215 England Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of england quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about new england.

England quote
Inspirational england quote

The Most Famous England Quotes (Best in 2024)

Go to table of contents

English? Who needs that? I'm never going to England. — Matt Groening

England is a nation of shopkeepers. — Napoleon Bonaparte

Ask any man what nationality he would prefer to be, and ninety nine out of a hundred will tell you that they would prefer to be Englishmen — Cecil Rhodes

That Book, the Bible, accounts for the supremacy of England. England has become great & happy by the knowledge of the true God through Jesus Christ. — Queen Victoria

The city overwhelmed our expectations. The Kiplingesque grandeur of Waterloo Station, the Eliotic despondency of the brick row in Chelsea — John Updike

London: A place you go to get bronchitis. — Fran Lebowitz

England has two books, the Bible and Shakespeare. England made Shakespeare,but the Bible made England. — Victor Hugo

There's nowhere else like London. Nothing at all, anywhere. — Vivienne Westwood

The late M. Venizelos observed that in all her wars Englandhe should have said Britain, of coursealways wins one battlethe last. — Winston Churchill

Those comfortably padded lunatic asylums which are known, euphemistically, as the stately homes of England. — Virginia Woolf

Short England Quotes

Go to table of contents

  • Goodnight you princes of Maine, you kings of New England. — John Irving
  • Shortly after that, we got management problems over in England, and Judas Priest asked me to join. — Glenn Tipton
  • I hope nobody in England is afraid of the SNP - there is absolutely no need to be. — Nicola Sturgeon
  • In England, you have stadiums in the middle of the city. — Jurgen Klopp
  • I've got absolutely no desire or intention of damaging England. — Nicola Sturgeon
  • England expects that every man will do his duty. — Horatio Nelson
  • Winning the title in England is the biggest challenge of them all. — Jurgen Klopp
  • England and America are two countries separated by the same language. — George Bernard Shaw
  • The place was so British, I wouldn't have been surprised if the mice wore monocles. — Bob Hope
  • Being an England supporter is like being the over-optimistic parents of the fat kid on sports day. — John Bishop

Top 10 England Quotes

Go to table of contents

I beseech you now with all my heart definitely to let me know your whole mind as to the love between us. — Henry VIII of England

The people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders...tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the peacemakers for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. — Hermann Goring

When I get to China, I will have no claim on any one for anything. My claim will be alone in God and I must learn before I leave England to move men through God by prayer alone. — Hudson Taylor

That Book, the Bible, accounts for the supremacy of England. England has become great & happy by the knowledge of the true God through Jesus Christ. — Queen Victoria

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

England is a nation of shopkeepers. — Napoleon Bonaparte

I do not care so much for the death of my gunner, as for other passages of my voyage, for I have good friends in England that will bring me off for that. — William Kidd

Goodnight you princes of Maine, you kings of New England. — John Irving

The English country-gentleman galloping after a fox — the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable. — Oscar Wilde

Shortly after that, we got management problems over in England, and Judas Priest asked me to join. — Glenn Tipton

England Image Quotes

Go to table of contents

England quote by Horatio Nelson

England expects that every man will do his duty. — Horatio Nelson

England quote by George Bernard Shaw

England and America are two countries separated by the same language. — George Bernard Shaw

Shakespeare England Quotes

Go to table of contents

Though [Abraham Lincoln] never would travel to Europe, he went with Shakespeare's kings to Merry England; he went with Lord Byron poetry to Spain and Portugal. Literature allowed him to transcend his surroundings. — Doris Kearns Goodwin

People take England on trust, and repeat that Shakespeare is the greatest of all authors. I have read him: there is nothing that compares Racine or Corneille: his plays are unreadable, pitiful. — Napoleon Bonaparte

In the literature of France Moliere occupies the same kind of position as Cervantes in that of Spain, Dante in that of Italy, and Shakespeare in that of England. His glory is more than national - it is universal. — Lytton Strachey

We don't go to Shakespeare to find out about life in Elizabethan England; we go to Shakespeare to find out about ourselves now. — Jeanette Winterson

One day, out of irritation, I said, you know all of those years with the Royal Shakespeare Company, all those years of playing kings and princes and speaking black verse, and bestriding the landscape of England was nothing but a preparation for sitting in the captain's chair of the Enterprise. — Patrick Stewart

To do something for someone or something you loved-England or Shakespeare or a dog or the Hodbins or history-wasn't a sacrifice at all. Even if it cost you your freedom, your life, your youth. — Connie Willis

One of the reasons the English got through all their falls and the loss of their empire, all their disasters, their strikes, their difficulties, their wars through the years was they had Shakespeare to fall back on. And they speak well in England. — Norman Mailer

Englands genius filled all measureOf heart and soul, of strength and pleasure,Gave to the mind its emperor,And life was larger than before:Nor sequent centuries could hitOrbit and sum of Shakespeares wit. The men who lived with him becamePoets, for the air was fame. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

I had studied William Shakespeare in Oxford, England and I had this sort of high faluttin' education but I had also worked in comic books. So, I wasn't too proud to work in something like cartoons. — Greg Weisman

There's a wonderful author named Can Themba, who said that Africa extends a fraternal handshake to Shakespeare. That William Shakespeare would have recognized Elizabethan England more readily in Africa today than in England today. — Gregory Doran

New England Quotes

Go to table of contents

It's time for the New England Patriots to move on and that's what our job is. And as I said, our goal is the same: to have a winning football team, to be a pillar in the community. That's what our direction is; that's what we're going to do. — Bill Belichick

If the union between England and America is a powerful factor in the cause of peace, a new Triple Alliance between the Teutonic race and the two branches of the Anglo-Saxon race will be a still more potent influence in the future of the world. — Edward Grey

If the union between England and America is a powerful factor in the cause of peace, a new Triple Alliance between the Teutonic race and the two branches of the Anglo-Saxon race will be a still more potent influence in the future of the world. — Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon

The distinctions between Virginians, Pennsylvanians, New Yorkers, and New Englanders are no more. I Am Not A Virginian, But An American! — Patrick Henry

I'd move to Los Angeles if New Zealand and Australia were swallowed up by a tidal wave, if there was a bubonic plague in England and if the continent of Africa disappeared from some Martian attack. — Russell Crowe

Some of my ancestors were religious dissenters who came to America over three hundred years ago. Others were abolitionists in New England in the eighteen forties and fifties. — Pete Seeger

Spring has many American faces. There are cities where it will come and go in a day and counties where it hangs around and never quite gets there. Summer is drawn blinds in Louisiana, long winds in Wyoming, shade of elms and maples in New England. — Archibald MacLeish

...what happened in New York and Washington is the same thing that England and America did to Berlin every day for three years during World War II -- and Germany did the same thing to England. — Lemmy Kilmister

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. — Alan Bradley

The Council on Foreign Relations is the American branch of a society which originated in England ... [and] ... believes national boundaries should be obliterated and one-world rule established. — Carroll Quigley

England And America Quotes

Go to table of contents

Ethiopia always has a special place in my imagination and the prospect of visiting Ethiopia attracted me more strongly than a trip to France, England, and America combined. I felt I would be visiting my own genesis, unearthing the roots of what made me an African. — Nelson Mandela

When Germany and England and America will long have lost their present identity or purpose, we shall still be strong in ours. — Maurice Samuel

It's essential that we learn how to defend the Bible and the Christian faith for our sake and our children's. If we don't, the empty and obsolete churches in England will foreshadow the future in America. — Ken Ham

I want to make all Europe and America know it - I want to make England feel her weakness if she refuses to give the justice we the Irish require - the restoration of our domestic parliament. — Daniel O'Connell

America was founded by the refuse of the religious fanatics of England, these undesirable elements that came over on the Mayflower. Ignorant, religious fanatics who land here and abuse the Indians. — Frank Zappa

I loved my motherland dearly before I went to America and England. After my return, every particle of dust of this land seems sacred to me. — Swami Vivekananda

I made, over the years in Cambridge, several very good American friends, and America appeared to me, a land of promise in every sense of that word, a land of freedom from the inhibitions and restrictions that I felt in England. — Peter Shaffer

Half of the receipts in our cookbooks are mere murder to such constitutions and stomachs as we grow here. ...in America, owing to our brighter skies and more fervid climate, we have developed an acute, nervous delicacy of temperament far more akin to that of France than of England. — Catharine Beecher

England and America should scrap cricket and baseball and come up with a new game that they both can play. Like baseball, for example. — Robert Benchley

The sum and substance of female education in America, as in England, is training women to consider marriage as the sole object in life, and to pretend that they do not think so. — Harriet Martineau

France And England Quotes

Go to table of contents

For Irishmen, there is no football game to match rugby and if all our young men played rugby not only would we beat England and Wales but France and the whole lot of them put together. — Eamon de Valera

Rock and roll is catching on all over . . . France . . . England . . . They even have it in Japan, only over there they call it judo. — Bob Hope

Genetic studies in Iceland have found that many of the women who were the founding stock of Iceland came from England and what is now France. Some were probably captured and carried off in Viking raids only 40 generations ago. — Keith Henson

If the Philippines secure their independence after heroic and stubborn conflicts, they can rest assured that neither England, nor Germany, nor France, and still less Holland, will dare to take up what Spain has been unable to hold. — Jose Rizal

The further off from England the nearer is to France- Then turn not pale, beloved snail, but come and join the dance. — Lewis Carroll

If Germany, my beloved fatherland, of whom you know I am proud, will not accept me, then must I, in the name of God, again make France or England richer by one capable German - and to the shame of the German nation. — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

While aromatherapy is practiced by medical doctors in France, this has not been the case in England and the United States. — Robert Tisserand

Europeans, like some Americans, drive on the right side of the road, except in England, where they drive on both sides of the road; Italy, where they drive on the sidewalk; and France, where if necessary they will follow you right into the hotel lobby. — Dave Barry

It has always struck me that one of the readiest ways of estimating a country's regard for law is to notice what arms the officers of the law are carrying: in England it is little batons, in France swords, in many countries revolvers, and in Russia the police used to have artillery. — Lord Dunsany

The best thing I know between France and England is the sea. — Douglas William Jerrold

New England Patriots Quotes

Go to table of contents

New England clam chowder, made as it should be, is a dish to preach about, to chant praises and sing hymns and burn incense before. [...] It is as American as the Stars and Stripes, as patriotic as the national Anthem. It is Yankee Doodle in a kettle. — Joseph C. Lincoln

Each decision will be done on a case-by-case basis and we'll make the decision we feel is best for the New England Patriots football team. — Bill Belichick

Nothing is wrong with Tom Brady. When you look at the New England Patriots, they are going to have to readjust how they evaluate talent…You have to bring in some heavy hitters to protect Tom Brady at 37 years old and help him get the ball out of his hands. — Sterling Sharpe

I'm still overwhelmed and, at the same time, kind of star struck that I am part of this New England Patriots organization. — Randy Moss

The New England Patriots have always been a special organization and I've always watched from afar. — Randy Moss

I`m going to say the New England Patriots fans [biggest winner of the year 2015]. I mean - bring it on. Bring it on. You know why? You know why? Because we won the Super Bowl, because we got Brady reinstated because we started 10 and 0. Bring on the heat because you can`t beat us. — Steve Kornacki

Growing up in Boston, I was always Matt, Son of Former New England Patriot Don. And then when my brother Tim was a senior in high school, I became Matt, Brother of Tim. — Matt Hasselbeck

If Russell Wilson gets outside of the protection and can scramble around, New England loses. If the Patriots keep him in the pocket, New England wins. — Brian Billick

That GOP leadership, that establishment, they've got to get their stuff together I love what they believe in, I believe in it too. But they've got to get tough, man. You know what? It's not just the New England Patriots who are dealing with deflated balls right now. — Sarah Palin

Pope Francis is going to go to Washington, D.C., to address Congress. He believes the New England Patriots have been deflating his giant hat. — David Letterman

Queen Of England Quotes

Go to table of contents

Though I am not imperial, and though Elizabeth may not deserve it, the Queen of England will easily deserve to have an emperor's son to marry. — Elizabeth I

Trump has demonstrated, and Biden will demonstrate, that a President of the United States no longer has any more power than a Queen or King of England. At least the British have some nice ceremony to go with their nothingness. — Nick Szabo

Shaking hands with the Queen of England was a long way from being forced to sit in the colored section of the bus going into downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. — Althea Gibson

This is the Lord's doing. And it is marvelous in our eyes. — Elizabeth I

My care is like my shadow in the sun, Follows me flying, flies when I pursue it, Stands and lies by me, doth what I have done. — Elizabeth I

This royal throne of kings, this scepter'd isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-Paradise. — William Shakespeare

The Queen of England is Defender of the Faith but the President of the United States is Defender of the Constitution, which defends all faiths. — Walter F. Mondale

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor. — Elizabeth I

Only those of us, I think, who were born under Queen Victoria know what it feels like to assume, without questioning, that England is permanently top nation, that foreigners do not matter, and that if the worst comes to the worst, Lord Salisbury will send a gunboat. — Ronald Knox

The First World War created the Second World War because that was a war between three grandsons of Queen Victoria: The King of England, the Kaiser and the Tsar married Queen Victoria's granddaughter. And that triggered Communism in Russia and Fascism in Germany and led to the Second World War. — Tony Benn

Church Of England Quotes

Go to table of contents

The Labour party has never been a socialist party, although there have always been socialists in it - a bit like Christians in the Church of England. — Tony Benn

I have a group of people, about 40, in a local church in Surrey in England, who pray for me regularly. — Cliff Richard

The words "Think and Thank" are inscribed in many of the Cromwellian churches of England. These words ought to be inscribed in our hearts, too: "Think and Thank". Think of all we have to be grateful for, and thank God for all our boons and bounties. — Dale Carnegie

If the Church of England were to fail, it would be found in my parish — John Keble

But I like going to church. If you've been brought up in the Church of England, it feels like visiting an elderly relative. And I think it's important that part of the kids' education is knowing about the Bible. — Jack Dee

If we look back into history for the character of the present sects in Christianity, we shall find few that have not in their turns been persecutors, and complainers of persecution. The primitive Christians thought persecution extremely wrong in the Pagans, but practised it on one another. — Sayings

The Tories in England had long imagined that they were enthusiastic about the monarchy, the church and beauties of the old English Constitution, until the day of danger wrung from them the confession that they are enthusiastic only about rent. — Karl Marx

The Church in England is the Church of England. — Joseph Barber Lightfoot

I'm afraid I haven't become a born-again Christian. I'm sort of 'Church of England, lapsed' is about as far as I go. — David Gilmour

I believe the collapse of the House of Windsor is tied in with the collapse of the Church of England. — A. N. Wilson

Old England Quotes

Go to table of contents

When mighty roast beef was the Englishman's food It ennobled our hearts and enriched our blood-- Our soldiers were brave and our courtiers were good. Oh! the roast beef of England. And Old England's roast beef. — Henry Fielding

When its errands are noble and adequate, a steamboat bridging the Atlantic between Old and New England, and arriving at its ports with the punctuality of a planet, is a step of man into harmony with nature. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Just as the British subject loves England despite her faults, so we must insist that all Germans who were part of the old Germany and helped shape her, recognize the greatness and worthiness of present-day Germany. — Gustav Stresemann

Stilled legendary depth: It was as deep as England. It held Pike too immense to stir, so immense and old That past nightfall I dared not cast. — Ted Hughes

Of all the trees that grow so fair Old England to adorn, Greater are none beneath the Sun Than Oak, and Ash and Thorn. — Rudyard Kipling

I guess it's kind of the obvious thing for me to do 'cuz it's what I grew up listening to. The songs growing up and everything kind of seem like old music to them, but to me, it's just... good music. And of course I did grow up in England in the 21st Century and that does come into it as well. — George Ezra

England was merry England, when Old Christmas brought his sports again. 'Twas Christmas broach'd the mightiest ale; 'Twas Christmas told the merriest tale; A Christmas gambol oft could cheer The poor man's heart through half the year. — Walter Scott

The English never smash in a face. They merely refrain from asking it to dinner. — Margaret Halsey

Modern American literature was born in protest, born in rebellion, born out of the sense of loss and indirection which was imposed upon the new generations out of the realization that the old formal culture-the "New England idea"-could no longer serve. — Alfred Kazin

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. — Stanley Baldwin

Britain Quotes

Go to table of contents

Great Britain provided time; the United States provided money and Soviet Russia provided blood. — Joseph Stalin

How carelessly imperial power vivisected ancient civilizations. Palestine and Kashmir are imperial Britain's festering, blood-drenched gifts to the modem world. Both are fault lines in the raging international con�icts of today. — Arundhati Roy

That these united colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent states; that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British crown; and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved. — Richard Henry Lee

If Britain must choose between Europe and the open sea, she must always choose the open sea. — Winston Churchill

Whoever would have guessed that in the land of cheap sausages and mashed potatoes there could be such a change which would actually bring the French from Paris every weekend to invade Britain en masse to eat great food and drink great wine. — Robin Leach

It was a Conservative government that in 2016 introduced the national living wage, giving Britain's lowest-paid workers the biggest pay rise in 20 years. — Rishi Sunak

In Great Britain, an author published a book in which he claimed that Jesus Christ had children. Such statements don't trigger civil unrest and bloodshed in Europe. But write similar statements about Islam in Syria and you might see bloody uprisings. — Bashar al-Assad

If the United States of America or Britain is having elections, they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia. But when we have elections, they want observers. — Nelson Mandela

It may be easily shown, and is of no small significance, that the two great ideas of which the Anglo-Saxon is the exponent are having a fuller development in the United States than in Great Britain. — Josiah Strong

The role of Italy and of Austria has diminished as has that of France and Britain; Germany and Japan have suffered catastrophically. — Emily Greene Balch

United Kingdom Quotes

Go to table of contents

In order to save the 40,000,000 inhabitants of the United Kingdom from a bloody civil war, we colonial statesmen must acquire new lands to settle the surplus population, to provide new markets. [...] The Empire, as I have always said, is a bread and butter question. — Cecil Rhodes

It is true that some people have some misgivings about China-U.K. cooperation. What I want to stress is that in today's world, no country can afford to pursue development with its door closed. One should open the door, warmly welcome friends, and be hospitable to them. — Xi Jinping

A united Europe is our Continent's only chance to avoid falling off the world's radar. The heads of government of Germany, France and the United Kingdom also know that their voice is only heard internationally because they speak through the megaphone of the European Union. — Jean-Claude Juncker

I will drive reform in my mission to get the United Kingdom working, building and growing. — Liz Truss

I am one of the million or more male residents of the United Kingdom, who a year ago had no special yearning towards military life, but who joined the army after war was declared. — Patrick MacGill

It's true: one of the things that I've always thought about American society is that you never get the sort of natural politicisation of class consciousness that you would get in the United Kingdom or even in Australia. — Peter Carey

But in the first Gulf war the United Kingdom was not under any threat from Iraq, and is still less so in the second one. Then there is no justification for obstructing freedom of information, particularly as nations have a right to know what their soldiers are being used for. — Kate Adie

In the United Kingdom, we need to promote an inclusive British identity that involves and empowers people from all ethnic and faith backgrounds. — Maajid Nawaz

I used to go missing a lot... Miss Canada, Miss United Kingdom, Miss World. — George Best

Our shared histories and common values make us natural trading partners and we will continue to work with both the United Kingdom and the European Union as we move forward with this new decision. — Justin Trudeau

Great Britain Quotes

Go to table of contents

In the first six to twelve months of a war with the United States and Great Britain I will run wild and win victory upon victory. But then, if the war continues after that, I have no expectation of success. — Isoroku Yamamoto

America's health care system is second only to Japan, Canada, Sweden, Great Britain, well ... all of Europe. But you can thank your lucky starts we don't live in Paraguay! — Matt Groening

In Britain, we don’t appreciate people who have been a major success in sport. It is grudgingly given to you. — Stephen Hendry

I've always held the view that great states need strategic space. I mean, George Washington took his space from George III. Britain took it from just about everybody. Russia took all of Eastern Europe. Germany's taken it from everywhere they can, and China will want its space too. — Paul Keating

Great Britain has lost an Empire and has not yet found a role. — Dean Acheson

Great Britain have won 40% of their medals in cycling. If only there was snooker, darts and a dog show. — Jim Lampley

Colonialism is an idea born in the West that drives Western countries - like France, Italy, Belgium, Great Britain - to occupy countries outside of Europe. — Ahmed Ben Bella

We used to be so proud that our country offered far more economic opportunities than the feudal system in Great Britain, with its royal family, princesses and dukes. But social mobility in the UK is higher than in the US. Our social rift is as big as it was in the 1920s. — Robert Reich

Destroy or take away the employment and wages of those artisans - which the corn laws in a great measure do - and you will, ere long, render the land in Great Britain of as little value as it is in other countries. — Joseph Hume

I think that the people of Great Britain have had enough of experts with organisations from acronyms saying - from organisations with acronyms - saying that they know what is best and getting it consistently wrong, because these people - these people - are the same ones who got consistently wrong. — Michael Gove

English History Quotes

Go to table of contents

Many people do not know that Jesus did not speak Latin or English or Hebrew; he spoke Aramaic. But nobody knows that language. So we're talking about the Bible itself being a translation of a translation of a translation. And, in reality, it has affected people's lives in history. — Ngugi wa Thiong'o

English language is the most universal language in history, way more than the Latin of Julius Caesar. Its the most punderful language because its vocabulary has a certain critical mass that makes a lingo good for punning. — Richard Lederer

The principle of free speech is no new doctrine born of the Constitution of the United States. It is a heritage of English-speaking peoples, which has been won by incalculable sacrifice, and which they must preserve so long as they hope to live as free men. — Robert M. La Follette, Sr.

Just heard Paul Scholes has retired, best I’ve ever played against by a mile. Most technically gifted player in english history. Legend. — Joey Barton

English has been this vacuum cleaner of a language, because of its history meeting up with the Romans and then the Danes, the Vikings and then the French and then the Renaissance with all the Latin and Greek and Hebrew in the background. — David Crystal

Although the Irish language is connected with the many recollections that twine around the hearts of Irishmen, yet the superior utility of the English tongue, as the medium of all modern communication, is so great that I can witness without a sigh the gradual decline of the Irish language. — Daniel O'Connell

In reviewing the history of the English Government, its wars and its taxes, a bystander, not blinded by prejudice nor warped by interest, would declare that taxes were not raised to carry on wars, but that wars were raised to carry on taxes. — Thomas Paine

Today, for the first time in history, a Bishop of Rome sets foot on English soil. This fair land, once a distant outpost of the pagan world, has become, through the preaching of the Gospel, a beloved and gifted portion of Christ's vineyard. — Pope John Paul II

Yes, they broke the law, but we can't deport them. Let's get over this pointing fingers and do something about that, whether it - they have to pay a fine, learn to speak English, the history, you can do that. And then you have to give visas for the skills we need. — Michael Bloomberg

The more you look back into English history, the more you are forced to the conclusion that alongside civility and the deeply held convictions about individual rights, the English have a natural taste for disorder. — Anna Pavlova

London Quotes

Go to table of contents

I considered the attacks on London useless, and I told the Fuhrer again and again that inasmuch as I knew the English people as well as I did my own people, I could never force them to their knees by attacking London. We might be able to subdue the Dutch people by such measures but not the British. — Hermann Goring

An English writer telephoned me from London, asking questions. One was, ‘What’s your alma mater?’ I told him, ‘Books. — Malcolm X

I am not quite sure where home is right now. I do have places in London and Milan, and a house in Spain. I guess I would say home is where my mother is, and she lives in Spain. — Sarah Brightman

In the United States in 2009, more than 10.2 billion trips were taken on transit trains and buses. So far, the nation has not experienced a major transit attack since Sept. 11, but the March 2010 Moscow subway bombings and earlier train attacks in London and Mumbai show that we must be prepared. — John Mica

London, that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained. — Arthur Conan Doyle

It is not the walls that make the city, but the people who live within them. The walls of London may be battered, but the spirit of the Londoner stands resolute and undismayed. — George VI

On the other hand, all kinds of adventurous schemes to add security checkpoints to subway and bus systems have been circulating since the London attacks. This is nonsense. No one can guaranty 100 percent security. — Otto Schily

My identity comprises more than just my faith. I am a proud Muslim, but I am also a liberal, a Briton, a Pakistani, a Londoner, a father, a product of the globalized world who speaks English, Arabic, and Urdu. — Maajid Nawaz

During my teenage years as an Islamist recruiter, I moved to live in self-contained communities in the London boroughs of Newham and Tower Hamlets. — Maajid Nawaz

The heavy spacesuits are spectacular to look at but very hot. Putting one on was like going from chilly London winter weather to the Bahamas in just minutes. — Kathleen Quinlan

English Football Quotes

Go to table of contents

Some people tell me that we professional players are soccer slaves. Well, if this is slavery, give me a life sentence. — Bobby Charlton

I do not think any thinking individual buys a sports franchise, or an English football club, to make money. — John W. Henry

Playing with wingers is more effective against European sides like Brazil than English sides like Wales. — Ron Greenwood

I run an academy in Spain for young footballers who are released by their clubs and who, in my opinion, deserve a second chance. It is a rewarding job for me, but one that also reveals many of the faults in the English game. — Glenn Hoddle

The English game is not faster than the German game. Perhaps there are a few more sprints. But there is a different style of football here, partially due to the weather. — Jurgen Klopp

The crowds at West Ham haven't been rewarded by results, but they keep turning up because of the good football they see. Other clubs will suffer from the old bugbear that results count more than anything. This has been the ruination of English soccer. — Ron Greenwood

Football's a difficult business and aren't they prima donnas. But it's a wonderful game. — Queen Elizabeth II

I'm sure sex wouldn't be so rewarding as this World Cup. It's not that sex isn't good but the World Cup is every four years and sex is not. — Ronaldo

God bless whoever invented football. It was the English, I think. And what a fantastic idea it was — Paolo Rossi

Christiano knows English, Messi knows football — Fabio Capello

People Writing About England

Go to table of contents

Name Quotes Likes
Read quotes by Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon
quotes on education, democracy and death

138 36
Read quotes by Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria
quotes on albert, love

58 2767
Read quotes by John Irving

John Irving
quotes on love

275 818
Read quotes by Glenn Tipton

Glenn Tipton
quotes on life, politics and music

20 340
Read quotes by Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte
quotes on leadership, success and war

871 13074
Read quotes by Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp
quotes on leadership, life and football

115 84

More England Quotes

Go to table of contents

We, at least, are not loyal men: we confess to having more respect and honour for the raggedest child of the poorest labourer in Ireland today than for any, even the most virtuous, descendant of the long array of murderers, adulterers and madmen who have sat upon the throne of England. — James Connolly

You English are like mad bulls... you see red everywhere! What on earth has come over you, to heap on us such suspicion as is unworthy of a great nation. I regard this as a personal insult... You make it uncommonly difficult for a man to remain friendly to England. — Wilhelm II

I do here in the most solemn and bitter manner curse the Prime Minister of England [sic] for having cumulated all his other betrayals of the national interest and honour, by his last terrible exhibition of dishonour, weakness and gullibility. The depths of infamy which our accurst "love of peace" can lower us are unfathomable. — Enoch Powell

England must have the mask of Christian peaceableness [peacefulness] torn publicly from her face... Our consuls in Turkey and India, agents, etc. must inflame the whole Muslim world to wild revolt against this hateful, lying, conscienceless people of hagglers. For even if we are to be bled to death, at least England shall lose India. — Wilhelm II

If I could create an ideal world, it would be an England with the fire of the Elizabethans, the correct taste of the Georgians, and the refinement and pure ideals of the Victorians. — H. P. Lovecraft

In 1899, when American writer Nellie Bly set out on her record-breaking journey around the world in seventy-two days, she carried British gold coins and Bank of England notes with her. It was possible to circumnavigate the globe and use one form of money everywhere Nellie went. — Saifedean Ammous

I want there to be another independence referendum at some stage. I want Scotland to be independent, but I wouldn't choose to have it happen because England votes to come out of the E.U. — Nicola Sturgeon

It is simply no longer possible to believe much of the clinical research that is published, or to rely on the judgment of trusted physicians or authoritative medical guidelines. I take no pleasure in this conclusion, which I reached slowly and reluctantly over my two decades as an editor of The New England Journal of Medicine. — Marcia Angell

Praise the Lord, O England's Jerusalem: and Netherland's Zion, praise ye the Lord! He hath secured your gates, and blessed your possessions with peace, even here, where the threatened torch of war was lighted. — Peter Stuyvesant

Lilacs, False Blue, White, Purple, Colour of lilac, Your great puffs of flowers Are everywhere in this my New England ... Lilacs in dooryards Holding quiet conversation with an early moon; Lilacs watching a deserted house; ... Lilacs, wind-beaten, staggering under a lopsided shock of bloom, You are everywhere. — Amy Lowell

I have been disappointed in all my expectations of Australia, except as to its wickedness; for it is far more wicked than I have conceived it possible for any place to be, or than it is possible for me to describe to you in England. — Henry Parkes

Yet some men say in many parts of England that King Arthur is not dead, but had by the will of our Lord Jesu into another place; and men say that he shall come again, and he shall win the holy cross. — Thomas Malory

I always thought about working in England because of the kind of football, the intensity of football. Liverpool was first choice. — Jurgen Klopp

It has always been difficult to get Big Bird to be very pretty. Big Bird in England is much more gorgeous. — Jim Henson

Historians from England will say I am a liar, but history is written by those who have hanged heroes. — Robert the Bruce

And did those feet in ancient time Walk upon England's mountains green? And was the holy Lamb of God On England's pleasant pastures seen? — William Blake

Ping-pong was invented on the dining tables of England in the 19th century, and it was called Wiff-waff! And there, I think, you have the difference between us and the rest of the world. Other nations, the French, looked at a dining table and saw an opportunity to have dinner; we looked at it an saw an opportunity to play Wiff-waff. — Boris Johnson

The principle of Parliamentary sovereignty means neither more nor less than this, namely, that Parliament thus defined has, under the English constitution, the right to make or unmake any law whatever; and, further, that no person or body is recognised by the law of England as having a right to override or set aside the legislation of Parliament. — A. V. Dicey

I recall drinking sherry in California and dreaming of England, where I ate dalmoth and dreamed of Delhi. What is the purpose, I wonder, of all this restlessness? I sometimes seem to myself to wander around the world merely accumulating material for future nostalgias. — Vikram Seth

The wind can be quite extreme in England. We are not familiar with that in Germany, and you have to keep things simple. — Jurgen Klopp

In Conclusion

Which quotation resonated with you best? Did you enjoy our collection of england quotes? Or may be you have a slogan about england to suggest. Let us know using our contact form.

About the author

This collection is managed by , with an extensive background in quote curation. They have meticulously gathered, researched, and compiled the quotes featured on this page. Every quote has been diligently cross-verified for its origin, its authenticity, and its potential influence on our readership.

Citation

Feel free to cite use any of the quotes in this collection of england. For popular citation styles(APA, Chicago, MLA), please use this citation page.

Embed HTML Link

Copy and paste this HTML code in your webpage