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I like 'The Office.' I particularly like the British version with Ricky Gervais. Of course, I liked the 'Seinfeld' show a lot. I thought that was an awfully good show.
Dick Van Dyke
It's estimated that by 2030 there will be virtually no unskilled jobs in the British economy.
One of the characteristics of New Labour - and Miliband is irredeemably of that species - is that, in the guise of a new liberal language, it has adopted the age-old default mode of British foreign policy, namely military intervention.
The thinking was that so long as the British kept our basic documents in their hands and so long as they kept the formal right to change them, changes in our system would be careful and deliberate.
The Bradshaws suggests an extraordinary civilisation that existed long before modern man reached the British Isles.
Historians tell us that a gentleman named John Ball once captured eight British Amateur titles.
I love British bands.
We have to ensure that our immigration system works in the interests of Britain, enabling us to make a realistic promise to our young school-leavers. It is part of our contract with the British people.
Iain Duncan Smith
Years ago, there was a variety theatre in every British town, and people paid to go down and see it. Comedy was the main part of the theatre, and comedians earned a living by being funny. Now you have comedy in television instead. Comedians now have to be funny within a play.
Every empire has to get sucked down the drain. As a British person, I know how it feels.
I'm British; pessimism is my wheelhouse.
The British press are a group of unremitting scumbags. And sometimes they use that scumbaggery to good ends, and often not.
We have nobility in Sweden, and it comes from the old British aristocracy.
I've always worked on the fringe of the British press establishment, carving out this niche for myself.
British and American women have very different styles and a different way of living.
What the British seem to like are television historians and naturalists, not public intellectuals. You can't help feeling that's because one supplies narrative and the other supplies facts, and the British are traditionally empiricists so they/we have a resistance to theory and to theoreticians playing too prominent a role in public life.
I'm proud to be British.
I would like a UK fully engaged in Europe, but I can't decide in place of the British. I see that for the moment they want to be more in retreat.
I am totally in favour of reform - but it must be reform that changes the nature of British politics, not simply the makeup or operation of parliament.
Much of what passes for quality on British television is no more than a reflection of the narrow elite which controls it and has always thought that its tastes were synonymous with quality.
Ricky Gervais would have you believe otherwise, but Sacha Baron Cohen is the most successful British comedian in the world.
I love London. I would move here. I like British people; everybody is so down to earth.
I love British humor. It's just so - surreal.
I never worked with a dialogue coach before, but I'd hate it if an American did a British accent and didn't do it well. It would be insulting.
My influences were Peter Sellers and the great British character actors.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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