professional rugby player in the area that I played as a youngster. So a lot of people who I went to school with knew who he was and knew that he was black. So I would get racist taunts in school. Ryan Giggs, athlete
  • area

A lot of people don't know that my father is black. Ryan Giggs, athlete
  • black

As a footballer I can't imagine life without the use of one of my legs... Sadly this is exactly what happens to thousands of children every year when they accidentally step on a landmine. Ryan Giggs, athlete
  • accidentally

I do not wish to hide my origins, nor do I seek to make it a subject of conversation. I am what I am. Ryan Giggs, athlete
  • conversation


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