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The difference between the American version of 'Live Aid' and the British one - in England, if you wanted a cup of tea, you made it yourself. If you wanted a sandwich, you bought it. In typical American style, at the American concert, there were laminated tour passes and champagne and caviar.
I grew up watching British comedy on TV, really.
The Dancing Girls of Lahore was offered to dozens of British publishers and was turned down by everyone. It is still on offer in the U.K., but I'm not confident there will be any takers.
It is time my colleagues got real. All British universities doing worthwhile research use animals, and, instead of hiding, they should be boasting of their achievements.
I love London. I would move here. I like British people; everybody is so down to earth.
I support British designers as much as I can.
There is so much cross-pollination between the U.S. and Britain in terms of comedians. British TV comedies work well in the U.S. American stand-ups make it big in Britain.
I love British humor. It's just so - surreal.
I have always thought we should think less about the British film industry as an entity, and more about getting British talent working.
When it comes to getting more women into parliament, politicians have at least started to take active measures. The British Labour Party introduced all-female shortlists in 1997.
The guy that made me wanna make movies... and this is off the wall-is a guy named Michael Pal, the British director.
George A. Romero
I don't think there's a public in the world who respond like the British to a call for charity.
I like the fact that I have good old-fashioned British teeth with a big gap.
The English country house is certainly an icon of British culture.
Perhaps British TV companies don't want women my age on screen. I don't know.
I like the best of the British press. The best of the British press is very good.
Whether you agree with me or disagree with me; like me or loathe me, don't bind my hands when I am negotiating on behalf of the British nation.
If you read the 'Daily Mail,' you would imagine that the British middle classes lead lives of unremitting misery.
In British culture, redheads get teased at school. But I've grown up enough to realize I love my hair.
One of the admirable features of British novelists is that they have no scruple about setting their stories in foreign settings with wholly foreign personnel.
I pride myself in being an aficionado of the British seaside. Throughout my career, I have visited and worked in many of the famous British resorts, from Great Yarmouth to Largs.
I love punk, I love a lot of British Invasion bands, I love garage bands.
One of the hallmarks that a British actor brings to his public persona is an adept sense of self-deprecation - see Daniel Craig and Damian Lewis.
I would want the British reader to feel that religion in America isn't an absurd thing - a sign of a pin head athwart a gigantic body.
Historically, the British have always been rather wary of grand engineering projects - perhaps understandably, given that many of them have been delivered late and over budget.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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