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In England and Europe, we have this huge music called ambient - ambient techno, ambient house, ambient hip-hop, ambient this, ambient that.
The American cinema in general always made stories about working-class people; the British rarely did. Any person with my working-class background would be a villain or a comic cipher, usually badly played, and with a rotten accent. There weren't a lot of guys in England for me to look up to.
The people of England have been led in Mesopotamia into a trap from which it will be hard to escape with dignity and honor.
T. E. Lawrence
You know there are no secrets in America. It's quite different in England, where people think of a secret as a shared relation between two people.
W. H. Auden
I know there's some kind of history to mountain music-like it came from Ireland or England or Scotland and we kept up the tradition.
England is obsessed with where you came from, and they are determined to keep you in that place, be it in a drawing room or in the gutter.
For me, the great problem growing up in England was that I had a very narrow concept of what God can be, and it was damn close to an old man with a beard.
England is a fairly envious little country and it's embodied in the press. They don't like anyone being more distinguished than they are.
I think it's because in America you always get the sense that if you fail, you can just pack up your things and go somewhere else and try again. But in England, it's so geographically small that if somebody succeeds here, it reduces your chances of succeeding.
The most serious charge which can be brought against New England is not Puritanism but February.
Joseph Wood Krutch
Like sex in Victorian England, the reality of Big Business today is our big dirty secret.
There are less than 1 per cent of anorexic girls, but there more than 30 per cent of girls in France - I don't know about England - that are much, much overweight. And it is much more dangerous and very bad for the health.
They'll always be an England, even if it's in Hollywood.
If anything, there's a difference in working with color in England and the color in the US.
It has always been difficult to get Big Bird to be very pretty. Big Bird in England is much more gorgeous.
My mortal foe can no ways wish me a greater harm than England's hate; neither should death be less welcome unto me than such a mishap betide me.
In England, your life is your life.
When you arrive in England for football it's a paradise.
England is a profoundly bizarre place that has produced thousands of bands the world has worshipped.
From one till seven, when we moved to England, I spoke only Portuguese. But I can't speak a word of it now.
Everything is about class in England, whether it's upper, lower or middle. Why should that be?
I don't like leaving my dog when I go to England and she is with me all the time.
I don't want to be Prime Minister of England, I want to be Prime Minister of the whole of the United Kingdom.
I learned to change my accent; in England, your accent identifies you very strongly with a class, and I did not want to be held back.
I miss England. I miss the weather. I've spent moss of the last 25 years on tour. I'm ready to come home.
When I get off the plane in England I always feel about two inches shorter.
I think the media has changed, not just in England but in the world.
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.
England is nothing but the last ward of the European madhouse, and quite possibly it will prove to be the ward for particularly violent cases.
But I love filmmaking - I'm not ashamed of that. You're sort of vilified if you say that in England.
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