quote by Douglas Bader

The sea from Dunkirk to Dover during these days of the evacuation looked like any coastal road in England on a bank holiday. It was solid with shipping.

— Douglas Bader

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I saw Ronnie Hawkins play near my hometown, Port Dover, Ontario, and I saw him play there on New Year's Eve and the following spring I booked myself to be his opening act on maybe five shows, and he hired me after the first night.

At this moment, you are seamlessly flowing with the cosmos.

There is no difference between your breathing and the breathing of the rain forest, between your bloodstream and the world’s rivers, between your bones and the chalk cliffs of Dover.

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For clothes, I like Dover Street Market and Acne.

For vintage, I go to Mint just off Seven Dials. For shoes, it's Church's and Russell & Bromley.

After Richmond, we went to Dover and tested that week at Kentucky.

I was going to Dover and we had to get the trainer to meet us at the airport. I had to do some therapy on my ribs they hurt so bad.

It isnt only fictional heroes to whom toast means home and comfort.

It is related of the Duke of Wellington - I believe by Lord Ellesmere - that when he landed at Dover in 1814, after six years absence from England, the first order he gave at the Ship Inn was for an unlimited supply of buttered toast.

I headed for this white mountain, but was caught in the wind and the mist .

. . I followed the cliff from north to south, but the wind, against which I was fighting, got even stronger. A break in the coast appeared to my right, just before Dover Castle. I was madly happy. I headed for it. I rushed for it. I was above ground!

The sea is calm tonight. The tide is full, the moon lies fair Upon the straits;- on the French coast the light Gleams and is gone; the cliffs of England stand, glimmering and vast, out in the tranquil bay.

For many a pasty have you robbed of blood, And many a Jack of Dover have you sold That has been heated twice and twice grown cold. From many a pilgrim have you had Christ's curse, For of your parsley they yet fare the worse, Which they have eaten with your stubble goose; For in your shop full many a fly is loose.

Dover's cliffs call to mind the Roman invasion;

the Battle of Britain; our proximity to, yet difference from, mainland Europe; and international trade and exploration, both fair and exploitative.

Let us never forget this: since the day of the air, the old frontiers are gone.

When you think of the defense of England you no longer think of the chalk cliffs of Dover; you think of the Rhine. That is where our frontier lies.

I personally guarantee that now that bear wouldn't get past Dover without being shot.

The scientific argument advanced for intelligent design at the Dover trial, those arguments collapsed, scientifically and intellectually

Someone wake me when it's over When the evening silence softens golden Just lay me on bed of dover Oh, I need help with this burden "Hush

Since the day of the air, the old frontiers are gone.

When you think of the defense of England you no longer think of the chalk cliffs of Dover; you think of the Rhine.

And yet I think The White Cliffs of Dover one of my best films.

There have been times when I could have succumbed to some form of bribe, or could have had my way by offering one. But ever since that night in Dover prison I have never been tempted to break my vow.. My Parents always drummed into me that all you have life is your reputation: you may be very rich, but if you lose your good name you'll never be happy.

I'd like to say to the good citizens of Dover: If there is a disaster in your area, don't turn to God, you just rejected him from your city.

Let him smell his way to Dover!

You eat canned tuna fish and you absorb protein.

Then, if you're lucky, someone give you Dover Sole and you experience nourishment. It's the same with books.

Looking out over the port of Dover, with the endless steam of boats coming in and out, every British citizen is reminded that belonging here has never been about blood or genes. It's simply about being at home on this discrete island and being aware of the privileges and responsibilities that brings.